A new generation programme 
to equip 
people managers 
with critical
leadership skills 

Enjoy the best of both worlds with the Leadership Skills for People Managers Programme, jointly developed and delivered by CIPD and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®).

Combining online learning and an in-person experiential workshop, this integrated learning journey features CIPD's world-class Accredited Programme for People Managers and CCL's top-ranked Essentials of Leadership Programme.

Who is this course for?

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Development programme

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Who we are

who have been in the role for 6 to 12 months

LEADERS with 3 to 5 years of experience leading others

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)® is a top-ranked, global, nonprofit provider of leadership development. Over the past 50 years, we’ve worked with organizations of all sizes from around the world, including more than 2/3 of the Fortune 1000. Our cutting-edge solutions are steeped in extensive research and our work with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. We’re committed to making the world a better place through more effective leadership.

We're the professional body for experts in people at work. For more than 100 years, we've been championing better work and working lives by setting professional standards for HR and people development, as well as driving positive change in the world of work. With hubs in the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Asia, we're the career partner of choice for almost 160,000 members around the world. We're the only body in the world that can award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals, and our independent research and insights make us trusted advisers to governments and employers.

on a path to leadership in the next 12-18 months