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2008 Winter Leadership Institute

2008 Winter Leadership Institute
January 25 & 26, 2008     (PAST EVENT)
Ann Arbor Marriott at Ypsilanti / Ypsilanti, Michigan
Registration fee: $400 (Tuition: $360, Meals: $40)

Workshops
01  BASIC STEWARDS & COMMITTEEPERSONS TRAINING
Instructor: 
Bob Bowen, UAW Local 849 (Retired)
If you are a first-term steward or committeeperson, or if you are considering running for a grievance handling position, this is the workshop for you. Topics include investigating grievances, writing good fact sheets, and dealing with members and management.


02  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
Instructor: 
Roland Zullo, University of Michigan Labor Studies Center, ILIR
Explore the negotiation process and how to build your package for negotiation, create a win-win situation, and conduct yourself as a negotiator. Learn internal and external factors that contribute to the negotiating climate.


03  TIME TO TALK: MONEY AND OTHER CRITICAL INFORMATION
Instructor: 
Sherry McNee, Cardinal Rule, LLC
What you don't know might hurt you. The instructor will help you conduct a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) on your own financial outlook. Whether you are concerned with planning for retirement, helping a family member or maintaining your own independence and dignity, this class is designed to help you sort out what you may be able to do to make the future easier for yourself and the people you care about.


04  UNION EXECUTIVE OFFICER TRAINING
Instructors: 
April Bau, UAW Local 892
Theresa Martinez, UAW Local 892
Acquire an in-depth working knowledge of the administration of a local union from experienced union leaders: Do's and Don't for Executive Board Members, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Financial Secretaries, Trustees, and other elected positions.

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