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Doug Eadie


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:
  1. Effective strategies for dealing with the highest-priority strategic and operational issues facing your organization
  2. Your board’s strong ownership of its governing work
  3. A board-CEO partnership that is close, productive, and enduring
  4. 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.

Learning Objectives:

  • The key elements of high-impact governing work;
  • How to use board standing committees as powerful "governing engines"; and
  • Practical ways to build board accountability for its own governing performance. 

Course Format

This course is the recording of a live webinar and contains the slides and full audio from the original presentation (including Q & A sessions). Only a reasonably current version of FlashPlayer is needed to run this recording (most computers already have this installed).

About the Presenter(s)

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.

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