Step Up Step Across, November 2017 - April 2018

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Are you a mid-career leader or manager responsible for significant or strategically important parts of your organisation? This programme will help you realise your leadership capability and map your personal journey.


  • What will you gain and how does it work?

    What will you gain?

    • Learn how to raise your own and your team’s performance, and how to contribute to the success of your organisation
    • Resilience to meet management challenges
    • Personalised, practical tools from leading management thinking
    • A peer-group network of co-coaches and critical friends

    How does it work?

    The six month modular programme is built around learning, reflection and inquiry. It links learning to real work, blending experiential learning, theory and practical application.

    You will be learning from fellow delegates, co-coaching in small groups, and from WIG’s expert facilitators on the latest thinking on leading in fast changing environments.


    Who is this programme for?

    Mid-career professionals (e.g. grade 7-6 in public sector, Heads of departments/Service management)

  • Programme structure

    Module 1: 21-22 November 2017 

    Module 2: 10-11 January 2018 

    Module 3: 6-7 March 2018 

    Module 4: 24 April 2018 

  • Facilitators

    The team on this programme bring a range of skills to help you boost your leadership potential:



  • Testimonials & Participating Organisations

    Working alongside people from a variety of backgrounds offered a collaborative space in which to discuss problems and draw from others’ experience, which I found particularly helpful.

    Usha Grieve Compassion in Dying


    Organisations who have participated in the last three years:

    Public Sector Organisation

    Private Sector Organisation

    Competition and Markets Authority

    BAE Systems plc

    Croydon Council

    BT Group


    Jaguar Land Rover

    Defence Infrastructure Organistion

    John Lewis Partnership

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills


    Department for Culture, Media & Sport




    Foreign & Commonwealth Office


    Government Digital Service


    Health & Safety Executive

    Non-Profit Organisation

    Health & Safety Laboratory

    Compassion in Dying

    HM Revenue & Customs

    St John Ambulance

    Home Office


    Ministry of Defence


    National Assembly for Wales


    NHS England






    Oxfordshire County Council


    Payment Systems Regulator


    The Animal and Plant Health Agency


    Torfaen Borough Council


  • Fees & apply now!


    £4,850 + VAT for WIG members and £6,500 + VAT for non-members. We offer a reduced rate of £3,600 + VAT for charities and WIG alumni.  These fees include breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight accommodation for Module 1, lunch and refreshments for all WIG-hosted modules, membership of the Alumni Network, and all programme materials.


    How do I apply?

    Download the application form and return it to the leadership team or apply online using the 'APPLY FOR A PLACE' button above.

    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 Lorraine King, Hannah Benaim or Roy Johnson or email the leadership team.

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Thursday 23 November 2017, 09:15 – 16:30

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Annual Women's Networking Lunch 2017

Monday 04 December 2017, 12:00 – 14:30


Women's Seminar: Influence and Resilience

Tuesday 05 December 2017, 09:30 – 16:35

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