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.

To register, select the Login to Account or Create an Account green button at the top of this page.

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

September 25, 2017 - December 15, 2017


$139 (+GST) for members , $209 (+GST) for non-members

Volume Discount: If you send 3 or more people from the same organization, the cost per person is $109 + GST for members; no discount for non-members. To take advantage of this discount, please contact

For more information email:

Kate Nielsen

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