Organizational/Lodge Administration Related Courses
- Effective Leadership: Notes on Effective Leadership
- Media Relations
- Robert’s Rules of Order Survival Tips
- Motivating Lodge Members
- Political Action
- Setting Up a Political Action Committee
- Political Endorsement Process
Prepares FOP Board members to lead. Establishes basics for effective FOP leadership. How to advance in FOP leadership positions from local to national office. Topics discussed are: Leadership Begins at Home, Secretaries and Treasurers Seminar, Challenges Facing the Chair at an FOP Meeting, Parliamentary Procedure for Local and State Lodges: Are Your Constitution and By-Laws Adequate?
Understanding the media culture and needs and using them to your advantage. Topics discussed are: anatomy of a reporter, print versus electronic media, and marketing your message for the masses.
This course will cover the basics of Robert’s Rules, including the purpose of Robert’s Rules and how to make, amend and modify motions. The course will also include tips in meeting decorum and tips to assist a lodge president in maintaining order. The objective of this course is to provide lodge officers with a basic knowledge of Robert’s Rules and tips to assist in the facilitation of a meeting.
This course discusses how to get members involved in the lodge, including:
- Members as work force
- Financial support
- Political support
- Voting, writing and educating
This course will instruct our members on how to be successful in the political arena. Including:
- Getting to know your elected officials
- PAC funds
- Electing your governmental officials
- Presenting your issues
This course discusses the value of a political action committee, how to legally set a committee up and how to raise/expend PAC funds.
This course will teach members the value of endorsing candidates for public office, how to ensure the FOP endorsement stays valuable and how to encourage members to run for elected public office.