Governance for Social Impact

Examine the social impact ecosystem and how to lead effective board governance for NFPs

As a not-for-profit (NFP) board member, your role is a critical one. Alongside overseeing organisational sustainability, you must also play a role in optimising its social impact. Designed by the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), this course draws on a deep evidence based to help you lift your gaze to better understand your role and responsibilities in achieving lasting social change.

Key Outcomes

  • apply systems thinking to strategic decision-making
  • identify the ecosystem’s key actors and levers and diagnose an organisation’s need to work with others
  • recognise, assess, negotiate and apply appropriate funding levers
  • think systemically about risk, risk appetite and risk mitigation
  • use social impact measurement to know whether an organisation’s strategy has ‘made a difference
  • ensure beneficiaries remain at the heart of strategic decision-making
  • keep an organisation focused on, and accountable for, social impact
  • exercise adaptive and mindful leadership
  • navigate risks while tackling innovation and scale
  • manage crises and unintended consequences
  • collaborate effectively with different sector organisations

Non for Profit (NFP) Pricing Structure

For Profit organisations - RRP: $3,575 inc GST

Promo Code: LARGE Turnover over $5M 20% Discount off RRP
Promo Code: MEDIUM Turnover $1M - $5M 40% Discount off RRP
Promo Code: SMALL Turnover less than $1M 50% Discount off RRP

Program Experience

Working with a group of like-minded board members and leaders from across the NFP sector, you will explore, examine and respond to the current and future challenges of your role.

Whilst the program has strong theoretical foundations, in all of CSI’s professional development programs we ensure that content is embedded in practice and designed for application.

Who Should Attend?

Current board members from across the Australian NFP sector, including non-executive directors from NFP's, social enterprises, philanthropic organisations or corporate foundations. It may also be beneficial for those considering a NFP board role and those in senior leadership roles at for-purpose organisations.