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Leadership and Management Development Programme for Lead Practice Nurses (3 days)

Syder & Young event

Wednesday 19 September 2018 at Redhill Methodist

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This is a multi-day (non-consecutive) event.

Times: 09:30 - 16:00

Food is provided at this event.

Syder & Young Ltd have created a new 3-day management and leadership development programme specifically for Lead Practice Nurses. The content of the programme is designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required in leading a team. Each of the 3 workshops will cover two subject areas (see below) and all sessions will be led by Pauline Young, Director, Syder & Young Ltd.

NB: This course may be eligible for CEPN funding.  Please contact your Workforce Tutor for further details.

Wednesday 19th September 2018   9.30am to 4.00pm


Consider the role of the lead nurse within the management team

Consider the role of the lead nurse within the nursing team

Understand the different facets of being a leader and manager for your team

Choose workable styles and match it to the team and situation

Understand the different qualities expected in a leader and manager

Assess your development needs and identify how to bridge development gaps


Understand why employee engagement is key to being a successful manager.

Understand the activities successful managers do to drive employee engagement.

Establish whether an individual’s sense of pride is coming from the job, the organisation or a combination

Increase engagement by strengthening team members’ pride in both your organisation and their role

Identify what will motivate individuals within the team

Develop a strategy for improved motivation


Tuesday 16th October 2018  9.30am to 4.00pm


Understand the aims of performance management.

Manage the performance of everyone in your team

Use existing documentation to support good performance

Set goals and objectives.

Support team members to achieve of great standards of work performance

Identify the knowledge and skills required for performing the job efficiently

Boost performance through encouragement, empowerment, motivation and reward

Consider the barriers to effective performance and decide on strategies for resolving those barriers

Understand ways to promote personal growth and career advancement


Adjust the appraisal process for better outcomes

Relaunch the process to encourage participation

Decide on appropriate documentation

Use appraisals as part of performance management

Align the organisation’s objectives and the employees

Give constructive feedback

Motivate team members

Set objectives and plan future development

Use appraisals to support revalidation

Wednesday 14th November 2018  9.30am to 4.00pm


Examine the importance and implications of mental toughness

Examine a model that measures mental toughness

Assess own mental toughness using a relevant model

Use the results of own mental toughness assessment to examine the implications for self and organisation

Consider a variety of strategies to help you develop resilience in yourself and your colleagues

Consider where pressure comes from

Develop strategies to help managers and their teams withstand a significant amount of pressure


Appreciate how emotion radically affects the results you get

Understand how your “Self-talk” affects your feelings

Consider ways to communicate to yourself and to others in assertive ways

Learn how to talk about what you want, not what you don’t want

Develop an action plan for new behaviours

Location details

Redhill Methodist
Gloucester Road, Redhill, RH1 1BP

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs? Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Barry Syder

Email: barry.syder@gmail.com

Phone: 07712 194117

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


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