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Clearing 2017: Apply now

Apply for WSLA 2017

Image of 2016 WSLA participants sat working together in The Dome
Image of 2016 WSLA participants sat talking

Do you aspire to be a future leader of sport?

WSLA 2017 is now confirmed and will take place in The Dome, home to the University of Chichester's Business School, from June 11th-16th 2017.

If you want to apply please read the Information Pack and then complete the electronic application form.

Are you an up and coming middle manager, recently appointed senior manager or Board member who would like to further develop and refine their leadership in the following areas?

  • Ambitious strategic vision
  • Leadership and management
  •  Performance management
  • Self-management
  • Communication, team and partnership working

The overall purpose of the WSLA is to increase the confidence and competence of women working in sport in a range of leadership behaviours and also to be a starting point for forming an international network of women sport leaders. By the end of the week women participants will have:

  • Further developed confidence and competence in a range of leadership values such as coaching, challenging conversations, prioritising, delegation, dealing with conflict, building relationships.
  • Set clear goals and produced a Personal Development Plan.
  • Developed career strategies.
  • Participated in regular networking.
  • Contributed to the establishment of a framework for a long term buddying/mentoring scheme.
  • Improved intercultural understanding.
  • Access to the international mentoring network and have extended their own network.

The Application Process

All interested women are asked to submit a completed application form, a current curriculum vitae/resume and a reference from your employer. 

For more information about applying for WSLA 2017 please read our Information Pack, which contains an overview of the programme and the costs, for detailed enquiries please email the WSLA Coordination Team wsla@chi.ac.uk