Advanced Board Governance

Code: BUS1115

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.


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.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.