Board Leadership 903.1 – The Role of the Board Chair in Conducting Effective Meetings
The board chair has the responsibility for organizing the meeting, creating a productive atmosphere, allowing for the free exchange of opinion, presenting the issues to be resolved, bringing the decisions to resolution, and moving the cooperative forward. This course focuses on the skills necessary to run an effective meeting, with group activities to practice handling common presiding problems. The material is presented in a practical framework in compliance with Robert’s Rules of Order.
- Discussing and outlining the benchmarks for a successful meeting
- Meeting preparation and agenda development
- Differences in learning styles and personalities
- Basic presiding skills