New Chief Executives
Our New Chief Executives Programme (NCE) is ideal for busy nonprofit CEOs who want to stretch their learning, and to step up to the many demands and challenges of the role
The 2021/22 series of the New Chief Executives programme is no longer accepting applications. Dates for the 2022/23 series will be announced in due course.
If you would like to be informed when dates for the 2022/23 series of the New Chief Executives programme are available, please complete this form to register your interest in the next series.
The programme cost for the 2021/22 series was £1845pp. The fees for the 2022/23 series may change.
Who Should Attend
The NCE programme has been designed specifically for new chief executives who are currently employed within the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, with up to two years' experience in the role. To be eligible for the programme you will need to be reporting directly to a trustee board and leading a team of staff.
If you are unsure about your eligibility for this programme please contact us at CCE@city.ac.uk
Why choose our New Chief Executives programme?
This flagship programme has been completely redesigned using a series of fresh, engaging, and highly participative, live online modules delivered by CCE's leadership development specialist tutors, with contributions from other subject matter experts and current nonprofit CEOs. The programme combines online workshops, action learning sets and other course materials and activities to support reflection, interactive group and peer learning, and the practical application of new thinking to emerging and real-world challenges.
Benefits to you
- Develop your personal leadership capability
- Enhance your presence, communication and relational leadership skills
- Build your confidence to lead with agility
- Create an enduring peer support network
- Be inspired by the career experiences of successful nonprofit chief executives.
Benefits to your organisation
- Understand how to improve organisational effectiveness
- Learn how to shape an organisation through positive relationships, dialogue and action
- Understand how to influence the chair and board, to engage stakeholders, and to incorporate diversity, inclusion and equity
- Widen your organisation’s professional network.
“Undoubtedly the best training course I have ever done! Truly inspirational challenging and emotional. Thank you!”
- Roger Clark, Chief Executive, West London Mission
The programme will be co-facilitated by programme leaders Christine Fogg and Tammy Tawadros. You will also hear from a range of other external speakers and sector experts.
Christine is a consultant and visiting fellow within CCE, where she has worked for over ten years. She specialises in coaching, mentoring and facilitation, organisational capacity building and leadership development.
Tammy is a consultant and visiting lecturer with CCE. She is an executive coach, organisational consultant and work psychologist. Tammy has many years’ experience of the design and delivery of a broad range of leadership, organisational development and culture change initiatives.
Read her blog about living and leading in uncertain times.
“Loved it. Great to have some time to reflect on myself, my organisation, my style of leadership. I really enjoyed the psychological elements and learning.”
- Eugenie Harvey, Chief Executive, The Funding Network
Supported by the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants Charitable fund, the funding arm of The Worshipful Company of Management Consultants (registered charity number 1059212).
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Our staff, consultants and faculty remain dedicated to supporting our clients during this challenging time; please feel free to reach out with any questions or requests to CCE@city.ac.uk.
Professional Development Programmes
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