Smart and Inclusive Leadership
The Smart and Inclusive Leadership (SAIL) project provides employees of SMEs with training opportunities to develop into future leaders, from basic skills and Level 1 bespoke learning, through to postgraduate accredited qualifications.
The Smart and Inclusive Leadership project is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and supports employees of SMEs to access free bespoke training, career coaching and advice to up-skill in vocational and high-level technical skills.
Women in Leadership
On this course, you'll learn how to lead and manage high-performing teams, the importance of organisational culture and more. It's ideal for women looking to develop or pursue skills in leadership.
Practical Marketing Skills
Effective marketing helps to build your brand and have a lasting impact by getting the word out about your business and allowing you to connect with new customers. You can build your current customer base, and most importantly, boost your sales.
Effective Change Management
Our Effective Change Management course is designed to help senior professionals, managers and leaders within SMEs to develop knowledge and skills in managing change. The course will help you to understand how to design, implement and lead change effectively.
Sustainability and Inclusive Leadership
The Sustainability and Inclusive Leadership (SAIL) course explores the global climate crisis, the very real impact that this will have on the economic landscape, and how important it is for everyone to be more sustainable as they work towards COVID-19 recovery.
Ideal for your professional development, this course has been accredited by NTU, and participants will receive 10 credits towards a Level 4 (degree level) qualification.
You will develop an action plan , and upon being successful in your assessment, you will receive a full certificate issued by the Carbon Literacy Trust. This course is still being designed. Further details to be confirmed soon.
Want to enquire?
If you want to enquire about any of the above courses you can contact the teams directly on the details above, or email us at ESF@ntu.ac.uk.
This course is available to employees of SMEs that are based in the D2N2 area (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire). SMEs are defined as having:
- less than 250 employees
- an annual turnover under EUR 50 million or;
- an annual balance sheet less than EUR 43 million.
Although the course is open to all people working in eligible SMEs, we aim to support:
- employees aged 50+
- employees with disabilities
- Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff
- those who have previously missed out on traditional educational opportunities.
This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).
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