In this section we provide details of the provision that senior leaders and managers will require at any stage on their career journey. Whether starting a new role or leading senior level projects, these activities provide different kinds of opportunities to support the development of new or refresh existing skills.
The Leadership Foundation can support leaders at every stage of their careers. All our open programmes offer invaluable opportunities to reflect on practice, work alongside colleagues from other institutions, and explore recent thinking on university leadership at each level.
The open programmes are designed for clear progression as leaders develop within and beyond their institutions, and it is not unusual for participants to make their way up the ladder of programmes at intervals of one or two years between each programme.
The Top Management Programme (TMP) is the Leadership Foundation’s flagship programme and has an established track record in developing strategic leaders in the sector.
Executive Leaders is for those aspiring to senior leadership positions in higher education management teams. Executive Leaders is about supporting the development of your knowledge, experience and skills to enable you to move into strategic leadership.
SLP is designed to engage and assist experienced leaders who are facing significant cross-institutional responsibilities for the first time.
PSSL is designed to engage and assist those facing the challenges of the corporate leadership, planning and change agenda.
Leading Departments (LDs) is designed to engage support and develop heads to meet the operational challenges of leading and managing academic, research or support teams.
Introduction to Head of Department will take you through the contemporary contexts and challenges of being a head of department.
Transition to Leadership is for new leaders, who want to build on their personal, team and organisational leadership skills. Through a mix of online and face-to-face delivery you will gain the tools and experience to be an impactful leader.
The Leadership Foundation for Higher Education is pleased to present for you the programme of events designed to engage and support governors.
We have developed two research programmes is designed to develop the leadership skills of both research professionals and academics. These programmes are highly focused and practical, with learning outcomes linked to the application of key leadership and management skills.
etc.venues - The Hatton, 51-53 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8HN
16 February - 21 June 2017
Locations Cardiff & Birmingham
16 March - 18 May 2017
16 March - 22 June 2017
The Law Society 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL
27 April 2017
Weetwood Hall, Leeds
28 April 2017
28 April - 29 September 2017
08 May 2017
Broadway House, London
09 May 2017
Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2ND
10 May 2017
University of South Wales, Cardiff Campus, ATRiuM
11 May 2017
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Research conducted in the United States (US) offers some interesting insights into the concept of shared governance i.e. the term commonly used in the US to describe a system of governance, which has the governing body at its apex, but also distributes responsibilities to the institution's administration and its faculties.
The Leadership Foundation has released two new studies which offers higher education leaders guidance around information governance and developing disabled leaders.
The Universities and Colleges Application Service (UCAS) has published its latest analysis of full-time undergraduate applications made by the 24 March 2017 deadline. Compared to the same point in 2016, there has been a decrease of 4% in the total number of applications. Further, the analysis shows this change is not evenly spread between subject groups or institutions in the different tariff groups.