Leadership Series

Leadership Series

The Leadership Series are half-day masterclasses that give senior leaders and managers the opportunity to focus on key performance and leadership topics.



These sessions are available for in-house delivery for organisations. They are offered as independent ‘off-the-shelf’ masterclasses or they can be tailored to fit a client organisation’s specific needs. They can also be built into broader, consolidated leadership programmes.

The modular programmes, outlined below, are delivered by the School for CEOs team along with leading expert practitioners where appropriate. The Series is designed in the same way as open programmes Vital Few and Runway, with the focus on practical lessons and insight for immediate use.

The Coaching Leader - Introduction to coaching models; facilitative and directive coaching; performance and interference; active listening; questioning; creating the right environment to coach; building rapport; problem structures.

Tackling Performance & Crucial Conversations - The Relationship Model; creating a performance-based culture; feedback models for tough conversations; creating and leading the High Performing Team; unconscious bias and building diverse teams.

Developing Great Networks - The 3 types of network; auditing your network; building strong networks; your personal brand and making a great first impression; networking events; leveraging social media.

Strategic Influencing – Understanding the stakeholder landscape; the different influencing styles; influencing without authority; adapting and flexing approaches appropriately; using IQ, EQ, CQ and PQ effectively; managing relationships on 5 dimensions.

Presentation and Media skills - Core presentation skills including constructing and giving great presentations; key attributes that ‘make or break’ presentations; interacting with the media including newspapers and journals, radio and television.



"These engaging masterclasses address major development themes that emerge from our Vital Few and Runway programmes"
Colin Daniel

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