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Leading with authenticity

Course summary

Our Leading with authenticity course, aimed at senior managers, will enhance your leadership performance by tapping into your individual characteristics, values and competences.

In today’s environment, effective leaders combine a personalised mix of skills, capacities and experience with insight, intelligence and story-telling to effectively promote their vision and increase engagement with their organisational and long-term objectives.

This one-day Leadership training course provides the opportunity to explore effective styles of leadership and their impact, the markers of outstanding leadership and the personal characteristics and values that define your authenticity. It offers an excellent chance to reflect on your experience with others with a mixed peer group, to share approaches and challenges, and increase your impact and effectiveness as a leader.

Course dates and location

This course takes place at the Centre's Central London training suite with easy access to tube and mainline rail stations. 

Please note: we allow a maximum of three people per organisation on our Individual training courses.

Our next available course dates for individuals are:

  • 18 September, 2017 — 20% off

This course starts at 10am and will finish by 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided.

Alternatively, we can deliver this course at your venue, for your team, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote. 

  • Course outline

    Leading with authenticity helps to enhance your authority, both within your organisation and beyond. This senior management training course prioritises a high-level understanding of the dynamics of leadership, organisational culture and personal values and the effective use of story-telling to underpin confident communication.

    The course will cover:

    • key leadership theories and styles
    • characteristics of outstanding leaders
    • organisational culture and its impact
    • leadership self-assessment
    • effective organisational and personal narratives through story-telling
    • values-based leadership
    • adaptive leadership – leading amidst uncertainty
    • a year of free support

    This leadership course takes place at the Centre's central London training suite with easy access to tube, bus and mainline rail stations.

  • Who is this course for?

    This Leading with authenticity training course is specifically targeted at senior managers and chief executives who have at least three years' experience, with direct responsibility for managing both people and resources. It will be helpful, though not essential, to have attended either the Centre's Moving up in management or Manager to leader course.

    The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

  • What will this course help me do: learning outcomes?

    After this leadership training course you will have a better understanding of the dynamics of leadership and effective leadership styles. You will gain an enhanced understanding of your own leadership attributes and the key skills/competences that enhance your impact. You will improve your leadership capacity and authority by drawing on your experience, organisational and interpersonal understanding and better appreciation of your own values and impact.

  • Other courses to consider

    You may be interested in some of our other management training courses such as Moving from manager to leaderStrategic planning and thinking and Developing your personal brand

  • Course fee
    • £345 plus VAT small charity price (applies to registered charities with an annual turnover of less than £3m)
    • £445 plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to all other charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
    • £495 plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

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