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Advocacy at the Table

A skills course for union organisers and other paid officials involved in negotiating collective agreements. 

This two-day course uses an action methods approach focusing on building participants’ confidence and advocacy skills in collective agreements negotiations, using realistic simulated exercises.

Learning Outcomes

Practical information and skills for negotiating collective agreements will include:

  • Organising around negotiations
  • Different approaches to advocacy
  • Recording and keeping track of discussions
  • Role of the negotiations team and maintaining discipline
  • Getting past ‘No’ and reaching agreement
  • Tips for writing claims and settlements

The minimum number for the course to go ahead is 10.

Course Dates

  • 13-14 February 2024
  • 25-26 June 2024
  • 24-25 October 2024
  • 11-12 February 2025

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