From Co-operative Member to Director Diploma To achieve the From Co-operative Member to Director Diploma you are required to complete these seven units: Workshop Date By the end of this workshop you will... Explore Co-operative Leadership 20th March 2019 Understand the requirements for a leader in a values based organisation Identify different leadership styles and consider the most effective ones for your co-operative workplace Reflect on your own leadership styles and the leadership methods you can add to your working practice for the benefit of your organisation Describe how to establish a culture that builds a shared sense of purpose with the team Create a personal development plan with specific objectives that will enable you to incorporate the training from the workshop into your everyday role Effective Communication 24th April 2019 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 Manage Resources 30th April 2019 Identify the range of resources you have and those that you need in order to achieve the objectives of your organisation Describe how you select and use resources to meet planned expectations Explain how to monitor and control resources in your organisation and understand the need for change Create a plan to take away with you that details how you will manage resources effectively going forward Personal Development 8th May 2019 Have reflected on your performance, identified objectives to improve further and thought about what needs to be done in order to achieve them Understand how to plan and manage your workload effectively in order to achieve your goals Reflected on the working relationships you have that can help you achieve your objectives Developed a personal development plan with actions to take once you return to your workplace and identify how you will evaluate it Plan the resources you will require for personal professional development Explain how to support and promote staff welfare Develop Others 22nd May 2019 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 Meeting Stakeholder Needs 26th June 2019 Explain how stakeholders differ in a co-op to other types of organisation Identify the stakeholders in your organisation and plan to meet their needs Describe how review your activities in order to continually meet stakeholder needs Reflect upon the quality standards that exist in your organisation and identify improvements that could be made Understand how to notify stakeholders if there is a need to change system, procedures or practice Establish Co-operative Culture 9th July 2019 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 Benefits of taking our accredited CMI programmes: Bursaries 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. Booking for this event has now closed.