Professional Development Programme

UCL Aspiring Managers Programme

Participants: Staff on grades 5 or 6 who aspire to become managers at UCL.

Pre-requisites: Please note that you will need your line managers approval to attend and a £250 contribution from your department. Booking to join the first date of the programme will commit you to attending the entire programme, your place will not be confirmed until payment from your department has been received. Please book in the usual way and we will contact you for payment.

Please review the UCL Core Behaviours Framework

UCL Aspiring Managers Programme offers training support for aspiring managers within UCL with the overall aim of helping them to understand the manager's role and be able to apply key skills.

The Aspiring Managers Programme is designed to focus on the key management skills needed. It will enhance managers and supervisors' performance management capabilities and abilities to use analytical, diagnostic, solution and reflection tools to improve workplace performance.

The programme consists of four one-day modules held in two day blocks. On successful completion of the programme each participant will receive an ILM Development Award. To review the modules please follow this link:


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Date, time and venue:

Cohort 2: 13-14 January 2014 and 3-4 March 2014

Cohort 3: 28-29 April 2014 and 2-3 June 2014

More dates will be available in the 2017-2018 Academic Year. In the meantime please Register Your Interest by scrolling down the page to How to Book and clicking on the link to the Booking Form. We will then email you when new dates are available.


Facilitator: Stuart Maddocks (M Inst LM), Clemorton Consultancy Ltd

Cost: UCL staff will be asked for a £250 payment per participant from their department.

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: OD Team

Cancellation: Please note that there has been a change to the cancellation policy. The course cancellation and no show fee is £100 starting from the 2015/16 academic year. This charge is applicable to Organisational Development Courses and supersedes all other information regarding this policy elsewhere on the UCL website and training booking system. Additional charges may be incurred on some courses. Read more about cancellation >>.