LCR Enhance Project

Open to Applications Now

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Liverpool Business School (LBS) at Liverpool John Moores University is now managing and delivering the LCR Enhance project across the Liverpool City Region (LCR) until the end of December 2023.

The aim is to upskill people in leadership skills and management skills currently fulfilling, or with the future potential to undertake higher level management and leadership roles to improve productivity and growth across Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St. Helens, and Wirral.

Our leadership training course is especially geared towards under-represented groups such as women in management, or, leadership roles, people of colour, disabled people and those with learning difficulties, and/or, those with autism or both and they are actively encouraged to participate the leadership development programme.

Total project funding of approximately £1.4 million is part funded by the European Social Fund, as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural Investment Funds Growth Programme in England, under Investment Priority Axis 2.1 – Enhancing equal access to lifelong learning for all age groups and Liverpool John Moores University.

The Department for Work and Pensions (and in London, the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for the European Social Fund programme.

Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion, and local community regenerations. For more information visit GOV.UK.

The project is aimed at employees from micro-enterprises (1-9 employees) and from small and medium enterprises. (10 – 249 employees and turnover less than £43 million) as well as those individuals that are currently excluded (e.g. carers) from realising their management and leadership potential in the workplace.

The current programmes are fully-funded which means no direct cost subject to meeting the eligibility criteria below which includes being aged 18 plus, living within the 6 boroughs the Liverpool City Region and the right to work in the UK.

If you are unsure about eligibility and wish to discuss with a member of the Project Team, please email:

Upcoming courses

21 June - Workplace Communication

  • Explain why clear and effective communication is essential in the workplace
  • Outline the key stages in the communication process
  • List potential barriers to communication and outline how these could be overcome
  • Explain methods and their best use when communicating with the team
  • Explain why it is important to have a record of communication
  • Outline the importance of keeping a record of oral communication
  • Describe methods of maintaining accurate records of electronic and oral communication

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About the Enhance team

Register your interest

To find out more about the programme and register interest please complete the form below and one of the Project Team will respond within 48 hours.


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