Course description

There are more than 170,000 non-profit organizations throughout Canada. This course provides an advanced level review of board governance for current and prospective board directors to learn the tools and techniques they need to propel boards towards their goals, advance their missions, and to achieve positive outcomes for communities. This course offers a more advanced look at leadership and governing, from understanding financial statements, to evaluating your CEO to engaging in strategic planning. Through discussions, reflections and case scenarios regarding board governance, students will learn the key tools and techniques to become a successful contributing member of a non-profit board of directors.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: BUS1105
Corequisites: None

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This course is part of the following micro-credential(s):


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.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 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