Essentials of Governing

Code: BUS1105

Course description

Capacity Canada’s Modern Board was developed by governance experts and offers unique and comprehensive training for current and future board members to learn the tools they need to drive boards to their goals. You will receive an in-depth introduction for current and prospective board members to learn the tools and techniques they need to advance modern governance, and moving their missions to achieving positive outcomes for communities. Through discussions, reflections and case scenarios of board governance, you will learn the key tools and techniques to become a successful contributing member of a non-profit board.In addition to the online learning, you will have an opportunity to engage in real-time dialogue with leading experts in board governance in the form of virtual roundtables, as well as ongoing support.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022. Fall 2022 registration opens July 4, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery