- Navigating power asymmetries on a team and building your authority.
- Exploring demographic and cognitive diversity in teams and recruiting for diversity.
- Building consensus through interest-based negotiation.
- Recognize and avoid groupthink in the boardroom.
Director Competencies Covered in this Course
Builds a civil, constructive, mutually respectful relationship with the CEO.
Analytical Thinking and Decision Making
Thinks systematically, conceptually, and analytically to determine effective solutions.
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.
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.
Diversity and Inclusion
Leverages the talents of each person and promotes cultural awareness among board members.
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