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Not-for-Profit Governance Essentials

Gain a confident grasp of robust board processes, good decision-making, and board operations in a not-for-profit context.

1 Day
Price for members
$850.00 incl GST
Price for non-members
$1,080.00 incl GST
Purchase three or more ‘Essentials’ courses and receive a 10% discount.
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Course description

In this one-day course you will learn the roles and responsibilities of the board and directors from a not-for-profit perspective.

At the end of the course you will have a confident grasp of board relationships, robust processes, good decision-making, and the main elements of board operations.


8.30am to 5.00pm

Content covered

Governance, legal, and regulatory framework essentials

Board charters, the role of the board, culture and ethics, and board composition

Board protocols, meetings, and papers

Board and management relationships and succession planning

Additional information

Numbers are strictly limited for participation in this intense workshop.


We have been monitoring government updates regarding COVID-19 and are keeping up to date with Ministry of Health guidance with regard to events and public gatherings.

For the latest updates on face to face courses and our safety planning see our response to COVID-19 page

Who should attend

Anyone working with not-for-profit boards who wants to develop their understanding of governance in a not-for-profit environment, including:

  • experienced directors new to the sector
  • new and aspiring directors
  • senior executives who want to work with their boards more effectively.

“The course provided a good base of information around governance and the specific challenges which NFP boards face. My personal knowledge gap was in compliance, so this course helped a lot”.
- P. Fleck, Timaru

NFP hub - for passion and purpose

All dates and locations

  • Christchurch

    18 Aug 2020
    Members — $850.00
    Non-members — $1,080.00

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