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Webinar Recording Available! Susan Leahy Series: : Board Roles and Responsibilities - Chairing with Confidence & the Role of the Board

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Recording Available!

Click to access the recording for the webinar: Board Roles and Responsibilities - Chairing with Confidence & the Role of the Board. This webinar is from IPTA's Webinar Series on Board Governance led by Susan Leahy, MA, CSP. This was recorded on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

Description: THE BASICS - What’s the role of the board of directors of a nonprofit? What’s the role of CEO/executive director? Boards and CEOs have to dance a special dance – how are strong relationships built between the board and CEO/ED?

  • Understanding that we will be put in positions or boards where we have to deal with difficult discussions and people. Learn how to better identify and empathize with where someone might be coming from and know “It’s not just about you.”
  • Learn tactics to address and work with difficult people to advance a common issue or cause for the organization.
  • Understand the context, content and collaboration needed to help lead these individuals towards a common goal.