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This course is designed for those interested in learning more about the various types of boards potentially available for their participation.  The information will be helpful to experienced board members as well as those who have not yet served on a board. Going through the sections of types of boards and the responsibilities required in each will help you decide your next step in your own board involvement.

Although it is a “stand-alone” course, it is also the beginning of a series designed to help you – the active board member – master the art of outstanding board development and involvement.

In this course we cover: Corporate Boards (including a section on SOX,) Boards of Religious Organizations, Professional Association Boards, Common Interest Associations (HOAs,) Advisory Boards, Art-Music-Community Boards, Boards of Charitable Organizations, Executive Committees and Advisory Boards.

Within each of these sections is information about the necessary committees, areas of authority and responsibility and your potential role.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore different types of boards from corporate to small non-profits
  • Recognize that different boards require different levels of involvement
  • Discover your own best fit at this time in your life
  • Identify your next step in board participation
Last updated/reviewed: November 19, 2019

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

10 CoursesMastering Board of Directors Participation

  1. Types of Boards and Expected Level of Participation in Each
  2. Integrating and Training Your Board Member
  3. Assertiveness Skills for Executives, Managers and HR Professionals
  4. Preparing to Be on a Board
  5. Board Participation
  6. Creating Rewards and Recognitions that Get You What You Want to Achieve
  7. Volunteers Working Together
  8. Group Decision Making and Problem Solving
  9. Management of Meetings, Committees and Boards
  10. Raising Funds: Investments – Donations – Events – Grants

1 Review (2 ratings)Reviews

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Good insight. The SOX overview was a bit too much but appreciate the importance.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  2:05Introduction to the Types of Boards and Expected Level of Participation in Each
  2:49Corporate Boards
  15:38The CEO
  11:46Selection Criteria
  13:07Other Key Committees of the Corporate Board
  6:29Boards of Religious Organizations
  6:21Associations and Charitable Boards
  1:33Summary
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  59:48Types of Boards and Expected Level of Participation in Each
Supporting Materials
  PDFSlides: Types of Boards and Expected Level of Participation in Each
  PDFTypes of Boards and Expected Level of Participation in Each Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM