Columbus County Responsible Board Governance

Dates:June 17-18, 2014 Other Dates
Meets:3:00 PM to 6:30 PM 2 sessions
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $25.00

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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This course is the 1st module in a 3 module series designed for new board members, seasoned board members, staff that need to understand the board's role, and anyone considering joining a board of directors. Boards are a decision-making body and responsible for governing a nonprofit organization. Providing overall leadership and policy direction, the board ensures sound stewardship of nonprofit assets and resources, are held to the highest legal and ethical standards, and ensure their loyalties are to the nonprofit through prudent good faith decisions to advance the nonprofit organization's mission.

In Module 1: Roles & Responsibilities you will learn:
  • Board member roles including legal and operational responsibilities
  • How to ensure mission-driven decision-making
  • Why transparency is crucial in the nonprofit sector
  • Individual legal responsibilities that each board member carries
  • Importance of board oversight
  • Policies that all nonprofits SHOULD have in place

Refunds/Cancellations: There are no refunds after the registration deadline of 10/2/16. If the class is canceled by UNCW due to low enrollment, inclement weather, etc., a full refund will be issued.