SEC have partnered with Solace to provide an ILM Certificated course for next generation leaders within the Housing Sector.

As part of our commitment to the sector and our £250,000 investment in people through our prospects initiative, we have designed this course for participants within our membership

In partnership with…

What Will I Learn

  • Exploring the role of leadership in delivering change
  • Thinking about the future and generating unique insights and opportunities
  • How to establish a common purpose, a strong insistence on a whole systems approach and shared power to stimulate change
  • Coaching for High Performance

The Outcome

As an individual you will receive an ILM Certificate of attendance from Solace and the support and recognition of the SEC for your participation. If you are not already a CIH member, SEC will also fund your year one membership.

As a sector you will be part of a wave of new and aspiring leaders.

The Commitment

This is a commitment to a 4 module, 8 day classroom (online classroom) course with some coursework based activity. 

The programme will be delivered in 3 Cohorts the dates below.

Kickstart, 3 September 2021

Module 1, 5/6 October 2021

Module 2, 1/2 December 2021

Module 3, 2/3 February 2022

Module 4, 31 March – 1 April 2022

Kickstart, 29 March 2022

Module 1, 10/11 May 2022

Module 2, 7/8 July 2022

Module 3, 6/7 September 2022

Module 4, 1/2 November 2022

Who Can Apply for Cohort 2 & How

Member Organisations can submit up to 3 Applications (unless they have had an applicant successfully taken on cohort 1).

  1. Candidates should submit the following:
    A CV outlining your experience so far.
  2. A personal statement, of no more than two sides, that tells us:
    • Why you want to join the programme
    • What you will bring to the group
    • How you think you would benefit from the experience at this point in your career.
  3. A letter of recommendation from a senior manager within your organisation who will act as your sponsor on the programme.

Applications open again on Tuesday 1st June

After this date send the above to development@solace.org.uk by 5pm on Wednesday 30th June 2021, With the email title, “SEC Next Generation Leader Nomination”.

SEC and Solace will review applications for suitability and will select one eligible individual per member organisation to attend this programme free of charge. This is an investment from us here at the SEC.

For our second Nomination Window, we expect to get back to you with our decision by 18th July 2021. Our intention will be to bring together a diverse group of participants that can share and learn with and from each other.