Leadership and Strategy
Build your leadership credentials and improve your strategic thinking.
We are now accepting applications for our 2021-22 Leadership Development programmes.
Deadlines for applications: 3rd October for Elevate, 19th October for FLi, LCT and BSL
These Masterclasses have been designed to support staff in senior leadership roles. The short, impactful sessions provide an opportunity to refresh or refine your skills in key areas you are likely to face in your role.
Resources for Leadership and Strategy
KnowHow resources on Leadership
Our KnowHow library contains hundreds of insightful leadership resources on topics such as change management, innovation, partnership working and managing talent.
'Someone I can rely on': Stories of leading and being led at a research-intensive university
This engaging book chapter by Professor Alan Floyd and Dilly Fung is drawn from data taken from an LFHE study into academics' experiences of 'good' and 'bad' leadership at a prominent university.
'Dare to Disagree'
Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us in this inspiring TED talk, good disagreement is central to progress.
'Mindful Self-Awareness as the Basis for Effective Leadership'
Research article examining the impact of mindfulness on leadership effectiveness by Dr. Matthew Lippincott
TED Leadership playlists
A curated playlist of the most enlightening and insightful TED talks on the topic of leadership.
'Coaching for Performance'
John Whitmore's classic text on the principles and practices of coaching and leadership
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