Senior Leaders Programme 2020-2021

A programme designed for senior level leaders wishing to continue to improve their performance and personal impact, willing to share perspectives, ambitions and mutual challenges with a group of equals from different backgrounds and sectors.

"The WIG Senior Leaders Programme enabled me to reflect and explore sub-conscious parts of me that I have never had the opportunity to do. It challenged me in an unbiased way to think, act and be different in a professional, business and leadership context." Mark Ferris, BAE Systems plc

 

Applications for this programme are now open! 

 

  • What will you gain and how does it work?

    How it works:

    Modular – Three learning modules, interspersed with meetings of action learning sets, cover the theory and practice of leadership. You will learn from high profile leaders and from new leadership theories, and explore practical tools for enhancing your personal leadership style.

    Action learning sets – Will bring you together with six to eight people in a balanced group. The learning sets are expertly facilitated, providing you with a supportive but challenging environment to work on live leadership issues and business challenges.

    Organisational insights – Learning sets meet at each other’s organisations, with hosts encouraged to draw in their senior colleagues to discuss the organisation’s vision and 

     

    What will you gain?

    Practical approaches to help consolidate and strengthen your approach to leadership
    Enhanced understanding of other sectors and their approach to organisational and leadership challenges
    Personal networks and lasting links to help sustain your personal development

     

    Who is this programme for?

    Director level.

  • Programme Structure

    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: 25 & 26th November 2020 (residential module hosted in Central London) 

    Action learning set 1: 20th January 2021 

    Action learning set 2: 25th February 2021 

    Module 2: 18 March 2021 

    Action learning set 3: 29 April 2021 

    Action learning set 4: 10 June 2021 

    Module 3: 17 June 2021 

  • Facilitators
  • Testimonials & Participating Organisations

    Carol Tullo, The National Archives

     

    Organisations who have participated in the last three years:

    Central Government

    Private Sector

    Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

    Association of British Insurers

    Defra

    Atos

    Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

    BAE Systems plc

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

    Browne Jacobson

    Department for Communities and Local Government

    BT Global Services UK

    Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

    Citi

    Department for Work & Pensions

    Jaguar Land Rover

    Department of Health and Social Care

    Korn Ferry Hay Group

    Dstl

    National Grid

    HM Revenue & Customs

    Rolls-Royce

    Home Office

    The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc

    House of Commons

    Warwick Manufacturing Group

    Ministry of Defence

     

    Revenue Scotland

     

    The Pensions Regulator

     

    The Scottish Government

     

    Welsh Government

     

    Broader Public and Not-for-Profit

    Africa Governance Initiative

    London South Bank University

    Arts Council England

    Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

    Commissioners of Irish Lights

    National Crime Agency

    Competition and Markets Authority

    National Farmers' Union

    Environment Agency

    National Cyber Security Agency

    Forestry Commission

    Southampton Solent University

    Housing Ombudsman Service

     

  • Fees & apply now!

    Fee

    Member fee:  £6,800+VAT

    Non-member fee: £8,800+VAT

    Charity and WIG alumni fee: £5,300+VAT

    This fee includes dinner and overnight accommodation for the residential module, one charged-for event/workshop on the WIG events calendar, and two one-day development seminars, worth over £1,100 in value at the normal alumni rate. 

    Please contact WIG if you are unsure whether or not your organisation is a member.

     

    How do I apply?

    Download the application form and return it to the leadership team.

    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 Marcia Hazzard or Roy Johnson or email the Leadership Programmes Team.