Co-operative Leadership Workshop | 25th May

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All academic and professional services staff and students are invited to a workshop with the School of Education on co-operative leadership in Higher Education on Thursday 25th May, 10-12pm, UL111 (University Library, 1st floor).

Researchers in the RiCES group are exploring the extent to which co-operative leadership and other co-operative practices are present in higher education institutions. The purpose of the research is to develop a qualitative self-evaluation tool that university staff and students can use to enhance and develop co-operative leadership and other co-operative practices in their workplaces and in other aspects of student life.
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Researcher Development: Leadership and Team-Working

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This half day workshop is designed specifically for postgraduates who are interested in further developing their skillset in order to enhance their employment prospects beyond graduation. When hiring new team members, the professional environment is now increasingly choosing individuals with transferable skills such as leadership, teamworking, strong communication, negotiation and cooperative working. How an individual perceives their own working style, what their preferences are and how they interact with and manage others is a key part of this, and researchers can benefit from exploring their own personal method of working.

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New Researcher Developement: Leadership & Teamworking

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New Researcher Development Workshop

Leadership & Team-working Workshop 

Friday 19th May 2017

This half day workshop is designed specifically for postgraduates who are interested in further developing their skillset in order to enhance their employment prospects beyond graduation. When hiring new team members, the professional environment is now increasingly choosing individuals with transferable skills such as leadership, team-working, strong communication, negotiation and cooperative working. How an individual perceives their own working style, what their preferences are and how they interact with and manage others is a key part of this, and researchers can benefit from exploring their own personal method of working.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course:

  • the leadership case study will help students to recognise and relate to specific leadership practices and employ these in their own work;
  • participants will be able to apply the knowledge from the workshop to the development of their own personal leadership style;
  • participants will be introduced to team roles and will be able to identify their own personal preferences based on the Belbin SPI evaluation;
  • each participant will emerge with a personal action plan for their own professional development;
  • participants will be able to draw on the leadership and teamwork experience they gain at the workshop and apply this knowledge to real world environments.

 Course structure

  • An introduction to different organisational cultures.
  • An introduction to leadership: what is leadership? The different types and styles of leadership, finding leadership opportunities, leadership case study (or studies).
  • Team roles – Belbin SPI overview and group exercise. (**optional)
  • Group exercise – solve a problem, requires participation from all group members, negotiation skills, cooperation and competition with another group.
  • Design a personal action plan for professional development using action plan cards.

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