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Event Date 12.05.2019
Location: Cambridge, MA
Mass Cultural Council is excited to support Cultural Investment Portfolio grantees in developing a more informed approach to governance, aligned with current best practices, to build their organizational capacity. Working with BoardSource, a national leader in board trainings and consulting, this free governance workshop is being offered exclusively for our Portfolio organizations. This workshop is led by Makiyah Moody.
Participants can expect to:
▪ Identify the characteristics of an effective governing board based on governance research and the unique role of the board in organizational oversight
▪ Clarify and explore the critical and complementary nature of the board-staff partnership
▪ Apply best practices related to board structure, composition, and recruitment to develop a succession plan for their respective organizations
This workshop is designed for both Board Chairs and Executive Directors from CIP organizations. It is highly recommended that both your Board Chair and Executive Director attend this session. There are break out components of the day that would be effective for stakeholders from both sides of your organizational decision making process to attend.
Part 1 – Principles of Effective Governance
Part 2 – Significance of the Dynamic Duo: Board-Staff Partnership, including rules of engagement and relational leadership, role clarity, navigating conflict (Breakout Session/Roleplay)
Part 3 – Building and Sustaining an Impactful Board, including structure, composition, recruitment and board succession planning
December 5, 2019
The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Morning coffee provided, lunch on your own in Central Square.
Cost: The Mass Cultural Council is proud to offer this full-day workshop free of charge for Cultural Investment Portfolio grantees.
Maximum of 60 participants per session, two representatives maximum per organization. Due to expressed demand, we expect this session to fill quickly. To RSVP, contact Michael Ibrahim, CIP Program Manager, 617-858-2737.