Professional Development Seminars:

Engineering Leadership and Management

A comprehensive, practical and affordable series of professional development seminars for emerging engineering leaders

Each seminar is one day duration at a central and accessible UK location.

All seminars are designed to stand alone but combine to form a complementary programme of professional development opportunities: attend one, all or a selection.

Seminars will run throughout 2020

E-Mail for further information or to pre-register interest in any of the seminars

Learn How to Develop as an Engineering Leader - Choose from these Ten Stand-Alone Seminars

Leadership and Management in Engineering:

The difference between leadership and management and how to achieve success in each.

Developing a Compelling Strategy:

The importance of a coherent strategy in providing leadership direction and the engagement of teams

The Responsibilities of Leadership:

Leaders have significant external profile and influence; we will discuss the responsibilities that go with great leadership.

Engineering Leadership for Introverts:

Introverts can make great leaders. This seminar is specifically tailored for introverts who want to succed at leadership.

Building and Leading Teams:

The positive and negative dynamics that can develop in teams; how to understand and optimise them.

Stakeholder Relationships:

Building trusted relationships with stakeholders and how to respond when things go wrong.

Managing People:

The importance of an engaged team. How to empathise and support, and how to resolve issues and conflict.

Safety in Engineering Design:

Understanding legal, moral and commercial obligations. Understanding, reducing and managing risk.

Delivering Quality:

Defining and measuring quality. Effective strategies for achieving quality through behaviours and processes.

Effective Technical Delivery:

Planning, resources, communications and technical governance.


Enhance your professional career development; Practical suggestions for immediate impact; Affordable learning to suit your own needs


Professional learning environment; Facilitator with proven leadership experience; Small groups - maximum 12 participants

I achieved success as an engineering manager and leader but made mistakes along the way. It would be great to help others to achieve success with fewer mistakes

Ian Davies is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and an Associate of the Association for Project Safety. With over 30 years' experience in engineering, he has managed and led people and teams as a functional leader, an engineering manager and an engineering director at a global consultancy. He has had responsibility for teams up to 600 strong, with an annual budget of over £20million and has had technical accountability for engineering projects totalling £billions.