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With the repeal of The Crown Corporations Public Review and Accountability Act the duties of Council are being transitioned to the Crown Services Secretariat.  In the interim we will continue to enhance public Board governance through the Board Performance Training program for Manitoba public sector Agencies, Boards, Commissions (ABCs) and Crown corporations. Please see below for upcoming sessions.

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Upcoming Sessions

Financial Essentials for Directors

Governance Fundamentals Series
September 28, 2017 12:30PM – 4:00PM

The goal of this course is to provide Board Chairs and Members a better understanding of financial information in the public sector that will help them to better fulfil their roles and responsibilities. We will look at the roles of Board members, management, the Audit Committee and the external auditors together with some fundamental concepts that are the basis for financial reporting. Using some simple examples we will look at each of the main financial statements including the notes to allow participants to become more comfortable with each of the statements. We will also look at some procedures and tools that can be applied to the statements to build on this information.

Suggested prerequisite: Roles & Responsibilities of Effective Boards (Orientation)

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Roles & Responsibilities of Effective Boards (Orientation)

Governance Fundamentals Series
October 19, 2017 12:30PM – 4:00PM

Public boards, agencies and commissions have a significant role to play with respect to the success of their organizations. From legal to ethical, understanding the board’s roles and responsibilities are critical to the effectiveness of a board’s performance. This orientation session will also cover the public sector environment and the duties expected of directors. 

If you have recently been appointed to a board, this is the course the government recommends you take.

 

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Financial Essentials for Directors

Governance Fundamentals Series
November 22, 2017 12:30PM – 4:00PM

The goal of this course is to provide Board Chairs and Members a better understanding of financial information in the public sector that will help them to better fulfil their roles and responsibilities. We will look at the roles of Board members, management, the Audit Committee and the external auditors together with some fundamental concepts that are the basis for financial reporting. Using some simple examples we will look at each of the main financial statements including the notes to allow participants to become more comfortable with each of the statements. We will also look at some procedures and tools that can be applied to the statements to build on this information.

Suggested prerequisite: Roles & Responsibilities of Effective Boards (Orientation)

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Roles & Responsibilities of Effective Boards (Orientation)

Governance Fundamentals Series
November 30, 2017 12:30PM – 4:00PM

Public boards, agencies and commissions have a significant role to play with respect to the success of their organizations. From legal to ethical, understanding the board’s roles and responsibilities are critical to the effectiveness of a board’s performance. This orientation session will also cover the public sector environment and the duties expected of directors. 

If you have recently been appointed to a board, this is the course the government recommends you take.

 

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Board Performance Training

Emerging Topics Series