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Gain clarity on how to approach, work through, and resolve conflict between an executive director and board chair.

The City of Vancouver bursary is a full-tuition bursary (valued at $500) and includes all course materials, workbooks, and a light dinner.

City of Vancouver  grantees are eligible to apply for the limited bursary spots in each Vantage Point Lab. Please note: The application process for advanced labs is competitive, and candidates should put their best foot forward when filling out the application form. 

Please note:

  • Submitting an application does not guarantee a bursary spot
  • There are limited bursary spots per lab
  • Bursary recipients will be recommended by Vantage Point and selected by City of...

Please complete the application form to be considered for a spot in Essentials for New Managers.

Applications are currently being accepted. Application Deadline is May 21, 2018. Successful candidates will be notified the week of May 28, 2018.

This program is ideally suited for people who have been in their management role for less than 2 years, or who expect to move into a management role in the next 6-12 months.

For successful applicants, we are able to offer the spring cohort a significantly reduced course fee due to a generous donation from the RBC Foundation. This lab is $100 (full...

Team building engages employees and increases the success of your organization

Learn and execute concrete tactics to create high performing teams that enable effective communication, better relationships and increases productivity.

In the three-hour Transforming Your Team workshop, you will practice team building, communication, and conflict management skills. You will develop a deeper understanding of the benefits of collaboration and the power that this brings to teams and organizations.

Who Should Attend

Executive directors/CEOs, board members, and not-for-profit employees looking to...

Coaching is increasingly being used within organizations to support improved personal and team performance.

October 1, 2018 (All day)
BOSS Conference Vancouver BC October 2017 Building Organizational and Sector Sustainability BCs Not-For-Profit Leadership Event

BOSS is an innovative one-day leadership conference to convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools. BOSS is back for its 4th year... bigger, better, BOSS-IER! BOSS will once again convene seasoned and emerging leaders, board members and volunteers in a shared space to develop competencies, skills and tools.

September 28, 2018 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Build your knowledge of your board member role and how to preform your key responsibilities.

A highly effective and engaged board has clarity around roles, responsibilities and aligns their work and performance with organizational values and vision. This workshop focuses on board members’ key responsibilities and moves boards out of operations and into the “big picture.

June 28, 2018 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Societies Act sets the legal framework for the majority of charitable and not-for-profit organizations operating in BC. Are you in compliance?

September 6, 2018 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm



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