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RCN Leadership

System Leadership Programme

Impact and influence - a system leadership approach

The RCN System Leadership Programme will develop your understanding of system leadership, and help you to implement changes to policy and practice in your workplace.

About this programme

From developing system leadership ambitions to practising political influencing skills and understanding local context, the programme will develop understanding of political systems and the human dimensions which may challenge leadership and the successful implementation of change.


Delivery method

Upon request a tailored course delivering system leadership and senior leadership content, appropriate to your organisations individual needs, will be developed and delivered either virtually or in-person in conjunction with a third party consultant. 


As this would be a tailored programme a price would be available upon expression of interest.


An example of previous programme content

Day 1

  • Understanding system leadership
  • Considering the human dynamics related to changing roles and organisational boundaries
  • Developing your system leadership ambition
  • Influence services and health care outcomes through political leadership

Day 2*

  • Understanding your local context
  • Working effectively with local members of parliament
  • Integrated health and social care delivery systems
  • Opportunity to practice your political influencing skills using personalised case studies

*Day 2 developed in collaboration witha third party consultant

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Leadership Development, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Room 207, London, W1G 0RN

0207 647 3485

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RCN Leadership is a suite of bespoke programmes, giving you the confidence to lead positive and effective change within your organisation. 
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