Charity leadership in the 2020s

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

The course is extremely challenging both intellectually and emotionally and for me it was really important not to be told how to be a leader but instead using what I have to be the best leader I could be.… I feel much more confident in my leadership style, I am more open, confident in my own ability and most importantly recognise the importance of being myself. Lee Heard, Royal Life Saving Society.
Date 3-5 June and 23 November 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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