This is perhaps the most commonly asked question by newly elected representatives. The vast majority of larger trade unions have various training programs for their employees. This is also the case for the Finance Sector Union. The employee representative’s first encounter with competency journey is commonly known as “Week 7”. Every year – in week 7, of course – the training cycle begins for those in need of assistance to carry out their mission.
Together with Specifique, various educational methods were considered. An important ambition was to create a common reflection and experience exchange as the basis for increased role security and confidence. Furthermore, there was a need to bring about an interactive and meaningful exchange between groups, and ensure that the facilitation did not require a specialised process leader. The Finance Sector Union finally landed on a dialogue mat that suited their ambitions.