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

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.