IFA Branch Chairman Training - By County

Course Location(s): 
Course Venue(s): 

Tipperary, Cork North, Limerick, Waterford, Kilkenny, Offaly, Wwaterford, Monaghan, Meath, Roscommon now complete
Galway - 2nd October
Cavan - date tbc

Enrollment and Start Date(s): 

This course is being rolled out in 12 Counties in 2014 - where a new County Chairman has been elected;
28th May - Bridge House - Tullamore
24th July - Limerick Race Course - Limerick
Dates tbc for;
Tipperary
Cork
Waterford
Kilkenny
Cavan
Meath
Monaghan
Roscommon
Galway

Duration: 
One Day
Attendance Options: 
Part time
Daytime
Available to Unemployed: 
Yes
Entry Requirements: 

Branch Chairmen in IFA's 947 Branches nationwide

Course Content: 

Leadership - How to run your Branch more effectively
Lobbying and Meeting Skills

Methods of Assessment: 

Skillnet Evaluation pages

Learning Outcomes: 

To run a more effective, active and inclusive Branch. To know who to lobby and how to lobby on the issues that are affecting all farmers.

Subjects Taught: 

Leadership, Management Development, Lobbying

Eligibility: 

Open to IFA's Branch Chairmen

Number of Places: 
30 per day
Course Keywords: 
Certified: 
No
Financial Support: 

IFA's Farm Business Skillnet training grant covers 50% of cost of course and the other 50% is sponsored by IFA Member Services Ltd.

Trainer: 

James Kelly - IFA Director of Organisation and the Four Regional Chairs of IFA - Tom Turley, James McCarthy, James Murphy and Bert Stewart supported by Harvest Training Limited