LTLeadership Forum

The Leadership Forum brings together senior executives from organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors, with academics working in the field of leadership.
These are held twice a year and provide a platform to discuss the latest ideas in the field of leadership. The programme includes a presentation followed by discussion then dinner at The Leadership Trust's centre.  Participation is by invitation only.

Recent topics:

Why Leaders Fail
Professor Adrian Furnham, Psychologist at UCL.

Public Sector Leadership – is it different?
A mixture of academics and practitioners debated issues regarding public sector leadership.

The Dog That Doesn’t Bark; the mystery of critical upward communication from followers to leaders.
Dennis Tourish, Professor of Management and Leadership, Aberdeen Business School, The Robert Gordon University.

Re-thinking leadership, management and command
Keith Grint, Professor of Defence Leadership at Cranfield University and Deputy Principal at the Defence College of Management and Leadership within the Defence Academy in Shrivenham.

Virtual Leadership: Magic or Myth?
Professor Ian Heywood, Director of Skills and Learning, Scottish Enterprise Grampian and Visiting Professor of eLearning, The University of Abertay Dundee.

Gender of the Workplace: What Impact on Leadership?
Professor Ken Parry of Griffiths University, Brisbane, Australia.

Leadership Development in Manufacturing: What works for whom and in what way?
Dr Sharon Turnbull, Deputy Director, Research Centre for Leadership Studies, The Leadership Trust Foundation.

Are Leaders Born to Lead?
Steve Kempster, MBA Programme Director, Lancaster University Management School.

Top-Leader Journey – Leadership at the Highest Level
Phil Hodgson, formerly Director of Leadership Programmes at Ashridge.

Developing RAF Leaders for a Fast Changing World
Group Captain Dan Archer and Group Captain John Jupp.

Learning for Leadership Development
Professor John Burgoyne of Lancaster University Management School.