StellarHE builds on 21st-century leadership models and thinking to further leverage the effectiveness of Diverse Leaders as they progress into senior management positions across Higher Education
The focus of StellarHE
The programme places authenticity and diversity as a distinct leadership strength at the core of leadership that delivers lasting impact and results. It blends a variety of learning approaches including leadership diagnostics, facilitated dialogue, experiential activities, reflective practice and coaching.
Fast-paced and interactive the programme is packed with alternative ways of looking at and activating a leadership style and approach critical to career success within the HE sector and is full of practical strategies and innovative tools that can be implemented immediately.
StellarHE is targeted at BAME individuals who aspire to senior leadership positions in Higher Education. It is aimed at Professional Support Staff, Academics and Researchers at a middle to senior management level.
Readiness to embark on an experiential leadership programme and availability to participate in all activities are key criteria for participation on the programme.
StellarHE provides participants with the opportunity to:
strategies to manage their careers and prepare effectively for promotion opportunities
the nature of power and develop narrative skills to communicate the strength of their leadership
and balance personal leadership style with the demands of their respective institutions without compromising authenticity
leadership in the context of the changing world of Higher Education
to manage organisational politics and build relationships to achieve both professional and personal goals
collaboratively to create a legacy of sustainable change in the HE sector
the impact of being a minority in a majority culture & develop strategies for success
Participation in the StellarHE programme is supportive of working towards and sustaining the Race Equality Charter and broader diversity and inclusion objectives. Other benefits to participating Higher Education Institutions include:
a successful targeted intervention to address under-representation of BAME leaders in management
potential increase in the size and diversity of the senior management talent pool
access to a powerful cross-sector network of BAME leaders enhancing the strategic linkages and relationships between Institutions.