Charity leadership in the 2020s

Charity leadership in the 2020s is NCVO’s programme for the next generation of non-profit leaders.

The course was fantastic. It is without doubt the most enjoyable, exhausting and truly motivational courses I have been on. I feel the learning and network will continue to contibure to my development for a long time to come. The Scouts Association
The course was facilitated with knowledge, confidence and sensitivity. A truly brilliant opportunity for all attending - to examine in depth the characteristics, skills and processes needed for successful leadership in our sector. A fantastic group experience too. Cohort 1 delegate 2016
Date 21-23 January 2018 and 8 June 2018
Location Royal Foundation of St Katherine, Limehouse, London

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Who should apply?

The programme is designed for those who aspire to be sector leaders and champions in the 2020s, and who want to take a considered and deliberate approach. You might be an emerging leader, a manager in charge of a team, or even a CEO who is running a small organisation looking to advance your skills.


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We aspire for learners to see themselves as agents of positive change and to develop the capacity to envision a better future for all. As a charity leaders in the 2020s you will be able to:

  • maximise your ability to be an effective leader in your organisation and the sector
  • be entrepreneurial and digitally empowered
  • be open and transparent
  • recognise that the journey is as important as the destination
  • listen more attentively to contrasting opinions
  • negotiate more successfully with others
  • encourage responsibility in every aspect of their work
  • take steps to build the capacities of others.

Participants will be supported to work with the tensions and challenges reflected in the model below.


How to apply

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