The RCoA Leadership and Management series covers a spectrum of topics designed specifically for anaesthetists that are senior trainees and consultants.The workshops are a balance of plenary sessions, group work and exercises with emphasis on real life issues, open discussions, up-to-date information and will provide time for one-to-one discussions.The Essentials course will help you uncover your behavioural preferences and compare these to others, exploring how it impacts your working relationships. Learn how best to influence the Trust and your team to develop their service.At the end of the course, you will have:• learnt about and had the opportunity to discuss NHS policy development and its impact on service delivery• gained insight into your own and others’ behavioural preferences and how this can impact on your working relationship; and different approaches to day-to-day activity• increased your understanding of how to influence the Trust and others to develop their service• begun to construct a personal development plan based on the Academy’s Medical Leadership Competency Framework.Hear what our Sheffield 2018 attendees thought:”Excellent venue location and course content””Very much enjoyed the course. Both presenters were excellent and made me feel that management may be an opportunity I would like to consider””Excellent introduction to the subject, with friendly and knowledgeable faculty”