South East Leadership Academy

Leadership Espressos – Virtual Learning Sessions

Welcome to ‘Leadership espressos’, our virtual learning sessions. These are 60-90 minute group sessions, based on key leadership topics, which will be theory, practical and experiential based. They will provide a great opportunity to network with other leaders across the South East to discuss themes and topics, and to share your learnings and experiences.

Leadership Espresso: Conversations to Build Resilience, 16th April, 9:30 – 11:00

This 90-minute leadership espresso is for anyone who wants to know how to manage sensitive conversations to support their teams and colleagues when working under pressure.

Leadership Espresso: Supporting Your People When Noticing Burnout, 23rd April, 9:30 – 11:00

This 90-minute leadership espresso is for staff who are concerned that their teams are working under extreme pressure and who want to know how to better understand their people in such circumstances and what they can do to support them effectively.

Leadership Espresso: Making Every Conversation Count, 27 April, 10:00 – 11:30

This 90-minute leadership espresso session has been developed to support Line Managers to have meaningful coaching style conversations with their teams at times when people experience heightened levels of stress, pressure and ambiguity. This session will explore how a coaching approach to managing others leads to long-term development and more effective support.

Leadership Espresso: Supporting Your People to Return to Work, 30th April, 9:30 – 11:00

This session is for team managers and leaders who want to support their staff returning to work. It will explore factors that influence an individuals’ ability to return to work, help identify aspects of the job that can be adjusted and how to prepare and support both the individual and the team during the return to work process.

Leadership Espresso – Sustaining a Good Team Culture, 4th May, 10:00 – 11:30

This session will focus on exploring how managers can continue to cultivate a good team culture. It has been developed to provide practical tips and tools for helping teams to process and explore their experiences over recent months in order to move forward positively together, including how to design and run a processing or time-out session with your team.