Specifically developed for senior staff who are currently or about to become surgical tutors, this interactive course lays out different styles of leadership and the advanced skills and attitudes of an effective leader, manager, and mentor in a surgical environment.Various models are introduced during the two-day course to support the learning, incorporating current challenges attendees may be facing.In the gap between the first and second day, you will work on one or more particular issues. This helps attendees to work through challenges in a systematic way and to plan strategies to deal with them.Each course runs in two, one-day sessions that are 6-8 weeks apart. Participants must attend both dates shown against their chosen course and complete preparatory work for both days.This course is suitable for anyone in (or about to enter) an educational leadership position, including:RCS Surgical Tutors (including other College Tutors)SAS TutorsSenior Educational SupervisorsTraining Programme DirectorsHeads of Schools of Surgery and other Heads of SchoolRegional Specialty Professional AdvisorsRegional DirectorsParticipants should meet the following criteria to be eligible for the course:Experience of teaching in practice or in the classroomExperience of educational supervisionHave undertaken an educational supervision course such as Training and Assessment in the Clinical Environment (TrACE), or equivalentBe committed to surgical educationBe at Consultant level, or SAS DoctorProfessional development ConsultantCourse contentYou will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:Introduction to leadership (including Kotter)Medical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF)Mentoring and coachingPower and influenceStakeholder analysis