Taking action in higher education

HE REBALLOTS: LAST DAYS TO VOTE YES, YES, YES, YES!

Effective negotiating and bargaining: 22-24 April 2020, Edinburgh

This 3 day course is aimed at more experienced reps who are actively involved (or are about to become involved) in local negotiations. Participants ideally should have previously completed any of the following Rep 1, H&S 1, Equality Reps, or Learning Rep. There will be an expectation that all course participants understand the bargain machinery within their branch.

Date: 22nd to 24th April 2020

Venue: Edinburgh

Time: 9:30 to 4:30

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

Please use the form below to apply for this course.

Please ensure you have secured time off from your employer to attend prior to submitting your application.