Shoulder to Shoulder (S2S) Senior Leadership Cohort Programme 2

Available for South Tees staff only

Event details

  • Date: 14 February - 12 December 2025
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Address: Strive, The James Cook University Hospital Marton Road Middlesbrough TS4 3BW
  • Category: Organisational Development

35 places remaining | Free event

The Leadership, Improvement and Safety Academy, within STRIVE, is delighted to offer a new development programme designed for senior clinical and operational managers in the Trust. 

The programme comprises six full day training and development sessions, cohorting senior leaders across all disciplines and specialities to support networks of practice across disciplines and service lines while also ensuring opportunities for networking and relationship building to strengthen teamwork and collaboration.

Programme = 6 x Full Day sessions
Session 1 – Insights and What we wish we’d known before… Insights Discovery, with your own bespoke profile, coaching, introductions and facilitated conversations with interesting senior leaders including our Chair, Derek Bell
Session 2 – Leadership and Coaching Skills : Strategic leadership skills, and introduction to a coaching techniques
Session 3 – improvement, Project Management and Business Cases: Improvement tools and techniques, project management basics, tricks for delivering sustainable projects, business cases and  benefits realisation
Session 4 – Safety, Civility and Moral Injury / Presenting with confidence and flair: how can we create and sustain positive cultures, and delivering engaging messages
Session 5 – Transactional management @ Senior level: managing finance at senior level, and restorative approaches to workforce management
Session 6 – Assertiveness and Difficult conversations / Next steps: Identify the 4 cornerstones of assertiveness, how confidence plays a role in assertive conversations and techniques for assertiveness, building trust and ownership of outcomes, identify and manage aggressive, assertive or submissive behaviours, giving and receiving feedback in an assertive way, saying no and sticking to it

SessionRoom LocationShoulder to Shoulder Cohort 2
Session OneRoom 9, STRIVE  14th February 2025
Session TwoRoom 9, STRIVE  11th April 2025
Session ThreeRoom 30a, STRIVE  13th June 2025
Session FourRoom 9, STRIVE  8th August 2025
Session FiveRoom , STRIVE  10th October 2025
Session SixRoom , STRIVE  12th December 2025
The structure offers a combination of leadership and practical management skills training designed to be able to flex according to the specific needs of the cohort. Please note sessions will be whole day sessions from 9.00am to 4.00pm

For more information, please contact [email protected]