This is a fantastic opportunity to help your new staff or those who've
had a change in role to learn about what makes working for a
professional body different from working for private, public or other
third sector organisations.
usually takes six months to a year for staff who are new to the sector to
understand what professional bodies do and how they are distinctive from
private and public sector organisations.
This course uses blended learning, group work and video case studies of
real individuals working in the sector to give participants an opportunity to
compare their roles with others working elsewhere.
This day focuses on the 3 key themes:
- The composition of the sector
- Inside the professional body
- The future and sustainability of
Delivery & Materials
The day will combine
a mix of interactive sessions, video case studies, presentations and time for
individual reflection. Start time is 9:30am and end time 5:00pm with tea,
coffee and lunch provided.
Course is delivered
by Prof Andy Friedman, CEO of PARN and Sarah Ward, our HR & Business
You will receive a
Training Folder full of supplementary information to support your learning on
this topic, along with copies of course slides and case studies.
Who is the course aimed at?
joiners to a professional body
staff such as in finance, IT or education
who have had a change in role
- Gain an
overall perspective on professional bodies as a sector
- Learn about
the role of income and reserves
the importance of members and member relations and consequences for all
- Interpret the role of your other key stakeholders
- Grasp the importance of reputation and intangible
benefits professional bodies confer on members
working relations with members, member networks and volunteers
- Understand the internal workings of professional bodies, how they have
developed in terms of organisations and roles as well as governance
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