Young Farmers Leadership Academy

THIS BRAND NEW, INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP COURSE HAS BEEN DESIGNED SPECIALLY BY FARMERS AND AGRICULTURE LECTURERS AT MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE FOR YOUNG ASPIRING FARMING LEADERS.  THE COURSE WILL DEVELOP LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS LEADING TO A MORE STRATEGIC APPROACH TO FARM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.

The Young Farming Leaders Academy (YFLA) consists of six two-day modules shown below. Each module will include an evening meal with after dinner speaker and an overnight stay to facilitate networking and leadership skill development. Each module will start at 1.00pm and finish at 3.00pm the following day and will include a range of guest specialist speakers together with farm visits.

1. Leadership & Management

2. Human Resource Management

3. Farm Business Management

4. Farm Innovation and Supply Chain Management

5. Business Strategy

6. Marketing & Social Media Reputation

Successful applicants to the programme will have a Level 3/A Levels Qualification or equivalent experience,  at least five  years full-time agricultural experience and some management responsibility within a farm business. Importantly there will also be a desire to further develop management and leadership skills.

Entry onto the programme will be by telephone interview and suitable reference. Places are limited.

Find more information on the programme and the workshops involved here

For further information or to express an interest in this course please fill in the form below. You can also visit our Facebook page

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JANUARY 19TH

Thanks to generous support from the Princes Countryside Fund, the cost of the course is now just £1000 (including accommodation and board on all study days).

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