Aspiring Executive Development Programme

The Aspiring Executive Development programme offers innovative and interactive development for new and aspiring directors. This programme will provide exposure to system thinking and behaviour as well as deep personal development.

The programme is currently underway, if you would like to be informed of similar offers, please submit an expression of interest.

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Building a Coaching Culture

Aimed at those in management roles Building a Coaching Culture provides an excellent introduction for those new to coaching and development for those with experience. Designed to enable you to develop practical coaching skills, the programme will give you a solid skills-base to hold coaching conversations within your role as a manager and help to embed a coaching style of leadership within the culture of your team/organisation.

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Creating High Performing Teams

What makes an effective team? How, as a leader can I help build an environment of trust, respect and psychological safety?

This 2-hour workshop will provide team leaders with a comprehensive interactive guide to developing their team using Lencioni’s team development model. It combines theory and practice with particular emphasis on the role of the manager in creating psychological safety and role modelling trust in their team.

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Cross-Functional Leadership: Integrating Perspectives in Health and Social Care

This standalone introductory and the following four workshops are designed by the London Interdisciplinary School to support anyone involved in collaborative, integrated working in Health and Social care. You might be leading a multi-disciplinary team, partnering with other providers, or working across services and sectors.

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Express Coaching

Due to the success of our Bitesize Coaching 2021-2022, we are delighted to introduce our Express Coaching offer to support health and care colleagues working across the South West.

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Foundations in System Leadership; collaborating for health and care

The Foundations in System Leadership; collaborating for health and care programme is open to all colleagues working in health, care, local authorities, and voluntary sector partnerships, who have a desire to improve the way they collaborate across organisational, professional, and hierarchical boundaries to design and deliver better health outcomes for the communities they serve.

It covers 3 main themes – What is a system? Why is it important? How do you do it?

The programme will run for five weeks and will take approximately five hours of self-directed study per week so you can fit the course around your work, study and family commitments.

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Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback

Giving and receiving feedback is an essential part of any role, when done in the right way and with the right intentions, feedback can lead to outstanding performance. Giving feedback is a skill. And like all skills, it takes practice to get it right. This 90-minute leadership workshop has been designed to support you to give feedback constructively and effectively across difference, for example race, gender, sexuality and disability.

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GMTS Programme and Placement Manager Training

The NHS GMTS Team are delivering a series of training sessions aimed at current and prospective GMTS Programme and Placement ManagersThese short refresher sessions will provide an insight to the Graduate Management Training Scheme, the journey of the trainee and the roles and expectations of Programme and Placement Managers. 

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Introduction to Leadership and Management

Introduction to Leadership and Management aims to support leaders in gaining more awareness of self, others and the impact of those respective dynamics on team culture, effectiveness and development.

This programme of 5 x half day workshops is open to all leaders in health and care.

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Influencing without Formal Authority

Focussed on providing participants with an understanding of how to influence and lead when they lack formal authority or the feeling of power, to build participants confidence to understand the power and influence they have and arm them with practical tools to take back to their teams.

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Leading and Developing Great Teams

The Leading and Developing Great Teams workshop will focus on how you lead yourself, lead with other individuals and leading with others in teams. You will learn about your leadership style, the characteristics of what makes an effective team and how to develop your next steps when working with your teams. 

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Leading for an Inclusive Culture

We know as we move into the winter this year the cost of living crisis will start to be felt by many in the NHS. While living with complexity, uncertainty, ambiguity and volatility compassion for ‘others’ can often be overlooked. Leaders need to think about their role in this changing landscape and how they can support the creation of relationship-based leadership work in the virtual and physical world.

This workshop series is for all leaders. It is about what you ‘do’ as a leader to create a socially inclusive culture and not who you ‘are’ as a leader.  

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Leading with Hope

The past year has been incredibly challenging for our NHS colleagues. This programme is designed to help leaders be able to foster hope for themselves and within their practice to support colleagues to maintain their health, well-being and continue to persevere with the valuable work they do.

The sessions will explore the nature of hope as it relates to your work, how it links to resilience and wellbeing at the levels of self (yourself across different spheres of life), circle (your colleagues, teams) and system (the ecosystem of your organisation and beyond). 

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Nurturing Compassionate & Inclusive NHS Cultures

NHS England are offering a flexible online course for those working to create compassionate and inclusive cultures in health and social care through collective leadership.

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Power of Compassion for Inclusion

It has long been known that human beings are social creatures, and we have an innate capacity to care. To care about the most vulnerable and those in need. It is also understandable that in these extraordinary times our personal reservoirs of compassion have become depleted and the need to renew and replenish ourselves has never been more important.

These 90 minute interactive virtual workshops offer those attending a chance to explore and learn about everyday ways to bring compassionate practice to life with the option of spending time with peers to deepen their understanding of ways to apply in their work.

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Supporting Growth Through Adversity

Supporting growth through adversity is aimed at leaders who are new to line management or in the first year or two in a line management role. Participants are welcomed from clinical or non-clinical backgrounds

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System Thinking Practitioner Apprenticeship – Level 7

Support decision-makers in strategic and leadership roles to understand and address complex and sometimes even ‘wicked’ problems through provision of expert systemic analysis, advice and facilitation.

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Tackling Health Inequalities through Population Health Management (Primary Care)

These 90 minutes masterclasses are to help you to tackle some of the health and workforce inequalities from a regional, local and national level, to understand strategic workforce planning on population health management and to support you build and adopt a population health management approach in your day to day work. These series of masterclasses will be accessible

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The Edward Jenner Programme

Refreshed for 2022! The Edward Jenner programme is your first port of call if you’re looking to build a strong foundation of leadership skills that can help enhance your confidence and competence in your role. The programme has been designed to offer flexibility as a suite of online short courses.

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