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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

You will hear from influential guest speakers: current and former politicians, Directors of Nursing, Chief Executives and others, who will provide examples of policy making within the health and social care sector.

This programme is suitable for all health care professionals working at Level 8 or equivalent.

Political Leadership Programme participant

"Outstanding; so informative, thought provoking and reflective."

Programme information: System Leadership Programme

Dates: We are currently scheduling dates for the 2019 System Leadership Programme.

Cost: £899 + VAT

To register your interest, please complete the form above.

Delivery method

This programme is delivered over two consecutive days and includes a pre-course workbook and elements of self-directed learning. 
Day 1
Working at board level

Building readiness for political leadership     

Theory of system leadership
Day 2*
Understanding of local context

Integrated health and social care delivery systems

Practice political influencing skills using personalised case studies

*Day 2 developed in collaboration with Eden & Partners Ltd.


Tel: 0207 647 3485

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