Course objectives


Get you board-ready and appointed on the board of a not-for-profit organisation

Understand the specificities of the non-executive role in the not-for-profit sector

Explore the variety of non-executive roles offered by the sector

Understand the responsibilities and liabilities that attach to some of the non-executive director and trutstee roles

Gain an edge in the interview process to be appointed

Course curriculum


  The specificities of the non-executive role in the non-for-profit sector
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  Board trustee and the not-for-profit sector
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  Skills and qualities of effective board members in the not-for-profit sector
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  Fundraising
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  Becoming a school governor
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  Joining the board of a housing association
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Continuous Professional Development


NEDonBoard is an accredited CPD provider.

Why select NEDonBoard, the Institute of Board Members as your training partner


As a professional body dedicated to non-executive directors and board members and an institute, we have real-world experience of the ongoing professional development of chairs, non-executive directors and board members. 

We are UK’s authoritative platform made by board members for board members.


NEDonBoard mission

The NEDonBoard mission is to accelerate sustainability and development.

We influence and support board members responsible for the strategic direction of businesses by promoting modern, contemporary and best governance practices.

Goal 16 of the UN Sustainable Developments Goals

The mission of NEDonBoard, the Institute of Board members aligns with Goal 16 of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Better Business Act

NEDonBoard is a signatory to the Better Business Act, a campaign aiming at a change in UK law to make sure every single company in the UK aligns the interests of their shareholders with those of wider society and the environment. 

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