Key Information

Tutor: Dr Paul Seldon
Course Level: 
Level 2
Course Credit: 1 credit
Mode of Delivery: Online & Face-to-Face sessions available
Maximum Course Capacity: 20


  • Thursday 25 November 2021
    10:00-13:00, South Kensington
  • Thursday 13 January 2022
    14:00-16:00, MS Teams
  • Wednesday 11 May 2022
    10:00-13:00, South Kensington

As an Imperial College researcher, you will be used to being innovative and leading your research. These skills are highly sought after both within and outside academia. Moving on from the PhD you are likely to have responsibility for line-management, project delivery and even team leadership. Recognising your current leadership skills will allow attendees to evidence these and develop their leadership abilities further. This course is designed examine leadership theory, practice and the competencies of leaders to identify various leadership styles and develop your approach to leadership.

Course Information

This course includes pre-course activities (~60 minutes) to complete before the live course and to engage with during the course: you will receive the credit by participating in all pre-course and course activities.

Pre-course activities (duration about 60 mins) will prepare you for the live session. Live sessions are available on different dates as online interaction (2hrs) or as a face-2-face workshop (3hrs).  The live sessions will support you in clarifying the learning and working in pairs/small groups to receive and give peer-feedback on the tasks you completed.

Post course activities (30 mins approx.) are designed to review learning and plan your further leadership development.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Assess different leadership approaches.
  • Recognise your current leadership skills.
  • Evidence your leadership experience.
  • Identify opportunities for leadership.
  • Plan development of other leadership skills.

How to Book

Please select a date and book on via Inkpath using your Imperial Single-Sign-On.  Bookings will close approximately one week before each live session.