To achieve the Certificate in Being a Co-operative Director you are required to complete these three units:



    By the end of this workshop you will..

    The Role of a Co-operative Director 11th April 2019
    • Assess your current skill set and competencies against the requirements of your role as a leader and your organisations objectives
    • Evaluate your organisations approach to leadership with regard to ethics and values 
    • Discuss leadership styles and how they can be adapted to different scenarios 
    • Evaluate the impact you have in leading the team in the achievement of objectives 
    • Reflect on the communication you have with colleagues and considered how well you have supported them in your role as a leader
    • Create a personal development plan with challenging but achievable goals that will advance your professional development
    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
    Co-operative Decision Making 17th July 2019
    • Identify and select sources of data and information
    • Be able to analyse and present information to support decision making
    • Be able to communicate information that supports decision making
    • Understand how to achieve decisions that are acceptable to all stakeholders in your organisation
    • Encourage discussion of potential obstacles, facilitating development of alternatives approaches to decision making in co-operatives


    Benefits of taking our accredited CMI programmes:

     Membership of the CMI,  Access to a huge range of online resources, Knowledge based workshops led by experts, 24/7 access to the information you need, Qualification from a recognised and  respected provider, Meaningful and relevant assessments, Convenient self-directed learning


    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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