To achieve the From Co-operative Member to Director Certificate you are required to complete these three units:



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
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

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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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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