Advanced Not-For-Profit Governance

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Level up your organization’s board governance.

Move beyond checklists and ‘rubber-stamping’ and focus on the critical modes of governance.

Designed specifically for the experienced not-for-profit leader, this workshop provides a unique opportunity to master board governance approaches that support more effective decision-making and strategy. Learn how to move beyond boardroom fundamentals and into strategic, generative, and fiduciary governance – and understand why it’s critical to your organization’s success.

Workshop Details

Date & Time: July 25, 2017 l 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street
Cost: $95.00; Non-member - $110.00

Suggested Participants: experienced board members and senior staff (executive directors, CEOs, producers, managing directors, operations managers, etc.) of not-for-profit organizations.

Participants should have foundation level knowledge in governance prior to enrolling in this workshop. Participants may choose to attend Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities (or equivalent) as preparation for attending this workshop.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you will begin to:

  • Understand the Governance as Leadership framework and apply the 3 vital modes of advanced governance: strategic, generative, and fiduciary
  • Practise and learn crucial questions to ask at your next board meeting
  • Identify concrete steps you can take immediately to increase board engagement in advanced governance

Topics Covered

  • Differentiation between fiduciary, strategic, and generative modes of governance
  • Practical tools for your team to understand and embrace a shift to advanced governance
  • Strategies to incorporate advanced governance questions at your next board meeting

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Date: July 25, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E2X5
City of Vancouver
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Marta Filipski

Marta Filipski is an outcome oriented public sector leader, educator and facilitator with over 10 years of experience in continuous quality improvement, project and change management, and strategic human resource development.  Her strong evaluative and analytical skill set and aptitude for strategic planning has been demonstrated working with various types of organizations ranging from government, academic institutions, and large health authorities to smaller community and non-profit organizations. A collaborative, energetic and experienced facilitator Marta has led and supported teams through large scale projects with high levels of stakeholder, client and staff engagement. Marta has a Master’s Degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Public Health with a specialization in Policy and Management. She is a certified PROSCI Change Management Practitioner, Project Management Professional and Lean Green Belt.

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1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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