Board Development and Training for Not-for-Profits

Non-profit expertise from Becker Associates

Are you new to a Board or are unsure of what your responsibilities are?

Have you wondered about the best practices of being on the Board of Directors for a not-for-profit organization? Did you know that most Boards don't have board orientations for new members? Are you new to a Board and unsure of what your responsibilities are? Are you looking for a short training session or orientation that is affordable?

Volunteers who become Board members accept a major responsibility that requires knowledge, skill, know-how and a few basic pieces of information. Director's actions directly impact the performance of the organization they represent. This 3-hour workshop will give you everything you need to know about being a well-informed and effective Board member of your organization.

What You Will Learn

  • The concept of fiduciary responsibility;
  • What are the roles and responsibilities of directors;
  • The various governance models;
  • How to evaluate your board's effectiveness;
  • How to address and respect diversity;
  • The impacts of new Ontario laws for non-profits;
  • What things you need to watch out for;
  • Being Great . . . the top 10 best practices of being on a non-profit board of directors

Christina Becker

Christina Becker

Christina Becker, Vice President of Becker Associates, has over 35 years' experience in the non-profit sector as a staff person and as a board member. She also brings to the workshop an extensive teaching and facilitating experience. You can expect the workshop to be interactive and provide solid tools that you can take back to your board of directors.

Register to join this amazing event!


What people are saying about our workshops.

The workshop was excellent. The good news is that I think we are already about 90% there in terms of what we should be doing. For the remaining 10%, I have a checklist that we can work through as well as a bunch of good ideas.

Treasurer of the Ontario Archeological Society

I just wanted to thank you and your team for the excellent seminar this morning. The material was presented very clearly, with appropriate opportunities for discussion, and the topics covered seemed very relevant.

Workshop attendee


Choose the right ticket for you.

$99/$79 Becker Associates' Clients

$99 for the first Board member, $79 for each subsequent member attending if you are a client of Becker Associates.


$149.00 for the first Board member from an organization, and $119.00 for each subsequent board member of the same organization if you are not a client of Becker Associates.