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Educational Leadership Programme for Surgeons – The Royal College of Surgeons of England

April 13, 2016 @ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


With its focus on the key leadership skills of personal qualities and working with others, the aim of this course is to develop consultant surgeons who will display the behaviours highlighted by the Francis and Berwick reports, including an emphasis on patient safety and transparency.

Covering many key management principles in the context of an educational environment, including leadership styles, leading teams and mentoring, this course is strongly recommended by the Royal College of Surgeons of England for all Surgical Tutors and Training Programme Directors, providing them with the skills to support all trainees and consultants in their Trust.

The format combines the flexibility of online learning with two face-to-face days. Delegates attend both days (March 3rd and April 13th 2016).


The course covers a range of topics associated with leadership including:

  • Introduction to Leadership (including Kotter)
  • Medical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF)
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Power and influence
  • Stakeholder analysis

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate self-awareness and recognize the importance of personal qualities in being an effective leader
  • Demonstrate an awareness of concepts of management and leadership and distinguish differences between them
  • Describe their educational leadership role & how it fits internally & externally
    Identify resources available for educational support and personal development for surgeons within their Trust
  • Develop a structured plan to effect a ‘SMART’ change
  • Outline the principles of coaching and mentoring and when each is appropriate
  • Describe the educational environment in which they work and the key stakeholders
  • Recognise their own sphere of influence and how they might exploit and expand it


The Royal College Of Surgeons Of England
+44 020 7869 6300


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The Royal College Of Surgeons Of England
Royal College of Surgeons of 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, England WC2A 3PE United Kingdom
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+44 20 7405 3474

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