Effective communication is key in co-operatives. It encourages positive team working, galvanises people into action and fosters commitment. This one-day workshop will enhance the communication of your organisation, helping it to achieve its goals. 

Who is it for?

  • Co-operative leaders and managers wanting to create collaborative working relationships in their organisation
  • Co-operative leaders and managers wanting to learn how to communicate information to colleagues in the most effective, positive way
  • Anyone wanting to learn how to achieve the most for their organisation through different forms of communication

What will I learn?

By the end of the workshop you will…

  • Know how to effectively use different forms of communication in your role
  • Be able to gather and select data 
  • Be able to interpret data and information related to your work activity 
  • Understand how to use effective communication to help achieve the objectives of your organisation
  • Review how effective your organisations communication has been and develop an action plan on how to improve

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.

Cancellation policy

Written notice of cancellations up to 21 days before an event will incur a 25% administration fee. After this time period, a 100% cancellation charge will apply. Substitutions (i.e. name changes) for the event booked can be made free of charge.

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