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



By the end of this workshop you will learn...

The Role of a Co-operative Leader 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, Conve


If the cost of this workshop is an issue for you or your organisation we welcome bursary applications - please find details here.

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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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