This one-day workshop is designed for Managers and Leaders in co-operatives responsible for identifying their colleagues training needs. You will learn about various development opportunities you can offer to individuals and teams in order to meet your organisational objectives. 

Who is it for?

  • Managers and Leaders in co-operatives who have a responsibility for identifying the training needs and development opportunities of their team. 

What will I learn?

By the end of the workshop you will...

  • Understand the factors involved in leading a team to achieve agreed objectives
  • Reflect on the current competencies of individuals and teams you work with
  • Identify the links between competencies and objectives 
  • Explain a range of training activities to support the development of your team

How will I learn?

During the workshop you’ll learn by taking part in:

  • Whole and sub-group discussion with practical activities
  • Q&A sessions
  • Self-reflection activities to think about how you’ll apply what you’ve learned to a wider context

Meet the Tutor

Maria Franchi is a skilled trainer and facilitator with extensive experience of community and organisational development, gained during 25 years working in and with the voluntary, community, co-operative and social enterprise sector. She has worked for local and national charities and as a freelance consultant and associate trainer.

Maria uses participatory and practical methods, designed to get people working together, including accelerated learning, dialogue and open space techniques. Her experience is that people learn best when they enjoy themselves and benefit from input from other members of the group.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions that you'd like to ask about the course then our Learning and Development team are happy to help. Get in touch via the button below and one of the team will reply to your query ASAP.

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If the cost of this workshop is an issue for you or your organisation we welcome bursary applications - please find details here.

Member Discount

Individual and Organisational members are entitled to 15% off the price of a standard ticket for this course. Just enter the code at checkout.

Not an individual member? Join from as little as £4 per month. See more about our membership offer here.

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