SGBLC - Summer Leadership Masterclass Series - From Boot-room to Boardroom

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Join us for the fifth session of the Summer Leadership Masterclass Series 2021, Emotional Intelligence led by facilitator John Gray.

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Session Title – From Boot-room to Boardroom: Lessons for Organisational Wellbeing and Performance from Sport.

Drawing on ideas employed to develop sports performance, this masterclass will explore strategies and theories to understand the relationship between leaders and their team’s wellbeing. Designed for leaders at any level, the session’s content will cover:

1. What is the concept of wellbeing?

2. How do organisational cultures and their leadership impact on wellbeing?

3. Key ideas and practical strategies to become a wellbeing focused leader.

Facilitator – John Gray

During 22 years as a university lecturer, coach and trainer, John has worked on developing leadership with clients ranging from the volunteer sector to C-suite executives and multinational organisations. Drawing on his many experiences within sporting organisations, as well as a university lecturer, John blends lessons from current theory with real-world professional experiences to consider the problems facing contemporary organisational management. His key interests lie in the development of professional wisdom and he has been published in international peer-reviewed journals discussing the issues facing sports and exercise leadership. Over the past few years, John has worked as a Lecturer in Leadership for the Teesside University Business School. In this role he has brought new and innovative ideas on leadership, motivation, and group dynamics to managers and leaders from a diverse range of contexts and organisations. Focused on demonstrable performance through team relationships and wellbeing, John has been recognised in numerous award nominations from colleagues, clients, and students alike.

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Organiser Sir George Buckley Leadership Centre

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Based at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre (3M BIC), the University of Huddersfield’s Sir George Buckley Leadership Centre aims to unlock leadership potential and inspire tomorrow’s leaders to drive change and deliver results.

The Sir George Buckley Leadership Centre brings together leadership development experts from across the region alongside leading-edge thinkers from the University to deliver Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited programmes, providing practical learning, peer group networks and specific organisation-based leadership projects.

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