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Overview

This course provides an overview of what directors need to know about parliamentary procedure to become more effective participants in board meetings. Participants will understand the purpose and use of proper procedure in business meetings and become familiar with the basic structure and content of Robert's Rules of Order.

KEY TOPICS
  • How parliamentary procedure helps ensure effective, democratic meetings
  • The essential rules of debate
  • The key elements of agendas and minutes
  • Procedures for voting, elections and secret ballots


WHERE TO TAKE THIS COURSE

NRECA offers the opportunity to take this course several times each year at the following events:

NOTE: Please check each event's schedule to see what courses are being offered.


ON-SITE TRAINING

Additionally, these courses can be delivered on-site at your co-op, statewide or G&T. Learn more about our on-site training opportunities.


DIRECTOR COMPETENCIES COVERED IN THIS COURSE

Protocol and Practices

  • Engages in activities that support the board in determining its own priorities and information needs.

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.

Self-Awareness /Continual Learning

  • Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement.​

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

  • Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner.


CREDITS
  • NRECA – 1 credit
  • CEU – 0.6 credits
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