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Leadership Programme Seminar: Operational Matters – The Nuts and Bolts

Getting to grips with new and unfamiliar responsibilities can be a real challenge when stepping up into a new and more senior creative HE role. This seminar will explore key areas essential for a good foundation in operational matters covering everything from finance to managing change and is designed to appeal to those new in post, programme leaders and course leaders.

The seminar will cover:

  • De-mystifying finance – making sense of the balance sheet
  • Promoting and facilitating change
  • Managing an area when you don’t line manage the staff
  • New and unfamiliar responsibilities
  • Establishing boundaries, the hands on versus hands off challenge
  • Operationalising the strategy


  • Professor Lawrence Zeegen · Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor / Executive Dean – Faculty Arts, Design and Media Birmingham City University
  • Rosie Smith, Senior Business Accountant, University of Derby
  • Sandra Booth, Director of Policy and External Relations, CHEAD

Chair & Facilitators

  • Professor David McGravie, Interim Pro Vice Chancellor/Dean College of Arts, Humanities and Education, University of Derby
  • Dr Roderick Adams, Associate Professor – Deputy Head of Design, University of Northumbria
  • Professor Alistair Payne, Head of School – Art and Architecture, Kingston School of Art Kingston University


28 Feb 2022


9:30 am - 2:30 pm




Via Microsoft Teams


Council for Higher Education in Art and Design
0203 040 3631


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