Unions are more reliant than ever on digital tools, hardware, networks, processes and data. Digital technology is increasingly disrupting industries and the lives of members, and data rights of members has growing importance as a workplace rights issue. The ability for leaders to be digitally literate is vital for the effectiveness of unions to be relevant to members and workers.
This course will provide an introductory understanding of the technologies that are the foundation of future effectiveness and success for unions, from web and mobile, email, databases and data, and more. Using an ‘insurgent’ approach, it will assist in helping participants make decisions about major software purchases, and how to compete with employers and others on digital platforms.
Key Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course participants will:
· Have a deeper understanding of technology and digital concepts
· Use that knowledge to make effective decisions and plans in response to changes in digital technology
· Be able to support greater digital literacy through their union
Please ensure relevant approval has been granted by your union in accordance with its rules and elected official and note the cost of this course is $130.00 (GST inclusive).
Friday 26 March from 1:00pm-5:00pm (AEDT)