B-Global - Level 7 Diverse Leadership and Development Qualification B-Global

Level 7 Diverse Leadership and Development Qualification

B-Global worked in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University to deliver the newly developed Level 7 Diverse Leadership Development course. The course was FREE for all participants.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course covers a range of diversity and leadership topics beneficial to all growing SMEs, so is for anyone who manages a diverse team and wishes to maximise the benefits of diversity, optimise their own diverse strengths, and improve inclusion in their own organisation, specifically:

  1. Leaders/managers or aspiring leaders/managers
  2. HR managers, directors, EDI specialists

The Trainer:

Dr Anne Cockayne is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Human Resource Management. Anne is an experienced and qualified coach and takes a leading role in the design and delivery of the Business Schools coaching provision. She is currently working on an ESF funded project, ‘Women in Leadership’, delivering leadership development courses and one-to-one coaching to support female leaders in Nottingham’s SME sector.

Anne’s career began in personnel management, working with large companies including Boots, STC telecommunications and ICL, before taking up the Head of HR post at a greenfield Nottingham based software firm where she set up the HR department from scratch, implementing reward systems, career pathing and resourcing strategies. She continues to enjoy working with the SME sector.

Structure of the course:

The course is FREE to delegates and includes three full-day sessions.

Day 1: In person – NTU City Campus.

Leadership in SME’s; leadership models, assessing inclusion in your organisation, benefits of inclusion, individual diagnostics activities- are you an inclusive leader, exploring others’ difference and strength, organisational power, and politics.

Day 2: In person – NTU City Campus.

This session utilises sports psychology embracing the strengths of every individual in a fun, learning based environment. 

Contents: positive psychology, personal identity, leading diverse teams, using diverse strengths, practical learning from group-based exercises requiring multiple and diverse team skills, reflection upon the activities.

Day 3: In person – NTU City Campus.

Using diverse strengths in your team, exploring hidden differences: neurodiversity, diversity training- critique and options, making the business case: Your Pitch to the board, writing your report: topic choice and writing your report. 

Career Coaching

One-to-one coaching is available with a qualified coach. Participants can book three sessions (each 60 minutes) on a first come first served basis as places are limited. Sessions to be taken in line with programme duration – starting after PDP submission and finishing after report submission.


The programme is a Level 7 accredited program and there are 2 assignment expectations to achieve this qualification:

  • Assignment 1: Personal Development Plan (PDP) (1250 words) (30%)
  • Assignment 2: Report – exploring a leadership or management issue within your organisation, focus on inclusion and include personal reflection (2500 words) (70%)

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B-Global - Level 7 Diverse Leadership and Development Qualification B-Global
B-Global - Level 7 Diverse Leadership and Development Qualification B-Global
B-Global - Level 7 Diverse Leadership and Development Qualification B-Global