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Online Programs: Governance

Director to Director:  Challenges of Executive Leadership

(Part 1 of 3, Executive Suite: Planning for Leadership Transition)

This webinar addresses the unique challenges facing executive directors, focusing on the balance between organizational transparency and the need for confidentiality; governance matters that impact executive performance; strategic thinking and decision making; using meetings effectively; cultivating trustee talent; and renewing professional and personal satisfaction for the job.

New Structures and Strategies for Board Engagement and Fundraising

In this webinar, presenters offer new structures and strategies to organize the relationship-building and fundraising work of the board, highlighting specific approaches and case studies from a variety of institutions, discussing how these approaches allow museums to apply the strategies in the development process to models that engage the full board and yield results—and raise money.

Succession Planning

(Part 2 of 3, Executive Suite: Planning for Leadership Transition series)

This webinar addresses what succession planning encompasses; organizational change over time; planned and unplanned absences and departures; interim and short term delegations of authority and responsibility; preparing for a search; and overall capacity building within the management team and the board.

The Basics of Recruiting the (Right) Museum Board

This webinar explores the building blocks of board effectiveness and makes the case that every museum should have, and can have, a knowledgeable and committee board. The program addresses how to think strategically about the board’s role in the museum, how to cultivate prospective trustees and how to make the experience of board service rewarding.

Understanding the Three Dimensions of Your Board

This webinar is designed to help you engage board members in more meaningful ways by understanding their fiduciary, generative and strategic roles in order to engender enthusiasm for the organization and enjoy their board experience.

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