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Leading Creative Companies

Leading Creative Companies is designed for Managing Directors, Business Owners and Senior Management Executives who lead indies based in the Nations and Regions.

Creative business owners and senior level leaders are facing huge challenges. This course has been created with industry leaders in mind to help maintain focus, direction, creative output and team morale. It also provides an invaluable opportunity for business leaders to connect.

In 2022, many businesses are still dealing with the dramatic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and television indies are no exception. 

This course is the updated version of our highly successful Navigating the New Normal

The course covers a variety of crucial and fundamental topics including:

  • Key Traits of Successful Businesses Leadership Styles
  • Company Purpose and Vision
  • How Your Company Delivers
  • Internal Dynamics and External Relationships.

This programme also provides leaders of organisations in the broadcast industry with the knowledge, skills and tools to:

  • Assess the current strengths and weaknesses in their organisations
  • Identify key areas of focus
  • Build the optimal culture to achieve their objectives
  • Sustain resilience in their staff
  • Share experiences with industry colleagues
  • Work on their leadership skills and their organisations simultaneously

This training is for Managing Directors, Business Owners and senior management executives responsible for setting strategic company objectives.

The course provides a crucial and rare opportunity for industry leaders to connect on a personal and professional level. 

There are 16 places available on this training programme. 

Megan Anderson is a specialist in team leadership who has worked with cross-industrial sector clients in more than 20 countries over 15 years, helping them with the challenges of leading cross-cultural and virtual teams.

The training will take place over March - April 2022. 

Format: 6 x 2hr training modules, over 6 weeks

Term Dates 2022

2pm-4pm - Wednesday 2nd March

2pm-4pm - Wednesday 9th March

2pm-4pm - Wednesday 16th March

2pm-4pm - Wednesday 23rd March

2pm-4pm - Tuesday 29th March

2pm-4pm - Wednesday 6th April

Leading Creative Companies is heavily subsidised by our partners Screen Scotland, BBC Nations and Regions and Channel 4. The delegate fee is £200. 


Applications for Leading Creative Companies are now closed

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Meet this year's industry leaders.

Some quotes from participants in the previous version of the course.

A course packed with take-away tips, delivered in straight forward and digestible chunks. Its both enlightening and entertaining and you leave feeling fully tooled up and ready to deal with any obstacles thrown your way!

A photograph of Tamsin Summers of Drummer TV
Tamsin Summers, Drummer TV

This course should be mandatory for all senior managers!

Emma Curtis, Firecrest Films

[The course] has been an invaluable refresher and brilliant support during a challenging year, offering the perfect blend of theoretical and practical management and leadership training to help me tackle new and emerging challenges!

Claire Mundell