Peer-leadership is fundamental to the YPO Forum experience. Outstanding Forums have committed, well-trained members and a committed well-trained moderator.
YPO's Moderator and Leadership Development Program provides a Forum's moderator with the tools necessary to make a difference during his ore her term.
Here is the description from the YPO website:
"The health of every forum is determined by the forum moderator's skill as a facilitator and mastery of forum protocol and key concepts. This experiential workshop focuses on developing key leadership skills essential for effective forum management and teaches advanced facilitation skills. FMLD workshops are led by certified forum facilitators.
A prerequisite for all new forum moderators. FMLD includes an opportunity for you to hone your leadership skills, based in forum principles and protocol. In addition to learning how to moderate the Four-Step Forum Exploration, the workshop includes a focus on the core competencies that help moderators be successful in their role:
Communicating and active listening
Adapting to change
Managing the forum meeting structure
Applying moderator skills to leadership in life and work
Moderators and other members of your forum will benefit from this experiential workshop. It is recommended that workshop attendance is limited to 10 participants."