Executive Diploma in Co-operative Management and Leadership To achieve the Executive Diploma in Co-operative Management and Leadership you are required to complete all of the following units: Workshop By the end of this workshop you will... The Role of a Co-operative Leader 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 Manage Resources Identify the range of resources you have and those that you need in order to achieve the objectives of your organisation Describe how you select and use resources to meet planned expectations Explain how to monitor and control resources in your organisation and understand the need for change Create a plan to take away with you that details how you will manage resources effectively going forward. Personal Development 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 Develop and Manage Networks Understand how to develop personal networks to support your current and future organisational objectives Identify contacts you have who possess the influence or skillset to help meet the aims of your organisation. Design a data gathering process to produce information from networks to assist in organisational planning Be able to use the skill of encouraging and supporting implementation of ideas from the network across your organisation Understand the need to establish and support networks to help you achieve your personal and professional goals Meeting Stakeholder Needs 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 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 Manage Projects Identify the components of project stages and lifecycle Conduct research using sources and analyse data and options Develop a project plan, identify and mitigate risks Construct a monitor and review strategy Make conclusions and recommendations that achieve the project aim Corporate Social Responsibility and Co-operatives Understand the Principle of an organisational CSR strategy Have reflected on the current CSR strategy of your organisation Explain the impact of an organisational CSR strategy on organisational performance Describe how you implement and evaluate organisational CSR strategy at operational level Considered the responsibilities of different members of your organisation in taking part in and executing the CSR plan. Leading Equality and Diversity Reflect upon your organisations commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity Understand the needs of others in relation to equality of opportunity and diversity Know what processes exist for dealing with others whose behaviours, words or actions do not support a commitment to equality of opportunity or diversity Benefits of taking our accredited CMI programmes: Bursaries 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.