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Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership 32

Greater London
County / Region
Position on the Pathway
Preparing for senior leadership
Fellowship Category
All Fellowship Categories
Event Type
Development Programmes
Start Date
End Date
Two two-day modules set over the course of three months
Institution Type
Higher Education and Further Education
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Alternative cohort

If you are unable to make this date but would like to attend, we are running an alternative cohort for this programme in June 2020
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Booking deadline: 28 October 2019

Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership (PSSL) aims to develop the personal resilience, emotional intelligence and creativity needed by those operating at a strategic level in higher education. PSSL will enable you to reflect upon and develop your leadership style and understand how to draw on your strengths and values to act authentically as a senior leader.

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Programme structure

Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership 32 is two two-day modules set over the course of three months, consisting of:
• Workshops
• Group work
• An interactive forum theatre session
• Simulation exercises
• A 360-degree diagnostic
• Action learning sessions

The programme is structured around four key leadership themes:

  • Connecting with yourself – your values, history, emotional intelligence and personal priorities
  • Connecting with other people – relationships, communication, empathy, influence and negotiation
  • Connecting with the organisation – context, ethos, strategy, purpose, narrative and direction
  • Connecting with the wider world – listening, contributing and impacting – shaping futures – contributing to communities, society, the economy and the environment

Delivery team

Doug Parkin

Doug Parkin

Programme director
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What's included in the price

The programme fee includes all costs associated with:

  • Dinner, accommodation and breakfast for the nights of the programme (2 nights in total). Delegates may book additional accommodation for the night before or after the event. 
  • Lunch and refreshments during the programme times
  • Materials
  • External speakers