What were they looking for?
The UK’s largest Mental Health Trust wanted us to design and create a leadership development programme for its team leaders. They were keen that, as part of the development consultancy process, we should:
• Design appropriate new learning resources
• Incorporate work-based assessment strategies into the programme
• Propose how the programme might be accredited
• Suggest the detailed curriculum
• Market the proposal at a validation event.
How did we address their requirements?
Using our open learning and leadership development consultancy services, we helped the Trust to develop a 2-year accredited leadership development programme. We licensed them to use specified and relevant OU course materials within the named NHCT leadership courses for a fixed period.
So far the programme has been successfully delivered to over 500 team leaders within the Trust.