Learning Opportunities to help strengthen your organization’s Board Leadership. More classes to be added – so watch this space!

Fundamentals of an Effective Board

March 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Austin, TX 78752 US 
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Boards play a critical role in advancing a nonprofit’s mission. Strong, knowledgeable boards can elevate an organization’s credibility, and provide important access to the community. This workshop provides resources and effective board practices as developed by BoardSource, the nation’s leading voice in supporting excellence in nonprofit governance.   Whether you are new to the field, serve on a board, or support your board’s efforts, you will discover information that will strengthen your board’s processes and procedures. Learning Objectives Explore the fundamentals…

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Show Me the Money

May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Austin, TX 78752 US 
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This workshop helps boards understand their special role in fundraising and describes the five fundraising principles every board member should understand in order to raise funds for their organization. Fundraising is not an easy task, but it is a primary responsibility of every board of directors. This workshop will help board members feel more at ease with this daunting duty, and is ideal for board/staff leadership teams that are looking to expand the board’s role in fundraising and understand specific…
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Strategic Board Recruitment

April 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Austin, TX 78752 US 
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One of the most important responsibilities of a board is to ensure that it continuously adds qualified new members and keeps them engaged. Board building should not just happen when it is time to fill a vacancy. It should be an ongoing process with year-round activities. This workshop guides participants through a process that focuses on the different steps needed to build an effective board.  Understanding these steps can help boards avoid the common ups and downs of building and…

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Practices of High Performing Boards

June 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ACC Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752
Austin, TX 78752 US 
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This workshop is designed for boards that are eager to take their leadership to the next level of performance. It is especially appropriate for boards that understand governance basics and want to accelerate their performance for mission impact. Learning Objectives: Recognize your organization’s lifecycle stage and understand its impact on your organization’s leadership capacity Realize the possibilities, the payoff and the path to better governance together with colleagues Demonstrate a working knowledge of key governance principles that distinguish exceptional boards…
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