Board Development & Governance

Solidly rooted in systems theory and the practical application of systems analysis, Renaissance's primary focus is assisting organizations in recreating leadership and planning for renewed performance by:

• developing well differentiated leaders

strategic mission-driven operational and long range planning

program and process assessment and redesign

improving work group dynamics

Board governance

conflict resolution concepts techniques and skill development

succession planning

project management processes, policies and tools

improving teamwork

operational effectiveness and efficiency

Renaissance offers a variety of workshops addressing topics such as business planning, process improvement, Board development & governance, conflict resolution, leadership development and succession planning.


Use this session to gain insight into the purpose and functioning of a healthy Board.

In this seminar learn...

• The difference between mission and vision and the key elements to be covered by a Board mission statement.
• The essential roles a Board performs and how effective Boards hold themselves accountable.
• The difference between ends and means policies and which the Board should be concerned with.
• The importance of developing a Board covenant of conduct document and the key areas such covenants address.
• The value of, and process for, developing roles, responsibilities and performance expectations for Board members and key areas to consider in this document.
• How to set mission and vision driven outcomes for the CEO, Staff and Board and the basic elements of the Board’s long range planning process and responsibilities.

Topics covered include...
• Mission statements
• Defining the key strategic areas for which the Board sets outcomes
• What good, for whom, at what cost?
• Governance
• Policies – ends versus means
• Establishing outcomes for CEO performance and linkage to the Board
• Board/Staff relationships
• Board Member Roles, Responsibilities and Performance Expectations
• Long range planning process
• John Carver’s concepts of Board leadership as expressed in Boards That Make a Difference

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Renaissance Consulting Group, Inc.
7753 Herstra Court • New Tripoli, PA 18066 • 610-298-3304