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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, leaders 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.

Future Courses

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Foundation in Leadership FS1

Thursday 8th September 2016
7 days over 4 months

The Foundation in Leadership programme is designed to develop and enhance the leadership and management skills of owners, entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, supervisors who are in the early stages of developing their leadership skills and those aspiring to become supervisors. The programme concentrates on transferring knowledge and skills that enable growth and sustainability for their organisations.

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Leadership and management wales

Developing Leadership Cohort DS1

Tuesday 21st June 2016
9 days over 7 months

This Programme will focus on the essential skills required for leaders and managers in small, medium and large organisations. It will place particular emphasis on developing their leadership skills to facilitate growth for their businesses.The Developing Leadership programme will introduce participants to High Performance Work Practices (HPWP’s), placing particular emphasis on leading self and leading others, enabling them to develop and implement sustainable plans that further drive the productivity and performance of their organisations.

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The Innovation Challenge – Any questions?

30th June 2016, School of Management, Swansea University Bay Campus 13:00 - 16:00. This event is part of the Festival of Innovation.

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Wynne and Co

Interview with sarah Wynne - Owner, Wynne & Co Accountants

Sarah Wynne, owner of Wynne & Co Accountants, talks to ION leadership about approachability and how ranting to a friend changed her life!

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ION leadership 8h

I have heard there are still sponsorship opportunities available for businesses. The media coverage is great and is…