If you are new to a co-operative or want to learn more about the co-operative way of working and how to introduce it to your workplace, this course is for you.

Who is it for?

  • Anyone who wants to understand behaviours in a values-led organisation
  • People wanting to implement co-op values in their day-to-day working life
  • Anyone wishing to improve their understanding of the difference between co-operative and other workplaces

What will I learn?

You’ll look at how to act to contribute to an effective co-operative. The workshop will include constructive challenge techniques to enable learners to evaluate approaches in a confident and structured way.

By the end of the course, you will...

  • To understand the concept of culture within an organisation 
  • Explain the impact of values on individual and organisational performance 
  • Describe a range of positive personal behaviours that work well to support co‑operative culture and which of these behaviours are relevant to your role and how you’ll employ them
  • Describe negative behaviours which can threaten co-operative culture and provide practical solutions to reducing the impact of negative behaviour 
  • Demonstrate constructive challenge techniques to support the introduction of an appropriate culture in your co-op

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

Andrea Goodridge is a leadership development facilitator, qualified coach and mentor with nearly two decades experience working in Europe, USA and Latin America.

Andrea is able to bring considerable expertise to the workshop, as she has achieved CMI Level 7 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring and is a Member of the Association for Coaching.

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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