Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure for Public Officials Online Course
The MSU Local Government Center offers an Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure for Public Officials course. The course is completely online and can be taken any time, from any computer or mobile device with internet access. We are happy to offer this course for free to all local government officials and citizens of Montana.
Parliamentary Procedure for Public Officials covers introductory parliamentary procedure topics such as the purpose of parliamentary procedure, Montana open meeting laws, basic and commonly-used motions, and suggested resources for more in-depth parliamentary procedure information.
We estimate the course can be completed in as little as two hours. The information is segmented into six units. Participants can complete the course at thier own pace and will recieve a digital certificate of completion upon successful completion of the course.
Please note, this course is a non-credit Extension educational training.
Sign up and start the course today!
You may access this free online non-credit course by following these steps:
Please only create ONE account per user. If you already have an eXtension online education account from other educational events hosted by the MSU Local Government Center DO NOT create another one.
Creating multiple account will result in a loss of historical education credit information as we cannot track credits across mutiple accounts for one individual.
Don't have an account? Click here to reach the account creation instruction page
Already have an account but don't remember your login information? Send an email to [email protected] with your full name and the email address used to create the account. Let tech support know you need your username and to reset your password. Tech support is great and usually responds quickly to such requests.
- Navigate to https://campus.extension.org/enrol/index.php?id=1531
- Ensure you are logged in (The login button is in the upper right hand corner of the screen. If you are logged in, you will see your name in that area)
- Click on "Self Enrollment (Student)"
- Click on the "Enroll Me" button
You should recieve a confirmation message and now be able to access the course.
If you experience any issues with the enrollment process, please contact Ashley Kent at the MSU Local Government Center
Ensure you are logged in to the eduction portal. If your name is not showing in the upper right hand corner of the portal webpage, click the login button and enter your login information.
If you do not remember your login information send an email to [email protected] with your full name and the email address used to create the account. Let tech support know you need your username and to reset your password. Tech support is great and usually responds quickly to such requests.
You may also navigate to your course by starting at www.campus.extension.org. Ensure you are logged in. Once logged into your account, navigate to the dark gray bar near the top of the screen. Find "My Courses" and hover over or click the drop down. Find "ParliPro Public Officials" in the dropdown list and click to reach the course homepage.
Click on the video below for a short course sign up tutorial: