Inclusive Leadership in Governance Course

Inclusive Leadership in Governance

About the Course

This course focuses on strengthening the capacity of community-centred primary health care organization boards in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Each online module includes practical tools and resources grounded by a common evidence-based Inclusive Leadership in Governance Framework. Modules are approximately 20-30 minutes in length, can be taken individually or as a board.

Module Topics:

  1. Inclusive Leadership Framework: Boards describe / recall / identify concepts related to inclusive leadership: diversity, cultural humility, intersectionality, allyship and equity.
  2. Board Membership and Authentic Engagement: Boards locate and select tools and resources to support and evaluate inclusive board recruitment & engagement practices.
  3. Board Governance Part One: Boards identify strategies for inclusive community engagement when strategic planning and with decision-making processes.
  4. Board Governance Part Two: Boards identify inclusion strategies that they can use, through governance, to directly influence organizational practices.

Course Details


Non-AOHC Learners – $200 per individual

AOHC Members – $75 per individual (1-5)

AOHC Member Bulk Rate – $400 (6-12)

Enrollment:  Ongoing. Register anytime, from anywhere.

Prerequisites: None required, this course is suitable for both emerging and experienced board directors.

Hours: 2-3 hrs

Course Type: Online

Registration for Non-AOHC Learners

Registration for AOHC Members Only

Course Partners

In 2017, support from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (Partnership Grants Program) funded the development of four Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Governance online training modules in English and French. The project is a partnership between DiverseCity onBoard, the Association of Ontario Healthcare Centres (AOHC), and Health Nexus. The partners are solely responsible for the content of the materials.

Association of Ontario Health Centres Association des centres de sante de l’Ontario, Health Nexus, sante nexus, funded by province of ontario