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Running Productive Board Meetings

Stop the confusion, conflict and chaos.

Unleash your board’s creative energy to fuel organizational growth with effective meeting management. 

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Everything You Need To
Run Productive Board Meetings

If your board meetings feel more like bored meetings, you’re in the right place. 

Maybe they’re chaotic. Perhaps no one knows whose turn it is to speak. Frankly, though, they just don’t work. But the problem isn’t the board meeting; it’s how you approach running it. Running Productive Meetings gives you the tools and rules to run great meetings.

In this board meetings course, you’ll learn the role of the chair, the role of the participants, nonprofit board meeting rules, how to handle conflict of interest situations, and the keys to productive meetings.

In the words of Peter Drucker, “a meeting can be the most effective way of unleashing the creative energy, imagination, and hands-on ability of volunteers and staff.  Or a meeting can be the most ineffective, time-wasting, frustrating experience ever inflicted upon volunteers and staff.”

Master the entire process of running board meetings. Our online board meetings course makes it fast and easy to train new board members on the dos and don’ts of meetings with the following modules:

Role of the Chair

Learn the role and responsibilities of the Chair at meetings

Role of Participants

What is expected of the participants at meetings

Meeting Management

How to manage the meeting so everything runs smoothly

Meeting Agenda

How to create and follow the meeting agenda

Minutes Overview

An overview of what to include in your meeting minutes

Conflict of Interest

How to avoid conflict of interest at meetings

Meet Your Trainer

Tom Abbott

Tom is an authority on Governance and Strategic Planning and is the CEO of AMC Governance Solutions. Tom has over 25 years experience as CEO, President and board director of several organizations. He is also a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation held by 1.5% of speakers globally.


Exclusive Bonus Resources

Library of Books and Booklets

Get access to all of our books and booklets in one place

Bonus Training Videos

On-demand access to past and upcoming full length training webinars

Guest Experts

Learn from nonprofit Founders, Executive Directors and Partners in 1 easy spot


Library of Books
and Booklets

Get exclusive access to 10+ booklets and cheatsheets as well as our 2 full length books on governance.


Full Length Training Videos

Access all of our past and upcoming webinars on topics covering governance and strategic planning.


Advice from NPO Founders, EDs and Partners

Access in 1 easy place interviews with Founders, Executive Directors and Partners as they share their advice on growing and running nonprofits.

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Train the whole board and key staff on how to run effective meetings

BONUS:Running Productive Meetings Worksheets

Train the whole board and key staff on how to run effective meetings

Stop the confusion, conflict and chaos of "bored" meetings.

AMC has been training organizations on how to effectively run board meetings for over 35 years.


By learning with AMC Governance Academy, you'll get an instant, flexible and effective solution to learning Robert's Rules of Order online.

The 'Running Productive Board Meetings' course is specifically designed for individuals who serve on boards, especially those who hold leadership positions such as board chairs, board presidents, or executive directors.


All learners receive a course completion certificate to demonstrate that they have completed and have acquired the knowledge necessary to run productive meetings.

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