- Develop candidates’ network and increase exposure to senior professionals
- Build real, working understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of regeneration
- Develop candidates’ leadership and management skills, experience and confidence
- Encourage awareness of personal strengths and areas for development
- Encourage active career planning
- Provide a ‘safe space’ to discuss ideas, problem-solving, and the wider world
Key elements of the programme include:Mentoring: Each candidate is matched with a senior mentor, ensuring an ongoing focus on their development, and allowing a forum for discussing ideas from the formal sessions.Leadership skills: The programme includes intensive development sessions focused on building leadership and management skills and personal confidence. This element is run with Miffa Salter and Andrena Cumella of respected provider Urbancanda.Site visits: Participants visit significant development sites across London, where they’re given an inside view and a chance to ask questions of the public- and private-sector practitioners involved. Recent visits include Brixton town centre, Dalston, Crossrail’s Canary Wharf Station, Greenwich Peninsula and St Clements Community Land Trust.Policy seminars: These in-depth sessions cover a range of topics from community councils to design and density and are always highly interactive. Candidates are also invited to participate in FoL’s wider programme.The Future London Leaders Prospectus 2014-2015 can be downloaded here [PDF].
For further information on the programme, please contact Lisa Taylor.Future London Leaders is sponsored by Lovell and Re