Parliamentary Procedure 101

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Course Description

Librarians encounter parliamentary procedures in a variety of places such as board meetings, the Faculty Senate, and association councils. This workshop provides a general overview of parliamentary procedure, introducing the concepts explained in Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (In Brief), and a path to fully participate in meetings, identify effective functions, and formulate motions. Whether new to parliamentary procedures or needing a refresher, master the skills and confidence to navigate meetings effectively and contribute to impactful decision-making processes.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Understanding the purpose and benefits of parliamentary procedures in organizational settings.
  • Understanding meeting structures and the roles of different participants.
  • Navigating common procedures, such as making and seconding motions, debating, and voting.
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This course consists of one 90-minute session.
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