The project is delivered by a consortium of higher education, further education and third sector organisations. Led by Nottingham Trent University (NTU), the consortium also includes Derby College Group, University of Derby, Nottingham College, East Midlands Chamber of Commerce, Inspire Culture and Learning, and the Workers’ Educational Association.
The programme involves two complementary projects that focus on the development of skills within leadership and management and STEM:
The Smart and Inclusive Leadership (SAIL) project aims to provide local SMEs and their employees with the leadership and management skills gaps that they are missing within their business. SAIL provides SME staff the opportunities for training to develop into future leaders, boosting the development of their growth, productivity, and competitiveness.
The Branch out in STEM project supports both employees and local SMES who work within the science, technology, engineering and maths industries to develop and enhance their leadership and management skills to become more efficient and productive within their competitive industry in priority areas.
Our nationally recognised ILM Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills units are designed to help team leaders, supervisors and managers who have not had any formal training or qualifications to successfully lead their teams to boost the organisation.
Throughout the course, delegates can complete 1 of these units or all 3 to gain the full qualification:
The course will be delivered through a mix of different elements such as online virtual sessions with our dedicated leadership and management tutors and coaches, workshops, and group work or as one-to-ones.
For eligible SMEs, your employees will be funded for the qualification and you will only need to pay for the registration and certification of the course. The registration and certification fee are £85 for the full qualification or £65 per individual unit
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The objective of this qualification is to support learners in a team leading role in the workplace. It is aimed at learners who are new to team leading or looking to progress into this type of job role. The qualification will allow learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of a team leading role, resulting in the achievement of a nationally recognised qualification. This qualification can be applied to a range of occupational sectors.
Throughout the course, delegates will learn:
The course will be delivered through distance learning and can be started at any time. Learners will be allocated a tutor to be on hand throughout their time learning with this qualification.
For eligible SMEs, your employees will be funded for the qualification and you will only need to pay for the registration and certification of the course which is £75
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Any individual that is employed by a small or medium organisation in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is eligible for support. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are defined as:
Companies must be based in the D2N2 area to qualify for support. D2N2 is the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
Support is available to employees and businesses until 31st December 2023.
If you are interested in finding out more about the funding opportunities available to individuals and local businesses or would like to sign up to our funded courses please contact Roundhouse Thinking by email email@example.com or by calling 01332 836638.