Leadership and Management Development

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We are committed to delivering a flexible, high quality range of continuous professional development opportunities to support you as Leaders and Managers to succeed in your roles.

Here you will find the support that you need, to continue to develop and grow as a leader here at The University of Sheffield, whether you are new to your leadership role, or have held leadership positions for a number of years.

Sheffield Leader: Impact

A development programme to equip our leaders with the skills, behaviours, confidence and drive to deliver the University’s ambition for achieving excellence.

Sheffield Leader: Impact

Sheffield Leader: Essentials

A development programme to enable individuals to develop the foundational knowledge, practical skills and behaviours to consistently perform and succeed in their leadership and management role.

Sheffield Leader: Essentials

Sheffield Leader Community

A University-wide community of leaders who have completed our Sheffield Leader: Impact, Sheffield Leader: Essentials or our past Sheffield Leader programme. This network of leaders encourages collaborative working to deliver innovative and creative solutions to the opportunities and challenges we face.

Sheffield Leader Community

Heads of Department Development

An annual development programme for new Heads of Department which includes sessions on HR, Finance and Planning & Insight. For more information and an outline of the most commonly used processes for Heads of Departments, please use the below link.

Heads of Department Development

Management Development Toolkit

An online toolkit to help managers fulfil their role as effectively as possible by bringing key policies, procedures, support and development together in one place.

Management Development Toolkit

Executive Leadership Apprenticeships

The University supports leaders and managers to access MBA and MSc programmes.

Executive Leadership Apprenticeships