Realise your leadership potential

Courageous Leaders Programme

A courageous leadership programme which transforms individuals and small teams.

A culture of shared success

We run our Courageous Leaders Programme in-house for organisations and as an open programme for Women + Charity Leaders, Changemakers and Social Entrepreneurs.

Women+ includes cisgender, transgender, non-binary assigned female people, and anyone who self-identifies as experiencing misogyny. The dates for the next open programme are below.

You will meet other passionate and motivated people, sharing valuable experiences and building a trusted network.

This experiential programme is perfect for individuals or organisations who are looking to transform their capacity, motivation, energy and confidence.

Our Courageous Leadership Programme

This is a 100% virtual programme delivered by Kate, Maria and our associates. The programme spans over 5 months so you have enough time to re-imagine and fulfil your new leadership capabilities.

What’s included?

  • Launch event
  • 4 x half day workshops
  • 5 x 60 min coaching sessions
  • 3 leadership challenges
  • Leadership journal
  • Digital content library
  • Lifetime access to the courageous leaders group

Who’s it for?

  • Third and public sector leaders who want to grow
  • Team leaders
  • Project leads
  • Heads of Service
  • Directors

Programme dates for Animo Leadership 2024

1. Leading with values

  • Inspirational leadership
  • Reconnect to your values
  • Balance & boundaries

2. Building Trust

  • Authentic leadership
  • Powerful communication
  • Giving and receiving feedback

3. Developing Equity

  • Allyship
  • Navigating conflict
  • Culture change

4. Being Brave

  • Power & influence
  • Your leadership legacy
  • Sharing your vision

5 individual coaching sessions between each workshop

the results

And the results?

After completing our Leadership programme, previous participants have felt and experienced:

  • Increased confidence as a leader
  • Better balance
  • Stronger connections to their personal values
  • Promotions
  • Increased leadership profile
  • Better working relationships
  • Improved leadership skills
  • Clearer communication
  • Greater collaboration
  • Better influence
  • Improved problem solving

We’re proud to have a net promoter score of 88 for our programmes, which is considered ‘excellent’ from the net promoter score benchmark.


of participants thought the variety of activity was 'great' and 18% 'good'


of participants felt a safe and confidential space for learning was created


of participants felt they had an increased awareness in all leadership areas


of clients rated the coaching as 8, 9 or 10 out of 10 in relation to their satisfaction with this part of the course


Our leadership programme has been benchmarked against other programmes on the market. We guarantee that you won’t find a better price for the level of support and expertise you will receive. We know you will not be disappointed by your return on investment.

Under £1 million£1,350 +VAT
£1-5 million£1,795 +VAT
£5+ million£2,215 +VAT
Self-funded£1,195 +VAT
Limited part funded scholarships£500 + VAT

We want our programme to be accessible to everyone.  If you want to discuss a payment plan please get in touch. We also have a limited number of scholarship places available to anyone working for a small charity with a turnover under £1 million. To apply for a scholarship for the next programme please register your interest.

"If you feel exhausted but know you have more to give, and need the energy and support to unleash that potential, this is the programme for you. You will find connections, tools, self-understanding and powerful knowledge that you can apply to your everyday life." Laura Bassett, Integrate CIC

"In an ever changing fast paced world in which the work culture and increasing work demands can seem relentless the course programme has been carefully curated to give you confidence to develop that leadership style which will unleash your and your teams full potential."

"Kate and Maria are exceptionally knowledgeable and have a lovely warm friendly inclusive training style. I have absolutely loved the coaching sessions and have gained so much from these. It has almost felt like a ‘treat’ to have a one-one specialist, who has been able to guide me and encourage me to get out of my comfort zone."

"A very valuable programme, giving me the opportunity to invest some time in self reflection, on my role as a leader. It's provided lots of tools to support me as a leader which I know I will go back to again and again."

Book your place today

Get in touch with us today to find out more about our courageous leadership programme.

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