Meeting Procedures (eLearning)

Overview

The Meeting Procedures course is designed to be a practical tool for council members who are required to actively participate in council and committee meetings. The unit should focus on increasing the participant’s knowledge of meeting procedures and high-level debating skills used to guide council decision making.

Target Audience

  • Elected Members
  • Committee Members
  • Local Government Staff who would like to learn more about formal Meeting Procedures

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this program, participants should be able to:

  • Critically read agendas and evaluate local government officer reports
  • Understand and be able to correctly use procedural motions and effectively raise ‘points of order’
  • Demonstrate chairmanship skills within legal and ethical requirements
  • Understand the importance of checking and confirming the minutes
  • Use knowledge of meeting procedures to move, second or foreshadow motions, use correct amendment rules where appropriate and take the right of reply
  • Participate confidently in council and committee meetings

Duration

Self-paced (approx. 3 hours online).

Dates

Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).
Note - This course is also available face to face.

Course Fees

$195.00 (GST Exempt)
OR
Unlimited participants via an eLearning Subscription. Contact us for a quote.

Relationship to Competency Standard

  • LGAGENE503 - Perform the role of an elected member

Legend

Nationally Accredited Training Part of the Diploma of Local Government (Elected Member) eLearning Course Elected Member Training