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Growing great leaders and businesses through innovative and powerful leadership development programmes


Transforming business owners and managers into extraordinary leaders

Led by Swansea University in partnership with Bangor University, the ION leadership project is backed with £2.7m from the European Social Fund.

The ION leadership programme is designed to develop and enhance the leadership skills of owners, managers and key decision-makers of businesses located across the Convergence region of West Wales and the Valleys. ION leadership offers 3 intense, engaging and effective new courses tailored for people with different levels of leadership experience.

Delivered by business experts, the courses are based on practical, experiential learning within a trusted group of peers and they focus on finding real solutions for the real issues that leaders, at all levels, face every day.

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Advanced Leadership Cohort AB2

Friday 14th October 2016
9 days over 7 months with the opportunity to attend an extra elective Master Class

The Advanced Leadership programme is designed for leaders who have established leadership and management skills and knowledge. The programme will enable them to reflect on the present situation within their organisations and their teams, building the strategic leadership skills to facilitate innovation and ensure sustainable growth. The programme will develop the skills of leaders and managers in small, medium and large firms.

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Early Stage Leadership Cohort EB1

Thursday 17th November 2016
7 days over 4 months

Discover the leader in you - Discover contemporary leadership tools Discover new ways to engage and motivate people Design the storyboard of your future success Enhance business performance and drive productivity and create value for their customers.

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Innovate UK

Innovate UK - 2-3 November, Manchester Central

Innovate 2016 is brought to you by the Department for International Trade and Innovate UK, and will showcase the UK’s most exciting technology innovations. Taking place in Manchester, the event will combine a thought leadership conference alongside an innovation exhibition. Get your ION delegate 10% discount!

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A National Imperative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation across Wales

A National Imperative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation across Wales

Friday 21 October, 08:00 – 09:45, SWANSEA UNIVERSITY The events will provide an opportunity for you to join and Play Your Part with your peers and colleagues across academia and business to discuss how we can work together to make Wales a better place for innovation and entrepreneurship to flourish.

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ION leadership 20h

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