Creating diversity in leadership - Full Series

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About the course

Each course in this series will be available as an individual course. The first two courses are already available for booking.   This course is for anyone who wants to move into a leadership position or who is currently leading a team (of any size). This may include Vets, Vet Nurses, Practice Managers, Regional Managers, Central office team leaders and senior managers.  The programme is built around 6 bi-monthly day courses. Online exercises support interactive day courses and consolidate learning. The full series will provide 60 hours CPD in total.  The aim of the course is to develop confident, reflective, evidence-based practitioners to lead organizations and the profession into the future. 

1.  Wednesday 17th October 2018      

Leadership: What's the evidence                

Develop critical thinking and evidence based decision making skills to bust leadership myth and underpin development. 

2.  Wednesday 5th December 2018     

I am a Leader: Leadership reflection and identity transformation Develop skills in reflective practice and peer group learning and develop a leader identity; beleive in yourself as a leader

3.  Wednesday 13th February 2019      Strategy isn't just for visionaries! Create and communicate a strategic plan

Understand, plan and communicate strategy plan and refine evidence-based decision-making skills

4.  Wednesday 10th April 2019     

Leading change initiative: 70% failure rate is a myth

Bust the myths around managing change and understand the evidence and develop skills in leading change programmes

5.  Wednesday 19th June 2019  

Communication is key: Manage conflict with confidence

Learn to build more productive relationships, develop confidence in communication and Re-define conflict and hone negotiation skills.  

6.  Wednesday 11th September 2019     

Power and Politics: The good, bad and ugly side of leadership

Understand power and politics in leadership, Manage relationships from a political perspective and understand resistance and ethical considerations. 

Sarah Page-Jones BVSc CertSAS MBA MRCVS

Sarah qualified from Liverpool University in 1997 and completed a RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2006. She held senior clinical and managerial positions in corporate and independant organizations prior to founding SJP Consulting in 2011.  Sarah completed an Executive MBA at the University of Bath in 2013, graduating with distinction, and is a Fellow of the Centre for Evidence-Based Management.  Her expertise lies in strategy and organizational change, leadership and people management. She is currently working towards a PhD in Organization Studies at the University of Bath. 

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