Leadership and management training

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The Leading Lancashire project is part-funded by the European Social Fund and delivers leadership and management training for the Lancashire workforce, enabling people to develop their skills through training, coaching and support.

Although anyone working in a Lancashire based SME is eligible, we have a focus on supporting women to develop their leadership and management careers.

How will I benefit?

By taking part in the Leading Lancashire project and programme, you will:

  • Develop effective leadership and management knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Gain nationally recognised leadership and management qualifications
  • Improve your potential for career development and advancement

What does the Leading Lancashire project offer?

  • Skills and confidence development programmes to increase your capacity to take up leadership and management opportunities – including coaching, mentoring and support – with specific programmes for women
  • Bespoke leadership and management programmes for employees, co-designed with Lancashire businesses to include succession planning
  • Access to leadership and management qualifications/units from Level 3 to Level 7
  • Leadership and management bridging programmes to prepare employees for higher-level apprenticeships and qualifications

We work collaboratively with you to help with your leadership and management training and development requirements. We develop a learning programme for your time on the project and support you in achieving your goals. Your programme may include accredited training, coaching and mentoring, with attendance at seminars and master classes.

Am I eligible for Leading Lancashire?

The project provides support for the following individuals:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Employed
  • Working for a Lancashire based SME. ‘Lancashire’ means based in a Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen or Blackpool postcode area. An SME (Small, Medium Enterprise) is an enterprise with less than 250 employees.

Project partners

We are the lead accountable body for the project and one of the delivery partners. The Leadership Hub (School of Business and Justice) are responsible for the project management and delivery. There are eight other delivery partners on the project:

Case studies

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    Jonathan Holding has recently improved his leadership and management skills thanks to fully-funded support from the Leading Lancashire project.

    Wednesday 16 February 2022
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    Laura Smith recently devleoped her leadership and management skills through attending Leading Lancashire's training courses.

    Wednesday 16 February 2022

Contact us

Email: leading@uclan.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1772 894364

Twitter: @UCLanBusiness