TECT has partnered with the Institute of Directors Bay of Plenty branch to provide a range of NFP events and courses, subsidised or free

View all five partnership offerings below.

NFP Governance Essentials Course

Gain a confident grasp of robust board processes, good decision-making, and board operations in a not-for-profit context.

In this one-day course you will learn the roles and responsibilities of the board and directors from a not-for-profit perspective.

At the end of the course you will have a confident grasp of board relationships, robust processes, good decision-making, and the main elements of board operations.

Content covered

  • Governance, legal, and regulatory framework essentials
  • board charters, the role of the board, culture and ethics, and board composition
  • board protocols, meetings, and papers
  • board and management relationships and succession planning. 

Who should attend

Anyone working with not-for-profit boards who wants to develop their understanding of governance in a not-for-profit environment, including:

  • experienced directors new to the sector
  • new and aspiring directors
  • senior executives who want to work with their boards more effectively.

TECT has made five scholarships available for NFP board members to attend each event. Click below to apply today - valued at $1,000.

Those that are not selected for the scholarship will be offered a discounted rate for attendance. There are 19 places for discounted attendance. 

NFP Governance focused event

Details coming soon

NFP Symposium

Details coming soon

Local IoD Event Attendance

Details coming soon

NFP Governance Forums

Do you have a trustee on your board interested in developing their governance understanding and commitment to best governance practice?

A new series of quarterly luncheon forums have been established by Institute of Directors to support trustees and directors in their NFP board role. Members are capped at 30 people to encourage open discussion under Chatham house rule.
TECT has provided funding to make this event free for one of your trustees to attend. 

By having the same group of people, preferably from separate NFP boards, commit to attending all sessions, there is further opportunity to grow relations, connections and networks for continued learnings and future collaborations. There will be an assortment of guest speakers, resources, case studies and articles spread out over each forum, to develop this knowledge. This is a unique opportunity to hear from some experienced directors and fellow attendees, and in turn, utilise this information to strengthen your governance understanding and practices in your boardroom.


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