Self-Paced Course – Mastering Motions with Robert’s Rules

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To equip you to make and process motions correctly in order to achieve your goals. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? The system of motions is central to parliamentary procedure and Robert’s Rules of Order. However, it can be daunting to those who are unfamiliar with it. This course shows…

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Self-Paced Course – Effective HOA & Condo Meetings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To equip board members to run effective HOA and condo meetings to serve your community, and to equip homeowner members to know their rights. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? When you are a board member of a homeowner’s association or condominium, it’s critical to know what your authority is,…

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Self-Paced Course – Mastering Public Comment & Public Hearings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To give you confidence in conducting public hearings and public comment sessions WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Public comment at local government meetings has become more challenging in our time. Mayors, chairs, councilmembers, and directors of local government boards need to know how to run their public comment sessions…

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Self-Paced Course – Crash Course for the Chair

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To give a newly-elected chair a roadmap for success WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Life is filled with meetings, but it’s not always easy to run them effectively. If you are a new chair, this workshop will equip you with the tips, tools and guidelines to run great meetings.…

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Self-Paced Course – Newly Elected Survival Guide

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To equip you with the key information you need to participate fully in meetings of your board, council or committee. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? When you are new to a board, council, or committee, it can seem challenging to know when and how to speak up, how to…

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Self-Paced Course – Great City Council Meetings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To empower you to run great city council meetings, and any local government meeting, to benefit your community. WHAT IS IT ABOUT? In our time, city councils and local governments are often challenged to deal with difficult issues and an active constituency. This course provides the key information…

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Self-Paced Course – Great School Board Meetings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To equip you to run great school board meetings to serve your community WHAT IS IT ABOUT? School boards are a vital part of our society’s functioning. Their task has become more challenging as questions arise about budget, school buildings, curriculum, and more. It’s critical for school board…

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Self-Paced Course – Difficult Board Chair or Member

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To reestablish the balance of power in the presence of a difficult board chair or member with Robert’s Rules WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Although we wish things were different, sometimes members of our nonprofit boards or city councils—or even the chair or mayor—do not understand their role. They…

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Self-Paced Course – Great Planning Commission Meetings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To empower you to participate in effective planning commission meetings and serve your community WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Planning commissions are a key element of local government functioning. Sometimes the magnitude of the issues and the passions of those affected by the decision can make meetings challenging. This…

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Self-Paced Course – Great Nonprofit Board Meetings

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE? To equip you to participate fully in nonprofit board meetings that are efficient and fair, and advance your cause. The content applies to: charitable nonprofits membership organizations professional associations trade associations unions homeowner associations and condos political parties clubs and more WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Nonprofit board members…

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