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Governing in the 21st Century: Ethics & Accountability in the Boardroom

In partnership with Saint Anselm College Ethics in Governance: Stewardship and Investor Education Forum

Excellence in Governance Certificate Program: Ethics and Accountability in the 21st Century Nonprofit Board

Nonprofit boards have many roles to play as stewards of the organization, but none is more important than assuring ethical behavior and providing sound fiscal oversight. Join us for this four-part certificate program as we explore real-life applications of ethics and best practices in the nonprofit boardroom. Perfect for new board members or experienced board leaders wanting to brush up on new approaches.

Facilitated by: Mary Ellen Jackson, Consultant, Mary Ellen Jackson Consulting

Sessions will run from 8:30 AM–12:00 PM, with a complimentary networking lunch following the program from 12:00–1:00 PM.

Session 1: Governing in the 21st Century: Ethics & Accountability in the Boardroom

This session will help you move your board from static and mundane meetings to intentional, strategic governance that will position your organization for success. The session will include:

  • the historic origins of the nonprofit board structure
  • the four realms of board governance: governance, accountability, fiduciary, and strategic
  • the three legal duties of the board
  • real-world examples of how ethical and strategic governance can lead to success (and how their absence can lead to failure)

Other Sessions in the Series

Date/Time: Friday, May 17, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:00 pm
Location: NH Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College , Manchester
Fees: $25 per session; $80 for all four if registered by April 30

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