BoardSource Introduces Self-Guided Online Training for Nonprofit Board Members
First Course in Digital Classroom Series Now Available
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Washington, DC - June 2, 2010 - BoardSource, the premier source of cutting-edge thinking and resources related to nonprofit boards, announces the BoardSource Digital Classroom -- self-guided, online training for nonprofit board members.
When nonprofit professionals have little time to spare, it’s still possible to:
prepare for nonprofit board service
sharpen governance skills
ensure that the time devoted to a nonprofit board is well-spent
equip oneself with the knowledge needed to become an effective board leader.
The first entry in the BoardSource Digital Classroom, Effective Board Leadership Today: Understanding Nonprofit Board Service is a go-at-your-own-pace, interactive training that covers the essentials of nonprofit governance.
In under an hour of online instruction, students will become knowledgeable about:
responsibilities as a board member
the board’s role as a collective
the board-staff relationship
best practices for boards and committees
important sector trends.
There is no better or more efficient way to prepare oneself for becoming a valuable leader in the boardroom. The cost of the course is $69 for BoardSource members and $99 for nonmembers.
More BoardSource Digital Classroom courses are currently under development. They will soon be part of a comprehensive certificate program.