Research conducted by the Creative Leadership and Enterprise Centre (CLEC) at Cardiff Metropolitan University has informed regional and national policy and practice of sector stakeholders, leading to significant SME growth and improved business outcomes. The 20Twenty Leadership Programme and Construction Futures Wales, have delivered:
- SME business growth in excess of £155m, across 1000 businesses
- Safe-guarding and/or creating over 2,000 jobs
- Created 25 new businesses
- Leveraged £7m in grant funding delivering a taxpayer gain of £148m – a 2,000% return-on-investment.
Read more about the research.
Where will your business be in 2025?
The programme begins with the here and now, and asks a fundamental question, what type of leader/manager are you? Secondly, where do you want to be in four years’ time?
As leaders you need to be ‘one step ahead’ and you need to be ‘leading the way’ that will enable you to take the risks, adapt to change and become role models for those who wish to follow. Our programme will develop your further as a leader/manager within a ten month framework.
Up to 70% Subsidised
The programme benefits from an EU subsidy of up to 70% meaning that the costs are much lower than many other leadership & management qualifications. You can also use the qualification to progress to an Executive MBA at Cardiff Metropolitan University with a partial fee waiver of around 30%.
Qualified managers add an average of £362,176 in value
Evidence shows that sponsoring aspiring managers and leaders on our leadership programme is a valuable investment for your business or organisation. Studies from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) show that Chartered Managers deliver an average of £362,176 in added value to their organisations. Businesses that have sent employees onto our programme have seen their profit levels and sales increase.
We are committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. Our Strategic Plan underpins our commitment to recruit and retain the best talent and we welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from people from disabled and diverse backgrounds.
Work on Real Work-Based Issues – Improve Your Business/Department
The 20Twenty course is unique in that it involves working directly on your business or department while studying. You will have the opportunity to complete a ‘Strategic Growth Project’ that transfers your learning from the classroom to the workplace. Those who have completed the programme have achieved an average of 10-30% business growth over a 10 month period.
Join Other Successful Leaders
Over 1000 participants embarked on this programme and 10% of the top 300 businesses in Wales have already been on the programme. The programme will give you the opportunity to network and learn from other leaders. This sharing of experiences is invaluable as a leader.
Become A Great Leader
During the programme, you’ll not only cover leadership and management styles, but we’ll also provide you with the knowledge to develop high performing teams, identify growth opportunities, improve efficiencies, nurture innovation and develop expansion goals.
You will have access to executive coaching on a 1-2-1 basis to support you in achieving your professional or personal goals, and training on emotional intelligence and resilience to protect your well-being as you take on new leadership or managerial challenges.
World Class Speakers & A Highly Experienced Team
We bring in world-class speakers and tutors from across the world to deliver our programme, sharing their expertise from a diverse range of backgrounds, including organisational psychology, leadership, innovation, marketing and neuroscience.
Key areas of the programme
20Twenty Business Growth enables you and your business to develop yourself further as a leader and manger while at the same time focusing on the business and the minor or major differences you can make to your business as a result of the programme.
20Twenty Business Growth is different from other leadership programmes as it is built upon 6 successful key areas which we believe are fundamental to business growth and leadership. These form part of the workshops. Here are some of the innovative and exciting elements of the programme:
- Leadership and Management Practice & Styles.
- Accounting and Finance
- Leadership tools and techniques
- Critical Thinking
- Growth opportunities & Strategy
- Strategic tools and frameworks.
- Marketing & Social Media
- Creativity and Innovation.
- Motivation, teams, and people management.
- Emotional Intelligence and Resilience.
- The Entrepreneurial Mindset.
- Executive Coaching
This programme will help you achieve these core areas through our worldwide speakers and their expertise through applied neuroscience, organisational psychology, leadership, coaching and marketing.