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Just-in-time Learning


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Just-in-time Learning Video logoThe Just-in time Learning series provides practical, useful advice on volunteering. Designed for busy volunteers and association leaders, each video lasts only a few minutes. The videos reflect real-life scenarios in a board or committee meeting and cover topics that help volunteers make a difference.

Future topics will include: risk management, decision making and handling conflicts.

Understanding Governance

In this Understanding Governance (4-part) video series you will gain insight into what governance is and how it impacts the success of an association.

 

What Is Good Governance 1/4

Watch this video to learn how good governance can ensure accountability, fairness and transparency as an association makes decisions on behalf of its members.

 

 

Governance Documents 2/4

This video explains the most common documents that govern an association, including letters patent (articles of incorporation), by-laws, strategic plans, and policies.

 

 

Association Roles 3/4

In this video you’ll learn the different roles of association members, leaders and volunteers, and why it’s so important to distinguish those roles.

 

Duties of Directors 4/4

In this video you’ll learn about the duties of directors in an association, including: duty of skill, duty of diligence and duty to avoid conflict.

Contributing to a Committee

In this Contributing to a Committee (4-part) video series you will gain insight into how committees operate and are structured.

 

Committee Terms of Reference 1/4

This video explains how association committees and task forces are defined through their mandate or terms of reference.

 

 

How Committees Are Structured 2/4

In this video you'll learn about the most common types of association committees in which a volunteer might get involved.

 

 

How Committees Advise the Board 3/4

This video explains how task forces develop their recommendations to an association board of directors.

 

 

Your First Committee Meeting 4/4

In this video you'll learn what to expect at your first association committee or task force meeting.

Presiding Like a Pro

In this Presiding Like a Pro (12-part) video series you will observe real-life scenarios in a board or committee meeting.

 

Making a Motion (demo)1/12

This video demonstrates how to make a motion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Opening a Motion for Discussion (demo) 2/12

This video demonstrates how a chairperson opens a motion for discussion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Discussing a Motion (demo) 3/12

This video demonstrates proper procedures for discussing motions at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

 

Taking the Vote (demo) 4/12

This video demonstrates how to vote on a motion at a board of directors or committee meeting

 

 

Controlling Discussion (demo) 5/12

This video demonstrates how a chairperson controls debate on a motion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Lack of a Seconder(demo) 6/12

This video demonstrates how a chairperson handles a motion that is not seconded at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

 

Making an Amendment to Add Words (demo) 7/12

This video demonstrates how to make an amendment to a motion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Handling an Improper Amendment (demo) 8/12

This video demonstrates how to properly handle amendments one at a time at a board of directors meeting.

 

 

Taking the Vote on an Amendment (demo) 9/12

This video demonstrates how to vote on an amendment to a motion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

 

Handling a Non Controversial Amendment (demo) 10/12

This video demonstrates how a chairperson handles a non-controversial motion at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Making a Motion to Replace Words (demo) 11/12

This video demonstrates how to amend a motion by replacing words at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Proper Order for Handling Amendments (demo) 12/12

This video demonstrates how a chairperson ensures that amendments to motions are handled in the proper order at a board of directors or committee meeting.

Meeting Procedures

In this 3-part video series, you will learn the basic steps for making and amending motions.

 

The Basics of Making a Motion 1/3

Learn the basic steps for making and voting on motions at board of directors or committee meetings.

 

 

Amending Motions 2/3

Learn the basic steps for amending motions at a board of directors or committee meeting.

 

 

Consent Agenda 3/3

Learn what a consent agenda is and how boards of directors use it to make meetings run more efficiently.

 

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