Learning events calendar

The Leadership Academy holds regular learning events for civil servants.

Some events are specifically tailored to people making the transition from one grade to the next. Another set of events will help you develop a fully engaged style of leadership that really connects with people. A third learning offer will develop your understanding of the core Civil Service ‘disciplines’ that underpin the work of the organisation, including politics, finance, commercial, digital and project delivery.

All of our learning opportunities allow networking with peers and experts, as well as helping to build relationships to encourage learning across departments, professions and agencies.


Date Event Location
29 Nov New perspectives on performance management London
Date Event Location
3 & 4 Dec Creating a powerful personal presence (2-day course) London
5 Dec Director induction leadership event London
6 & 7 Dec Deputy director induction programme: Base Camp Shrivenham Defence Academy, Swindon
7 Dec The spending journey: introduction to the effective management of public money London
7 Dec Inclusive leadership London
12 Dec High-impact communication London
12 Dec SCS Masterclass: Tackling the policy bias London
13 Dec Parliamentary Insights: pre- and post-legislative scrutiny London
13 Dec SCS Masterclass: what is the step change you want to make as a leader? (AM) Birmingham


Date Event Location
24 January SCS Masterclass: Understanding and working with culture London
24 & 25 January (2 day course) DD Induction Base Camp  
29 January Immersive Learning Series: Devolution Negotiations *for HPDS participants and alumni  
31 January Immersive Learning Series: Devolution Negotiations * by invitation only  
Date Event Location
5 February Leaders teaching leaders: Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer for England London
5 February Civil Service Orientation - Leading in the Civil Service London
6 February SCS Masterclass: Embodied Leadership London
7 February Inclusive leadership London
13 February Leading People Through Change  
20 February Advanced media skills  
27 & 28 February (2 day course) Leading Without Authority 1  
Date Event Location
4 & 5 March (2 day course) Creating a Powerful Personal Presence 1  
6 March Creating a Coaching Culture  
8 March Inclusive Leadership  
14 March Leaders teaching leaders: Bernadette Kelly CB, Permanent Secretary, DfT London
19 March Director induction leadership event London
19 March Storytelling London
20 March Leading as an SRO London
21 & 22 March (2 day course) DD Induction Base Camp  
27 March 10 Questions about Finance London
Date Event Location
2 April Commercial skills for Leaders  
3 April Leaders teaching leaders: Leslie Evans, Permanent Secretary, Scottish Government London
25 April Creating a Coaching Culture  
25 April High Impact Communication London
25 & 26 April (2 day course) DD Induction Base Camp  
29 April Inclusive Leadership  
Date Event Location
19 May Leaders teaching leaders: Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, MHCLG London
Published 27 September 2017
Last updated 7 December 2017 + show all updates
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