Future Leaders Programme 2021
A practical leadership development programme for graduates (or equivalent), with two to ten years of work experience, identified as having high leadership potential.
"Best programme I have been on!" William Goldsmith, National Grid, 2018
Applications for this programme are now open
What will you gain and how does it work?
How does it work?
Modular - The programme takes place over seven months, allowing you to develop within your work schedule.
Experience based - You will be working in a small team of participants from different backgrounds and with different expertise, to deliver an agreed project for a not-for-profit organisation.
On-going support - Your team will be supported throughout the project. You will also benefit from one-to-one coaching, communications training and personal development.
What will you gain?
Learn how to read and influence teams and meetings and how to manage group dynamics
Become a more confident presenter and a capable networker
Understand what is expected of leaders in different organisations and sectors
Learn how to assess your impact on others
Who is this programme for?
Early Careers professionals (2-10 years experience).
This programme takes a collaborative approach and the success relies as much on the attitude, engagement and commitment of participants as on the input or expertise of speakers and facilitators.
Module 1: 8-9 February (New dates for module 1! Was:
26-27 January 2021)
Module 2: 11 March 2021
Module 3: 5 May 2021
Module 4: 15 June 2021
NOTE: New Module 1 (and Module 4) dates.Download the 1 page overview for this course
The team on this programme bring a range of skills to help you boost your leadership potential:
Read an interview with Roy Johnson, Programme Director, WIG Future Leaders Programme.
Testimonials & Participating Organisations
Natasha Munro, British Airways
Daniel Knight, The Health and Care Professions Council
Organisations who have participated in the last three years:
BAE Systems plc
Department for Communities and Local Government
British Airways plc
Department for Employment and Learning (NI)
Department for International Development
Department for Social Development (NI)
Department for Transport
Lloyds Banking Group plc
Department of Culture, Arts & Leisure (NI)
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Department of Finance (NI)
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Department of Health and Social Care
Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety (NI)
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service
House of Lords
Ministry of Defence
Broader Public and Not-for-Profit
Health & Safety Executive
Research Councils UK
Local Government Association
Suffolk County Council
The Health and Care Professions Council
UK Space Agency
Fees & apply now!
Member fee: £1,900+VAT
Non-member fee: £2,200+VAT
Charity/alumni fee: £1,650+VAT
The fee includes lunch and refreshments for all modules, one individual coaching session, membership of the WIG Alumni Network and all programme materials. The fee will also cover a group dinner at the end of one of the modules.
Please contact WIG if you are unsure whether or not your organisation is a member.
How do I apply?
If you would like to discuss whether the programme is suitable for you please call the WIG office on 020 7222 1166 and ask to speak to Catherine Taylor or Roy Johnson or email the leadership team.