Renfrewshire Council

Management development programme (Lead to Succeed)

The leadership development programme offers 3 levels to support our current and aspiring managers to develop leadership and business skills at every stage of your career.

Who the programme is for

The management development programme is for current and aspiring managers to develop leadership, business skills and the essential skills to support you in your role.

The programme is for managers at different stages of their career:

Each level of the programme is a combination of:

  • trainer-led online workshops
  • interactive e-learning
  • self-study
  • group work activities.

Each programme level is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

You will get formal recognition of your learning with a recognised qualification if you complete the necessary work and assessments within the timeframe of each programme level.

How to apply for the programme

If you want to apply for the programme, complete the Lead to Succeed application form carefully and fully. This will help us make sure you are on the correct level of the programme.

Applying does not guarantee a place on the programme, or for a specific level of the programme.

If you have any questions about the Lead to Succeed programme, contact the Organisational Development team at

Lead to Succeed programme policies

You need to read these policies if you've started, are taking or have finished a level in the programme: