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Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Semaine
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3 heures pour terminer

The Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Leadership and Governance

Welcome to the first course in the series of three courses on developing leadership and improving governance in nonprofit organizations. We encourage you to dive right in--watch the lecture and guest interview videos, participate in the discussion forums, take the practice quiz, post a commentary in the forum, analyze the Board cases, and start working on the course project! ...
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 90 min), 7 lectures, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Welcome to the video introducing this series of courses5 min
Course 1 Overview Video9 min
Week 1 Overview15 min
Interview with Ruth McCambridge12 min
Interview with Dr. Laura Schweitzer: Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations from a Practitioner Perspective43 min
Reading7 lectures
Course 1 Teaching and Learning Overview10 min
Required and Recommended Texts10 min
Week 1 Key Questions and Competencies10 min
Week 1 Readings and Resources10 min
Discuss Case Study10 min
Course Project Overview10 min
Course Project Part II Guidance10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 120 min
Semaine
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2 heures pour terminer

Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Organizational Governance and Boards of Directors

Hello and welcome to Week 2 of the first course on Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations! The goal of this week is to introduce you to the concept of nonprofit leadership and governance and the function of boards in organizational governance. Details can be found on the week 2 course pages below. As usual, we encourage you to engage in the content and with each other on this online teaching and learning journey!...
Reading
2 vidéos (Total 35 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Video2 vidéos
Interview with Prof Chris Cornforth on "Innovative Approaches and Perspectives to Nonprofit Governance"7 min
Reading5 lectures
Week 2 Key Concepts and Competencies10 min
Week 2 Readings and Resources:10 min
Discuss Case Study10 min
Course Project Overview10 min
Course Project Part II Guidance10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 222 min
Semaine
3
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2 heures pour terminer

The Board's Role and Responsibilities

Hello and welcome to Week 3! The goal of this week is to address a number of important questions related to how boards operate: What roles do board members play in nonprofit organizations, what are boards responsible for, What is the role and responsibilities of boards of directors and What are the elements of board behavior that shape how effective a board will be. These elements form the basis of the content of the second and third courses in this series on Developing Leadership and Improving Governance in Nonprofit Organizations. They also underline the structure of our course text, Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors AND the tool used to facilitate assessments of board performance in the Course 2 project. Two videos relating to these topics can be found on the week 3 course page....
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 37 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Interview with Putnam Barber on Charitable Solicitations in the United States9 min
Conceptual Framework of the Elements of Board Effectiveness7 min
Professor Vic Murray summarizes the design of the board assessment1 min
Reading5 lectures
Week 3 Key Questions and Competencies10 min
Week 3 Readings and Resources10 min
Discuss Case Study10 min
Course Project Overview10 min
Course Project Part II Guidance10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Week 320 min
Semaine
4
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3 heures pour terminer

Concept Testing and Application

Hello and welcome to Week 4! The goal of this week is to assess course learning. The end of Course 1 assessment of learning begins with the requirement that you to take two Readiness Assurance Tests (RATs) and submit your first Board Effectiveness Assessment Reflection (BEAR). During the testing process, don't forget to bring a piece of paper and pen to make a note of your answers to the RAT and RAT Application Exercise questions. You will need them to vote and discuss your responses in the RAT forums next week. ...
Reading
3 quiz
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Readiness Assurance Test (RAT)20 min
RAT Application Exercise20 min
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Meilleurs avis

par RVApr 14th 2016

I highly recommend the entire program to new and even experienced board members in both the non-profit and corporate world. Very real application and concepts that are applicable.

par MPJun 5th 2016

Great for enhancing your understanding of how non-profits are governed. I'd highly recommend this course for anyone involved with a non-profit organization.

Enseignants

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Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD

Associate Professor and Director
Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN)
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Prof. Vic Murray, PhD

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

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À propos de la Spécialisation Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

Identify and analyze leadership and governance issues, create practical ways to improve board performance and work with boards to implement these improvements. This Specialization consists of three courses plus a Capstone Project: (1) Course 1 topics: The unique nature of the nonprofit sector in society; leadership in nonprofit organizations and the governance process. (2) Course 2 topics: The roles and responsibilities of nonprofit organization boards of directors and the challenges in carrying them out effectively. (3) Course 3 topics: The critical factors that impact the ability of the board to govern and how to intentionally change them into positive influences. The Capstone Project: How to help real boards overcome inertia and resistance to change and improve their governance effectiveness in an applied service learning experience. To learn more about the series of courses, please watch the Welcome Video....
Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

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