Jun 25, 2024  
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHDE624 Board Governance (3 cr.)

This course focuses on the complexities of board governance and the scope of board participation in fund development.  The course explores the board’s legal and fiduciary responsibilities, and strategies for recruiting, motivating and developing an effective board.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Assess the value of board volunteers to an organization.
  2. Compare and contrast the roles of board members, development professionals and CEOs in fund development.
  3. Define the development professional’s role in volunteer management.
  4. Create processes and plans to develop board members.
  5. Develop strategies to engage board members in advancing the mission of the organization.
  6. Synthesize the principles of governance for enhanced board functioning.

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