NBF - NonProfit Board And Director Fundamentals (NEW)

Note : Classroom sessions will resume in 2021.
Course Description This is an ideal introduction to being a nonprofit director in Singapore. The course provides key information on the nonprofit environment and ecosystem in Singapore. It covers the statutory and fiduciary duties and responsibilities of directors of NPOs. This includes the duty to establish mission and direction, and to provide legal and fiduciary oversight on behalf of the people served, the NPO’s members and supporters, and the public.
Course Objectives
  1. Overview of the nonprofit landscape and charity environment.
  2. Explain the impact of governance and leadership strategy.
  3. Distinguish between the responsibilities of the board and management.
  4. Appreciate the NPO board’s responsibility to ensure legal and ethical integrity in the organisation.
Course Outline

The NPO Board Building Cycle.
• Overview of the nonprofit environment and director landscape.
• Leadership formation and dynamics.
- Board composition, structure, responsibilities and expectations.
- CEO and management bench strength.
- Board dynamics and conduct, board-CEO relationship, board performance and development.

Care and Feeding of your NPO Board.
• Financial stewardship.
- Financial reports and audits.
- Governance compliance.
- Funding and fundraising models.
• Organisational and operational effectiveness.
- Governance of roles.
- Governance practices.
- Culture building.

Level Fundamentals.
Target Audience
Aspiring, new and current directors of nonprofit organisations (NPOs).
Course Duration 1 day.
Delivery Presentation, discussion and case study-based learning.
Cost $800 (excl. GST)      $856 (incl. GST).

This course is subject to approval for the VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) training grant. All exempt, registered charities and institutions of a Public Character (IPCs) can apply for VCF funding. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, with priority to VCF-funded applicants.
CPD Hours 8 hours.


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