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26 February 2018 - 11 May 2018

Master Training on the Effective Business Member Organization - 6th edition

26 February 2018 - 11 May 2018

Master Training on the Effective Business Member Organization - 6th edition

Master Training on the Effective Business Member Organization - 6th edition

Course Information

26 February 2018 - 11 May 2018

English

Blended

Code: A9711467

English

Deadline: 21 February 2018

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The Master Training on Effective Business Member Organization is the unique post graduate course in Management of BMOs. It will reinforce your capacities to fully play your role as BMO staff, voicing the needs and providing support to members and being an effective actor in national policy-making. This programme is run for the sixth time after successful editions since 2013. It aims is to strengthen BMOs to perform more effectively by developing the skills of key personnel and the capacity of the business organization in the areas of effective lobbying, advocacy, management of membership; sustainable delivery of services, good governance and strategic planning for more effective BMOs. The Master Training combines 40 hours of distance learning (with personal tutors) and a 5-day face-to-face workshop at the ITC-ILO campus in Turin/Italy.

Description

Description

The Master Training on Effective Business Member Organization is the unique post graduate course in Management of BMOs. It will reinforce your capacities to fully play your role as BMO staff, voicing the needs and providing support to members and being an effective actor in national policy-making. This programme is run for the sixth time after successful editions since 2013. It aims is to strengthen BMOs to perform more effectively by developing the skills of key personnel and the capacity of the business organization in the areas of effective lobbying, advocacy, management of membership; sustainable delivery of services, good governance and strategic planning for more effective BMOs. The Master Training combines 40 hours of distance learning (with personal tutors) and a 5-day face-to-face workshop at the ITC-ILO campus in Turin/Italy.

Target audience

Target audience

Board members, chief executives, departmental managers and professional staff who have taken on new responsibilities in their BMOs and wish to update and expand their knowledge and competences in BMOs¿ key areas of work. The programme targets staff of BMO worldwide.

Information and costs

Information and costs

Objectives

Objectives

At the end of the training, the participants will be able to:

• better understand the context in which BMOs function and the challenges with which they are confronted;

• develop strategies and planning for further development;

• assess and improve lobbying and advocacy strategies and techniques;

• develop insights and techniques in negotiation and social dialogue;

• develop further strategies in the fi eld of services for their members;

• develop further strategies to improve the governance structure of BMOs.

Content

Content

The following issues will be the central themes of the training:

The role of BMOs in improving the business environment: capacity building for effective lobbying and advocacy

• The business environment: analysis of the present situation;

• The advocacy and lobbying process;

• The BMO as the voice of its members;

• The main issues for lobbying and advocacy at national and sub-regional level;

• Research for well-prepared advocacy and lobbying;

• Communication as an essential skill in the lobbying process;

• The BMO as an actor in negotiation and social dialogue.

BMOs and sustainable, quality delivery of services for members

• Why BMOs should offer services to their members;

• The type of services BMOs can offer;

• The essential steps in putting services in place: market analysis, different roles in services delivery;

• How to deliver quality services. Pricing, promotion and product quality policies.

Association management: achieving members’ involvement,

Good governance, stable revenue and a sound secretariat management system

• Good governance of BMOs: the different systems and tools available, tricks and tips;

• Membership policies: ICT-based member management; policies for retention and recruitment;

• Revenue creation and management

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

Distance learning (40 hours): 26th of February – 4th of May 2018

This part comprises a total of 40 hours’ distance learning. On an individual basis, but with the opportunity to interact with the group and with tutors. Participants will receive e-learning modules and study material on key concepts regarding lobbying and advocacy, service provision and the general management of BMOs.

Face-to-Face workshop in Turin (5 days): 7th – 11 of May 2018

The residential part of the course, held at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, will be a 5-day face-to-face training and networking event. The training will consist of a combination of presentations of key elements, cases and exercises. Interactive sessions will be used to review and share experience, compare practices and draw practical conclusions. We use cutting-edge, innovative training methods, based on participative training approaches.

Participants will be able to obtain a diploma certifying of acquired knowledge and competencies at the end of the residential phase.

How to apply

How to apply

Application form is available by clicking on the following link: http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9711467/en Deadline to send application is 14th February 2018.

A limited number of partial scholarships is available for participants coming from developing countries. Candidates requesting partial scholarships should apply much in advance (not later than 5th February 2018).

For more information: http://lempnet.itcilo.org/ebmo

Costs

Tuition cost: 1870

Subsistence cost: 615

Total cost: 2485

 

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