Cultivating outstanding leaders to help nonprofit organisations deliver on their mission.

Professional Development Programmes

Aspiring Chief  Executives

Date: 21 September 2023 | Duration: Nine days over six months | Format: Mix of online and in person sessions
Designed to empower nonprofit leaders who want to take that step up to become chief executives, this online programme aims to increase your confidence and ability to excel in your current leadership role.

New Chief Executives

Date: 2 November 2023 | Duration: Nine days over five months | Format: Online
At a time when many nonprofit organisations are confronted by extraordinary challenges, this programme offers a high quality, practitioner-focused, learning development experience for new nonprofit chief executives.

Outstanding Leadership Breakfast Series

Date: Began 11 October 2022 | One morning per month (08:30 - 10:30) | Format: Online
These breakfast seminars are aimed at delivering the latest cutting edge thinking to the nonprofit sector through a series of bite-sized modules that allow you to directly apply your learning to the workplace.
Places on individual modules are bookable online.

Inspiring Financial Leadership Breakfast Series

Date: Began 18 October 2022 | One morning per month (08:30 - 11:00) | Format: Online
The Inspiring Financial Leadership series is run in partnership between CCE, CFG and Sayer Vincent. Centred on the role of the charity finance professional, drawing on robust leadership research and grounded in the challenges that finance professionals face, this course is highly interactive using a mix of practical experience, research and best practice.

Re-imagining Organisations and their Financial Sustainability

Date: Began 2 March 2023 | Duration: Five half-days over one month | Format: Online
This programme is designed to help charity professionals and trustees to reflect on the changing operational and financial landscape and develop strategies to evolve or re-frame their organisations. Please note that this programme used to be called the Building Financial Sustainability & Re-imagining Organisations programme.

Leading Edge

Date: Began 28 March 2023 | Duration: Four days over five months | Format: Mix of online and in person sessions
This exciting new programme is designed to introduce new, less experienced, and future leaders to the essential foundations of outstanding leadership development.

COVID-19 response

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