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Course: Planning and Running Your AGM

Volunteer MBC Learning Centre - Planning and Running Your AGM

Planning and Running your Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM), in addition to being the business meeting, is an excellent platform to communicate your organization's successes and community impact. Yet planning a successful AGM can be daunting. There are many elements to think about, so much data and information to gather, bylaws to review, an election to be run, many resources to consider, and all the while striving to make it as engaging as possible. This module focuses on sharing the basic elements and practical tools to successfully plan and run an AGM.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the phases and elements that go into planning and organizing a well-executed AGM.
  • Structure your AGM’s Business Meeting using the Roberts Rules of Parliamentary Procedure as guidelines.
  • Understand how to create an agenda that will ensure a well-managed and smoothly conducted meeting.
  • Identify ways to market for maximum attendance.
  • Gain ideas on how to engage members to participate.


Thanks to our generous supporters, this online course is offered at a reduced price for a limited time: only $80! If you are a staff member of a Volunteer MBC Member Organization, you can save even more by registering for only $60.