Setting Up a Nonprofit Board Course


Introduction

All nonprofit organizations need a board of directors. But how do you build a board that does more than just satisfies your legal obligations? How do you build a board that supports, guides, and multiplies your work?

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

This governance course is perfect for small and medium-sized mission-driven organizations looking to improve their governance practices. Whether you are establishing a board of directors for the first time or simply interested in improving the structure, composition, and practices of an existing board, this course will improve how your organization is governed. No previous experience or coursework is required to take this course.

Duration

5 Days

Course Outline

Module 1:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Board
  • Understand why you need a board of directors and how to structure it

Module 2:

  • Identifying Your Organization’s Governance Needs
  • Assess the skills, expertise, and leadership that your organization needs on your board

Module 3:

  • Recruiting Board Members
  • Enlist the best possible candidates to meet your board needs

Module 4:

  • Onboarding and Building an Effective Board Culture
  • Plan to orient new board members to a healthy board culture

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.

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Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible.

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Enroll for a Virtual (Zoom) Class

Join a scheduled class with a live instructor and other delegates.

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Enroll for an Online Self-Paced Class

Keep track of your own progression throughout your course and ensure continuous improvement.

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES

LEARN

Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.

NETWORK

Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.

GROW

Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.