What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
A NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive 60-minute conference presented over the telephone and over the Internet. You can attend from any location that has telephone and Internet access. You pay just one registration fee for as many participants as you wish at each call/log-in location.

Note that high-speed Internet access is not mandatory – the system works with dial-up but you must have separate connections for the audio and video portions. You may use cell phones for the audio if you have only one connection.

Who presents at one of these sessions?
Your Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. Conferences typically include a Q&A session; you can ask questions by phone or instant messaging options.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Live.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. Registrants if unable to participate will be provided credit for a future CLN or may opt to be sent a copy of the CLN PODCast following the event. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the session meeting room. Sessions include one CPE Certificate of Attendance. Certificates for additional participants are $10.00 each.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a 60-minute session designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk or conference room.

Easy.
A telephone and computer are all the equipment you need. Just dial in and log-in to the system. That's it.

Ideal for multiple attendees.
Use a speakerphone and projector and invite as many people as you want to participate - at no extra cost to you.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

Cooperative Learning Network

Getting More Done in Less Time
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 03:00 PM ET / 02:00 PM CT / 01:00 PM MT / 12:00 PM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Laurie Richards, President, Behavior Analyst, Laurie Richards & Associates, Inc.
Objective: To become more efficient and productive in this fast paced business environment.
Field of Study: Communications
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Live

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
This is the rescheduled date from the January 27, 2015 CLN on Getting More Done in Less Time.
A 1 Credit Hour CLN on Getting More Done in Less Time based on topics of time drains from meetings to emails, phones, the internet, interruptions, and other people. Learn how to delegate your time and become more efficient and productive in this fast paced business environment.

Presenter Bio(s)
Laurie Richards began her professional career as a legislative correspondent for Public Broadcasting. Richards managed member communications for the National Pork Producers Council the nation's largest commodity organization and originator of the successful "Pork, The Other White Meat" campaign. She works with association leaders, executives, managers, sales teams, and fundraisers to improve effectiveness and communication skills.

As a behavior analyst, psychology expert, speaker and voice-actor, Richards educates and entertains. She has prepared hundreds of professionals for media interviews, crisis communication, legislative visits, lobbying efforts, new business pitches and other presentations. Her achievements include hosting her own television show, managing the fastest growing public relations agency in Philadelphia, launching award-winning public affairs programs, and managing highly effective grassroots lobbying and development programs for a variety of associations and Fortune 500 companies. In 1992, Richards capitalized on her experience in broadcasting, psychology, public relations, and professional development, and created Laurie Richards & Associates, Inc.

She sits on boards of a variety of professional association and non-profit organizations. Richards has a Master’s degrees in Broadcast Communication, Business, and Psychology and is working toward her PhD in psychology.

A PODCast of this workshop is now availble. Click here to order/view.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org