California Association of Community Managers

Fundamentals of Effective Governance

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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:   4 hours

Course Fee:   Member  $169     Non-Member  $239


 March 6, 2018

 November 27, 2018

 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 10:00 am - 2:00 pm



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Don’t see an offering near you? These are the only offerings scheduled in 2018, but you can join a wait list to bring this course to your area through CACM’s Request a Course program.


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