New Governors’ Workshop

Designed to educate and update all governors of CIS Ontario member schools' boards with regards to best practices in governance issues, this workshop is for heads of school, chief financial officers and governors who are new to CIS Ontario member schools or have served on a CIS Ontario school board for a few years.

2019 Workshop

On November 12, 2019, CIS Ontario member school governors, heads of school and financial officers gathered at the BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning, for a day of interactive workshops facilitated by Richard Powers, an instructor for Rotman's Executive MBA, OMNIUM, MBA and Executive Education Programs. 

The workshops were designed to educate and update participants with regards to best practices in governance issues. Topics covered included: 

  • Your Role as a Governor
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Standard of Care
  • Supervision of Management
  • Board Decision Making
  • Notes & Board Minutes
  • Governor Skills Matrix
  • Governor Succession
  • Types of Committees
  • Governor & Board Evaluations
  • The Board & Head of School
  • Liability & Insurance
  • Effective Governors/Meetings
For additional information, please contact:
Sheri Little
Executive Assistant/ Event Manager