UW-Green Bay Nonprofit Education & Development Network now offering course on nonprofit board service
If you are an existing or aspiring board member at a nonprofit organization, we offer training to help you enhance, prepare and position yourself for success.
This dynamic, on-demand course will help you increase your value as a board member and/or explore the possibilities of board service. Work at your own pace ― in one sitting or in 30-minute intervals.
Tailor the training to your own needs, skimming through sections you already know and engaging with sections as a group study with an existing board. You also have the option to access provided links and downloadable files to go deeper into sections where you might want to expand your knowledge. Save any information that will be useful for future reference. Learn more.
What You Will Learn
This on-demand, self-paced course is for people like you who want to improve the quality of life in your community. This training prepares you to be an effective board member.
- What makes a nonprofit organization distinct
- The role of the governing board in a nonprofit
- Essential board responsibilities
- Becoming an active and engaged director
Lora Warner, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in Public Administration at UW-Green Bay. Warner co-leads the Nonprofit Education and Development Network in partnership with the Division of Continuing Education and Community Engagement (CECE). Warner teaches courses in public and nonprofit management, program evaluation, philanthropy, and board development. She has worked with many nonprofit organizations on evaluations, grant writing, planning, and needs assessments.
Jeff Hahn is the founder and principal of Real World Strategies LLC, where for the past 10 years he has helped nonprofit organizations strengthen their strategic thinking, governance, and collaboration capabilities. In addition, Hahn has more than 30 years of executive leadership experience with Fortune 500 financial services and membership/volunteer-based organizations.