Leadership Development Group

ENROLLING NOW!!! We have a few places left for this course starting in February 2016, contact bev.gibson@jsr.co.uk to secure your place.

DESIGNED FOR: management trainees and those who have been identified as having potential to grow into managerial roles. Participants should have been with their employers for at least 12 months.


  • Rapidly develop leadership potential and team skills
  • Improve organisational and planning skills
  • Develop leadership and communication styles through improving assertiveness, delegation and motivation
  • Increase skills and awareness of accounting practice
  • Strengthen abilities to plan and implement projects at work

ACHIEVED BY: a five part programme totalling 12 days spread over 12 months. The initial module is based in the Lake District and uses the outdoors to develop leadership and team skills Practical work-based projects link the units and ensure the application of learning and practice back at work A strong sense of group identity gives continuity to the development process and encourages cross-fertilisation of ideas from peers in similar roles


LDG Introduction – Friday 15th January 2016

Unit 1 – Outdoor Development Programme – 15th – 19th February 2016

  • Problem Solving
  • Working as a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Making Decisions
  • Personal Development
  • Project – Personal Development Plan

Unit 2 – Leading Team Safely and Effectively – 12th & 13th April 2016

  • Leadership Style and Delegation
  • Building and Monitoring teams
  • Responsibilities for Health and Safety
  • Project – Safety

Unit 3 – Planning and Organising Work – 21st & 22nd June 2016

  • Setting Clear Aims and Planning Tasks
  • Time and Personal Planning
  • Motivating Self and Others
  • Work Study Techniques
  • Project – Work Organisation

Unit 4 – Communicating and Presenting Ideas – 20th & 21st September 2016

  • Employment Law Workshop
  • Budgeting and Finance
  • Communication Skills and Assertiveness
  • Seeking Consensus in Meetings
  • Presentation Skills and Structure
  • Project – Presenting the new method persuasively, and then making it happen

Unit 5 – Managing Customers and Projects – 6th & 7th December 2016

  • Internal and External Customers
  • Managing Projects
  • Tackling Crisis
  • Personal Feedback

Please contact our partners JSR, Bev Gibson on 01377 227755 or bev.gibson@jsr.co.uk to secure your place

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