Introduction to Leadership and Management

Our Introduction to Leadership and Management Series 2023-24 provides support and development interventions using a variety of engaging scenarios and techniques to explore the day-to-day challenges identified by leaders and managers on the ground in front-line health and care roles.

Aimed at aspiring leaders taking their first steps in a management role and looking to build their leadership capability, it develops an understanding of the characteristics of effective leadership and management and the difference between them. Participants can apply to attend all five workshops in the series or choose those they feel relevant to their learning and progression.

1 – Leadership, Management and You

  • Exploring leadership and management, their characteristics and differences; developing self-awareness and an understanding of your impact in creating workplace culture. 
  • In this workshop we will explore ways to develop greater self-awareness through behavioural style testing, recognising our own strengths, weaknesses and ‘blind spots’ and how this contributes to increased Emotional Intelligence.
  • We will then discover the impact being a self-aware leader has on creating workplace culture.
  • Wednesday 17th January 9.30am – 12.30pm

2 – Understanding your leadership style

  • Understanding different leadership styles; examining our own natural style of leadership and how we can be flexible in our approach to increase our leadership effectiveness
  • In this workshop we will gain an understanding of different leadership styles, examining your own natural style of leadership and how to be flexible in your approach. We will explore situational leadership theory and practice coaching techniques to support effective leadership and development of others.
  • Wednesday 7th February 9.30am – 12.30pm

3 – What is inclusive leadership?

  • Developing a workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute

4 – Conducting courageous conversations

  • Exploring the skills that underpin effective communication to build confidence in having conversations that might have otherwise been avoided or seemed difficult.

5 – Leading Beyond Boundaries

Please register your interest through our Expressions of Interest page to be notified of when further dates are released.