Executive Education

Not-For-Profit Program 

Program Overview 

The NFP Program, jointly developed by ICD and the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, is an intensive program focused on key accountabilities and responsibilities for NFP leaders through extensive use of team-based learning.

Offered nationally, the NFP Program is taught by top faculty from Canada’s leading business schools and some of Canada’s most accomplished and highly respected directors-in-residence.

Program Highlights 

This innovative program is the only national program offered across the country and provides learning that can be immediately applied. Participating directors in this premier course will focus on key accountabilities and responsibilities for NFP leaders through extensive use of team-based learning to ensure participants learn from both faculty and their peers.

Attend this program and gain the following benefits:

  • Understand your fiduciary duty
  • Learn best practices in governance
  • Build group decision-making skills
  • Apply change management principles to elevate board effectiveness
  • Leverage board contacts built through the program

Program Schedule 

Monday, February 11, 2019  
7:00–8:00   Breakfast    
8:00–9:00
Program Introduction
 Richard Powers
9:30–11:00
NFP World – Differences, Expectations, Characteristics
 Nouman Ashraf 
11:00–11:15
Networking Break 
 
11:15–12:30 Governance Models – Setting the Vision & Stage for
Good Governance
 Nouman Ashraf
12:30–1:30  Welcome Lunch   
1:30–3:00
Duty & Role of a NFP Director; Director Liability
 Richard Powers 
3:00–3:15  Networking Break   
3:15-5:00  Ethics in the Boardroom 
 Richard Powers 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019  
7:00–8:00  Breakfast   
8:00–8:45
Introduction Exercise   Richard Powers
8:45–10:45
Stakeholder Analysis & Best Practices in the NFP Sector   Richard Powers
10:45–11:00
Networking Break 
 
11:00–12:15 Influencing Change
 Mike Percy 
12:15–1:15  Lunch   
1:15–2:45
Influencing Change (continued)   Mike Percy
2:45–3:00  Networking Break   
3:00-4:15  Small Group Case Studies & Presentations   Mike Percy
4:15-4:45  Graduation Ceremony  

Who Should Attend 

  • Applicants should have either board experience, senior management experience, or professional experience. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated experience with, or a desire to become involved in, the corporate governance of not-for-profit organizations

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  
8:00–9:00
Introduction Exercise   Richard Powers
9:30–11:00
Stakeholder Analysis & Best Practices in the NFP Sector   Richard Powers
10:45–11:00
Networking Break 
 
11:00–12:15 Influencing Change
 John Oesch
12:15–1:15  Lunch   
1:15–2:45
Influencing Change (continued)   John Oesch
2:45–3:00  Networking Break   
3:00-4:15  Small Group Case Studies & Presentations   John Oesch
4:15-4:45  Graduation Ceremony   

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  
8:00–9:00
Introduction Exercise   Richard Powers
9:30–11:00
Stakeholder Analysis & Best Practices in the NFP Sector   Richard Powers
10:45–11:00
Networking Break 
 
11:00–12:15 Influencing Change
 John Oesch
12:15–1:15  Lunch   
1:15–2:45
Influencing Change (continued)   John Oesch
2:45–3:00  Networking Break   
3:00-4:15  Small Group Case Studies & Presentations   John Oesch
4:15-4:45  Graduation Ceremony