There is a need and desire from young people, industry and employers for further leadership and business skills so with this in mind SAYFC is pleased to deliver Cultivating Leaders.
Scottish Agriculture and industry is at a very exciting stage. This programme will allow us to invest in you, our future farmers and leaders by armouring and preparing you with as many skills and tools as possible. This will help to give you and your businesses a fair footing in an ever more competitive, volatile and sometimes aggressive market place.
Our next block of Cultivating Leaders training will be open for application shortly - In the meantime please see the details of last years course below:
Leadership – what is it and have you the qualities?
Vision & goals – where do you want to be and where are you now?
Succession – Are you in the position to be able to make the decisions that you need to make, have you a difficult conversation to have?
Business – Cash flows, accounts, budgets, understanding the market place
Practical – Actually filling out a farm business tenancy application – completing a bank loan application – drawing up a business plan to present to partners and the bank manager
Conclusion – Are you a leader?
Farm/Industry Visit - a mixture of farm visit where they will see "leadership" in action.
WHO CAN APPLY:
This amazing opportunity is only open to SAYFC members, and there are just 12 places available per programme. Applicants MUST be able to commit to all of the 6 days.
All sessions will take place in the Perth/Dundee area
The dates will be confirmed closer to the time but will include:
To hear about the programme from past members, please click HERE.
HOW TO APPLY:
1. Complete our online interest form by clicking HERE
2. You will then be sent via email a word document containing the applicaiton form. This must be completed and returned to SAYFC by To Be Confirmed
3. After this date your application will be reviewed by the delivery partners and SAYFC to confirm if you will be offered a place on the programme.
4. You will receive an email to confirm if you have been offered a place on the programme
This programme is free to SAYFC members but if you do not attend one of the sessions and do not have a legitimate reason for absence you will be charged for the costs occurred during those dates.
Penny Montgomerie - SAYFC
T: 0131 333 2445.
PROGRAMME KINDLY SUPPORTED BY: