The Institute is a thought leader, innovator and expert in leadership and management across the globe, offering its professional members cutting-edge, high quality and engaging learning resources and programmes which raise standards and help leaders and managers develop and grow.

The Workforce Development Trust, which encompasses Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards, Skills for Health, and People 1st International works with organisations and individuals to support workforce transformation, effectiveness, capability and assurance for those delivering services within the health, justice, community safety, travel, tourism, retail and hospitality sectors.

Through joining forces and aligning their philosophy and approaches on the definition of leadership and management and continuous professional development, the two organisations will develop mutually compatible world-class innovative products and services that will deliver a competitive advantage, push boundaries and inspire the next level of leaders to stand out from the competition.

Phil James, CEO of the Institute of Leadership & Management said“This partnership is vital to our aim of helping people in Health, Care, Justice and Community Safety professions to address leadership and management challenges specific to those sectors. We’re privileged to be working with WDT, who are not only experts in the professions they serve but share our values and our commitment to delivering great leadership for public benefit.”

John Rogers, CEO of The Workforce Development Trust said “We are delighted to be entering into this partnership with the Institute of Leadership and Management. They are renowned for their expertise and high-quality resources and programmes. All successful partnerships start with shared philosophies and goals. In times of change the skills and expertise of the leaders and managers in an organisation at all levels are critical to making a success of that change.  We are very confident that our natural alignment with the Institute for Leadership and Management and the work we will do together through this partnership will enable us to jointly support and inspire leaders and aspiring leaders across our sectors to lead people and organisations that deliver world class public benefit.”

To find out how Skills for Justice can support your organisation with this new partnership, please get in touch today.

Further Information:

The Institute of Leadership & Management is a world-renowned specialist membership body that raises professional standards of more than 30,000 leaders, managers, coaches and mentors. Our mission is to inspire great leadership, everywhere. We are a registered charity and governed by a board of trustees.

The Workforce Development Trust (WDT) helps organisations to deliver outstanding public services through better workforce planning, design and development so staff have the skills and understanding needed to develop their expertise, improve their performance and operate effectively in the workplace. It operates across multiple sectors to address a broad range of common workforce issues with customer-centric, solutions-based products and services. The Workforce Development Trust is a not-for-profit organisation and the parent company for Skills for Health, Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards, and People 1st International.


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