Effective Governance Principles for Community Associations (BDA500)
This two-day master level leadership course teaches senior-level managers how to take their board(s) through a strategic planning process of defining goals, roles, standards and accountability. Students will learn how to apply Policy Governance® principles to increase the efficiency of boards of directors for common interest developments. Participants practice creating policies and will leave with sample policies that may be customized for individual clients.
- Recognize why meeting the respective challenges faced by boards and managers requires “systems thinking”
- Know the 10 Policy Governance principles
- Articulate why boards should, and how they can, focus on purpose rather than process
- Describe how boards can achieve appropriate control over operations without micromanaging
- Be familiar with the four categories of governing policies necessary for accountability and role clarity
- Utilize principles of effective delegation (pertinent both from board to manager, and from manager to other staff)
- Determine who leads what between board chairs and managers
Who Should Take This Course?
- Highly experienced community managers who are able to employ a “CEO approach” in their working relationship with their association boards
- Experienced CCAMs who want to pursue the MCAM certification
- 10 years of experience as a community manager, or
- Six consecutive years as a CCAM, or
- Two years as a board director using the Policy Governance model, or
- Successful completion of BDA300 Fundamentals of Effective Governance
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 14
Course Length: 14 hours
Course Fee (includes lunch both days): Member $565 Non-Member $839
Download a Registration Form if you prefer to email or mail in your registration.
Don’t see an offering near you? You can join a wait list to bring this series to your area through CACMs Request a Course program.
You may also qualify to take this series by correspondence if you have two or more current years of verifiable community association management experience. Learn more.