UCLan is delivering Leading Lancashire free programmes for individuals working (or self-employed) in Lancashire SMEs.

Leading Lancashire is an innovative leadership project that is tailored to meet the learning and development needs of individuals that work in small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) across Lancashire. It is part-funded by the European Social Fund and UCLan is one of a number of project partners.

UCLan delivers programmes that enable people to develop their personal, leadership and management skills through training, coaching and support. Some events are hosted online whilst others are face-to-face.

There is a range of events running in June and over the summer until the end of September. These include:

Monday 27th June: 1 day Women’s Leadership Development Programme

Tuesday 28th June: 1 day Women’s Leadership Development Programme

“Absolutely brilliant course, great leadership and came away feeling great and like I’d learnt and achieved a lot.” Attendee, March 2022.

Wednesday 6th July: Foundations of Leadership Theory & Practice

“Great course. Very informative and will be really useful going forward.” Attendee, April 2022.

Tuesday 14th July: Small Business Finance Masterclass

“Highly recommended.” Attendee, February 2021.

Thursday 4th August: Social Media for Business

“The information given was fantastic.”  Attendee, March 2022.

Monday 5th September: What is Your Personality Type? Find out using Myers Briggs (MBTI)

“Absolutely loved it. Fascinating! Very insightful.” Attendee, May 2022.

Wednesday 14th September: Mindfulness in Leadership

“A must attend program.” Attendee, February 2022.

Details of all programmes can be found on Eventbrite or you can email the team at leading@uclan.ac.uk to register onto the project or for more information.

This is a fully funded programme, and the eligibility criteria are that a participant must be:  

  • Eligible to live and work in the UK 
  • Employed / Self-employed 
  • Working for a Lancashire based SME (fewer than 250 employees) 
  • Aged 16 and over
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