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.

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.

To receive credit for CDL Renewal, please be sure to watch presentations marked as CDL Eligible

Watch the Spring 2021 Virtual LEAD!

  • Fraternal update with GP Tricia Smith and PGP Onuka Ibe
  • Meet your Board and staff (starting at 10:09)
  • Keynote, Leading Through Changing Times, presented by President and CEO of Destination DC and 2018 Deltasig Career Achievement Award recipient Elliott Ferguson, Savannah State (GA), followed by Q&A with Brother Ferguson (starting at 23:08)
  • Provincial and National Collegians of the Year announcements (starting at 1:15:00)

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!
  • CMP/Hub 101: The Basics* - 22 minutes (CDL Eligible)
    A quick overview of Chapter Management Program (CMP) and how to maximize using the Hub
  • 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!
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Collegiate Chapter Officer Training Modules 
    Access officer training modules for each of the ten officially recognized collegiate chapter officers. Login is required to access. 

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. 

Alumni/Faculty Relations

Fundraising/Financial Management

Meeting Management

  • 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.
  • Making Brothers Feel Valued, Motivated and Supported (0221) - 57 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!
  • 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.

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.
  • 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