Fundamentals of Effective Governance (BDA300)

This course is an introduction to BDA500 and provides a foundational understanding of Policy Governance® principles. Manager skills for success will be examined, including developing your strategic leadership mindset, new communication habits and accountability criterion necessary for working with a board within this framework. This course will help managers assess their readiness for implementing Policy Governance with their association boards. Practical application of Policy Governance with a board is covered in BDA500 (prerequisites apply).

Learning Outcomes:

  • Articulate the difference between management and governance
  • Define and differentiate key terminology
  • Explain the 10 principles of the Policy Governance model and what their use means for an HOA
  • Identify the skills and behaviors a manager needs to be successful within this model

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Community managers who want to determine the feasibility of implementing Policy Governance with their association boards
  • Experienced community managers who want to meet the prerequisite for BDA500 (an MCAM certification course requirement)

Prerequisites:   None

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):   4

Course Length:  This course is made up of two, 2 hour sessions.


Fundamentals of Effective Governance 2024

Start Date:
2024-06-25 09:00:00
End Date:
2024-06-25 11:00:00

Fundamentals of Effective Governance 2024

Start Date:
2024-12-17 09:00:00
End Date:
2024-12-17 11:00:00

Download a Registration Form if you prefer to email or mail in your registration.


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