Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Staying Ahead of the Consulting Curve: A Day of Learning and Sharing for BoardSource Consultant Members

Sunday, November 8 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

It’s not often that consultants who work with nonprofits get an opportunity to engage in a day of learning and sharing with one of the nation’s most respected governance experts, a team of insightful consultants focused on nonprofit board building, and their peers. Don’t miss this opportunity, offered exclusively to BoardSource’s consultant members.

Maximizing Your Partnership with Your Board & CEO: A Day of Learning & Sharing for Development Directors

Sunday, November 8 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The pressure is on! You need to get your board more engaged in fundraising. BoardSource can help. Join us for a day of learning and sharing with tips, tools, and insights that will assist you in leveraging your partnership with your board and CEO, becoming more proactive, and getting your board enthused about the impact it can have.



Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, November 11, 12, & 13
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Are you new to nonprofit leadership or taking on a new leadership role? BoardSource’s certificate programs, which comprise our Leadership Institute, ensure that you have the knowledge and skills to make an immediate and sustained contribution to your organization. BoardSource is offering the following certificate programs following BLF2015.

What’s Governance Got to Do with It? — A Day of Learning and Sharing for Program Officers

Wednesday, November 11 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Interested in increasing your ability to assess the strength of a nonprofit’s governance, build constructive partnerships with your grantees, and support their work beyond the grant? Join us for a day of learning and sharing that will help you make smarter grants and leverage your investments.

Certificate of Nonprofit Board Leadership for Board Officers

Wednesday, November 11 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Nonprofit board officers play an essential role in advancing the work of a nonprofit organization through their strong and effective leadership. In this session, we will explore the practice of transformative governance, including strategic board composition, effective board culture, and monitoring and embracing innovation.

The Leadership Certificate for Nonprofit Chief Executives

Wednesday, November 11 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Given their many responsibilities, it’s very important that chief executives work effectively and efficiently to build a constructive partnership with their boards. This training is designed to help you do just that by providing you with practical approaches to some of the most challenging aspects of the job.

The Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education

November 11 – 12 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Are you new to working with a nonprofit board? If so, here’s your chance to learn the fundamental governance concepts every nonprofit leaders should understand, including board structure and practices, the roles and responsibilities of board members, and financial and legal oversight.

BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer Program

November 11 – 13 | 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Interested in joining a select group of professionals who are trained in BoardSource’s training methodology and certified to deliver BoardSource’s signature trainings?

To see the full selection of BoardSource training and certificate programs that occur throughout the year, please visit our Training Calendar.