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

Who is it for?

This workshop is for you if you…

  • are new to your role and are starting out on your leadership journey
  • are an existing manager or leader who is taking responsibility for your own continuing professional development
  • are a new or existing member of a co-operative and wish to establish a personal development plan
  • just want to improve your professional development and a seeking some hints and tips

What will I learn?

By the end of the workshop you will be able to…

  • identify the importance of continual self-development and reflect on your own performance to identify personal objectives relating to your development
  • detail what needs to be done in order to realistically achieve your personal development objectives, whilst managing your workload
  • identify how to manage working relationships to help achieve your objectives
  • explain the importance of maintaining a contented ‘team’ and outline possible approaches
  • plan the resources you will require and development opportunities to support your personal professional development
  • write a personal development plan with actions to take after the workshop, identifying how and when you will evaluate it

How will I learn?

Although this is a facilitated workshop and you will be involved in tutor led discussion, much of the group and individual activities during this session will allow you to reflect upon your personal development needs and help you to write a realistic development plan for the future.

You may wish to complete this workshop as part of a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification. For this you will be required to complete a piece of assessed work after the workshop. Full support is provided and to find out more click here.  

Meet the Tutor

Angela Colebrook heads up our Learning & Development team and has worked at the College for 18 years. With over 3 decades of managerial experience, Angela brings a wealth of practical experience to her role. Having worked in co-ops from a young age, a qualified and experienced trainer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development for over 20 years, Angela is able to relate to a wide range of learners whilst keeping up to date with best practice.

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.

***Bookings for this course are now closed. If you'd like to be notified when they open again please fill out the form below and a member of our team will be in touch***

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