Deltasig 101 & Chapter Operations

If you’re new to Delta Sigma Pi in general, getting started in a leadership position, or even if you just need a refresher, Delta Sigma Pi 101 has you covered. Delta Sigma Pi 101 includes helpful topics for chapter management. The videos, presentations, and resources will deepen your understanding, sharpen your skills, and enable you to be a more engaged member and more effective leader in Delta Sigma Pi, as well as prepare you for professional opportunities in your current or future career.

CDL Renewal Process

The full CDL certification and renewal details and requirements can be found at Become or Renew CDLFor those seeking to achieve Certified Deltasig Leader (CDL) status or to renew your CDL, you will be required to watch some of these sessions, as well as complete any new or updated CDL Presentations. To receive credit for CDL Renewal from Deltasig 101 offerings on this page, please be sure to watch presentations marked as CDL Eligible and noted with a *. 



Below you will find presentations and webinars on Chapter/Colony Operations, Event Planning, Alumni/Faculty Relations, Fundraising/Financial Management, Meeting Management, Motivation, Recruiting and Volunteer Resources. Estimated times for each session are noted for your reference, and items within sections are in alphabetic order.

Chapter/Colony Operations

  • Alumni Chapter Recognition Program- 13 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Learn about the Alumni Chapter Recognition Program and make your alumni chapter award-winning this year!
  • Back on Track: The Post COVID Webinar (082021) - 27 minutes                                              Discuss what kind of future you want to create for yourself, your family and your community. Participants will gain confidence by learning research-based strategies proven to increase people's chances of turning these visions into reality.
  • CMP/Hub 101: The Basics* - 22 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    A quick overview of Chapter Management Program (CMP) and how to maximize using the Hub
  • CMP Check-Up (1221)- 43 minutes
    Our team will provide some ideas for a number of programming areas as well as provide time for everyone to share in small groups your best ideas in a number of topic areas. 
  • Collegians of the Year- 7 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    What is Collegian of the Year and why should all chapters nominate a deserving member each fall?
  • Collegiate Chapter Best Practices (0911) - 21 minutes
    This webinar covers collegiate chapter best practices for membership, timely meetings, positive impressions, financial awareness, and creating the most memorable chapter occasions.
  • Colonies: The First 30 Days- 5 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    It’s time to get a new chapter of Delta Sigma Pi started – learn about what happens in the first 30 days of getting the process moving along.
  • Colony Petitioning* - 8 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Learn about the process for a colony to petition to become a chapter of Delta Sigma Pi.
  • Conducting Virtual Elections - Best Practices (0321) - 28 minutes
    Learn best practices for nominations, candidate speeches, software tools, and voting processes.
  • Conflict Management: Mediation of Disputes (0321) - 62 minutes
    Kevin Adamson, Lynchburg (VA), an attorney, teaches about mediating disputes, seeking resolution and closure, and discusses ways to ultimately avoid additional actions such as chapter trials or even lawsuits in the professional world.
  • Digging Deeper for Diverse Leaders (1020) - 22 minutes
    Diversifying your recruiting efforts – whether in the chapter or the workplace – will yield better results.
  • Discipline from a Distance (1020) - 20 minutes
    Learn about Deltasig’s Individual Discipline Policy and ways to manage the process.
  • Effective Transitions and Planning for Officers (1020) - 21 minutes
    It’s time to transition to your new officers – don’t just hand over the binder or box, let’s talk about a transition plan!
  • Facilitating the Pledge Education Program (0821) - 33 minutes                                                    Our Chapter Services team wants to help debunk any myths about the policy or the program, provide tips for facilitating the program virtually, hybrid, and in-person, and answer questions about the curriculum.
  • Get Ready to Submit Your Chapter Awards (0421) - 44 minutes
    Learn what chapters should be doing to set up their year to win awards, the awards available, what an award-winning application should look like, and the submission process itself. 
  • Hub for Collegiate Chapters- 19 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    An overview of how the Hub helps your chapter manage its day to day processes and reporting.
  • Individual Discipline: Chapter and Executive Trials* - 14 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Learn about Delta Sigma Pi’s Individual Discipline Policy and what’s involved in a Chapter Trial versus an Executive Trial.
  • Planning and Implementing Effective Transitions (1021) - 39 minutes
    Our Consulting Team will share what they have learned from chapters conducting elections and transition processes during the last year. Topics will include best practices for nominations, candidate speeches, software tools, voting processes and transitions.
  • Planning for Effective Transitions (0421) - 41 minutes
    Learn best practices for what to do post elections, transition tips, expectations, and how to most effectively transitions your incoming officers.
  • Preparing for the Fall 2021 Term (0721) - 24 minutes
    Our Chapter Services Team reviews some best practices for operating remotely, in-person, or some type of hybrid model. Chapters also share plans and brainstorm ways to shift from the format used in 2020-21 to what is anticipated for 2021-22. 
  • Risk Management for Leaders (0921) - 38 minutes
    This presentation will discuss some of the challenges of working with undergraduates, and how your policies, resources and education can inform your prevention education efforts.
  • Risk Management in the Time of Coronavirus (0221) - 44 minutes
    Learn about the risks our chapters are facing and how to prevent incidents, claims and other bad outcomes. We’ll also talk about how fraternal connections can be enhanced in the virtual world.
  • Risk Management - The Responsibility of Membership in Delta Sigma Pi (1021) - 40 minutes
    This session will address the challenges our chapters are facing, and how to prevent incidents, claims and other bad outcomes. We’ll discuss how advisors can provide guidance and undergraduate members can benefit from their fraternal experience.
  • Strategic Planning - Setting Goals for Operational Success (0321) - 57 minutes
    Learn strategic planning best practices from Noel Miller, Albion (MI), and practice implementing them using your chapter/officer goals and case studies. Using the toolkit in this workshop, you’ll improve member engagement, chapter operations, and chapter events.
  • Transitions: Keeping the Chapter History and Progress Moving (0422) - 20 minutes
    Our Consulting Team share what they have learned from chapters conducting elections and transition processes during the last year. Topics include: best practices for nominations, candidate speeches, software tools, voting processes and transitions.
  • You're a New Officer - How About Collaborating with Others? (0621) - 33 minutes
    Listen to an overview of various officer positions and learn how these positions can collaborate with other officers as well as other chapters. Then learn from chapter consultants and members as they ask questions and share ideas.
  • Collegiate Chapter Officer Training Modules 
    Access officer training modules for each of the ten officially recognized collegiate chapter officers. Login is required to access. 
  • You Can't Win if You Don't Play - Submitting for National Awards (0422) - 19 minutes
    This session will provide details about what chapters should be doing to set up their year to win awards, the awards available, what an award-winning application should look like, and the submission process itself..

Event Planning

  • Community Service- 5 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Looking for some community service ideas… look no further.
  • Creating an Outstanding Professional Event- 8 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Professional events are the cornerstone of our professional business fraternity. Learn some new ideas and create an outstanding event for your chapter. 
  • Planning Events - For Your Chapter, Your Community and More (0921) - 45 minutes                    This session is designed to provide you with tools to effectively and efficiently plan your chapter events. The tips and tools presented will relieve those stressors and make event planning easy!

Alumni/Faculty Relations

Fundraising/Financial Management

  • Chapter Leadership Funds: An Important Tool for Ongoing Success (1020) - 19 minutes
    What is a CLF and how can your chapter benefit?
  • Dynamic Deltasig Fundraising (1220) - 42 minutes
    Learn how to make your fundraising projects a valuable entrepreneurial experience by collaborating with the local business community, alumni members and university faculty. 
  • Dynamic Deltasig Fundraising (121) - 29 minutes

    What if your chapter members gained career experience, valuable industry contacts and other benefits from your next chapter fundraising project? Join us for a conversation about creating a dynamic fundraising project that is much more than raising money.

  • Dynamic Deltasig Fundraising Webinar (0921) - 30 minutes                                                          What if your chapter members gained career experience, valuable industry contacts and other benefits from your next chapter fundraising project? Watch this webinar to be involved with a conversation about creating a dynamic fundraising project that is much more than raising money.

  • Fun (and Profitable) Fundraising (0214) - 51 minutes
    This webinar gives you some fun and creative thinking, as well as tools and examples to help your chapter be more effective at fundraising.
  • Raising Funds for Your Chapter Leadership Fund - The 2021 Founders' Day Challenge (1021) - 37 minutes
    The Foundation will use ambassadors, match and challenge gifts, social media and email to make a significant push to increase dollars given, the number of new donors and gifts given by current donors. The 2021 Founders' Day Challenge will be used to raise money for each Chapter’s Leadership Fund.
  • Raising Revenues: Making the Most of Your Fundraising- 12 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Successful fundraising is a key to chapter success to help support events, activities and members.
  • Spending & Earning the Right Way: A Guide to Chapter Finances & Fundraising (0221) - 35 minutes
    Learn the essentials of a chapter budget, review various fundraising ideas and identify key resources to help your chapter succeed financially. 

Meeting Management

  • Communicating in Today's World (1221) -  57 minutes
    Discover the impact of today’s environment on your communication, understand critical elements of writing effective e-mails, and identify methods to navigate through conversations and group dynamics. 
  • Get Into Your Dream MBA Program (1121) -  53 minutes
    Getting into your dream MBA program can change your life. Where you study has a huge impact on your network, skills, career earning potential, and much more.
  • Effective Meetings (0918) -  40 minutes
    Understand the importance of planning before running meetings and be empowered to run effective meetings, delegate effectively, and ensure thorough meeting minutes
  • Effective Chapter and Executive Committee Meetings- 13 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Gather some new ideas to have effective meetings for your chapter and executive committee.
  • Robert’s Rules to Effective Meetings (0114) - 85 minutes
    This webinar provides tips and techniques to help your chapter overcome common roadblocks to effective and timely meetings.
  • Virtual Meetings that Work (1020) - 13 minutes
    Virtual meetings can be effective, but you must set the ground rules and follow a plan to keep everything flowing.

Motivation

  • FIRE Them Up: Motivating Your Members (1020) - 18 minutes
    Motivation is a key to success – how can you help motivate your members for better performance.
  • How to Place Personality Types in your Organization (1221) - 51 minutes
    Learning and understanding personality types and how they work together have many real-world applications including workplace environments.
  • Interviewing Tips and Tricks (0322) - 51 minutes
    Join a Human Resources Specialist to learn about interviewing tips and tricks. What question you should be ready for to the questions you should be asking, learn this and more to best prepare yourself for your next interview.
  • Making Brothers Feel Valued, Motivated and Supported (0221) - 60 minutes
    Learn how to motivate your members to attend meetings and events as well as how to make them feel supported and valued. You will also learn how to inspire chapter leadership to lead. The session is facilitated by Brennen Feder, Arizona, who has served as President, SVP and on the National COVID-19 Task Force.
  • Managing Virtual Burnout (1020) - 11 minutes
    You hear about “zoom fatigue” – it is a thing, and this session will offer some ideas to help you get rested and ready to go!
  • Mastering Motivation (0122) - 58 minutes
    In this workshop, join Nick Rizzi and Austin Bristow to learn how to not only light a fire in your professional and personal life for yourself, but for those around you. Making you the go-to project leader.
  • Motivation and Participation: How to Keep Brothers Involved (1211) - 43 minutes
    This webinar provides information on how to boost the morale and participation of chapter members throughout the school year and how to re-energize them after summer and winter breaks.     
  • Motivation (and More): The Key to a Successful Organization- 18 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Motivated members leads to success – learn how you can motivate in your chapter, workplace and other organizations.
  • Personal Branding & Networking on LinkedIn (1121) - 22 minutes
    Riddle & Bloom hosts a great session webinar on Personal Branding & Networking on LinkedIn. R&B's Recruiting Manager Madison Ueland shares tips & tricks for how Gen Z can optimize LinkedIn today to standout professionally.
  • The Power of Positivity (0821) - 53 minutes                                                                                    This webinar challenges individuals to have a positive attitude in spite of the uncertainties and events that are out of their control while creating a new norm as role models instead of role followers.
  • Why Wait? Learn How to Jumpstart Your Entrepreneurial Journey Through Apprentice (0223) - 20 minutes
    Rob will share experiences in college from working directly with a serial entrepreneur, Dave Kerpen, to launching Apprentice in 2019 through growing to generate nearly $1M in revenue in 2021. Apprentice is a platform that connects entrepreneurs with great college students to work remotely to tackle their business needs.
  • Workplace Secrets to Tell my Younger Self (0821) - 55 minutes                                                   What is something that all of us have worked really had for, but now, it can be damaged as quick as 10 seconds due to technology? Learn the answer to this question and more with the interactive webinar on “Workplace secrets to tell my younger self!”

Recruiting

  • Gen Z Recruiting for DDs and Advisors (0121) - 43 minutes
    Learn tips for recruiting Gen Z.
  • R & R: Recruitment and Retention (0112) - 52 minutes
    This presentation focuses on the core aspects of recruitment: determining who to target, promotion, events, and retention of both recruits and brothers throughout the recruiting process.
  • Ready, Set, Recruit! (0821) - 47 minutes
    Gain solid ideas and plans for executing your recruitment process from and a panel of chapters that saw great success in recruiting. 
  • Recruiting Success Secrets (0114) - 57 minutes
    In this webinar, Mark Mikelat, a marketing consultant, author, and professional speaker, teaches you how to have an incredibly successful recruitment, including key words that attract the best students, how to sell Delta Sigma Pi, and what makes marketing messages effective.
  • Recruiting: The Lifeblood of the Fraternity- 4 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    Without recruiting, Delta Sigma Pi would not exist!  Learn about recruiting strategies for your chapter’s success.

Volunteer Resources