Onboarding New Directors


As low as $49 per board member (based on a 10-member board)

Does your board have a documented process for onboarding and training new board directors? Is there a budget for director education? In this course, you will learn the importance of a well structured orientation process and how this will help new board directors with their role and responsibilities.


In today’s environment, Board Directors everywhere are experiencing a significant increase in roles and responsibilities. In order to properly manage and achieve these responsibilities, the entire board needs to understand the role to its fullest. Board orientation is the first official training session and part of the continuous learning journey of all board directors. 

With this course you will receive a detailed 8-page governance guide, 20-minute video training module and a sample governing policy you can start using today with a built in orientation process and checklist that is the first step toward building your documented board orientation process.

What You'll Learn

  • The importance of having a board orientation process in place
  • Steps toward building your own orientation process
  • How to start building a Director’s Manual
  • How to manage your orientation sessions in person


About your instructor: Darrell Kuhn

DJ (Darrell) Kuhn, author of The Boardroom Blueprint, is a noted leader and visionary with a successful career in an executive leadership and a member of Atlantic Business Magazine’s prestigious CEO Hall of Fame. He has been an exemplary community volunteer and board member in roles for many organizations over the last 30 years including the Chamber of Commerce; United Way; Food Banks; Canadian Mental Health Association; Diabetes Association; Rotary Clubs and various Business Developmental Agencies.

A strong advocate for local non profit organizations, Darrell recognizes the profound impact on the communities they serve. He believes that the creation of a strong governance structure and leadership capacity, significantly impacts the effectiveness, brand and reputation of any organization. This passion and experience has positioned Darrell as a foremost expert in effective board governance and leadership.

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Get unlimited access to all 16 courses for your entire board AND receive a copy of the Boardroom Blueprint ebook!
or buy as a single course


Course can be made available to your entire board.

3 Lessons