Not-for-Profit Officers, Directors and the Board - eLearning
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The aim of this course is to introduce the role and responsibilities of not-for-profit boards or management committees.
Content DescriptionThis practical activity provides sound knowledge of officer and director duties as well as the skills required to participate effectively in an NFP board or management committee. You will learn about the issues that affect officers and directors, gain detailed knowledge of the roles and activities of a board of directors or management committee, an understanding of the challenges faced in achieving good governance practice in the not-for-profit sector and strategies for implementing governance within your organisation. Supported by a suite of resources, this activity is recommended for all professionals looking to consolidate their corporate governance knowledge in the not-for-profit sector, and is particularly designed to strengthen the capabilities of those who interact with boards.
Learning OutcomesUpon satisfactory completion of this activity you will be able to:
• Define the responsibilities and key function of the board or management committee and recognise the different structures and composition of not-for-profit boards.
• Identify legislative duties which apply to officers and directors of not-for-profit organisations.
• Explain the statutory duties of not-for-profit organisations in relation to membership, meetings and minutes.
• Locate and apply useful resources in the not-for-profit sector.
BenefitsUnderstand the key legal and fiduciary responsibilities of an officer or director in the not-for-profit sector. Awareness of the range of issues and challenges that not-for-profit board members face in performing their roles and the activities a board or management committee undertakes. Gain an insight into the statutory duties of not-for-profit organisations in relation to membership, meetings and minutes, and of ethical decision making.
This activity is presented by Governance Institute.
Topic: Ethics & Integrity
Proficiency Level: Foundation, Intermediate
CPD: Upto 3.5 hours