Eli Mina Consulting
  Building better decision making teams and leaders


Scheduled Programs & Events

MONCTON, New Brunswick, Canada

WK-A: "Supporting Successful Meetings"
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 (1 day)
Moncton, Bew Brunswick, Canada

WK-B: "Robert's Rules &
Responsible Governance
"

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 (1 day)
Moncton, Bew Brunswick, Canada

WK-A: "Supporting Successful Meetings"
Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 (1 day), Moncton, N.B.

Supporting Successful Meetings (WK-A)

Supporting meetings can be a demanding and complex task: producing minutes, preparing agendas for open and closed meetings, crafting resolutions, advising on meeting procedures, presenting reports, and more. This workshop will provide administrative professionals with tools and ideas to work effectively in political and other settings. It builds, in part, on `Mina's Guide to Minute Taking.'

Topics include:
  • Minute taking: Do's and don'ts, general principles, Content options
  • Minutes approval process and its impacts
  • Impacts of FOI and privacy issues on minutes and agendas
  • Preparing agendas for open and closed meetings
  • Crafting concise resolutions and decision making options
  • Advising on correct yet effective meeting procedures
  • Clarifying and establishing respect for staff's roles
  • Responding calmly and effectively to difficult behaviours
  • Course includes several exercises and a final quiz
DATE PRICE

Wednesday
October 9th, 2019

$425.00 including GST
Discount for WK-A + WK-B:
$800.00 including GST

Cancelation Policy:
Full refund if we're notified 7 full calendar days before session's start time. No refunds afterwards. Substitutions accepted.
TIME
8:30 A.M.
Coffee and
Networking
9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Workshop
REGISTRATION LOCATION
WK-A
CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM.

Eli Mina Consulting phone:
604-730-0377
City of Moncton
655 rue Main Street
Moncton, N.B. E1C 1E8



WK-B: "Robert's Rules & Responsible Governance"
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 (1 day), Moncton, N.B.
 
Robert's Rules & Responsible Governance (WK-B)

In this workshop we will discuss ideas for making your meetings more inclusive, efficient and effective, using rules of order sensibly and intelligently, achieving quality decisions for your community/organization, and dealing effectively with disputes and boardroom problems. This workshop builds, in part, on Eli Mina's book `101 Boardroom Problems and How to Solve Them.'


Topics include.

  • Key principles and rules for meetings
  • Wise use of points of order to enforce essential rules
  • Quorum and voting issues: majority, tie votes, abstentions
  • Processing main motions, amendments, `tabling' motions
  • Managing tough issues in an effective and respectful mannner
  • Roles of the Chair, Elected Members, and Staff at meetings
  • Responsible governance and informed decision making
  • Majority versus Consensus (`Board Solidarity' issues)
  • Constituency versus organizational interests (`two hats')
  • Problematic interactions with Staff & with Citizens
  • Course includes exercises & analysis of real life examples
DATE PRICE
Thursday
October 10th, 2019

$425.00 including GST
Discount for WK-A + WK-B:
$800.00 including GST

Cancelation Policy:

Full refund if we're notified 7 full calendar days before session's start time. No refunds afterwards. Substitutions accepted.


TIME
8:30 A.M.
Coffee and
Networking
9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
Workshop
REGISTRATION LOCATION
WK-B
CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM.

Eli Mina Consulting Phone:
604-730-0377

City of Moncton
655 rue Main Street
Moncton, N.B. E1C 1E8





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