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Leading Lancashire

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European Social Funding Secured to Deliver Leadership and Management Qualifications to Lancashire based SME workforce

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Lancaster and Morecambe College has successfully secured European Social Funding to support employees of all ages to develop effective leadership and management skills and behaviours. The programme of activity will enable people to progress into, develop and sustain leadership and management roles, as well as support for progression in work, tackling disadvantages and wider careers choices. The project will work with SME’s and the self-employed in the following Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership priority sectors:-

  • Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Energy & Environment
  • Digital
  • Creative
  • Visitor Economy
  • Financial Services
  • Construction

The Leading Lancashire project will be delivered by a consortium of 11 organisations, including Lancaster & Morecambe College and will be led by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Activities will be delivered across the partnership through coordinated promotional campaigns and will be supported by robust needs assessment, focussing on upskilling, advice and guidance and coaching/mentoring activities. Lancaster & Morecambe College are proud to offer a range of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) awards and certificates in Leadership and Management delivered by a highly experienced team.

Key benefits to businesses and employees:

  • Increased confidence and skills
  • Networking and developing relationships with peers
  • Progress career path
  • Succession planning
  • Upskilling of the workforce with more employees gaining qualifications
  • Business growth supported through development of a more highly skilled workforce
  • Increase the level of employed woman to encourage progression in employment and help address the gender employment wage gap

Provision ranges from short one day courses and evening courses through to a 9 week programmes in a variety of modules including:

  • Managing Team Performance
  • Managing Change
  • Team Leading
  • Delivering Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Management
  • Resilience
  • Recruitment & Retaining Talent
  • Project Management

For further information please contact 01524 521483 or email