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Masterclasses


Masterclasses

New ideas, fascinating stories, learning from others and opportunities to challenge our thinking. Our Masterclasses are tailored to suit different groups and alumni from our leadership development programmes.

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Arrow Down Icon Future Leaders Masterclass Programme

Aimed at –. This series of masterclasses is aimed at colleagues with both the potential and aspiration to take their first step into a management role.

Dates – A successful pilot programme ran in 2017/18. Dates for 2018/19 will be confirmed shortly, with recruitment taking place over Summer 2018 for an October 2018 start

Format – The programme consists of 4 half-day masterclasses per cohort, focussed on developing leadership knowledge and skills, including exploring Understanding Leadership, Understanding Me (profiling) and Coaching and Career Planning. The cohort nature of the programme also offers an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers from across our University.

How can I attend? - Nominations will be sought via Deans and Directors in Summer 2018. There are a maximum 30 places per cohort so supporting statements will be requested following the initial nominations.

 

Arrow Down Icon Aspiring to Manage Alumni Masterclass

Aimed at – Alumni from our Future Leaders Masterclass Programme or our former ILM Level 2 Programme

Dates – Biannual – around June/July and November/December

Previous sessions/topics – Moving from team member to manager, Engaging Teams, Emotional Resilience, Motivating and Inspiring and Dealing with difficult behaviours and challenging behaviours.

Upcoming sessions – Thursday 5th July – Career Planning with Claire Aydogan

How can I attend? - Anyone who is an alumni of our Future Leaders Masterclass or ILM Level 2 Programmes will receive an email from POD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk inviting them to upcoming masterclasses

Arrow Down Icon Leading Together Masterclass

Aimed at – First line and middle managers, including alumni from our former ILM Level 3-5 Programmes

Dates – Biannual - May/June and October/November

Previous sessions/topics – The S.U.M.O guy – Paul McGee, Resilient Leadership (the story of Ernest Shackleton), Engaging teams through happiness and humour with Laughology, Inspirational Leadership with Olivier Mythodrama, The Art of Persuasive Leadership with Mike Stevenson, Introducing Fierce Conversations

Upcoming Sessions – Tuesday 19th June - 'Not just a pretty face...Why corporate identity is more than skin deep' with Tracey Lancaster, Deputy Vice Chancellor

How can I attend? - First line and middle managers will receive an email from POD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk inviting them to upcoming sessions

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Arrow Down Icon Senior Leadership Collaboration Masterclass

Aimed at – Senior Managers

Dates – Biannual - March and September/October

Previous sessions/topics – Vital Energy with Dr John Briffa – Wellbeing, effectiveness and resilience

Upcoming sessions - TBC

How can I attend? - Senior managers will receive an email from POD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk inviting them to upcoming sessions

Arrow Down Icon Cross-Institutional Leadership Masterclass

Aimed at – Deans of School and Directors of Research from regional institutions, including Leeds Beckett, University of Leeds and Sheffield Hallam

Dates – January 2018 - 'Innovative Leadership' with the Leadership Foundation for HE.

Future dates TBC with the next one likely to be hosted by University of Leeds

How can I attend? - Deans of School and Directors of Research from Leeds Beckett will be invited to any upcoming events via email.

Arrow Down Icon Aurora Network

Regular events to be organised by colleagues within the Aurora Graduates network. 

For example, Sally Bogg organised the first Aurora+1 event on 7th March 2018, led by Samantha Pugh, as part of International Women’s Week

Colleagues within our Aurora Graduates network will be invited to any upcoming events via email.

Arrow Down Icon Coaching Network

Continued Supervision and CPD events for our internal coaches as part of our city-wide network. 

Our coaches will be notified of and invited to a range of supervision and CPD events across the year.


Please email the People and Organisational Development Team at POD@leedsbeckett.ac.uk if you have any questions about any of our Masterclasses or to find out more.

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