The chairperson is a figurehead for the organisation and has a key role on any Management Committee.
The Chairperson must ensure that the Management Committee functions properly. This includes full participation during meetings, all relevant matters are discussed and that decisions are made and carried out.
Modules you will cover in this Chairperson skills in a community group online training
Strategic and operational roles - In this Chairperson skills in a community group module you will look at the role of the chairperson, electing a chairperson and strategic and operational roles.
Effective skills for the chairperson - In this Chairperson skills in a community group module you will look at planning, communicating, delegating, leading, facilitating, being an ambassador, qualities and skills.
Organising and facilitating meetings - In this Chairperson skills in a community group module you will look at meeting processes, preparing for, facilitating and chairing meetings.
Barriers to decision making - In this Chairperson skills in a community group module you will look at personality traits when communicating, barriers to communication, behaviours, question types, closing questions, managing behaviours, encouraging contributions and decision making.
The leadership role of chairperson - In this Chairperson skills in a community group module you will look at leadership, building confidence and qualities of a good leader.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.
Is this course right for me?
This chairperson skills 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.
On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.