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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.

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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Developing Leadership Programme DB1

Wednesday 21st September 2016
9 days over 8 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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Upcoming Events

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Emergency Brexit - Have you got a strategy?

Thursday 4th August 2016

FREE Workshop - We want to help you gear up for business success in the wake of Brexit.

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Latest News

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Leadership Wales

Managing People - What is a manager?

There are many jobs out there with the title “Manager” or “Director” in them. It doesn’t matter what other words are in your job title, because what you really are is a people manager.

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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 2h

Welsh Government fund unveiled as part of EU response…