The following is a list of processes, guidelines and suggestions for operating and participating those study groups.
Roles within this process
Committee Members [Committee-Member(s) or CM(s)]
General Members [General-Member(s) or GM(s)]
Study Group Overseer(s) [Study-Group-Overseer(s) or SGOs]; comprised of:
At least one elected [Committee-Member];
(Optionally) an additional unelected [Committee-Member];
(Optionally) an additional [General-Member] may also volunteer to be and admitted as an [SGO] at the discretion of the elected [Committee-Member].
Study Group Members [Study-Group-Members or SGM]
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Decision to commission
Periodically the [Committee-Members]'s will solicit and gauge interest from the [General-Members]'s regarding the potential to form study groups for (ISC)² certifications. When there is enough interest within the Chapter to support commissioning of a study group, the Committee will initiate a study group. At least one [Committee-Member] will serve as its overseer. The following are guidelines for [Committee-Members]'s who are overseeing a study group:
Minimum of 3 [General-Member]'s required to form and join the group's as a [Study-Group-Member].
Maximum of 8 [Study-Group-Members]. Any more than that might be too noisy on chats and be difficult for participants to coordinate schedules to hold meetings.
If there are 7-8, or more than 8, consider splitting people in to two distinct study groups to reduce noise and the burden of coordination.
The [Committee-Member(s)] should preferably
The [CM] is an overseer and facilitator, not a trainer.
The [CM] is there to ensure Chapter and community standards are adhered to.
The [CM] may provide limited participation and advice where the [SGM]
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When there is enough interest within the Chapter to support commissioning of a study group the General
Software to commission
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Study group guidelines
Study group members should at all times be respectful to their fellow study group members.
The purpose of the study group is mutual learning.
Study can be a chore sometimes, so don't forget to have fun with it also.
Help motivate and support each other. The study group is all in this together.