The Wales Higher Education Executive Leaders Programme (WHEELP) aims to develop individuals who aspire to become future leaders working at Executive/Senior Management team level in Wales’ Higher Education providers.
This bespoke programme has been heavily subsidisied by the Welsh Government’s Department for Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning, and is being developed in conjunction with Hefcw, Universities Wales and the Welsh Universities, all of which are members the Leadership Foundation.
The programme will allow participants to:
Module One: Tuesday 6 - Wednesday 7 June 2017
Module Two: Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 September 2017
Networking Event: Wednesday 14 March 2018
Fee for LF Member Institutions: £750.00
(The fee for the programme has been heavily subsidised by the Welsh Government's Department for Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning (SHELL))
Who is it for? The Wales Higher Education Executive Leaders Programme is for senior higher education leaders from both a professional service and academic background, who are looking to take the next step onto their institutions senior management team.
All applicants will need to submit a completed version of both the participant application form and a sponsor application form:
Application Deadline: Friday 7 April 2017
Contact: Should you have any questions about the Wales Higher Education Executive Leaders Programme, please contact: Kyra Ingrao, Marketing and Communications Manager, T: 020 3468 4816
The application process is now open
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Application Deadline: Friday 7 April 2017
Marketing and Communications Manager
T: 020 3468 4816
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Women onto Boards
Date: Thursday 11 May 2017
All the evidence points to the fact that diversity of leadership is a feature of successful organisations. Our Women onto Boards series of events are part of our work to support and encourage more women in higher education to consider becoming board members either in universities or in other sectors.
Assistant Director, Membership (Wales)
Gary’s role involves liaising with all higher education institutions in Wales, developing relationships with LF members, and coordinating and developing events and leadership development initiatives that support and complement individual institutions’ strategies and needs and the national Welsh higher education agenda. The role also involves undertaking consultancy and facilitating leadership training.
As Gary is seconded part-time, he retains his role as director of Research, Business & Innovation at Aberystwyth University, where he and his team support research and enterprise activities across all disciplines. Gary is also responsible for researcher development and is a Welsh Crucible champion and programme facilitator. Gary also headed the Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities’ Strategic Alliance Office, which included project managing three multimillion pound projects. Previously, as a management academic at Loughborough University for 10 years, Gary lectured in leadership, strategy, management and marketing on a number of professional programmes for blue chip clients, and he was director of research for the centre of automotive management. His previous experience includes: qualified secondary school teacher, FE College lecturer, and telecommunications systems sales.
Leadership Foundation Associate
Lisa is a business author, creative thinker and international consultant in leadership and organisational development. She was a founder of, and has been a director at Robin Ryde Consulting Ltd since 2008, and has worked with clients in both the private and public sectors in the UK, and across the rest of the world.
She works with businesses to raise levels of employee engagement and increase organisational agility and innovation in response to the rapid change and volatility that characterises the modern business environment. She is also a presenter and coach for the Clore Social Leadership Fellowship (a prestigious development programme for leaders working to make a positive impact in society) and a trainer with the Civil Service College.
Her book, ‘Creating Authentic Organisations: Bringing Meaning and Engagement Back to Work’, which she co-authored with Robin Ryde, was published in October 2014 by Kogan Page. The book makes the compelling argument for the positive impact of individual authenticity on businesses and sets out the management task of creating the conditions to allow employees to fulfil their roles with greater authenticity. Lisa was also the main researcher for ‘Never Mind the Bosses; Hastening the Death of Deference for Business Success’, authored by Robin Ryde, which was published by Wiley in 2012.