Building Passion for Mission
Of all the challenges facing a nonprofit, managing the board can certainly be one of the most daunting. This thought-provoking course addresses issues common to nonprofit boards and crucial to a nonprofit’s success.
Here, viewers will find a host of creative, practical ways to recruit, engage, and involve a diverse board. But they’ll also find a good deal of humor, as the no-nonsense approach leaves plenty of room for laughter.
Said one viewer, “It’s hard to believe so much information is imparted in so little time in such painless fashion. It’s great!”
This course will enable you:
- To learn how to assess board composition
- To learn how to build a diverse board, where to find board members, and how to recruit them
- To learn creative approaches to board orientation and to building board commitment to mission
- Video Presentation (approx. 90 minutes | view sample)
- Participant Guide (30-40 pages)
- Related Readings
The Participant Guide contains: course objectives, an outline of the course, learning activates related to the course, glossary of terms, supplemental materials, biographical information, contact information, featured organizations from the case studies, Q & A with faculty, bibliography, Organizational Assessment Tool, and Action Plan Template.
Course materials are designed with working professionals in mind. The entire course can be completed independently and at your own pace. All course materials are available online, and can be accessed for 1 full year from the date of purchase.
Certificate of Excellence
This course is 1 of 8 required to earn the Certificate of Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership and Management. The certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of all 8 courses, and is awarded by the Society for Nonprofits.
You must successfully complete all 8 courses in the Certificate Series and all related assignments in order to earn the Certificate of Excellence.