Strengthening operations

This section addresses the complex relationship of eight capacity areas that support the ability of an association to perform, to remain relevant, to grow and to survive.  It addresses issues related to governance, leadership, strategic planning, human and financial resource management, programme/project management, communication, and infrastructure.

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Accompanying Tools:

3.1 – Example: Terms of Reference – Finance Committee
3.2 – Example: Terms of Reference – Fundraising Committee
3.3 – Example: Terms of Reference – Human Resources Committee
3.4 – Example: Organisational Chart without Executive Director/CEO
3.5 – Example: Organisational Chart with Executive Director/CEO
3.6 – Tool: Content of policy manuals
3.7 – Example: Conflict of Interest Policy
3.8 – Example: Conflict of Interest Form (FIGO)
3.9 – Template: Agenda of Annual General Assembly
3.10 – Tool: Minutes of an Annual General Assembly
3.11 – Template: Agenda of a Board/Executive Committee Meeting
3.12 – Tool: Minutes of a Board/Executive Committee Meeting
3.13 – Example: Job Description – Executive Director/CEO
3.14 – Template: Employment Contract
3.15 – Template: Performance Evaluation – Executive Director/CEO
3.16 – Example: Strategic Plan (AMOG)
3.17 – Example: Operational Plan (AMOG)
3.18 – Template: Annual Comprehensive Budget
3.19 – Tool: Developing and implementing an annual comprehensive budget
3.20 – Template: Annual comprehensive budget – Monitoring performance
3.21 – Example: Job Description – Finance Officer
3.22 – Example: Job Description – Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
3.23 – Template: Performance Evaluation Form – Staff
3.24 – Example: Consultant – Request for Proposal
3.25 – Example: Consultant – Contract and Terms of Reference
3.26 – Tool: How to develop a concept paper
3.27 – Tool: How to develop a project proposal
3.28 – Template: Annual Project Work Plan
3.29 – Template: Assessing communication practices
3.30 – Tool: Basic content of a website
3.31 – Example: Newsletter (FIGO)
3.32 – Tool: Assessing the national secretariat’s infrastructure