Who Should Attend

  • Project and programme managers
  • Team leaders
  • Founders and Board Members of NGOs
  • Executive Directors and Department heads of NGOs
  • Consultants who carry out assignments for NGOs

Programme Description

Solid governance and a well-functioning board are crucial for the sustainability of the organization. The purpose of this programme is to equip learners with core knowledge; practical skills and tools to govern, manage and lead effectively a nonprofit organization. Learners attending this course will be able to apply relevant sections of the Constitution and all other legislation (including regulations), that impact on NPOs/NGOs.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of this programme learners should be able to:

  • Understand and explain the King Report
  • Identify and apply the South African Constitution in relation to NGOs/NPOs.
  • Identify and apply supporting legislation, regulations and policy related to NGO/NPO governance


  • King Report
  • South African Constitution
  • Legislation and Policies related to NGO/NPO governance