UCL Human Resources


Advancing Leaders

Develop your ability to think and act strategically, build personal influence and networks and lead teams and projects; for grade 7.

This program spans three months and requires a time commitment of 40 hours. The program will be taught through self-paced learning, virtual workshops, and face-to-face workshops.

There are three cohorts with 30 places each.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this leadership programme, you will:

  • Have a greater awareness of leadership strengths and weaknesses and how they add value to colleagues, staff and students.
  • Develop strategies for improving resilience and work-life balance.
  • Have the ability to use the right management skill and approach at the right time with the right people.
  • Participate actively in promoting inclusivity and address potential harassment, discrimination, or inappropriate conduct.
  • Build a network, collaborate and consult effectively
  • Have improved ability to lead meetings and committees.
  • Think and act more strategically and manage projects successfully.


Open to all leaders at grade 7 who have the potential to progress within the next 12-18 months.

How to apply

Applications for 2023-24 are now closed. Applications for our 2024-25 programmes will open in Summer 2024.