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Led by Swansea University in partnership with Bangor University, the ION leadership project is backed with £5.7m 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 2 intense, engaging and effective new programmes tailored for people with different levels of leadership experience.

Delivered by business experts, the programmes 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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Thanks for the memories. Let’s make some more.

On our final working day of 2023, I just wanted to take the chance to say thank you. As you know, at the end of 2023 the current chapter of our wonderful ION leadership programme crosses over its final finish as our funding from WEFO/ESF comes to an end.

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One chapter ends, and another begins

As one chapter ends, and another begins, for ION leadership, Ceri Jones, Director of Research, Engagement & Innovation Services (REIS), shares his thoughts on the programme that he supported in the transition to Wales from the North-West of England.

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