This one-day workshop will consider the importance of establishing a personal development plan that fits with your role. The skills and competences needed in democratic organisations will be examined and used to identify individual strengths, weaknesses and areas for development.

Who is it for?

  • Managers and leaders in co-operatives who are new to their role
  • New members of co-operatives needing to establish a personal development plan as part of their induction to co-operative working
  • Anyone wanting to look at ways to improve their professional development

What will I learn?

By the end of the workshop you will…

  • 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

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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