Leadership learning

Our series of one day courses and training programmes cover all aspects of the CEO and senior leadership role. The sessions are designed to strengthen your leadership skills and expertise.  

I joined ACEVO when I was chief executive of Leeds University Union. I wanted my next job to be in the mainstream third sector but without ACEVO I think I would have struggled. Seven years on ACEVO is still important to me – I value the networks it provides, the learning it enables and the support it gives.

Lesley Dixon, chief executive,  Person Shaped Support (PSS), member since 2010

Our new series of leadership workshops and coaching programmes are as follows:

Putting values to work, Leeds and London

This one day workshop will explore what values are, how they function and where they can be brought to life.

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The Agile CEO: leading the self and others successfully through change

In this workshop, CEOs will develop an understanding of what successful change leaders do, how they behave and what it takes to lead change successfully. 

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 Routes to Resolution

A workshop in constructive conflict management and confident conversations for charity and social enterprise leaders.

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Resilience and Emotional Intelligence, London

These sessions, all hosted in central London, will give you the skills to manage a variety of pressures such as workplace stress, managing failure and how to achieve better focus at work.

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Coaching for excellence programme

Designed to give CEO’s a ‘fast-track’ to increased confidence and competence as social leaders.  Focused sessions will give you a renewed sense of purpose and a clear way forward, ensuring your behaviours and results are consistent with your vision, values and strategic plans. 

It can be completed at your own pace over either a six month or 12 month period.  Rather than attending a series of workshop sessions with other participants, the programme involves intensive one-on-one interventions with an experienced Coach experienced to operating in a Third Sector environment.

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Emerging leaders programme

Supporting Senior Managers to explore how they can be at their best in their current role and progress their career. Designed to balance your specific requirements in terms of knowledge and skills development, with the demands of a busy schedule, the programme blends a variety of approaches to suit all learning styles and preferences. The 10 week series of workshops, online learning modules, coaching and support will expand your self-awareness and help you gain valuable insights into how other people think, feel and respond in the workplace. 

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