The A&BC’s Business on Board program provides board service training for executives as well as board development consulting resources for nonprofits.
“Get on Board!” Seminars
Boston-area nonprofit organizations are in need of experienced business professionals to share their unique expertise and passion for important causes. Business skills, enthusiasm, and the desire to make a positive difference can have a huge impact on any organization. If you have always wanted to serve on the board of a nonprofit now is your chance to learn what is required and to find the organization that’s right for you.
Get on Board!, a one-day bootcamp, prepares business professionals for the rewarding experience of volunteerism, nonprofit leadership, and board participation. These seminars are also well-suited for nonprofit administrators seeking to learn more about board management or who are seeking to onboard new or prospective board members.
Participants learn about the different types and structures of boards, as well as the roles, responsibilities, and legal obligations of nonprofit board members. This seminar also provides the tools and resources to find the organization that is a best fit for an individual’s skills and passions.
This fun and interactive seminar covers:
Board types and structures
Effective board governance
Group dynamics and decision making
Legal and fiduciary responsibilities
Fundraising, marketing, and strategic planning
Finding the organization for you
Who should attend:
Anyone interesting in serving on a board now or in the future
Current board members seeking a better understanding of their role
Executives of newly incorporated nonprofits
Executive Directors and administrators of nonprofits
Business professionals of any age and level of experience who are passionate about nonprofit causes
Human resources professionals or directors of training
Entire nonprofit boards or board committees that want to learn together and build common language and goals related to healthy board development and operations.