About Leadership Pulse

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What is Leadership Pulse?

Leadership Pulse is a dynamic modular course for those seeking to sharpen their skills and knowledge in order to face head-on the challenges of 21st Century leadership. The course content is grounded in experiential learning and rich with real-life examples shared by experts from across the cultural and corporate sectors. Leadership Pulse provides essential professional and personal development for cultural leaders today.

Gives you three bites of the cherry in order to keep the motivation up and commit to change. Build relationships over longer period. Share learning in between modules with fellow participants…. Gives you more time to apply learning in stages.
Course Participant
Why choose Leadership Pulse?

Leadership Pulse offers time and space to process individual learning, with several weeks scheduled between each residential.  Each module is packed with tools, tips and new skills to take away and road test back in the workplace while they are still fresh in the mind.

By attending the course you will be equipped with the skills and competencies to drive positive change in the sector such as: confidence, resilience, and clarity of purpose. You will better understand your strengths as a leader and how to build on them; gain confidence in your existing skills and learn new ones. 

Research has shown us that there are long term benefits and changes to be gained by attending our programmes. Former participants across our courses programme have demonstrated improved influence at both a strategic and management level. Participants have also shared the knowledge with their organisations and teams maximising the impact in the sector.

All participants will join a large and diverse network of inspiring Clore Leaders from across the cultural sector.


We are looking for a diverse range of participants who will bring a breadth of experience to the course and animate the group learning. To help us create the best possible mix of people we will be looking for applicants who can demonstrate:

  • An ambition to lead, a sense of purpose and vision
  • A desire to better understand leadership
  • Self-awareness, authenticity and openness to learning
  • A commitment to and passion for the cultural sector
  • A curiosity as to the wider context of culture

Our courses are supported by Arts Council England and to be eligible for a subsidised place applicants must be:

  • Working in England (normally in the arts, museums and/or libraries sector)
  • Committed to developing their career as a cultural leader in England
  •  Have at least five year’s work experience. NB this is a minimum criteria. If you just meet the five year’s criteria, then you might want to consider our Emerging Leaders Course.
To note - Covid -19 Planning

Clore Leadership will be monitoring the Covid-19 situation closely over the coming months and our planning takes into account a variety of scenarios.  In the event of further lockdowns or longer term disruption, we would look to offer deferred face to face course dates or to take content online or to a ‘blended’ learning (online and face to face) delivery model as the situation necessitates.