Meeting the Governing Challenge
Drawing on his work with nearly 500 nonprofit and public organizations over the past 25 years, presenter Doug Eadie will provide workshop participants with detailed, practical guidance in applying the High-Impact Governing Model in their organizations, to produce 4 high-stakes outcomes:
- Effective strategies for dealing with the highest-priority strategic and operational issues facing your organization
- Your board’s strong ownership of its governing work
- A board-CEO partnership that is close, productive, and enduring
- Your board’s taking strong accountability for its own governing performance
Doug will cover key features of the High-Impact Governing Model, including: clarification of the board’s governing work; the use of well-designed standing committees as “governing engines;” managing strategic change; and the board’s management of its own governing performance.
Class participants will learn:
- The key elements of high-impact governing work;
- How to use board standing committees as powerful "governing engines";
- Practical ways to build board accountability for its own governing
Format: This course is the recording of a live webinar and contains the slides and audio from
the original presentation. Only a reasonably current version of
FlashPlayer is needed to run this recording (most computers already
have this installed).
About the Instructor, Doug Eadie
Founder and CEO of Doug Eadie & Company, a Tampa Bay firm specializing in
building high-impact board-CEO partnerships, Doug Eadie has assisted almost
500 nonprofit and public organizations in applying the High-Impact
Governing Model. Doug’s High-Impact Governing Model is
described in his 17 books, including his award winning Extraordinary
Board Leadership and his best-selling High-Impact Governing In
a Nutshell. Doug is the author of over 100 articles that have
appeared in national magazines and journals, and he writes a regular column
on nonprofit and public governance for 3 national publications.
Before founding Doug Eadie & Company, Doug served as a Peace Corps Volunteer
for three years in Ethiopia and later held a number of nonprofit and public
executive positions, including state and city budget director and community
college vice president. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of
Illinois-Urbana, Doug received his masters degree in management from the
Weatherhead School of Case Western Reserve University.