Best Practice

CPD workshop: Middle leadership – vision into practice

Continuing his regular series, Steve Burnage talks us through CPD ideas that can be adapted. He offers a template for a 45-minute workshop with free handouts and slides on our website. This instalment looks at how new middle leaders can put their vision and ideas into practice

The purpose of this article is to provide a summary of a 45-minute interactive training session that could be suitable for a middle leadership development group, CPD session or for individual study.

The training outline is included below while the PowerPoint slides and an accompanying participant’s handout is available for free by clicking the buttons above.

In order to facilitate this training, you will need:

From Vision into Practice will focus on five key pieces of learning that those new to middle leadership need to know:

So, before we address the first objective, let’s consider this term “vision”.


According to Best and Thomas (2003):

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