Explain the roles and responsibilities of the four groups involved in electric co-ops (i.e., members, board members, CEOs and employees).
Recognize the pitfalls to avoid in the working relationships of these four groups.
Explain fundamental concepts of cooperative businesses, including the laws and legal developments that govern them.
Recognize the fiduciary duties of board members, CEOs and senior staff, and explain the related liabilities.
Recognize the importance of using appropriate communication channels when interacting with the board and the boundaries related to this communication.
Describe a common process for strategic planning used by cooperatives, and the difference in the responsibilities among board members, CEOs and staff in this process.
Differences in the roles and responsibilities of board members, CEOs and co-op employees
Fiduciary duties and legal liabilities of co-op officers
Effective communication channels for boards and employees
Importance of a strong CEO-Board relationship
Value of strategic planning
Leadership Skills Assessment
Drawn from the Electric Cooperative Employee Competencies, our
Leadership Skills Assessment was designed to help you understand which of NRECA's supervisory, management and leadership courses and events may be most appropriate for you.
Supervisor and Manager Development Program
NRECA – 0.5 credit
CEU – 0.3 credit