NCVO Barclays Leadership Programme 2013
Run by NCVO and sponsored by Barclays, this four day training course offers participants a chance to reflect on and improve their leadership skills with fellow voluntary sector leaders. The course involves participative learning and learning from peers.
NCVO members receive 30% discount.
"The course has helped me to think about myself as a leader and to see that I do have leadership qualities. It has given me the tools and techniques to think about and develop for myself and with others."
Louise Cowe, Development Manager, Comas
The programme runs from March to July 2013 in 3 locations across England: London, Nottingham and Manchester.
Applications are now closed. To register your interest for future leadership training courses please email Talitha Bassett.
Find out more:
Become a more confident leader by learning with other voluntary sector leaders.
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for people in a leadership role of a voluntary organisation who want to learn with and from each other. Previous participants have included CEOs, deputy CEOS, chairs of trustees and heads of departments who are new to the role or those wanting to refresh their approach.
This course is designed for pragmatic and active learners who prefer to learn by doing.
What does the course cover?
- Day 1: Reflection, Values, Leadership Styles
- Day 2: Organisational Culture and Climate, Inspiring a shared vision
- Day 3: Leading through Change and for Innovation
- Day 4: Influencing others and Making the most of the Programme
Find out more about the course content (PDF, 97 KB)
What will I get out of the course?
The benefits for you include:
- Increased confidence in leadership
- Deeper understanding of own leadership style and approach
- Practical tools to try out with trustees and staff
- Space and time to reflect , refresh and challenge yourself
- Support through online and face to face networking with other voluntary sector leaders
"The course really stimulated and energised me where I was feeling a bit 'stuck'"
Alison Moorey, CEO, St Wilfred’s Hospice
What can I expect?
The programme is practically focused, participative and interactive. The course is led and facilitated by Katherine William-Powlett. Members of LinkedIn will be able to view Katherine’s full profile and recommendations.
All learners are expected to commit to attending all four full days as well as some preparatory work. Delegates are expected to be; open to the learning; committed to the programme; supportive of each other; reflective about own leadership; and practical.
- London: 19 March, 23 April, 21 May, 25 June
- Nottingham: 21 March, 25 April, 23 May, 27 June
- Manchester: 27 March, 1 May, 5 June, 3 July
NCVO members receive a 30% discount.
The actual cost of the programme is £1,060 but thanks to the generous support of Barclays, we have been able to subsidise the programme for many of the participants.
Organisations with an income of below £1million:
- NCVO members: £262.50
- Non-members: £375
Organisations with an income of £1m or more:
- NCVO members £800
- Non-members £1,060
This training course is VAT exempt. If your organisation is not an NCVO member, you may wish to join us and enjoy the discount on this course fee plus access to ongoing support and benefits from NCVO. Membership fees are set on a sliding scale – the smaller your organisation the less you pay.
Complete our online application form to book your place. Applications will close on Friday 22 February 2013 at 5pm.
Please note: application does not guarantee a place on the course. Applications will be assessed for suitability. You will be notified by 28 February.
Cancellation and payment policy
50% of delegate fees will be refunded for cancellations received by three weeks before the event. After this no fees are refundable for cancellation or non-attendance. All cancellations and changes need to be sent in writing.
All fees paid through organisations must be paid by 15 March 2013.
If you have any further questions please email Clare or call 020 7520 2510.