Leadership by Design, New Modules Released

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Leadership by Design, New Modules Released

Posted: 07/26/2016

All courses in the Leadership by Design program are now available.

Leadership by Design will develop leadership skills for trustees and board members. The modules are designed to match the four years of a public library board term. By following through the monthly units and completing the tasks with your board as a whole, you should have a highly-effective team by the end of your four-year term.

Module 1: This course will develop trustees' leadership skills and is designed to be taken in the first year of a board member's term, and concurrently with Module 2.
Module 2: This module reviews what it means to be a library board member and outlines your responsibilities in the first year of your term.  
Module 3: This module on Assessment reviews the skills necessary to assess performance of the Board, the CEO, and the strategic plan. It is designed to be taken in the second year of a board member's term.
Module 4: The fourth module reviews the basics of strategic planning and explores how to successfully plan for your library's future. Strategic Planning is designed to be taken in the third year of a board member's term.
Module 5: In the last module of Leadership by Design program and in the final year of their board term, participants will learn the skills necessary to lay the framework for future terms.

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