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    Apr 2015
    1. MASHEIN: Leadership Development Programme: A Programme for academic leaders in small and specialist HEIs- 2014/15

      MASHEIN: Leadership Development Programme: A Programme for academic leaders in small and specialist HEIs- 2014/15

      Monday 20 April 2015 - Module 1: Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln   Module info

      Module 1: Tuesday 24 – Wednesday 25 March 2015

      Module 2: Tuesday 2 – Wednesday 3 June 2015

      • Distance VLE task delivery: Wednesday 11 March 2015
      • Distance VLE task delivery: Monday 20 April 2015
      • Distance VLE task delivery: Wednesday 20 May 2015

      VLE tasks will be delivered asynchronously unless the programme cohort prefer synchronous delivery.

      As the only leadership programme at this level developed for those working in the small institution setting, it takes full account of the specific challenges associated with this environment as well as engaging with the wider higher education landscape. The course offers participants the opportunity to examine their role and leadership style, develop their strategic understanding and skills in relation to organisational mission, and engage in career planning. The programme is developed in consultation with each cohort rendering it flexible and responsive to their particular development needs.

    2. Top Management Programme (TMP 35)

      Top Management Programme (TMP 35)

      Friday 24 April 2015 - Various   Module info

      Application Deadline: Friday 16 January 2015

      Orientation Day: Friday 24 April 2015
      Week One: Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 May 2015
      Action Learning: Tuesday 2 June 2015
      Coaching: Tuesday 23 or Wednesday 24 June 2015
      Week Two: Monday 6 – Friday 10 July 2015
      Coaching: tbc, July 2015
      Action Learning: Tuesday 1 September 2015
      Week Three: Tuesday 22 – Friday 25 September 2015.

       

      TMP is an intensive leadership programme for Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Chief Executive Officers, Pro Vice-Chancellors, Deans with cross institutional responsibilities, Registrars, Heads of University Administration or Directors of Academic or Professional Services

    3. Research Team Leadership

      Research Team Leadership

      Thursday 30 April 2015 - Birmingham   Module info

      Application Deadline: Wednesday 15 April 2015
      Module One: Thursday 30 April - Friday 1 May 2015
      Location: De Vere Colemore Gate, Birmingham City Centre

      This programme is now fully booked. The next Research Team Leadership cohort will be taking place on Thursday 1 - Friday 2 October 2015, please contact rita.walters@lfhe.ac.uk to register your interest.

       

      Research Team Leadership is designed to develop an individual’s skills as a research team leader, at a time when they may be new to leadership. The two-day programme will enable participants to discover how to build and lead a research team, run effective research team meetings, motivate and support individual researchers and develop their own role as a team leader. It will enhance participants’ capabilities as research leaders, and so develop their career potential.

    4. MASHEIN: Key Issues for Governors and Clerks in Small and Specialist Institutions

      MASHEIN: Key Issues for Governors and Clerks in Small and Specialist Institutions

      Thursday 30 April 2015 - 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY   Module info

      This is a one day event

      This event will explore current issues for governors and clerks from small and specialist institutions.

    May 2015
    1. Leading Across Professional Boundaries 3

      Leading Across Professional Boundaries 3

      Wednesday 06 May 2015 - York, tbc   Module info

      Application deadline: Sunday 19 April 2015
      Module One:
      Wednesday 6 - Thursday 7 May 2015
      Module Two: Tuesday 16 June 2015
      Location: York, tbc

      This programme is about how to navigate this constantly shifting higher education environment when there are no certain answers. Libraries, finance and procurement, information and digital, and student services are critical to the success of universities in the emerging marketplace and their managers must be able to respond to changing demands whilst keeping staff engaged and systems going. Participants on this programme are given the structure, inspiration and insight to do this in their own organisations by looking at their own personal leadership development. During the programme, participants will explore and question their leadership style by using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and also their management and leadership role with experienced professionals. They will also tackle a problem-solving challenge in a dynamic interactive exercise based on real-life scenarios and receive one-to-one feedback on their approach.

    2. GDP: Shaping the agenda in Wales

      GDP: Shaping the agenda in Wales

      Thursday 07 May 2015 - St David's Hotel, Cardiff   Module info

      This is a one-day event for all governors

      Registration and refreshments will be available from 09.30 with the programme starting promptly at 10.00. The day will close at 16.00

       

      *Please note that this event has had to change locations from the publicised North Wales to South Wales, due to a number of speaker availability. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

      How is the emerging economic and political climate in Wales challenging higher education? This day will look at the big picture for governors

    3. East and South East Regional Event: Leading Change in Higher Education

      East and South East Regional Event: Leading Change in Higher Education

      Thursday 07 May 2015 - The Open University, Milton Keynes   Module info

      This is a free one-day event for members only

      Registration will take place from 10.00 and the event will run from 10.30 until 15.30

       

      Building on two successful events earlier this year, the network will provide a confidential, stimulating forum in which those with experience of leading significant change in their institutions can share their challenges and successes, discuss evidence and impact measures and give and receive support. The network will use a style similar to TED talks, with short sharp presentations

    4. Leading Research Leaders

      Leading Research Leaders

      Thursday 07 May 2015 - Edinburgh   Module info

      Application Deadline: Friday 24 April 2015
      Module One: Thursday 7 - Friday 8 May 2015
      Location: Edinburgh 

      If the above dates are not suitable and you would still like to attend this programme, please contact Rita Walters to register your interest in the next cohort taking place on Thursday 12 - Friday 13 November 2015.

      Leading Research Leaders is a two-day programme designed to develop an individuals ability to address the challenges involved in leading other research team leaders and of managing significant research projects. On this programme you will have the opportunity to practice some of the essential skills required for this role, reflect upon your personal approach to research leadership and exchange ideas with colleagues engaged in a similar role.

    5. HR Business Partners Programme 12

      HR Business Partners Programme 12

      Tuesday 12 May 2015 - Lucas House, University of Birmingham, Birmingham   Module info

      Booking deadline: Monday 13 April 2015
      Module One: Tuesday 12 - Wednesday 13 May 2015
      Module Two: Wednesday 10 June 2015
      Location: Lucas House, University of Birmingham, Birmingham

      Fully Booked

      If the above dates are not suitable, please email Louise Clifton, Marketing Coordinator, to log an enquiry.

      Universities and colleges are complex environments, requiring political awareness, high level influencing skills, strategic thinking, and the ability to operate confidently with senior staff across the organisation. This development programme aims to identify and equip senior HR managers (for example, those working at the level below Deputy HR director, or as a senior HR business partner in a large academic area of the institution), with the competencies and political understanding required to stand out as an effective HR professional, capable of adding real value to delivery of the institutional mission during challenging times.

    6. Introduction to Higher Education: Today's Universities: Today's Issues

      Introduction to Higher Education: Today's Universities: Today's Issues

      Wednesday 13 May 2015 - The Hatton - etc.venues, London   Module info

      Today's Universities: Today's Issues - Wednesday 13 May 2015
      Tomorrow’s Universities: Tomorrow’s Challenges – Thursday 14 May 2015
      Location: The Hatton - etc.venues, London

      Timing of the day: - Registration will begin at 9.30, the day will run from 10.00 till 16.30.

      If the above dates are not suitable you please contact Rita Walters to register your interest in recieving dates for 2016 

      An Introduction to Higher Education - A Programme for New Managers and Administrators - provides an excellent introduction for professionals entering the Higher Education Sector.

    7. Introduction to Higher Education: Tomorrow's Universities: Tomorrow's Challenges

      Introduction to Higher Education: Tomorrow's Universities: Tomorrow's Challenges

      Thursday 14 May 2015 - The Hatton - etc.venues, London   Module info

      Today's Universities: Today's Issues - Wednesday 13 May 2015

      Tomorrow’s Universities: Tomorrow’s Challenges – Thursday 14 May 2015

      Location: The Hatton - etc.venues, London

       

      Timing of the day: - Registration will begin at 9.30, the day will run from 10.00 till 16.00.

       

      If the above dates are not suitable you please contact Rita Walters to register your interest in recieving dates for 2016 

      An Introduction to Higher Education - A Programme for New Managers and Administrators - provides an excellent introduction for professionals entering the Higher Education Sector.

    8. TMP Alumni Event: Creating an Authentic Organisation

      TMP Alumni Event: Creating an Authentic Organisation

      Thursday 14 May 2015 - London, Tbc   Module info

      This event is open to alumni of the Top Management Programme. It will be taking place in central London on Thursday 14 May 2015, arrival and registration will be from 09.45 for a 10.15 start; the event will close at 16.00.

      Location: Central London, Tbc

      The TMP Alumni community is by far the largest LF alumni group, with 650+ members in higher education. This alumni day will allow you to meet up and network with other TMP alumni and extend your learning on 'creating an authentic organisation'

    9. Essentials of marketing your department, project or service

      Essentials of marketing your department, project or service

      Wednesday 20 May 2015 - Central London, tbc   Module info

       This is a one day event

      Have you ever needed to market your project, service or department and wondered just where and how to begin? This popular one-day seminar has the answer.

    10. Leading the Learning Landscape Network Event

      Leading the Learning Landscape Network Event

      Thursday 21 May 2015 - London   Module info

      This is a one-day event.

      Registration and refreshments will be available from 09.30 with the programme starting promptly at 10.00. The day will close at 16.00

       

      This network will build on the commitment to continue to support the tremendous sense of innovation and experimentation involved in Year One of Changing the Learning Landscape (CLL), by creating a new community of practice. The focus will be to support those involved in or new to large-scale strategic engagement in CLL. This network event takes place three times a year

    11. GDP: Leading the board

      GDP: Leading the board

      Thursday 21 May 2015 - West One (De Vere venues), 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR   Module info

      This is a one-day event for all governors
      Registration and refreshments will be available from 09.30 with the programme starting promptly at 10.00. The day will close at 16.00

      This day will be followed by a free project performance which will look at enhancing the relationships between executives and governors, from 16.15 to 17.15. 

      This annual event is a special one for chairs of governors, committee chairs and those who might take on such a role at their university or higher education college in the future.

    Jun 2015
    1. Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership (PSSL 22)

      Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership (PSSL 22)

      Tuesday 02 June 2015 - Near Watford   Module info

      Application Deadline: Monday 4 May 2015
      Programme Dates: Tuesday 2 - Friday 5 June 2015
      Location: Hunton Park (De Vere Venues), Near Watford

      PSSL is designed to engage and assist those facing the challenges of the corporate leadership, planning and change agenda. PSSL 22 consists of one four-day residential module. The programme includes the development of action learning sets.

    2. Essentials of Leading Reputation

      Essentials of Leading Reputation

      Wednesday 03 June 2015 - Central London, tbc   Module info

      This is a one-day event

      This one-day workshop is for those who sit on their universities senior management team and need to know how to take the responsibility for reputation and use it well.

    3. Demystifying Finance

      Demystifying Finance

      Wednesday 03 June 2015 - central London   Module info

      This is a new one day event for women who want to improve their understanding of finance in higher education.

       

      Demystifying Finance is a practical, interactive, one workshop, supported by the British Universities Finance Directors’ Group (BUFDG), designed to provide a space to ask the finance questions you daren’t ask! This is a new one day event for women who want to improve their understanding of finance in higher education. Demystifying Finance will be led by Irene Bews, Director of Finance of Kingston University; a financial specialist with 18 years’ experience. The workshop will cover: The financial cycle (budgeting, management reporting, financial statements) Interpreting financial information Terminology, some basic accounting concepts, and some jargon busting The importance of internal controls and financial regulations Where universities money comes from, and what it’s spent on.

    4. Joint Workshop for Chairs of Governing Bodies and Vice-Chancellors / Principals 2015

      Joint Workshop for Chairs of Governing Bodies and Vice-Chancellors / Principals 2015

      Thursday 04 June 2015 - Outside London (Venue Tbc)   Module info

      This is a two day event

      If you are not available for these dates, please email Heidi Agbenyo to log your interest in the programme

      Conceived by the CUC and the Leadership Foundation a few years ago, this event creates a unique space for participants to reflect on current higher education issues, and on the executive/governance relationships in their institutions. From our work there is a clear message that has come across that the quality of the governance relationship is a key factor in higher education institutions capacity to handle current challenges and transitions.

    5. GDP: Preparing for life after the Students' Union

      GDP: Preparing for life after the Students' Union

      Thursday 04 June 2015 - West One (De Vere venues), 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR   Module info

      Registration and refreshments will be available from 09.30 with the programme starting promptly at 10.00. The day will close at 14.00.

      Student leaders exiting their union and their boardroom roles take with them into the wider community a powerful legacy of skills and experiences. This session captures and recreates that learning in ways that will benefit them as alumni and futrue leaders 'out there'

    6. BME Leadership in Higher Education Summit

      BME Leadership in Higher Education Summit

      Wednesday 10 June 2015 - central London  

      This summit aims to develop practical steps towards supporting Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) staff to realising their potential and ensuring higher education institutions benefit from the diversity of talent in the academic and professional workforce.This is a free event. A briefing paper commissioned by the LFHE will inform participants of the key issues. The event will include an overview, the launch of a new Leadership Foundation Stimulus Paper 'How can we make not break BME Leaders?' by Dr Gurnam Singh and Dr Josephine Kwhali, Coventry University as well as the opportunity to define practical solutions through interactive discussion run as a ‘World Café.

    7. Essentials of Lean Management

      Essentials of Lean Management

      Thursday 11 June 2015 - Central London, tbc   Module info

      This is a one-day event

      This one-day workshop will help you to discover the five principles of lean management and how you can adopt this approach in your own institution. Participate in an interactive and practical workshop that will combine presentation, discussion, group work and reflection time.

    8. TMP Alumni Event: Hidden Leadership: Micropolitics on stage and backstage

      TMP Alumni Event: Hidden Leadership: Micropolitics on stage and backstage

      Monday 15 June 2015 - London, Tbc   Module info

      This event is open to alumni of the Top Management Programme. It will be taking place in central London (venue tbc) on Monday 15 June 2015, arrival and registration will be from 09.30 for a 10.00 start; the event will close at 16.00.

      Many leaders in universities recognise the crucial activity that goes on in the wings and backstage, hidden from view and unacknowledged. This event will explore what is often undiscussed: the use of influence and power, and the micropolitics of leading. In the environment of higher education, micropolitics may be the primary tool to achieve change.

      Professor Jacky Lumby of the University of Southampton will explore issues highlighted in her forthcoming LF research report, with particular attention to aspects of leadership practice which she discovered outside the ‘heroic leadership’ narrative. We are delighted to be joined by Erica Whyman, Deputy Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The day will offer a rare opportunity to discuss what lies beneath the surface of much leadership and is so vital to its effectiveness.

      The TMP Alumni community is by far the largest LF alumni group, with 650+ members in higher education. This alumni day will allow you to meet up and network with other TMP alumni and extend your learning on 'creating an authentic organisation'

    9. DVC/PVC Network Event

      DVC/PVC Network Event

      Tuesday 23 June 2015 - London   Module info

      This is a one-day event

      Registration and refreshments will be available from 09.30 with the programme starting promptly at 10.00. The day will close at 15.30.

       

      A learning network for Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Pro Vice-Chancellors and Deputy Principals which runs twice a year.

    Jul 2015
    1. Open Programme Alumni Network Event: Communicating as a Leader

      Open Programme Alumni Network Event: Communicating as a Leader

      Wednesday 01 July 2015 - Central London   Module info

      This event is open to alumni of our core open programmes. It will be taking place in central London on Wednesday 1 July 2015, arrival and registration will be from 09.45 for a 10.00 start; the event will close at 16.30.

      LF Fellows receive a 50% discount.

      We are delighted to invite our alumni to the 2015 Open Programme Alumni Network Event: Communicating as a Leader. Pete Bailie and Matt Wait of VOX Coaching will be facilitating the day, exploring how communication and presence can enhance and influence projecting your leadership.

    Sep 2015
    1. Essentials of Advanced Presentation and Public Speaking

      Essentials of Advanced Presentation and Public Speaking

      Thursday 24 September 2015 - Central London, tbc   Module info

      This is a one-day event

      This one-day workshop is for both professional services and academic staff at institutions who are either moving into or looking to move into senior management positions and would like to increase their confidence and knowledge in public speaking.

    2. Executive Leaders 2

      Executive Leaders 2

      Tuesday 29 September 2015   Module info

      Introduction (5 hours): including a 1 hour phone call between Wednesday 15 and Wednesday 22 July 2015; access to online learning environment begins on Tuesday 29 September 2015
      Executive Thinking (20 hours): Tuesday 20 October 2015 (16.30) - Thursday 22 October 2015 (16.00)
      Strategic Thinking (15 hours): including an online tutorial taking place on Wednesday 18 November 2015, 9.00am-11.00am
      Power and Politics (10 hours): Tuesday 8 December 2015 (16.30) - Wednesday 8 December 2015 (16.15)
      Personal Impact (15 hours): including an online tutorial taking place on Wednesday 6 January 2016, 9.00am-11.00am
      Strategic Impact (10 hours):  Tuesday 9 February 2016 (16.30) - Wednesday 10 February 2016 (16.30) 

      Final evaluation and feedback (5 hours): Thursday 3 March 2016

      Estimated programme hours: 80 hours

      Fees: The programme fee for Leadership Foundation member institutions is £8,000, with the fee for non-member institutions being £10,000.
       

      Designed to prepare aspiring executive leaders for the real challenges of working as part of a university senior management team. Executive Leaders consists of three residential modules plus continuous online learning throughout.

    Oct 2015
    1. Top Management Programme (TMP 37)

      Top Management Programme (TMP 37)

      Friday 02 October 2015 - Various   Module info

      Application Deadline: Friday 26 June 2015

      Orientation Day: Friday 2 October 2015
      Week One: Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 October 2015
      Impact Group: Tuesday 10 November 2015
      Coaching: Tuesday 1 or Wednesday 2 December 2015
      Week Two: Monday 1 – Friday 5 February 2016
      Coaching: tbc, February 2016
      Impact Group: Tuesday 8 March 2016
      Week Three: Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 April 2016

      The fees for the Top Management Programme 37 will be confirmed shortly.

      TMP is an intensive leadership programme for Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Chief Executive Officers, Pro Vice-Chancellors, Deans with cross institutional responsibilities, Registrars, Heads of University Administration or Directors of Academic or Professional Services

    Nov 2015
    1. Introduction to Head of Department (IHoD 5)

      Introduction to Head of Department (IHoD 5)

      Wednesday 11 November 2015 - London   Module info

      Application Deadline: Friday 30 October 2015
      Module One: Wednesday 11 - Thursday 12 November 2015
      Location: London  
      Action learning Set: Tuesday 12 or Thursday 14 January 2016

      If the above dates are not suitable, please contact Rita Walters to register your interest in recieving dates in 2016

      Introduction to Head of Department will take you through the contemporary contexts and challenges of being a head of department. It is a short but intensive programme that will give you the survival skills for the first few months in post so you can hit the ground running.

    Feb 2016
    1. Executive Leaders 3

      Executive Leaders 3

      Thursday 04 February 2016   Module info

      Introduction (5 hours): including a 1 hour phone call between Wednesday 20 and Tuesday 26 January 2016; access to online learning environment begins on Thursday 4 February 2016
      Executive Thinking (20 hours): Tuesday 8 March (16.30) - Thursday 10 March 2016 (16.00)
      Strategic Thinking (15 hours): including an online tutorial taking place on Wednesday 13 April 2016, 9.00am-11.00am
      Power and Politics (10 hours): Tuesday 10 May 2016 (16.30) - Wednesday 11 May 2016 (16.15)
      Personal Impact (15 hours): including an online tutorial taking place on Wednesday 8 June 2016, 9.00am-11.00am
      Strategic Impact (10 hours):  Tuesday 28 June 2016 (16.30) - Wednesday 29 June 2016 (16.30) 

      Final evaluation and feedback (5 hours): Thursday 14 July 2016

      Estimated programme hours: 80 hours

      Fees: The programme fee for Leadership Foundation member institutions is £8,000, with the fee for non-member institutions being £10,000.
       

      Designed to prepare aspiring executive leaders for the real challenges of working as part of a university senior management team. Executive Leaders consists of three residential modules plus continuous online learning throughout.

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        5. 5. Leadership in Practice
          1. Leadership of Practice Disciplines in Universities: The case of nurses and teachers
          2. Effective Leadership in Higher Education
          3. Developing Collective Leadership in Higher Education
          4. Humanities Research Leadership in Europe
          5. What do we know about leadership in higher education?
          6. Leading academic talent to a successful future: interviews with leaders, managers and academics
          7. Leading academic talent to a successful future: an international perspective
        6. 6. Changing Roles, Structures and Careers
          1. Staffing Models and Institutional Flexibility
          2. Professional Managers in UK Higher Education: Preparing for Complex Futures
          3. Performance Management in UK Higher Education Institutions: The need for a hybrid approach
        7. 7. Leadership Development
          1. A Complexity Approach to Leadership Development: Developing Practical Judgement
          2. Leadership development within the UK higher education: its impact on organisational performance, and the role of evaluation
        8. 8. Leading the Student Experience
          1. Leading change in assessment and feedback
          2. Leadership for a better student experience: What do senior executives need to know?
          3. Leading the Student Experience: Academic and Professional Services in Partnership
          4. Exploring Student Leadership
        9. 9. Leading Equality and Diversity
          1. Women and Higher Education Leadership: Absences and Aspirations
          2. Gender and Higher Education Leadership
          3. The experience of BME academics in higher education: aspirations in the face of inequality
          4. Towards the family friendly university?
        10. 10. Internationalisation
          1. Challenges for the leadership of transnational education in higher education: balancing risk and innovation
          2. Using International Recruitment Agents: Risks and Regulation?
          3. Losing our Chains?
          4. Internationalising the curriculum: Design, delivery and depth
          5. Horizon Scanning: what will higher education look like in 2020
          6. Leadership and Management of International Partnerships
          7. Report from the: Programme for University Leaders in the Southern African Region (PULSAR)
          8. The Changing Role of the University Registrar: Challenges and Prospects in Southern African Higher Education Institutions
          9. Registrars and Senior Administrative Officers as Change Leaders in Southern African Universities
          10. Action Learning as a Tool for Change and Development: The Experience of Registrars and Senior Administrative Officers in Southern Africa
          11. Trends in Governance: Universities in the Southern, African Development, Community
      10. Research Order Form
    3. Current Tenders
      1. Updating the Getting to Grips Guides for Audit and Finance
    4. Commissioned Research
      1. The UK HE System
      2. The New HE Economy
      3. Collaboration and Partnership
      4. Governance
      5. Leadership in Practice
      6. Changing Roles, Structures and Careers
      7. Leadership Development
      8. Leading the Student Experience
      9. Leading Equality and Diversity
      10. Internationalisation
    5. Resources
      1. Diversity
        1. Strategy
          1. Diversity Strategy for 2007-2012
        2. Key Leadership and Diversity Projects
        3. Resources, Publications and Links
        4. Equality Legislation
        5. Diversity Advisory Group
        6. Diversity talks
      2. Organisational Development
        1. OD Mapping Project
        2. ODHE Group
        3. ODHE Group Meetings and Related Resources
      3. Governance
      4. Research Outcomes
        1. The Self Assessment Toolkit
      5. Case Studies
      6. LGM Fund Outcomes
    6. Succession Management
      1. What is it?
        1. Definitions
        2. Visualising the definitions
        3. History of the Concept
        4. Succession in 2005
        5. Key Characteristics
      2. Why do it?
        1. Benefits - Case Studies
          1. BBC
          2. University of Kent
          3. Nottingham Trent University
          4. Imperial College London
          5. Newcastle University
          6. University of Leeds
        2. Focus Finder
          1. Interpreting the Results
          2. Focus Finder Revisited
      3. How it's done
        1. Resources
        2. Making the case
        3. Size and scope
        4. Roles, stakeholders and engagement
        5. Roles, stakeholders and engagement: examples
        6. Selection and assessment
        7. Selection and assessment: examples
        8. Development methods
      4. Case Studies
      5. Tools
    7. Small Development Projects
      1. Small Development Projects 2014
      2. Small Development Projects 2013
      3. Small Development Projects 2012
      4. Small Development Projects 2011
      5. Small Development Projects 2010
      6. Small Development Projects 2008-09
      7. Advice from Previous SDP Leaders
    8. ITF Projects
      1. ITF 2014 Phase 2
      2. ITF 2012 Phase 1
      3. Case Studies
      4. What they say about the Innovation and Transformation Fund
    9. Knowledge Resources
      1. Mergers in Higher Education
        1. HE/FE Mergers - Literature
        2. Merger Evaluation Reports
        3. Higher Education Case Studies
        4. Legislation/Guidance
        5. News Articles
        6. Non HE Literature on Mergers
      2. Shared Services
        1. The Shared Services Approach
        2. Shared Services in the Public Sector and Higher Education
        3. The Transition to a Shared Services Model
        4. Bibliography
        5. The Shared Services Model
        6. Shared Services in the Public Sector
        7. Shared Services in Higher and Further Education
        8. Additional Leadership, Governance and Management Considerations in Shared Services Models
        9. UK Policy and Guidance Papers
        10. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Resources
        11. Websites and Online Materials
    10. Post Event Resources
      1. Conferences and Events
        1. Innovation and Transformation in HE Unlocking Learning
        2. Internationalisation
        3. Research Leadership
        4. Future Proofing Higher Education
        5. Developing higher education: strategies for a new era
        6. Online and open-access learning in higher education: MOOCs, new pedagogies and business models
        7. Imagine
        8. MOOCs: What have we learned, emerging themes and what next
      2. Governance Development Programme Resources
      3. Developing Academic Leaders
  5. Governance
    1. Becoming a governor
      1. Additional resources - becoming a governor
    2. What is governance?
      1. Academic Governance
      2. Governance and management
      3. Additonal resources - governance and management
    3. Roles and responsibilities
      1. Roles of governance
        1. Additional resources - roles
      2. Responsibilities of governance
        1. Additional resources - responsibilities
      3. Students
        1. Additional resources - students
    4. Institutions
      1. Additional resources - institutions
    5. Regulatory framework
      1. Legal
        1. Additional resources - legal
      2. Statutory regulation
        1. Additional resources - statutory
      3. Quality and standards
        1. Additional resources - quality and standards
    6. Board activities
      1. Board committees
        1. Audit
          1. Additional resources - audit
        2. Estates
          1. Additional resources - estates
        3. Finance
          1. Additional resources - finance
        4. Human Resource Management
          1. Additional resources - human resources
        5. Nominations
          1. Additional resources - nominations
        6. Remuneration
          1. Additional resources - remuneration
        7. Risk Management
          1. Additional resources - risk management
      2. Strategy and measuring performance
        1. Additional resources - strategy and performance
      3. Academic matters
        1. Additional resources - academic matters
      4. Internationalisation
        1. Additional resources - internationalisation
      5. Commercial activities and enterprise
        1. Additional resources - commercial activities
      6. Reviewing effectiveness
        1. Additional resources - effectiveness
    7. Ethics and values
      1. Personal
        1. Additional resources - personal
      2. Corporate
        1. Additional resources - corporate
    8. Resource bank
      1. Features
      2. Previous news alerts
        1. Equality and diversity and governing bodies
        2. A Changing Agenda
        3. Revised HE Code of Governance
        4. Role and effectiveness of audit committees
        5. Governance of Scottish Higher Education Institutions: Consulative Paper on HE Bill
        6. Governance issues at Tesco
        7. Update to UK Corporate Governance Code
        8. Student visas
        9. Governance at the Co-op
        10. HE funding - IFS report
        11. HE Code of Governance
        12. Removal of student number control
        13. Governance issues in the private sector
        14. Governance at the BBC
        15. Reforms to how higher education in England is regulated
        16. HBOS & London Met: case studies in governance
        17. New IPPR report on HE
        18. Moocs are coming
        19. Increasing diversity
      3. Getting-to-grips
      4. Useful websites
      5. Codes of governance
      6. New research on governance in higher education
      7. Book reviews
      8. HE facts
    9. Governor Dialogues
  6. International
    1. International Associates
    2. Anglo-Swedish-Scottish Higher Education Policy Seminar
    3. Kazakhstan Networking Dinners 2014
    4. Umeå University, Sweden - Study Visit
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