SOLD OUT - Board Fundamentals: Financial Governance
This workshop is sold out. We are offering it again on October 30, 2018. Register here!
Embrace your fiduciary responsibility.
The role boards and employees play in not-for-profit financial management is not always fully understood or appreciated.
This half-day session will introduce you to a wide variety of financial management strategies and discuss ways to implement financial management tools effectively.
You will walk away with a practical perspective as to what board should do and understand the different roles the board and the executive director (or employees) have with respect to proper financial management.
Date & Time: April 27, 2018 l 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Cost: Member- $95.00; Non-member- $110.00
Who Should Attend
Board members, executive directors/CEOs or senior leaders (i.e. Directors, Managers, etc.) of not-for-profit organizations.
- Identified strategies to implement current financial management best practices for your organization
- Increased clarity on the roles of board members vs. the roles of paid staff as they relate to financial management
- Increased confidence to carry out the fiduciary responsibilities within your role as board member
By the end of this session you be able to:
- Understand the importance of good financial management systems in the not-for-profit sector
- Identify who is responsible for what role within financial management
- Apply financial management best practices to your organization, such as creating financial strategies, establishing budgeting processes, creating internal controls and reporting systems
- Proactively manage your financial reporting to align with standards set by the Canada Revenue Agency
- The Benefits of Good Financial Management
- Creating a Clear Financial Strategy
- Robust Financial Performance Management and Reporting System
- A Responsible and Accountable Internal Environment
- Important Canada Revenue Agency Rules and Regulations You Need To Know
A dedicated not for profit leader, Christoph brings extensive experience working in many areas of the field. As a fundraiser he has led several development programs and worked in major gifts, and as a search consultant he has worked hands-on with Boards and charity leadership advising them on their needs. Overall, Christoph brings over 17 years’ experience in not for profit fundraising and leadership roles. For the past seven and a half years with KCI, Christoph has led KCI’s western searches, working with over 80 executive search clients in a variety of sectors. Previously, Christoph spent nearly a dozen years in leadership roles with both post-secondary education and health/social service organizations. At UBC, Christoph served for three years as the Director of Development at the Faculty of Forestry, and five years in major gifts fundraising roles for UBC’s Faculty of Arts and the Sauder School of Business. Prior to UBC, Christoph was Director of Development at the BC Paraplegic Association, and his earlier professional experience includes working with the United Way of the Lower Mainland and with the Indian Affairs & Northern Development Department of the Government of Canada. Christoph holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Communications) from SFU and an M.Ed. (Sociology of Education) from UBC. His professional education and activities include various AFP, CCAE, CASE, and CAGP conferences and courses. As a volunteer, Christoph is on the AFP Vancouver Board, and has been engaged in the community through Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports, the Immigrant Services Society, and several roles at CJSF Radio, SFU’s campus-community radio station.