Board Development

Board Competencies

Board Competencies

Board Competencies

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There are a number of competencies that boards and board members should possess. Confirm that your board has the following:

  • Steward of the vision  
  • Steward of the mission  
  • Representing and modeling the values
  • Setting and overseeing strategic direction  
  • Assuring financial health and stability
  • Assuring compliance  
  • Assessing the leadership team
  • Organizing itself well  
  • Recruiting and on-boarding new members  
  • Maintaining appropriate boundaries
  • Making decisions effectively  
  • Spending the time required
  • Contributing or raising the funds expected  
  • Making connections/assisting with visibility  

Board Roles

Board Competencies

Board Competencies

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  • Vision, Mission and Values
  • Strategic Direction
  • Financial Health and Stability
  • Compliance
  • Assessing the Leadership Team and Preparing for Succession
  • Organizing Itself Well
  • Recruiting and On-Boarding New Members
  • Maintaining Boundaries
  • Making Decisions Effectively
  • Holding Each Other Accountable for Contributing Time and Resources

Board Assessments

Board Assessments

Board Assessments

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  • Board Competencies
  • Team Alignment
  • Leadership 

Board Training

Board Assessments

Board Assessments

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  • Succession Planning
  • Team Building
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Coaching Skills
  • Building Power and Influence
  • Public Speaking

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