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Governance Workshops - Professional Speaker
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Governance Workshops

FOUR PART GOVERNANCE SERIES
Download the full governance listing HERE

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP 1:BASIC BOARD GOVERNANCE
The Governance workshop series is targeted at anyone who sits on a Board, be it a non- profit, volunteer, or their own corporation.
This is a four part series, each workshop is a half day (or an evening) and more than one workshop can be combined to offer a full day of governance excitement!
Each participant will receive a copy of the book Non-Profit Organization Directors Guide to Financial Responsibility and a six month subscription to this site BasicBoardGovernance.ca.

Topics include:
General Overview
Governance-what it means

Board of Directors’ Duties and Responsibilities
Development and implementation of the strategic direction for the organization
Evaluation of risks and controls
Supervision of the performance of executives
Monitoring of results
Accountability and transparency

Statutory Requirements

Directors’ liabilities for source deductions, HST, corporate taxes
Environmental liabilities
Privacy issues

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP 2:FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR BOARD MEMBERS
This workshop is a painless discussion of the financial topics that directors need to understand in order to avoid financial trouble.

Topics include: Understanding and interpreting financial statements Accounting terminology Balance sheets and income statements How to review budgets Internal controls HST issues There will be plenty of time to ask questions. The information is presented in a non threatening manner.

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP 3: STRATEGIC PLANNING
This workshop is customized for each group. Topics Include: What are the goals of the organization? Is everyone on the same page? The difference between strategies and tasks Key strategies for financial prosperity Implementation of the plan.

GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP 4: POLICY DEVELOPMENT
This workshop is customized for each group.
Topics Include: What policies are required by your organization? What policies have you set? Who should be developing policies? In this facilitated session the group will identify and in some cases develop the policies that are missing from their governance manual.