Developing a Managerial Mindset

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Key Information

Course Dates:



The course fee for 2023/4 enrolments is £975, with the option to include a CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 3 Award for an additional £400.


Taught on site at the University of Lincoln’s Brayford campus

Contact Information:

Tel: +44 (0) 1522 835566

Course Overview

Develop your management skills with six workshops, and an additional company insight, which aims to develop your fundamental management skills and confidence, and nurtures future leaders in full-day workshops taught on site at the University of Lincoln's Brayford campus.

At Lincoln International Business School we are committed to supporting businesses of all sizes and sectors in the development of the key skills required to lead and manage others effectively. This programme is designed for people wishing to become more confident and skilled in managing others, and become better leaders either now or in the future and combines workshops, personal reflection and company insight to develop skills, confidence and professional networks.

Course Dates

Programme Structure

Workshop 1 A Managerial Mindset and You | 13 Oct 2023
Workshop 2 Developing Your Management Style | 10 Nov 2023
Workshop 3 Effective Communication and Influencing Skills | 15 Dec 2023
Workshop 4 Valuing and Developing Your Team | 19 Jan 2024
Company Insight Company Insight | TBC
Workshop 5 Managing in a Business Context | 9 Feb 2024
Workshop 6 Managing Your Team Through Change | 15  Mar 2024


The course fee for 2023/4 enrolments is £975, with the option to include a CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 3 Award for an additional £400.


Key Benefits

Businesses and individuals can realise the following potential benefits to them and their organisation:

  • Succession: Plan for your future growth with skilled and confident managers
  • Career: Prepare for the next step in your career as a manager
  • Competence: Develop your professional managerial skills
  • Confidence: Train to become a competent manager with the confidence to lead other’s effectively
  • Recruitment and Retention: Learn how to attract and nurture effective leaders and create a culture of effective leadership from the ground up

Who Should Attend?

Anyone wishing to develop their fundamental management skills; learners range from recent graduates and first line managers, to middle managers.


The six workshops give delegates the opportunity to understand management tools and have the chance to try new ideas and ways of working in a safe environment with the support of an expert tutor and the support of your co-learners from a range of companies in the region. The time between workshops gives you the chance to try those new ideas out in the workplace, and reflect on your successes, and share your challenges next time.


There is an additional company insight as well as the six workshops. This gives delegates an insight into how some local organisations lead and manage their people giving you the chance to take away a few ideas back to your own business and a behind the scenes look into the regions’ successful organisations.

Bespoke Programmes

This programme can be adapted to suit individual organisational needs should you have a larger number of people you wish to train. We can add extra content, workshops or webinars, or embed a business improvement project to the process so that organisations realise an instant return on investment, showing how the learning has been demonstrated by the individual during and following the programme.


This is a non-credit bearing short course with the option to undertake a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification alongside the workshop programme, through distance learning - so no extra time needed away from the business.

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