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Board Member Training

Course Section: CEBUS-LETP

The Board Member Training program is designed for members of boards of directors for not-for-profit organizations. This program will bring awareness on key topics revolving around a board of directors and board operational procedures. The course is now offered completely online. Students will have access to a series of modules delivered through Holland College’s online learning management system. They will explore curriculum, interact with guest speakers, and gain important knowledge needed to be on a board of directors.

Topics covered include:

  1. Board Composition
  2. Leadership Fundamentals
  3. Fiduciary Responsibility
  4. Financial Literacy
  5. Community Engagement
  6. Human Resource Fundamentals
  7. Communications
  8. Conflict Resolution
  9. Succession Planning
  10. RFP Process
  11. Boardroom Etiquette

For inquiries regarding this course, contact the Customized Training department at 902-566-9372 or by email at customizedtraining@hollandcollege.com.

This course is designed for you to complete at your own pace within eight weeks with three scheduled Zoom sessions with the facilitator. A certificate will be awarded to students who complete the course within the scheduled timeframe. 

Course Details
Course Cost: $100+HST
Duration: 8 weeks - 25 hours
Start Dates: TBD
Location: Online (three Zoom sessions) 

What participants say

"Many thanks for the opportunity to participate in this course. You have provided many valuable resources/materials and the binders provided will be tremendous reference material for my continued work on our [Board of Directors]."

"I have recommended to my current board that all new directors if possible, should take this course so that over a period of three years we will have a more informed and forward-thinking board."