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Effective negotiating & bargaining

This course is aimed at more experienced reps and officers who are involved in local negotiations. Participants ideally should have completed rep, learning reps, safety or equality rep introductory training before applying to attend this course.

Why attend?

The ability to conduct successful negotiations is paramount to a branches effectiveness and strength. This course is an opportunity for reps and officers involved in branch negotiations at all levels to increase their understanding and confidence to better represent UCU members on a whole range of current collective issues.

The course will examine:

  • the role of the UCU negotiator and the negotiating team 
  • legal rights that may be used to support negotiations
  • links between branch organising and campaigning activity
  • the different stages of negotiation
  • techniques for communicating effectively and responding to unfair tactics in negotiations
  • how issues of equality and diversity impact on negotiations.
  • different negotiating styles
  • how to implement a successful collective bargaining strategy.

To apply for this course please click on the course title in pink below.

Effective negotiating & bargaining skills, 3-4 May & 24th May 2018, Leeds

This course is aimed at more experience reps who are involved in local negotiations. Participants should have ideally have completed UCU Rep, Equality, Health & Safety, or learning rep induction prior to applying for this course.