The Board Leadership Programs (BLP) are leadership development courses focused on preparing African American professionals for positions on governing boards. Over three days, the BLP will provide the foundation and expertise for effective organizational governance.

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Day 1: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Days 2 + 3: Friday – Saturday, March 22-23, 2019

The AABLI Board Leadership Program provides comprehensive training in nonprofit board governance. It offers a deep dive into governance responsibilities and a thorough understanding of board governance, focusing on finance, fundraising, management roles, and strategic issues. Participants who successfully complete the BLP are eligible to receive certificates in board governance and assistance with placement on governing boards or commissions.

The intensive three-day program includes group discussion, exercises, case studies and problem-solving. A full-day session is devoted to nonprofit finance. Governance, fundraising, planning, and emotional intelligence are covered over a two-day period. Participants receive materials and templates to maximize their effectiveness.

Course content includes:

  • Strategies for Effective Board Leadership
  • Board Governance and Roles
  • Organizational Finance
  • Fundraising and Resource Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Evaluations and Succession Planning
  • Introduction to Corporate Directors Initiative (CDI)

All participants who successfully complete BLP are eligible to receive assistance with placement on a governing board or commission.

To be notified of our next BLP classes, please fill out our interest form.

Photo Galleries of Our Past Classes