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Board Leadership Series

The Board Leadership Series is a four course series offered every Tuesday starting Feb. 5 for four weeks from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The course is designed to provide basic training for members of community based boards. The series will be hosted by local K-State Research and Extension professionals. Registration includes refreshments and reference handouts.

Fee: $40

Registation: Online or call 913-715-7000.

Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 1

Topics to be covered include:

  • February 5 -

    • Conducting Effective Meetings and Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members

    • Basics of parliamentary procedure

    • Strategies to make meetings more productive

  • February 12

    • Fiscal Responsibilities, Fundraising and Legal and Ethical Issues

    • Explore board options for raising and managing money

    • Understanding such things as articles of incorporation, bylaws and policies

  • February 19

    • Understanding Fellow Board Members and Conflict Resolution

    • Explore how personalities and generational differences affect the decision-making process

    • Learn how to manage conflict in a way that is productive, not destructive to the board

  • February 26

    • Strategic Planning

    • Learn about establishing a common mission and vision for the board and how to plan priorities for the future

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm