Leading From The Middle

Leading from the Middle is the FE and Skills sector's new high impact development programme for sector middle managers. With a focus on the skills, behaviours, competencies and awareness to succeed in middle leadership and management roles, this programme adopts an innovative and personalised approach to improving the professional effectiveness of this important tier of sector leadership. This is a solutions focussed programme that will encourage you to think and act differently.

Pricing options

This is a fixed price of £975 per person. 

Upcoming

Birmingham
Date: 24/01/2019
Price: from £975.00
All free places taken
This instance is currently fully booked.
Booking Close Date: 23/01/2019
Session 1
Date: 24/01/2019 10:00 - 16:30
Venue: National College for High Speed Rail, 2 Lister Street, B7 4AG
Session 2
Date: 30/01/2019 09:10 - 16:30
Venue: National College for High Speed Rail, 2 Lister Street, B7 4AG
Session 3
Date: 12/02/2019 10:00 - 16:45
Venue: National College for High Speed Rail, 2 Lister Street, B7 4AG
Session 4
Date: 25/03/2019 09:45 - 14:00
Venue: National College for High Speed Rail, 2 Lister Street, B7 4AG
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Free Places

A limited number of free places are offered on this course. Please see the 'Upcoming' section above for current availability. Free places are offered to ensure greater diversity on our courses, so to qualify you must either:

  • Work in an organisation in one of the 12 opportunity areas (Blackpool, Bradford, Derby, Doncaster, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire, Hastings, Ipswich, Norwich, Oldham, Scarborough, Stoke, West Somerset)
  • Work in an organisation with an annual turnover of less than £500,000
  • Consider yourself to have a disability
  • Come from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) background

You must also agree to be contacted by our evaluation team.

To book a free place find a course that has free places remaining and book as normal. At the payments stage of the booking you will be asked to tell us which of the three criteria you meet and then click on the 'recalculate' button to reduce the cost of the booking to zero.

Who is this course for?

Colleagues in middle leadership roles with responsibility and accountability for a functional area or curriculum department and the performance of a team. Colleagues from all parts of the FE and Skills sector are welcome i.e. colleges, ACL providers and independent training providers. Colleagues with responsibility for curriculum, learning, operations and business support are welcome. Expectations on the programme are high and managers will need to commit fully to it. You will need the support internally from a senior manager and be able to work independently throughout the programme.

Training aim

The aim of the programme is to increase the confidence, skills and knowledge of managers. 

Outcomes

You will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • develop an understanding of the key drivers impacting the sector and apply this to internal decision making
  • develop an introductory level of understanding of college funding and finance, MI and its impact on funding and performance
  • develop an understanding of dual aspects of L&M whilst building strengths and minimising weaknesses in leadership practice 
  • develop a strategic mindset in order to lead people, change and innovation successfully
  • develop an understanding of inclusive leadership and be introduced to different perspectives of diversity
  • explore concepts such as unconscious bias, focusing on the impact of inclusivity and diversity on organisational culture
  • understand the critical success factors to enable high performance
  • assess factors within the working environment that impact on performance and develop new thinking to aid performance
  • stimulate leadership reflection and develop a realistic career plan.








































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Length of the course

The duration of each cohort is nine weeks. 

Entry Requirements

Colleagues in middle leadership roles with responsibility and accountability for a functional area or curriculum department and the performance of a team.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk