DIRECTOR COMPETENCIES COVERED IN THIS COURSE
- Practical issues in creating, implementing, and enforcing a code of ethics at your cooperative
- The board's oversight role in risk assessment, document retention, and whistle-blower protection
- Key governance documents and other tools that can be used at your cooperative
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.
Cooperative Principles and Practices
Demonstrates an appreciation of the cooperative business 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.
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.
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