General Managers Programme

Cohort 3 Application Window Now Open



The East Midlands Leadership Academy is pleased to announce details of Cohort 3 of the General Managers Programme.

The Programme is designed to help support those who are new to or aspiring to general manager posts by enhancing their skills in the leadership areas it is felt general managers should excel in.  Participants will also gain a better understanding of their current skill set and their development areas, along with a deeper awareness of the journey to become a top leader in the NHS.

The Programme is made up of a number of elements including: Coaching Sessions, Action Learning, Healthcare Leadership Model 360 feedback, Masterclasses and a Top Leader Q&A.

Masterclass topics will include:

  • Strategic insight / commercial acumen
  • Resilience
  • Engagement and Motivation
  • Creating your own culture within a team

Key Programme Dates

The Programme is made up of 8 dates and those wishing to take part in the Programme must be available for all of these dates.

Day 1 – 28th June, 2018 – Imago, Loughborough

Day 2 – 9th July, 2018 – Trent Vineyard Conference Centre, Nottingham

Day 3 – 25th July, 2018 – Trent Vineyard Conference Centre, Nottingham

Day 4 – 9th August, 2018 – Imago, Loughborough

Day 5 – 23rd August, 2018 – Trent Vineyard Conference Centre

Day 6 – 6th September, 2018 – Imago, Loughborough

Day 7 – 17th September, 2018 – Trent Vineyard Conference Centre

Day 8 – 10th October, 2018 – Trent Vineyard Conference Centre

(Please note there may also be some Programme work that delegates will be expected to complete in their own time outside of these Programme days)

Who is it for?

All colleagues who are either new to or aspiring to a general manager’s post..


To fully subscribed member organisations, costs are included in your subscription and no fee is applicable.  If you are unsure if your organisation has membership, please see our eligibility information

Cancellation Policy

Our full cancellation terms and conditions have been outlined in our policy.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please click here to register your interest. You will then be emailed an application form which you must complete and return by 5pm, 25th May, 2018

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application the week commencing 4th June 2018


To find out more about this exciting opportunity or to discuss your application in more detail then please contact either Nicci Jamson, EMLA Programme Co-ordinator or Amy Foster, EMLA Programme Lead at on 0115 748 4277 or