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Leadership & People Management

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King’s College London is renowned for working closely with leading practitioners across a range of professions and is delighted to offer this short course in Leadership & People Management.

This intensive programme blends expert academic and practitioner input, including an in-depth experiential workshop directed by the Tavistock Institute, the country’s leading institution in developing and supporting organisational leadership in an applied and practical way.  Course participants learn, apply, participate and reflect on the principles and lived experience of leadership, both in the sessions themselves and then through an individual work-related project, supported by a coach. A final autumn session combines a certificate ceremony with an opportunity to present, network and re-cap.

Key benefits:

The programme is designed for mid-career professionals who are taking on new responsibilities or a larger workforce.

  • Develop personal leadership skills
  • Apply cutting-edge theory to own workplace
  • Focus on the professions
  • Understand dynamics of leadership and team-working
  • Learn alongside managers and leaders from other sectors
  • Obtain credits towards the Executive Management MSc at King's Business School

Course sessions cover:

Theory and Evidence: 

  • Contemporary perspectives on leadership.
  • Understanding organisations as political entities and how leadership operates in that context.
  • The role of emotions in leadership (e.g. developing and utilising emotional intelligence).

Experiences of Leadership: 

An in-depth simulation of an organisational system in which participants  

  • Experiment in organisational life, stepping back, observing and noticing. 
  • Work and lead across organisational boundaries.
  • Research and reflect upon the impact of their leadership on others.

Key course facts

 Dates

6,7, 10,11th June 2019, Presentation day on 28 October 2019

 Length

Three and a half days in June plus feedback session, wrap up and certificate ceremony on 28 October 2019

 Entry requirements

Relevant professional experience, evidence through application form. 2:1 degree or equivalent desirable

 Credit value

The course is CPD accredited and can also be undertaken for 15 credits towards an Executive Management MSc at King's Business School.

 Assessment

Case study from participants' own work environment

 Venue

Bush House, Strand Campus

 Fee

£2,500 (10% alumni discount)

 Book

This course will be open for applications in December 2018

  Questions?

Please email the Executive Education programme team at execed-business@kcl.ac.uk.

Course facilitators

Professor Baroness Wolf CBE is Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management and a cross-bench peer. She has been a frequent consultant to governments and professional associations in the UK and abroad, and has a particular interest in the management of the professions.

Ali Budjanovcanin is a Lecturer in Organisational Psychology and Public Sector Management. She holds a PhD in Management Studies and her research interests focus on leadership in organisations, careers in private and public sector organisations, as well as emotions in the workplace.

Camilla Child is a Principal Consultant and a Director of the Institute’s Practitioner Certificate in Consulting and Change Programme (P3C). She focuses on organisational change, using system dynamics to support behaviour and culture change. She is also an executive coach and accredited mediator.

Dr Sadie King works with organisations to support innovation, workplace wellbeing and culture change. Sadie is a specialist in evaluation and service user centred design. She combines perspectives from anthropology and whole systems thinking.

 Evaluations and Testimonials 

"The course helped me to reflect on my own leadership style and recognise areas for improvement." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2018

"I thoroughly enjoyed the presentations and talks from different leaders. Their honesty and openness about things that have gone wrong and what they have learnt as a leader." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2018

"Thank you so much for your valuable comments and input on my paper. It was very helpful. I would like to thank you for all your help and guidance throughout the programme. I have learned so much from the programme and I am truly grateful." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2017

"It has encouraged me to think outside of the box with regards to my own leadership. Looking in directions which take me out of my comfort zone." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2017.

"Provided a space to reflect on personal style and current organisational challenges. It presented me with opportunity to attempt different styles of influence." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2017

“I particularly like the variety of the course; the theory, simulation and the discussions. Thank you." - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2016

 “Thank you, everyone was very friendly and approachable.” - Participant from Leadership & People Management 2016

More information

 

Fees

£2,500 (10% alumni discount)

Dates

6, 7, 10, 11th June 2019. Presentation date, 28 October 2019. 

Entry requirements

Relevant professional experience, evidence through application form. 2:1 degree or equivalent desirable
Read more about entry requirements

Interested? 

To request a course brochure, please select 'Find out more' below.

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Or speak to Joanna. Get in touch at joanna.cooper@kcl.ac.uk or call on +44 (0)20 7848 8668

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