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Learn To Lead - 2 New Courses

Following the delivery of the introductory course, Learn To Lead Yourself, we are now offering 2 further courses:

  • Intermediate Level
    For team leaders and managers who run production teams.

  • Advanced Level
    For Heads of Department & Senior Production Execs 

                                                                                                              

Learn to Lead - Intermediate Level: how to better manage and maximise the performance of a production team

Suitable for Team Leaders and managers currently working in the UK Screen industries, overseeing small to medium sized teams, such as:

  • Assistant Producer
  • Floor Manager
  • Unit Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Snr Production Co-Ordinator
  • Assistant to HoDs (Costume, Design, Locations etc)

In this session we look at the transition from being an individual within a team to moving to manage the performance of your team members and the shift in Mindset, Emotional State and Behaviours required to do this effectively. 

                                                                                                                                                                  

Learn to Lead - Advanced Level: how to better manage and maximise the performance of your Department/ Production Company

Suitable for Heads of Department and Senior Production Execs currently working in the UK screen industries, such as:

  • Exec Producer
  • Series Producer
  • Line Producer
  • Head of Department
  • Directors
  • Producers
  • Showrunners

Utilising good leadership as a Production/Business leader in the Screen industries is crucial to the effectiveness of production. It involves team leadership, managing multiple personalities, balancing tactical/management with more strategic/leadership activity.


This programme is supported by ScreenSkills, using national Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Films Skills programme.  

  • One 4hr real-time facilitator led ‘virtual classroom’ training session 
  • Virtual breakouts that will allow for interactive learning and connections with fellow delegates
  • Practical Exercise to discover your Insights© personal performance profile

Intermediate Level   
For team leaders and managers who run production teams

Advanced Level        
For Heads of Dept/Managing Directors/Business Leaders who run production departments/companies

In your application, you are able to choose between the following dates:

Intermediate Level   
For team leaders and managers who run production teams

  • Tues 2nd June    09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 
  • Thurs 4th June   09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 
  • Mon 8th June     09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 

 

Advanced Level        
For Heads of Dept/Managing Directors/Business Leaders who run production departments/companies

  • Thurs 11th June    09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 
  • Mon 15th June      09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 
  • Wed 17th June      09:00 – 13:30 (includes 30 min break) 

 

Intermediate Level   
For team leaders and managers who run production teams

  • Setting Expectations, both within your team and externally
  • Establishing accountability and ownership
  • Delegating/ Managing Time and Priorities
  • Maximising the performance of others using the Situational Leadership Model
  • Identifying the confidence and competence level of the staff member
  • Your preferred leadership style and how/when to adapt it
  • Managing performance

 

Advanced Level        
For Heads of Dept/Managing Directors/Business Leaders who run production departments/companies

  • Leading versus Managing and when to do each
  • Maintaining the balance between creative and commercial objectives
  • The life cycle of a team and how to manage it effectively
  • Managing conflict effectively

 

The sessions will involve prep, connecting with fellow participants in group work in breakout exercises and practical exercises to master the skills and techniques being taught.

This programme is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme. This training is fully funded with no cost for the participant. 

About ScreenSkills
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based creative industries - animation, film, games, television including children's and high-end, VFX and immersive technology. We work across the whole of the country to build an inclusive workforce with the skills needed for continued success, now and in the future. www.screenskills.com

About TRC
For over 20 years, TRC has delivered high-end training for individuals and businesses working in the TV and digital sectors. Through TRC training careers have been transformed, new start-ups established, international business secured, skill shortages tackled, business strategies re-framed and invaluable networks formed. TRC’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading training providers has allowed them to provide unrivalled access to the world’s most innovative companies, including tech leaders in San Francisco and Toronto and broadcasters/content distributors from London to New York and Los Angeles. www.trcmedia.org

 

 

 

 

Applications Closed

Applications for these courses have now closed.

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Coming Soon...

This session is part of a suite of 4 modules addressing leadership in the screen industries:

Module 2      How do I get the best performance out of others? Aimed at Team Leaders

Module 3      How do I lead a whole department? Aimed at Heads of Department

Module 4      Senior Level Leadership. Aimed at Producers, Directors, Production Executives

Dates and further information on these modules will be released shortly…..

 

Short Courses...

We run a variety of short courses throughout the year, including:

  • Creative Leadership
  • Powerful Negotiation
  • Dealing with Difficult Conversations 
  • Pitching with Confidence

Check out our latest news for the most up-to-date listings of our short courses. 

“I’ve always felt that the people I’m negotiating with have knowledge of ‘rules’ that I don’t. The course has given me the groundwork of the various forms of negotiating, so that is no longer the case. The week after the course I used the techniques in a meeting with BBC.”

Ed Stobart, Alleycats