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How to Make Your Board Meetings More Effective

Alliance for Better Nonprofits
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Are your board meetings interesting and productive? Are you maximizing the time you have with some of your organization’s most valuable assets? Trainer Elle Benson will use the Standards for Excellence program’s best practices to put your meetings to the test. We’ll engage in a mock board meeting, and identify tools and practices for productive meetings and enhanced group dynamics.

Member: $50.00
Non-Member: $150.00
Student Member: $15.00

Learning Objectives Include:
-Develop tools that will make your board meetings more productive
-Generate buy-in to increase board participation
-Understand group dynamics to enhance board meetings

ABN Leadership Certificate:
This workshop counts as 3 credits towards the ABN Leadership Certificate. To receive this certificate, a participant must earn 18 credits (six qualifying courses) within a two-year period. Credits are tracked on individual sub-accounts (not admin accounts) as course credit stays with the individual. For more information, contact Chloe Perry at cperry@betternonprofits.org.

This course is intended for beginners with little to no experience in the topic. Please keep in mind, the levels are simply a guideline. Please contact Chloe Perry at cperry@betternonprofits.org for specific questions about the level of this course.

Elle Benson is originally from Denver, Colorado and came to Tennessee via UT Knoxville, where she graduated from the College of Business. She recently completed her MBA in Leadership at Tiffin University. Before joining ABN, Benson served as Marketing Supervisor for LBMC, PC, and was the Director of Operations for the YWCA Knoxville. She is Past President of Young Professionals of Knoxville (YPK) and served as the Curriculum Chair for the inaugural YPK Leadership Certificate program. Benson serves on the board of Friends of Literacy, the American Marketing Association Knoxville, and the United Way Young Leaders Society.