TABLE OF CONTENTENT

ARTICLE                             CONTENT

                                                BACKGROUND                                                PREAMBLE

ONE                                       NAME SUPREMACY AND SLOGAN

TWO                                      AIMS AND OBJECTIVE

THREE                                  MEMBERSHIPS

FOUR                                     ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE.

FIVE                                      ADMINISTRATIONS

SIX                                         DUTIES

SEVEN                                  TERMINATIONS

EIGHT                                   DUES

NINE                                      MEETINGS

TEN                                        QUALIFICATIONS OF EXECUTIVE POSITION

ELEVEN                               VERTING

TWELVE                              ELECTIONS

THIRTEEN                           TERMS OF OFFICE

FOURTEEN                         RULES AND BY-LAWS AUDITING

FIFTEEN                               AUDITING

SIXTEEN                              AMENDMENTS 

SEVENTEEN                       RESIGNATIONS

EIGHTEEN                           BYE-ELECTIONS

NINTEEN                              OATHS

TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER

TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER is an entrepreneurship club that seeks to provide students with practical skills training and development in areas including computer software and vocational skills, and pull funds to support young start-ups owned by student entrepreneurs.

OUR VISION

To be a premium and global club assisting individuals to acquire basic IT skills, which enables them to identify, explore, and develop their talents to suit the perspective business world.

OUR MISSION

To provide training and mentorship as a means to uncover shape individual talent and provide platforms that will enable student to gain practical skills in information technology                                                                                                                                                                             and vocational skills. This is aimed at enabling students to adjust to and even spearhead the rapid changes in the modern business world.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  1. To take such actions that will enable students identify, to be abreast with the various tools and technical know-how in respective to their chosen field.
  2. To take such actions as possible to enable students reach their full potential.
  3. To promote the awareness of the various opportunities that is inherent in student’s talent and how to harness those opportunities.
  4. To promote collaboration of exchange programs of similar clubs and organizations to enable students’ competitive advantage.

CORE VALUES

  1. Commitment
  2. Innovation
  3. Excellence
  4. Productivity
  5. Integrity


TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER

THE PREAMBLE

We the members of TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER, In exercise of our inalienable right to establish a cadre of governance to fend for ourselves and progeny the benediction of our talents, equality of opportunity for development and prosperity; in a spirit of togetherness and serene friendship with all others: and in solemn profession and affirmation of our commitment to the standards and policies of University of Professional Studies, Accra do hereby adopt, enact and give to ourselves this constitution as a guiding instrument of our club.

ARTICLE 1

NAME OF THE CLUB

The club shall be named and called TRAINGH

MOTTO: The motto shall be summed up as “PROVIDING EMPLOYABLE SKILLS”  

ARTICLE 2

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE CLUB

  • To provide practical skills in software training and development
  • To provide entrepreneurship workshop and seminars to turn ideas into reality
  • To provide practical vocational skills to enable members acquire simple handy work.
  • To provide corporate tour to firms for members to have a practical feel of the corporate world.
  • To seek for seed capital for member to fund their projects
  • To empower members through inter-club competitions to help develop talents of students and to create network among other similar clubs and organizations.
  • To take student technological and entrepreneurial skills to a different level with professionalism.
  • To produce well cultured and discipline leaders to represent the student body

ARTICLE 3

 MEMBERSHIP

  • Membership shall be open to all CAMPUS students irrespective of program offered or level.
  • Any student willing to be a member of the club must purchase a membership form, fill and submit to the secretary
  • A day will be schedule for an interview, only those who passed the interview qualifies to be an Executive member of the club
  •  Membership will be in two divisions: Executive members and General membership
  • Executive members are those who passed the interview and has fulfilled all financial obligations to the club
  • Executive membership should not exceed 30 members
  • General membership is anyone who did not meet the requipments of membership

ARTICLE 4

 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

  • The organizational structure of TRAINGH shall be as illustrated in Article 4 (d)
  • The executive in consultation with the Patron can create a portfolio under the groups, when the need arises
  • The proposed portfolio must strictly follow the amendment procedure

STRUCTURE OF TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER

ARTICLE 5

 ADMINISTRATION

  • The following shall be elected annually with the exception of patron(s).
  • The President, Vice President, Coordinator, Treasure, Auditor, Financial Sectary, Secretary, Organizer, Public Relations Officer.
  • The rest of the portfolios shall be appointed into power
  • The executive committee shall be the main administrators of the club to administer all affairs, coordinate, supervise and control the running of the club.

ARTICLE 6

DUTIES

       PATRON(S)

  • Patrons shall ensure smooth running of the club.
  • Shall ensure that proposed programs are executed.
  • The Patron on campus shall be the principal signatory to the account.
  • Shall together with the president draw up programs for the club.

PRESIDENT

  • The President must be the chief spokesperson at all times.
  • The President must ensure that all programs of the club are implemented successfully.
  • The President must represent the club in all aspects.
  • The President shall be the head of the various groups
  • The President must preside over all meetings.
  • The President must sign all club documents.
  • The President must be a signatory to the account.
  • The president in consultation with the executive board appoint assistance to any portfolio that may demand

VICE PRESIDENT

  • The Vice-President must perform all the duties of the President in his or her absence.
  • The Vice-President must perform all the duties assigned by the President.
  • When the position of the President becomes vacant, by reason of incapacity, resignation or removal, the Vice-President will have to take up the mantle to complete the term of the President.
  • When the above happens, the Vice-President will communicate to all members and a bye election will be held to elect a new vice president. 

 SECRETARY

  • The secretary must be present at all meetings of the club
  • The secretary in consultation with the executive committee shall appoint an assistance secretary
  • Must keep and maintain accurate records of minutes and proceedings of all meetings.
  • Handle all letters of the club.
  • Must compile and safely keep records of all official members of the club.

ORGANIZER

  • The Organizer shall work with the lead executives of the various groups to ensure that all activities are executed on time.
  • The Organizer must ensure that all meeting arrangements are made on time.
  • The Organizer shall ensure that necessary sponsorships are achieved for seminars and other events.
  • Shall ensure corporate tour is being organized once every semester to a corporate body to exploit members’ horizon
  • Shall ensure excursion are being organized once academic year
  • A corporate get- together are organized at the end of each academic year
  • Shall seek for internship opportunity for all members
  • Shall ensure exchange program is made available to club members
  • At least one volunteerism projects in the form of giving alms to the needy, afforestation exercises, clean up exercises and so on are organized once in academic year.

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

  • The Public Relations Officer shall be responsible for promoting the club and the club’s activities.
  • He or she must work together with the various group heads to ensure accurate and timeliness of information.
  • He or she must have passion for research for the improvement of the club.

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

  •  The Financial Secretary shall together with Patron open savings account for the club.
  •  The financial secretary shall keep proper accounts of the financial activities undertaken by the club.
  •  Shall provide up-to-date audited financial statement to the Patron, President and Program Coordinator.
  •  Shall pay all monies collected as dues and donations into the club’s account.
  •  The financial secretary shall under no obligation keep any money on him or herself for more than two working days without depositing to the club account. 

TREASURER

  • The Treasurer shall collect and hand over monies collected in the form of dues, donations and monies gained from any other legitimate means to the Financial Secretary at most two days after collection for onward payment into the club’s account.
  • The Treasurer shall under no circumstance keep an amount more than Ghc 20.

INTERNAL AUDITOR

  • Audit the account of TRAINGH internally.
  • He/ She shall always make sure that, all account information is available for external auditing purpose
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned to him/her by the Executive Council.

HEAD OF IT TRAINING GROUP                             

The head of the I.T group shall ensure that;

  • Well qualified I.T personal are brought on board to train members
  • Information technology workshops and seminars are organizing to equip members
  • Provide all the necessary assistance both in hardware and software challenges of members

HEAD OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The head of the entrepreneurship shall ensure that;

  • Members are put in groups to come up with business ideas, work on them and implement it.
  • All competition within and outside Ghana are made known to members to compete
  • Seek for seed capital for the best group with business idea to implement it
  • Some members represent the club in most entrepreneurship summit in and outside Ghana.
  • CEOs are brought on board to guide members in developing their entrepreneurship skill
  • Members learn at least two products every semester, be it soap making pastry or any other
  • Bring specialized people on board to train members
  • Provide market for the various product produced
  • Seek to be the main supplier of food and drinks to any program or seminar organized on campus
  • Showcase the club prospect at every function

HEAD OF THE CORPORATE TOUR AND WORK SHOP GROUP

The head of the corporate tour shall ensure that;

  • Corporate tour is being organized once in every semester to a corporate body to exploit member horizon
  • Excursion are being organized once academic year
  • A corporate get- together are organized at the end of each academic year
  • Seek for internship opportunity for all members
  • exchange program is made available to club members
  • At least one volunteerism projects in the form of giving alms to the needy, afforestation exercises, clean up exercises and so on are organized once in academic year.

HEAD OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

The patron shall be the head of research.

The head of the research and development must present to the various Group Heads and President document on;

  •  How to improve the various aspects of the club. 
  •  Specific trends and new ways of doing things with respect to the club.
  • Opportunities available that the talents of students can meet or exploit.

DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE

  • The Disciplinary Committee shall comprise the Patron(s), President and the Heads of the various groups.
  • They may recommend a disciplinary action to be taken against any member proved guilty by the committee of indulging in actions detrimental to the club and its image.

WELFARE COMMITTEE

  • The executive council shall appoint a head and two deputies from the executive council to form warfare committee.
  • The welfare shall consist of member of the executive council with at least one person being a female.
  • The welfare committee may support needy, or any executive member who may face an unforeseen circumstance.
  • The committee will bring welfare concerns to the attention of the executive council

CLUB MEMBERS

  • Members shall make it a point to attend all meetings, participate in all club activities and strive to protect the image of the club.
  • Shall ensure payment of dues and welfare.
  • All members shall avail themselves for training.
  • All members should develop the spirit of volunteerism.
  • All members shall publicize the activities of the club
  • All members have the right to vote and to be voted for.
  • All members shall avail themselves to be groomed for leadership portfolio.
  • Members shall be groomed for pitching.

ARTICLE 7

TERMINATIONS

  1. TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP 
  2. Absenteeism from meeting for three consecutive times without any form of excuse for three (3) consecutive times.
  3. Upon graduation or leaving CAMPUS.
  4. Upon misconduct such as members abandoning their duties.
  5. Upon mental illness and death

B. TERMINATION OF TENURE OF OFFICE OF EXECUTIVES

Executives shall be removed from office on the following grounds;

  •  Engagement in criminal activities such as;
  • Theft
  • Embezzlement
  • Forgery

CONTINUATION OF TERMINATION OF TENURE OF OFFICE OF EXECUTIVES

  •  Drunkenness
  •  Deserting duties
  •  Inability to perform duties because of ill health or mental illness.
  • Using the club name or other documents for personal gain.
  • Always causing anarchy at meeting
  • Disobedience towards the patron or other executive

ARTICLE 8

 DUES                     

  • Registered members including all executives shall pay dues at the beginning of every semester.
  • Executives at the beginning of every semester will decide how much to be paid as dues.
  • The proposed amount shall be approved by the patron(s), president and various group heads.

ARTICLE 9

MEETINGS

  • There shall be weekly classes to train and educate members
  • There shall be a general meeting at the beginning and end of every semester.
  • There shall be a general meeting at the end of every month
  • All members are entitled to attend all meetings.
  • There shall be a quorum of (2/3) of the total of active members at any general meeting.
  • There shall be emergency meeting when the need arises.
  • Executives of the various groups shall meet once in every month

ARTICLE 10

QUALIFICATION OF EXECUTIVE POSITION

  • Affiliates and associate members are not eligible for executive position.
  • Only Executive members qualifies for executive position
  • A person shall not be eligible to contest an executive position if:
  1. He /She have been guilty of offense involving dishonesty by a recognize institution by the Institute, the Court of Law or any other Association.
  1. He /She fail to fulfill his or her full financial obligation to the Association as at the time of filling forms for nominations.
  1. He /She is deemed not to be academically sound.
  1. The position of the Presidency shall be open to members who are at least two semesters mature on campus and must have at most two semesters to go.
  • The other positions such as the Secretary, financial Secretary, organizing, Secretary etc. shall be open to members who have spent at least one semester and have at most two semesters to complete.

ARTICLE 11

VETTING

  • A vetting committee shall be constituted to vet members who file nomination for any of the executive positions before they are finally confirmed as aspirants for various positions.
  • It is the duty of the vetting committee to make sure that any individual aspiring or contesting for any position within the Club is qualified acceding to the terms of this constitution as contained in Article 10 of the Constitution
  • The vetting committee shall comprise the Electoral Commissioner as chairperson, and two other members, one outgone executive and a member from the board of the organization.

ARTICLE 12

ELECTIONS

  • Elections shall be held at the end of every academic year for the various   executive positions except for patron(s) and general manager.
  • Every member who has fulfilled his financial obligations in full is eligible to contest for any position provided he or she has the skills and potentials.
  • The various heads of the club shall be elected the same way as the President and Vice President through demonstration of their respective talents after which they will be voted for.

ARTICLE 13

TERM OF OFFICE

  • The term of office of the executive shall be a year. Thus, first and second semester.
  • The term of office shall end two months before second semester vacation.

ARTICLE 14

RULES AND BY-LAWS

  • TRAINGH is non-partisan and shall remain as such.
  • All by-laws shall pass through a referendum of 2/3 of the entire membership present to vote in favor of the motion.
  •  All heads of the various groups are entitled to handle their respective groups but must be done in accordance with the constitution.

ARTICLE 15

AUDITING

  • The patron shall appoint three-member audit team at any time, particularly at the end of tenure of office to audit the accounts of TRAINGH
  • The members of the auditing team shall be members of TRAINGH, with some knowledge in accounting and auditing.
  • An external audit service may be employed if necessary.

ARTIC LE 16

AMENDMENT

  • Subject to the provision of this constitution, any provision of this constitution may be amended.
  • The resolution to amend any provision of this constitution shall be to no effect unless
  1. Any 15 members of TRAINGH by a resolution of that effect duly signed by every one of them forward it to the Judicial Committee and copied to the Executive Council.
  2. A general Meeting may be called within 14days to debate proposed amendment(s) where the Judicial Committee deems it necessary
  3. The proposed amendments shall then be submitted to a referendum and shall only be deemed to be accepted where 2/3 of the votes cast are in favour of the amendment.
  4. When the proposal is accepted, it shall then be presented to the President for assent.

ARTICLE 17

RESIGNATION

  • Subject to this Constitution, an executive Officer may resign his/her post by writing under his/her hand stating his/her reasons for the resignation to the Executive Council which may or may not approve of the resignation.
  • Notwithstanding the provision resignation shall be considered at a general meeting.

ARTICLE 18

BYE-ELECTION

  • Any vacancy created by the removal or resignation of office in accordance with article 7 or by any other cause, shall be filled by a by-election
  • The by-election shall comply with Article 7
  • The new Officers shall assume duty instantly.

THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE

I………………………………………. do (In the name of the Almighty God swear) or

(solemnly affirm) that I will bear faith and allegiance to the TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER club as by law established and that I will preserve, protect and defend the constitution of TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER club. (So, help me God).

To be sworn by all members appointed, nominated or selected into any office of TRAINGH before the President, the Chairman of the Judicial Committee, the Electoral Commissioner, or such other person as the President may designate.

The President Oath

I……………………………………………having been elected to the high office of the President of the TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER, do (in the name of the Almighty God swear or (solemnly affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER club, as by law established, that I will at all times preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of TRAINGH CAMPUS CHAPTER, and that I dedicate myself to the service and well-being of all members TRAINGH.

I further solemnly affirm that should I at any time break this oath of office I shall submit myself to the laws of this Club and suffer the penalty for it (so help me God).

To be administrated by the Chairman of the judicial committee before members of TRAINGH