Board Governance – HousingU online course

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Our Board Governance course includes up-to-date information that all non-profit board members are required to know and includes sections on relationship building, communications and the new Societies Act.

Topics include:

Introduction to Governance | Key Elements of Societies | Board Governance Models | Board Member Roles and Responsibilities | Building Relationships | Board Structure and Operating Procedures | Board Conduct and Relationships | Board Composition, Recruitment and Retention | Board Development and Evaluation

What you'll learn

Our Board Governance course has been designed to meet the learning needs of those new or aspiring to non-profit governance and for those with experience and wanting a refresher. Participants who successfully complete this course will be armed with all the knowledge and tools needed to effectively govern an affordable housing society.

Time commitment

Approximately 32 self-paced hours over a three month period.


As an online course participants must have basic computer skills and have access to a computer with MS Office 2010 or later and a modern, safe browser. We recommend Chrome, however any updated browser will work. Templates used in this course may require MS Excel, MS Word or a .pdf reader. This course is provided in English and requires reading and writing at a grade 10 level.

Start and end dates

April 10, 2017 - June 30, 2017


$109 + GST for members $169.00 + GST for non-members

Register 3 or more people  for this course and your rate will be reduced to $89 each (+GST). This offer is for BCNPHA members only.
To take advantage of this discounted rate please email for further instructions.

For more information email:

Jamie Billingham

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