Board Leadership Certificate
This program offers more advanced courses for directors and can be attained after earning the Credentialed Cooperative Director (CCD) Certificate and then completing a total of 10 credits from the 900-level courses listed below. Directors may attend Board Leadership Certificate (BLC) courses at any time but the certificate will not be awarded until the CCD program requirements are completed.
Courses currently being offered include:

901.1 Rules and Procedures for Effective Board Meetings

903.1 The Role of the Board Chair in Conducting Effective Meetings

913.1 Cooperative Foundations: Co-op Legacy, Principles and Impact on Communities

914.1 Cooperative Communications and Public Opinion: The Director's Perspective

918.1 Maximizing Your Grassroots Strategy  NEW!

921.1 Risk Oversight - The Board's Role in Risk Management

923.1 New and Emerging Technologies: What Every Director Needs to Know

924.1 When Disaster Strikes - Continuity Management and Emergency Response Planning for Directors

925.1 Co-op Bylaws: Guiding Principles & Current Issues

929.1 Current Issues in Policy Development

930.1 Ethics and Governance: Implementing the New Accountability

935.1 Appraising and Compensating the CEO

Developing Effective Boardroom Decision Making

955.1 Your Board's Culture: Its Impact on Effectiveness

956.1 Crucial Conversations in the Boardroom

957.1 How to Evaluate and Improve Board Performance

958.1 Succession Planning: Developing the Purpose-Driven Organization

966.1 Understanding the New World of Power Supply

970.1* The Role of Renewables in Power Supply

972.1 Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Demand Response in Today's Cooperative

974.1 Rate Strategies for 21st Century Challenges

975.1* Capital Credits: Legal and Financial Issues

Courses in italics offered in August 2015

*Check course description for any recommended prerequisite courses before attending.

900-level courses not listed above are no longer offered, but they do apply toward the certificate if they were taken after January 1995.

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