An opportunity for SME’s to benefit from Leader to Leader

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Local SMEs (whether part of the BECBC membership or not) are being given the opportunity to benefit from the Leader to Leader course. The opportunity is being made possible by OneAIM.

Leader to Leader is an eight-month leadership development programme aimed at Senior Leaders who want to improve their leadership performance. The course is run by a local not for profit – Centre of Leadership Performance*.

The programme offers a highly individual learning journey with time for reflection, observation and application of learning back in the workplace. The eight months allow a gradual, evolving approach with many opportunities to problem solve and integrate learning in a practical and business-focused way. You can find out more about the course here.

OneAIM, a joint venture between Interserve and Wood*, is responsible for delivering the Operations Site Works framework for Sellafield Ltd*. OneAIM is committed to having a Social Impact in West Cumbria. As part of the joint ventures social impact plan, they are giving two SMEs per year (for the length of the contract) the chance to take part in Leader to Leader. OneAIM will cover the cost of the course in full. The successful SMEs will also be given mentoring support throughout the course by OneAIM’s Social Impact Manager.


  • You must be an SME (EU definition)
  • You must be based in West Cumbria (or operate nearby an be able to attend the course)
  • You must be able to commit to the approx 15 days throughout the calendar year to attend the course

How to apply

Click here

Applications will close on Wednesday 17 January at 4.00pm.


If you have any questions about the Leader to Leader course, please contact Al Wilson  or 01900 824822 or 07720 461 723.

If you have any questions about the sponsorship please contact Luke Richardson or 07970 502 066.


* BECBC members