CIPD Learning are experts in leadership and management training. See our selection of online and face-to-face leadership and management courses, covering topics like people management training and critical thinking workshops.

Online courses

Employment Law for Line Managers

Learn the key areas of employment law and gain the skills and knowledge to manage workplace issues confidently and in accordance with the law.

Essential People Skills for Line Managers

Build the essential skills needed to get your team performing at their best, realising their full potential, and adding maximum value to your organisation.

Managing Remote Teams

Learn how to successfully manage your team remotely to support and maintain their productivity and well-being, whilst ensuring they can still achieve organisational goals as a result.

Face-to-face courses

The Art of Influencing

Learn the art of influencing in this active and exhilarating course. Drawing upon the research of current thought leaders in the field, you will gain a "tool kit" of practices to embed the theory in your working life.

Assertiveness for Maximum Impact

Gain increased self-awareness and essential tools and techniques to support you to think, feel and be more assertive.

The Critical Thinking Workshop

Critical thinking is the ability to think well, solve complex problems and make better decisions. It brings clarity to confusion. It gives you the principles to apply, questions to ask and errors to avoid. It increases your potential to succeed when others look to you and your team for answers that work.

Developing the Strategic Manager (DevProg)

Do more than just ‘manage’ – think and act strategically. Explore how to better integrate organisation strategy into your operational responsibilities to improve focus and productivity.

Essential Interpersonal Skills

Develop your people skills to overcome resistance and engage and motivate people to work with you towards your goals.

Evidence Based HR Management

Explore the principles of evidence-based decision-making to make and argue for better decisions.

HR Business Partner Development - Masterclass

Discover the key competencies needed for a HR Business Partner today, and develop your business savviness, analytics and influencing skills.

Introduction to People Management

Learn how to successfully manage your team in a way that will involve and inspire them to achieve organisational goals. This course will also give you a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of being a manager, and help you tackle new responsibilities with confidence.

Key Leadership Skills

Start your journey from management to leadership, learning about what differentiates the two and what kind of leader you would like to be.

Neuroscience for Leaders and Managers

Enhance your own and others’ performance at work through understanding and applying cutting-edge research about the brain. Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

The Psychology of Managing People

Gain a solid understanding and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance.