Course Resources

Course Resources

  • DiverseCity onBoard Governance Training Program

    Series I addresses the foundations of Board Governance. This series includes the courses:

    • Board Essentials (Ruth Armstrong)
    • Legal Roles & Responsibilities (Terrie-Lynne Devonish)
    • Finance Fundamentals (Lois Fine)
    • Commitment to Diversity (Hamlin Grange)
    • Strategic Planning (Helen Hayward)
    • Resource Development (Cathy Mann)
    • Risk Management (Ingrid Pregel)


    Access the resources for this series.

  • DiverseCity onBoard Series II: Effective Governance through the Stages

    Series II addresses 6 themes on effective governance through the various stages of board and organization development:

    1. Board Recruitment
    2. Diverse Perspectives
    3. Chair-CEO Relations
    4. Board Engagement
    5. Overseeing Financial Risks
    6. Reputational Risk

    This series was created in partnership with Robin Cardozo (SickKids Foundation), and in consultation with:

    • Kleine Achiles, YMCA of Greater Toronto
    • Jehad Aliweiwi, Laidlaw Foundation
    • Catherine Anastakis, Canadian Mental Health Association
    • Tim Beachy, Options Community Services Society
    • Andrea Bellefeuille, Against the Grain Theatre
    • Twee Brown, 100 Women
    • Helen Burstyn, Evergreen; The Walrus Foundation
    • Jaime Enachescu, Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council
    • Tom Goldie, Neighbour to Neighbour
    • Moira MacDougall, YMCA of Greater Toronto
    • Earl Miller, MaRS Discovery District
    • David Mitchell, Bow Valley College
    • The Honourable Ratna Omidvar, Senate of Canada; Ryerson University
    • Pat Wright, McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education