Emerging Leaders Programme

Curriculum Overview
Topics may be adjusted according to participant needs

Session One – Introduction, project planning, data collection

Workshop sessions

  1. Executive introduction - Why is leadership important

  2. Reflective Sessions - Leadership Values

  3. Leadership theory - Comparing healthcare leadership models

  4. Reflective Sessions - Multisource feedback

  5. Project management and sources of insight (team session)

  6. Stakeholder analysis (team session)

Session Two – Complexity, Quality Improvement and Innovation

​Workshop Sessions

  1. Guest Speaker – Quality Improvement Methodologies

  2. Complexity in healthcare (why innovations fail)

  3. Building inclusive teams (dysfunctions of a team)

  4. Coaching

  5. Reflective session - Personal values and programme goals

  6. Decision-making (Team session)

  7. QI planning (Team session)

Session Three – Leadership Teams and Influencing Sustainable Change

Workshop Sessions

  1. Guest Speaker – Change in the NHS

  2. Diffusion of innovation

  3. Sustainable Change

  4. Leadership Styles

  5. Influence

  6. Working Styles

  7. Team review (Team session, facilitated)

Session Four – Managing Conflict

Workshop Sessions

  1. Guest Speaker – Patient Experiences

  2. Conflict styles, recognition, management

  3. Organisational resilience

  4. Motivation

  5. Speaking up

  6. Reflective session - Leadership Ethics

  7. Prioritisation (Team session)

Session Five – Business Planning and Negotiation

Workshop sessions

  1. Speaker – Healthcare Systems, Policy, Finances

  2. Evaluating projects

  3. Business plans

  4. Trust and Psychological Safety

  5. Negotiation

  6. Evaluation and business plans (Team session)

Session Six – Preparing for Presentations

Workshop sessions (time allocated)

  1. Guest Speaker - Healthcare Strategy

  2. Communication

  3. Giving Effective Feedback

  4. Powerful Presentations (whole afternoon)

Session Seven – Presentations and Moving Forwards

Workshop sessions (time allocated)

  1. Guest Speaker - learning confidence

  2. Reflective session - heading forwards

  3. Team Project Presentations

  4. Reflections on the course

Session Eight – QI Symposium

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