Director Competencies Covered in This Course
- Understanding the difference between strategic thinking and strategic planning.
- Analyzing your cooperative's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
- Recognizing the board's oversight responsibility.
- Using the strategic plan in the annual evaluation of the cooperative's accomplishment and as the foundation of the CEO's performance appraisal.
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Engages in activities that support the board in determining its own priorities and information needs and assists the board in focusing on strategy (and associated risks).
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 risk and identifies strategies to avoid or mitigate their impact.
Cooperative Principles and Practices
Demonstrates an appreciation of the cooperative business model and a commitment to cooperative values.
Focuses on the needs of members.
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner. [/accordion]
Credentialed Cooperative Director Certificate (CCD)
NRECA – 1 credit
CEU – 0.6 credits