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Excellence in Governance Certificate Program, Session 3

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

​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 3: Strategic Practices of High-Impact Boards 

In this session, we will move the conversation into strategies that nonprofit leaders can use to elevate the quality and impact of their boards governance practices. We’ll discuss the elements involved in the “Governance as Leadership” model that most high-performing boards practice today, which involves board members in three core roles; Strategic, Fiduciary, and Generative (or sense-making).

Using TED Talks from Simon Sinek and Dan Pallotta to propel the conversation, this session will be devoted to ways to greatly enrich the effectiveness of the board, keeping in mind the ethical considerations of strategic decision-making.

Other Sessions in the Series

Date/Time: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 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 May 1

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