Emerging Leader Programme

Strong leadership tomorrow starts today.

Successful leaders know that the greatest investment you can make is in your people. But how do you prepare your rising stars to become your next generation of senior leadership? Consider the Emerging Leader Programme, a dynamic, comprehensive curriculum that provides real world leadership training specifically for the middle manager.

Guided by an accomplished business leader and master facilitator, members develop core leadership competencies and the confidence to deliver on company goals.

Vistage Programmes to support the CEO


Chief Executive Programme

Job Roles: CEO, MD, Owner


Key Executive Programme

Job Roles: Executive Leadership Team


Vistage Inside Programme

Job Roles: Sr. Management Team


Emerging Leader Programme

Job Roles: Directors, Managers & Individuals

Unlike leadership programmes that squeeze a wide-range of material into a few days and leave members without follow up, the Vistage Emerging Leader Programme cultivates mastery by focusing on one topic at a time. Members are nurtured to advance their careers within your company, rather than seek outside opportunities. The net result is a professional, empowered team of senior leaders who are prepared to grow with your business, taking it to the next level.

Benefits to your organisation

Improved execution

Elevate the competency of all levels of leadership to develop an organisation that is effective, adaptable and empowered.

Bench strength

Fill mission-critical leadership roles with trusted, empowered employees.

Employee retention

Incentivise top talent to seek advancement in-house through a culture of leadership development.

Enhanced culture

Professional leaders model your company values are ambassadors for your brand and lift those in their sphere of influence.

How it works

  1. Commitment: 2 years of 12 full-day meetings held every other month
  2. Curriculum: 12 core leadership competencies, with each meeting focusing on one core attribute to encourage mastery.
  3. Structure: Each meeting features an expert Vistage speaker who leads an interactive workshop that covers one of the competencies, followed by a seasoned Vistage Chair who teaches the mastery of it.
  4. Reinforcement: Members collaborate with peers from inside and outside their companies to cultivate their leadership skills and effectiveness.

What Emerging Leader Members say

Sarah Lyons

Marketing Manager at Roland DG

I take away something different every time, it’s great to hear from an expert speaker and get a birds eye view of a topic or issue.

David Crabbe

Business Analyst at Gardiner Bros.

For someone from an IT background to go into something like sales negotiation, it’s interesting to see the crossover and differences in management skills

What sponsoring CE Members say

Steve Dalton

Managing Director, Sony UK Technology Centre

The earlier that we can nurture the next generation of leaders, the sooner we can equip them with the skills that will enable them to do their future jobs better.

Mark Holloway

Operations and IT Director, Gardiner Bros.

We take leadership development and staff training very seriously so we’ve invested in Vistage heavily over recent years. We understand the importance of developing the leaders of the future.

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Our approach

Diverse perspectives from a trusted group of peers, a respected executive coach (Chair) and subject matter experts help drive better results.

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Our programmes

Purpose-built for all leadership levels, including MDs, key executives, business owners and emerging leaders.

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