CME - Module 4: Meeting Procedures

Council Member Essentials
In person
Thursday, 19 September, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
In person

$495.00 (plus GST)


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Participating effectively in meetings is a critical aspect of being an Elected Member. Meetings are the fundamental component of your role and your opportunity to deliver outcomes for your community.

You will learn to prepare for meetings by analysing and interpreting information and collaborating with other Elected Members, enabling you to make informed strategic decisions during the meeting.

This course will provide you with the tools to participate effectively in meetings by developing an understanding of meeting procedures and high-level debating techniques.

Learn more about our eLearning version of this course

Learning Outcomes

  • 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 skills as a chair 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; and
  • Participate confidently in Council and committee meetings.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

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Thursday, 19 Sep 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$495.00 (plus GST)

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