Leading Your Team
Research Staff Development Programme

Participants: Leading Your Team is a one-day workshop designed to support Principal Investigators who lead research teams.

Overview: Traditional ‘command and control’ approaches to leading have proved ineffective. Today’s successful leaders understand people and their motivation, are supportive, involving and know how to unlock individual’s potential.

Anticipated Learning Outcomes:

Through attending this event, participants will:

Learn to:

  • adopt a facilitative, involving style
  • encourage people to go that extra mile
  • increase people’s readiness to take responsibility
  • use feedback to generate change


  • confident about leading others
  • enthusiastic about using an enabling style at work
  • energised and full of new ideas and action to try out

Be more able:

  • focus energy on specific action
  • improve the results from groups, teams and meetings
  • handle tricky people issues

Researcher Development Framework Categories:

  • Working with others (D1)
  • Communication and dissemination (D2)

Facilitator: Maynard Leigh

Date, time and venue: One day course.

More dates will be available in the 2018-2019 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.


  • Free for UCL Resarch Staff 

How to book: Booking Form

OD Course Contact: Khiera Yusuf

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 >>.