This event is aimed at branch members who are interested in either seeking support from one of our branch mentors/coaches, and/or keen to learn more about how to gain a professional level of membership with the CIPD.
Not yet a CIPD member? Come along and find out more about the benefits of professional membership and how you can achieve this through the Experience Assessment process.
The purpose of this workshop will be to provide you with the opportunity to learn more about:
- The CIPD’s upgrading and the Experienced Assessment process
- The criteria and benefits of the professional levels of membership (Associate member, Chartered Member and Chartered Fellow)
- How to get the most out of a mentoring/coaching partnership
Whether you are a student member or experienced HR practitioner, working independently or in an organisation then our branch mentoring/coaching scheme could support you with a wide range of activities such as:
- gaining a professional level of membership;
- upgrading or experience assessment applications;
- looking for your first HR job role, seeking promotion or changing job role;
- an assignment or project;
- career guidance;
- writing CV’s / job applications;
- managing difficult situations or work issues you are less familiar with.
There will be an opportunity to meet some of our Mentors and where possible be paired with a suitable partner during the evening.
Experienced HR professionals looking to gain professional recognition and CIPD membership are welcome to attend this event.
Vicki Foster, Branch Membership & CPD Advisor, Sarah Comer, Branch Mentoring Coordinator, Estelle Read, Managing Director of Beee
Vicki Foster is an HR professional with over 15 years experience in HR. Having worked in logistics, education, service sector and manufacturing has a broad range of experience. Areas of expertise include change management and employee relations.
Estelle Reed is a qualified Coach who has worked with executives for over 7 years. She has designed and delivered training workshops for over 12 years. She has a Post Graduate Certificate in Personal and Business Coaching, is a member of Assoc. of Business Psychologists, and is a certified trainer and Master Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner.
Sarah Comer is an HR professional with over 20 years experience in HR. Running her own consultancy business Sarah has been involved in delivering CIPD programmes, advising and supporting students to gain accreditation. She also develops and coaches senior executives in management and HRM across all sectors. Sarah has extensive advisory and assessment experience in both Upgrading and the Experienced Assessment route to membership.
Please arrive at 18:00 for tea coffee and networking the event will start promtly at 18.30.
Please ensure that you have your ticket details when you arrive, either available on your smart phone or a printed copy.
Professional photography and video production will be taking place at the event, and these images may be usedon future promotional materials for CIPD. Please note that by attending the event, you are giving your consent for your image to be used on any CIPD promotional materials.
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CIPD Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Branch
Welcome to the CIPD Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Branch – as a team of volunteers we work hard to offer all of our members a diverse and engaging range of events along with a portfolio of services aimed at HR and L&D professionals.
Providing opportunities for networking and continuous professional development (CPD) through our exciting events programme; promoting best HR&D practice and raising the profile of the CIPD locally, we are passionate about championing better work and working lives within our region.
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The Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire branch is part of the CIPD Midlands Partnership who run an annual regional event. The 2017 event is taking place on Saturday 7 October at Chseford Grange Hotel near Warwick, Visit the event page for details and to book your place