Introduction to leadership

Course summary

“What does it mean to step up to a leadership position?”
“I am a new team leader – what’s the difference between leadership and management?”
“What does it mean to lead a team anyway?”
“How do you lead a group who until recently have been your peers and friends?”
“Are junior managers also leaders?”
“Are leaders born or made?”

This course provides you with a comprehensive introduction to leadership and to the skills and qualities associated with leading people and teams.

Course dates and location

We can deliver this course virtually for your organisation, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote.

If you would like to attend this course then register your interest with us. Currently, this course is run on request meaning that a date will be scheduled once we have at least three people interested in attending this course.

  • There are no dates available at the moment.

Over the day you will cover:

  • Exploring the difference between management and leadership
  • What does leadership mean in today’s workplace
  • What are the key skills and characteristics of a good leader
  • The advantages & disadvantages of different leadership styles
  • What’s my leadership style
  • Where are my leadership strengths & where should I focus my development
  • What are the next steps I should take in develop my leadership skills
  • a year of free support

The course is ideal for individuals who already have some experience in management or those that are starting on a management career and want to develop an understanding of where this might lead. The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

By the end of the workshop you will have a good understanding of what it means to be a leader which will prepare you for the step from manager to leader. You will understand different leadership styles and that you can use different approaches in different situations. You will also gain an insight into your own natural leadership style. You will leave with a greater confidence and understanding of leadership which will prepare you for the next stage of your career.

The centre offers a wide range of courses to help leaders and managers develop their skills. These include Project management and Time management.

  • £589 plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
  • £654 plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

Book this Course

We have a two-tier pricing structure, offering discounted rates to charities and not-for-profit organisations: Not-for-profit price applies to charities and other not-for-profit organisations (including public sector and housing) Standard price applies to all other organisations

If you are requesting a charity discount, we will need your registered charity number

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We will invoice you for your course and this will be sent via email within two working days. Once you have received your invoice, you can pay by BACS, credit card or cheque.

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