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Advanced Manager Courses

A personalised development programme to boost your skills-set, future-proof your business and energise your teams.

Empowered managers make a business, setting a culture of wellbeing and success for high functioning teams and future growth. Our Advanced Manager Courses enable you to demonstrate your continuing professional development in a range of key areas, from leadership to sustainability, and can count towards a full Work Based and Integrated Studies degree from the University of Chester. Read our course information guide for more details.

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Leadership Self-Review

Develop effective leadership and communication skills to enable you to get the best performance from your teams. Reflect on your own leadership and communication styles and explore personality profiling. Find out how to connect effectively for win-win communications across your organisation.

Resilient Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Develop and use key strategies in leadership, emotional intelligence and change to build a resilient team who are able to adapt to the needs of their service and the wider community. Know yourself and others and how emotions affect decision making.

Sustainable Leadership

Understand the science of climate change in order to lead sustainably, contributing to wider company Corporate Social Responsibility strategies. Guide and educate your team to set achievable goals and actions to reduce your organisation's carbon footprint and impact positively on its long term sustainability.

Agile Leadership and Change

Promote and deliver the principles of good work, creating a wellbeing climate where people are happy and proud to work for their organisation. Assess your own agility and explore engagement theory. Be confident with technological innovation and change.

Coaching for Creativity and Empowerment

As a leader, it’s important to develop your skills to help your employees grow, thrive and perform in a competitive and changing business environment. The Coaching for Creativity and Empowerment course will provide leaders with the essential skills needed to encourage employees to unlock their creativity and feel empowered to perform to their full potential.

Strategic Talent Management

Understand how your organisation can plan its talent for today and in the future and create a continuous learning culture, with people, community and value at the core of your decision-making activities.


The price per course is £500


Courses start in Autumn/Winter 2022


Ideal for SMEs and managers for Continuing Professional Development


Accreditation of Prior Learning – these courses can potentially count towards our Work Based & Integrated Studies (WBIS) degrees at Level 4, 5, 6 and 7


One-day courses in Warrington and Chester, with an online follow-up coaching session of one hour. This is to help you to evaluate your personalised application of learning.

Business Growth Support

The Centre for Professional and Economic Development at University of Chester Business School can offer bespoke learning packages, research opportunities and Business Growth Support.

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More Information

For an informal chat about any of the Advanced Manager Courses or our taster, please email Karen Cregan, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Chester Business School:

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