Non-Profit Leadership and Governance Training

par United Way of Central New Brunswick

  • vendredi, 30 septembre 2016 de 1:00 Après-midi à samedi, 01 octobre 2016 4:30 Après-midi (HAA)
  • The Ville Cooperative 243 Canada St, Fredericton, NB E3A 4A1

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Non-Profit Training Days: Two Inspiring Days, 3 Critical Topics

Location: The Ville - 241 Canada St., Fredericton NB, E3A 4A1

Friday, September 30th, 1pm-5pm 

From Good to Great: Leading Staff and Volunteers in 2016 

Saturday, October 1, 8:30 am – 4:30pm

Best Practices in Board Governance: Practical training for any non-profit or charity board. Leave with focus and practical tools.

Managing Nonprofit Risk Confidently: Reasonably protecting your people, reputation & liability.

**Please note: Staff and Board Members are welcome at both the Friday and Saturday Session.**


From Good to Great: Leading Staff and Volunteers

Topics include:

  • Nothing matters if this isn't right.  Building trust monthly.
  • Keeping your WHY fresh.  Lose your WHY, lose your way.  
  • Creating your leadership "score".
  • Creating & Keeping a Thriving workplace.
  • The Pursuit of Less.
  • Providing Clarity to Key Stakeholders.
  • Motivating Staff.  Motivating Millennials.
  • Leading Stars, Steadies, Strugglers and Toxic Staff.
  • Drains & Faucets: Watching your Energy ins/outs.  

Best Practices in Board Governance

Topics include:

  • Nine Governance Principles that every Board and Executive Director need to know regardless of the size of their budget, staff or volunteer board
  • How to re-energize your board: 6 steps starting with a very simple and powerful change to your board agenda and finishing with how to build trust at the table so that you can engage in positive conflict
  • Data: law and lawsuits faced by Nonprofits and Charities in Canada
  • Insurance: David trained brokers for 10 years, learn 4 ways to protect your board and staff
  • Big decisions:  Questions to ask before you make a significant decision
  • The role of the board vs. the role of the Executive Director / C.E.O.
  • Board recruitment: where, how and a great tool to use
  • Board orientation: what new members need to know to be successful
  • Bylaws You Must Have & Committees To Disband
  • Confidentiality vs. Secrecy (and when to use “in-camera” sessions)
  • Board evaluation  (including my favourite one)
  • Board behaviours and how to deal with challenging personalities (including Best Uses for Tim Horton’s)
  • The only standing committees you need vs. task force groups as the better way forward
  • Changing Meetings by Changing Reports: Using 1 page Dashboards
  • Role of the chair: critical to success, here is what you must do
  • A powerful way to start and end every meeting to ensure your meetings stay short and meaningful for the whole board

Managing Non-Profit Risk Cofidently-

  • 14 Key Risk Categories (from Finance to Toxicstaff/volunteers)
  • Critical Legal Concepts & 5 Steps to ProtectYour Legal Liability
  • How to Find & Prioritize Your Unique RisksEvery 2 Yearsa
  • Simple, Practical Strategies to Protect YourPeople & Reputation
  • Reasonable screening, key policies, moretopics & resources
  • 8 Questions to Ask Your Insurance Broker Every Year

David Hartley

David spent his professional life until the age of 40 in the world of risk and insurance, including over 7 years training insurance brokers, primarily for Co-operators and Aviva.  David then directed the Insurance & Liability Resource Centre for Nonprofits for 5 years, a project of the national charity Imagine Canada.  He now works as a consultant full-time assisting nonprofits and charities of all sizes across Canada.  He has assisted over 20,000 nonprofit and charity leaders, hundreds of organizations, in over 130 Canadian cities and towns.

David carries the Canadian Risk Management (C.R.M.) designation from the University of Toronto.  He also is certified to train John Maxwell’s leadership material (founding member of John’s training team).

He is a very proud husband and daddy to 4 wonderful children.

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The Ville Cooperative
243 Canada St, Fredericton, NB E3A 4A1

30 septembre 2016
vendredi, 30 septembre 2016 1:00 Après-midi (HAA)


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