“I’ve been given expert-level tours in the milieu of analytical leadership, the result of which has widened my horizons. Whilst I now feel much smaller in the greater scale of things, I’m much better prepared to continue my development journey”
Developing strong analytical teams, improving the use of data, and maximising the impact of the profession, requires analysts to be working more closely with decision makers. There is a need to focus on the development of Leadership skills (or ‘softer’ skills), as well as the technical skills, of analysts.
“For the NHS, and its patients, to benefit from high-quality practical operational analytics, we need a 21st century NHS analyst workforce, with a range of skills and skill levels, delivering innovative and efficient data analysis on questions relevant to clinicians, commissioners, patients and policymakers.” (Ben Goldacre et al, 2020)
Developing strong analytical teams, improving the use of data, and maximising the impact of the profession, requires analysts to be working more closely with decision makers. To enable this we see a need to focus on the development of leadership skills, as well as the technical skills, of analysts.
This programme is designed for senior analysts, those in team leadership positions or who are aspiring to be in a leadership position, as such there are minimum skill requirements we expect participants to have. This includes:
Knowledge and experience
And finally a willingness and enthusiasm for improving the position of analysts and analytics in decision making in health and care
Audience and pre-requisites
Audience: Senior analysts, analytical team leaders or aspiring analytical leaders in Integrated Care Systems in the Midlands who want to further develop their leadership skills and knowledge
Duration and start date
4 days: The next planned course is for 2024/25
9.30 am – 4.15 pm
“The networking opportunities; the friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic facilitators; being exposed to a wide range of concepts and ideas which are relevant to my role and helped me develop my own learning journey now this programme has ended”