The role of chairperson2018-11-14T05:07:56+00:00
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The Role of Chairperson

Strategic leadership is essential for the success of any board, ensuring the organisation has direction and drive to meet their objectives.  The chairperson is a figurehead for the organisation and needs to lead by example.

This role of chairperson course is aimed at anyone who is currently in the role of chairperson or thinking about putting themselves forward for this position. The skills learnt will help you to develop a deeper understanding of functions and responsibilities of this role.

Lesson 1: Strategic and operational roles

Lesson 2: Effective skills for the chairperson

Lesson 3: Organising and facilitating meetings

Lesson 4: Barriers to decision making

Lesson 5: The leadership role of chairperson

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CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 2.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp – VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 (+ VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: AG1/2/MR/003       Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand the strategic and operational roles and responsibilities of a chair of an organisation.

2. Understand the skills needed to be a chair of an organisation.

3. Understand how to organise and facilitate meetings.

4. Understand the role of the chair in facilitating decision making.

5. Understand the leadership role of the chair.

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The role of Chairperson

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