Future Ready Leaders Programme

Enhance your performance as a leader and future-proof your career with this innovative leadership programme from the heart of the Cambridge ecosystem.

In the rapidly changing world of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, there is no doubt that the human element of leadership will continue to be critical to organisational success.

This contemporary, rigorous and stimulating programme equips practising leaders with the tools, skills and confidence to be ready for the future opportunities ahead.

If you attend this five-module programme and opt to complete the practical assignments, you will also achieve a Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management from your choice of either ILM or CMI.

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What's Included?

  • Five interactive one-day workshops at the heart of the Cambridge innovation ecosystem, spread over six months

  • Regular action learning groups to share ideas and best practice learning with your peers

  • A personal Emergenetics Profile revealing your own instinctive behavioural and thinking preferences

  • Access to the Emergenetics app to support your daily leadership interactions and challenges

If you pursue an accreditation you will also receive:

  • Registration with your preferred accrediting body

  • Personal support from our experienced facilitators and accreditation experts

  • Marking and feedback on your assignments

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Development Areas

Personal effectiveness and self-management in a rapidly evolving world  

Leadership starts with first knowing yourself. In the opening module we will discuss various styles and models of leadership that can be used in a dynamic world. You will discuss what makes a great leader and develop selfawareness of your instinctive leadership preferences through the Emergenetics profiling tool.

Leading people, influencing and developing relationships   Creating a vision that makes a difference

In module two you will hone the skills needed to successfully lead a team in a changing business landscape. You will learn the science of building trust and strengthening relationships and we will look at what happens when old fashioned techniques are used in the modern workplace. You will develop strategies to improve emotional intelligence.


This module will take a big picture approach to leadership, focussing on techniques to communicate a vision, gain buy-in and keep your team onboard. You will learn strategies to improve the resilience of your team in the face of uncertainty and discuss the potential opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution for your organisation.

Driving performance and achieving results   Nurturing innovation and leading change

In module four you will cultivate the skills needed to develop your team and maximise their performance. You will identify ways to personalise motivation for each individual and look at how to successfully manage talent. This module will include tips to create a coaching culture and how to have difficult conversations without hesitation.


Whatever the sector, adapting and thriving through change is key to success. Inspired by the world leading innovation of the Cambridge Phenomenon, this final module will equip you with the tools and techniques to lead sustainable and successful change. We will also look at how leaders can enable innovation and embed it in day-to-day processes.


Benefits of Future Ready Leadership

  • Feel confident to lead in the fast-paced changing environment of the fourth industrial revolution

  • Gain a toolkit of cutting edge and thoroughly researched techniques to support your day-to-day leadership and strategic decisions

  • Develop better relationships through enhancing your communication and influencing skills

  • Drive high performance in your team by accelerating your ability to motivate, coach and inspire

  • Lead significant change effectively and foster innovation to drive your team and organisation forward

  • Learn in the heart of the Silicon Fen at St John’s Innovation Centre, the first innovation hub of its kind in Europe

  • Raise your profile in your organisation and be more marketable to prospective employers

  • Accelerate your career as a result of a highly respected professional qualification (if selected)

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Programme Logistics

Dates to be confirmed

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St John’s Innovation Centre 
Cambridge CB4 0WS

£3495+VAT per delegate

Please ensure you can attend all five modules of the programme. If you are unable to attend any of these dates, our next programme will start in Autumn 2020. Please get in touch for more details.


To register your place on the programme, please fill in the short form below and we will be in touch to complete your registration.



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