Leadership Development Programme

Fri Mar 15 2019 at 10:00 am to 05:30 pm
The Institution of Structural Engineers, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, United Kingdom

The Institution of Structural Engineers, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, United Kingdom

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AimThis programme, developed in association with the University of Bath School of Management, prepares early to mid-career structural engineers to lead a small business.Learning outcomesBy 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(s) and individuals within teams

Assess the business environment, including relevant legislation

Make strategic decisions

Design a marketing strategy for your business

Review commercial and financial constraints to business growth


Core sessionsFour core sessions will be delivered by faculty from the University of Bath on the following dates.

Day 1: 15 March 2019Day 2: 19 June 2019Day 3: 13 September 2019Day 4: 3 December 2019

Wrap up afternoon: March 2020 (exact date tbc)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 core sessions, participants will choose three further training sessions from the Institution’s Professional Guidance CPD courses, to suit the needs of their businesses.Wrap up afternoonScheduled for March 2020 – exact date tbc.Participants will present the outcomes of the programme as a poster and sponsors/mentors will be invited to a reception hosted by the Institution President.

TutorsDays 1 and 2Dr 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 3Dr Judy Greevy is an associate lecturer at Executive Education, University of Bath. She works in the area of unconscious bias. She 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.Dr 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, Suzanne 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 4Dr 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 forRecently chartered structural engineers or those preparing for chartership who work in SMEs. Also, those who are preparing to, or have recently, set up in business.For further information please call Peter Washer, Professional Development Manager on 020 7201 9118 or e-mail peter ! washer | istructe ! org
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The Institution of Structural Engineers
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