The Leadership Development Programme

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This programme, developed in association with the University of Bath School of Management, prepares you to take on a prominent role within your current organisation or lead a small to medium-sized (SME) business.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Evaluate your leadership strengths and weaknesses
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues and clients
  • Lead a team (or teams) and individuals within teams
  • Assess the business environment, including relevant legislation
  • Make strategic decisions
  • Design a marketing strategy for a business
  • Review commercial and financial constraints to business growth

Core sessions

Four core sessions will be delivered by faculty from the University of Bath on the following dates at our London HQ.
  • Day 1: 15 March 2019
  • Day 2: 19 June 2019
  • Day 3: 13 September 2019
  • Day 4: 3 December 2019
  • Wrap up afternoon: March 2020 (exact date tbc)
Do these dates not work for you? Send us an enquiry and we'll keep you updated with future dates.

Day 1: Managing Self
  • Introduction to the programme
  • Psychometrics
  • Self-awareness, leadership behaviours, impact

Day 2: Leadership
  • What is leadership?
  • Leadership and followership
  • Delegating and building teams
  • Influencing

Day 3: Human Resources
  • Unlocking the power of your people
  • Employee lifecycle – recruitment, selection, performance, succession, transition
  • Employee engagement and retention
  • Leadership and trust

Day 4: Business Strategy and Marketing
  • Building a business
  • Setting strategy
  • Marketing, finances, etc.

Further CPD courses

In addition to the four core sessions that are part of the Leadership Development Programme, you can also choose three further training courses from the Institution’s Professional Guidance CPD courses. Saving you upwards of £2550. 


How to book

Email us to book your place.

For enquiries about programme content or payment options, contact Peter Washer, Professional Development Manager, on 020 7201 9118 or by email.



Days 1 and 2

Dr Suzanne Pollack is a professional coach, coaching supervisor, tutor and facilitator specialising in personal transformation, leadership and organisational change. She is experienced with the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Firo-B, 360 and emotional intelligence questionnaires. Suzanne is currently an associate lecturer and coach at Executive Education, University of Bath.

Day 3

Judy Greevy is an associate lecturer at Executive Education, University of Bath. She works in the area of unconscious bias. Judy was previously the Director of Corporate HR and Sustainability for HMRC, Head of Diversity at NatWest Bank and Head of Diversity and Corporate Responsibility at Centrica. She has spent time in the Cabinet Office working for Baroness Jay and Tessa Jowell.

Caroline Waters OBE is an associate lecturer at Executive Education, University of Bath. She is also Deputy Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. Previously, Caroline was Director, People & Policy at BT. Here she focused on realising BT’s business ambitions through leading edge people strategies and promoting inclusivity and the empowerment of individuals.

Day 4

Dr Bruno Oliveira is a senior teaching fellow and Director of Studies MSc in Entrepreneurship and Management at the University of Bath School of Management. Bruno’s research interests include the entrepreneurial mindset, innovation, creativity and idea generation, entrepreneurship education, and strategy development.


Intended for

Ambitious individuals who would like to improve their leadership skills; whether you are an experienced manager, newly appointed or an aspiring one. The course is also ideal for those who are preparing to, or have recently, set up in business.

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Event Information

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
15/03/2019 - 03/12/2019

10:00 - 17:30

£3,000 + VAT for Members
(Early bird £2,700 + VAT)

£4,000 + VAT for Non-Members
(Early bird £3,600 + VAT)

The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Suzanne Pollack, Judy Greevy, Caroline Waters, Bruno Oliveria

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