Every Non-Profit Board Director Needs a Compass

Examine ethical frameworks and tools to effectively navigate the complexities of the modern non-profit boardroom.

Saira Somani, CPA, CMA, PMP ||  Boardroom Whisperer || Integrating Sustainability Practices + Responsible Governance for Non-Profits

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Saira Somani, CPA, CMA, PMP || Boardroom Whisperer || Integrating Sustainability Practices + Responsible Governance for Non-Profits

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As human beings, we make choices every day. As Board Directors, there is even more at stake.


In this 2+1 week experiential course you will learn how to dissect and evaluate complex issues through an ethical lens and apply a framework for decision-making in the boardroom.

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Boardroom Ethics

Cohort 1
$195 USD
Dates
Sep 12 - 30, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 11, 2022

Who is this course for?

01

Non-profit and social impact leaders who want to implement responsible practices in the boardroom and beyond.

02

Experienced Board Directors and Executives of non-profit organizations who want to be intentional about prioritizing ethics.

03

New and aspiring Board Directors who need a foundational course in ethical leadership for the boadroom.

Key Learnings

Ethics for Beginners

Differentiate between ethics and morals. Dissect what makes something "right" or "wrong". Examine how these concepts are reflected in our daily lives.

Building Blocks

When faced with ethical dilemmas, our flight or fight responses kick in. Instead, learn how identify common biases and apply the 6 ethical lenses to construct a framework for practical decision-making in any situation.

Boardroom R&R

Test your knowledge. Articulate the key roles and responsibilities of non-profit Board Directors.

The Bare-Knuckle Round

Ripped from today's headlines, we will break down the most scandalous issues for the modern non-profit using a scenario-based approach.

Pragmatism in the Boardroom

Move beyond theory. Walk away with actionable ideas for non-profit organizations on emerging trends such as sustainability, remote work, the Great Resignation, privacy and cybersecurity.

>>BONUS<<

You will gain access to complete The Big Five Personality Test. Deconstruct how the personality types lend themselves in a boardroom setting. Afterall, to understand the world, you must first understand yourself.

>>BONUS<<

Book a 30-minute coaching session to develop a strategy for your adventures in the non-profit world!

Meet your instructor

Saira Somani, CPA, CMA, PMP ||  Boardroom Whisperer || Integrating Sustainability Practices + Responsible Governance for Non-Profits
Saira Somani, CPA, CMA, PMP || Boardroom Whisperer || Integrating Sustainability Practices + Responsible Governance for Non-Profits
Executive Consultant and Coach

Saira is an experienced consultant with over 20 years in the public, private and non-profit sectors, advising clients on how to future-proof their boards by adopting a sustainable culture and optimizing their governance practices. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Sustainability Practitioner and a Project Management Professional.

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Join an upcoming cohort

Boardroom Ethics

Cohort 1
$195 USD
Dates
Sep 12 - 30, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 11, 2022

Course schedule

4-6 hours per week
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    12:30pm - 2:00pm EST

    Main sessions will be 90 minutes twice a week. All sessions (with the exception of breakout rooms) are recorded and will be available on-demand.

  • September 12 to 30, 2022
    6 sessions

    4 Core and 2 Bonus (Optional) Sessions. Join your cohort for live, interactive and engaging dialogue. Share your experiences and learn from others in a safe environment of like-minded peers.

  • Weekly Reading + Projects
    30-60 mins

    Reinforce your acquired knowledge through application of concepts and self-reflection exercises.

  • 1:1 Coaching (Bonus Session)
    30 mins

    Develop a strategy for your adventures in the non-profit world! Get feedback on your board resume or use the time to get discuss your long-term goals in this space.

  • The Big Five Personality Test (Bonus Session)
    90 mins

    Complete your Big Five Personality Test on the Truity platform and get a full breakdown of the personality types. Learn how to manage yourself and interact with others in a boardroom setting through this lens.

What is Ethics?

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Boardroom Ethics

Cohort 1
$195 USD
Dates
Sep 12 - 30, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 11, 2022

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active learning, not passive watching

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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Boardroom Ethics

Cohort 1
$195 USD
Dates
Sep 12 - 30, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 11, 2022

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Cost

$195 USD