- Identifying the individuals and groups with whom the board must maintain effective working relationships.
- Understanding, working with, and responding to members.
- How public officials and opinion leaders impact the cooperative and the board's role in building and maintaining effective relationships.
- essons and guidelines regarding key internal relationships: with the board chair, with the attorney, and within the cooperative.
DIRECTOR COMPETENCIES COVERED IN THIS COURSE
Protocol and Practices
- Engages in activities that support the board in determining its own priorities and information needs.
- Establishes policies that provides guidance and sets expectations for performance.
- Monitors board operations and takes responsibility for board actions and results.
- Builds a civil, constructive, mutually respectful relationship with the CEO.
Risk Management and Oversight
- Forecasts and evaluates a variety of risks and identifies strategies to avoid or mitigate their impact.
Cooperative Principles and Practices
- Demonstrates an appreciation of the cooperative buisness model and a commitment to cooperative values.
- Focuses on the needs of members.
- Listens, relates and expresses oneself in a manner that is effective while supporting mutual understanding.
Self- Awareness /Continual Learning
- Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
- Remains open to new ideas, information, and approaches.
Builds Relationships and Influences Others
- Creates and fosters constructive working relationships; Persuades others towards an outcome consistent with the organization’s goals.
NRECA - 1 credit
CEU – 0.6 credits