DIRECTOR COMPETENCIES COVERED IN THIS COURSE
- Discussing changes in the market structure of the electric energy industry.
- Anticipating member questions.
- Integrating DER with the cooperative's strategic plan.
- Examining key questions in the boardroom about DER.
Establishes policies that provides guidance and sets expectations for performance.
Analytical Thinking and Decision Making
Thinks systematically, conceptually, and analytically to determine effective solutions.
Engages in strategic planning that contributes to the direction, core values and goals of the cooperative.
Risk Management and Oversight
Forecasts and evaluates a variety of risks and identifies strategies to avoid or mitigate their impact.
Industry Principles and Concept
Knows the basic jargon and concepts of the energy industry.
Cooperative Principles and Practices
Demonstrates an appreciation of the cooperative business model and a commitment to cooperative values.
Community Engagement and Communication
Places the cooperative in a collaborative position for maintaining and growing healthy communities.
Focuses on the needs of members.
Listens, relates and expresses oneself in a manner that is effective while supporting mutual understanding.
Builds Relationships and Influences Others
Creates and fosters constructive working relationships; Persuades others towards an outcome consistent with the organization’s goals.
Integrity and Courage
Makes decisions and acts consistently with values, professional standards, and the broader interests of the cooperative.
NRECA – 1 credit
CEU – 0.6 credits