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About Us

We deliver high quality, personal and professional blended learning and development for all staff; to enhance, individual, team and organisational performance to achieve our University's strategic goals.

Our provision includes:

  • Facilitation of Faculty and Divisional Strategic Planning Team Away Days
  • Bespoke development to address outcomes from staff appraisal and Faculty and Divisional Staff Development Plans
  • Appraisal guidance sessions for Managers on how to conduct staff reviews and sessions for staff on how to prepare for their appraisal
  • Individual and Team development utilising the Myers Briggs personality Type Indicator
  • Delivery of accredited qualifications in Leadership and Management Development (ILM) and Developing People and Enhancing Practice (SEDA) 
  • Open 'bite size' skills sessions on topics such as Email Know How, Managing Your Career, Speed Reading etc.
  • 1:1 leadership and management coaching
  • 1:1 coaching for staff e.g. self-management skills, interviewer and interviewee skills, IT skills, project management, assertiveness, career review etc.
  • Delivery of PGR development sessions
  • Delivery of 3is sessions for academic staff

The LDF is committed to:

  • The continuous development of their own and others' professional knowledge, skills and practices;
  • Actively championing equality of educational and professional opportunity;
  • The advancement of higher education through the robust application of professional knowledge, skills and practice;
  • The highest standards of fair, ethical and transparent professional behaviours


Get in Touch

Telephone: 0151 231 8014

Email: LDF@ljmu.ac.uk


2nd Floor,
Exchange Station,
Tithebarn Street, 
L2 2QP

Arrange a meeting

To discuss your personal or professional development please contact one of our team to arrange a meeting.

Greg Thompson 0151 904 6043 Head of Leadership and Development Foundation
Michael Monaghan               0151 904 6112 Leadership and Development Adviser
Jason Boulter 0151 231 8029 Leadership and Development Adviser
Mel Jones 0151 231 8075  Researcher Development Adviser
John Trantom 0151 231 8030 Leadership and Development Adviser
Julie Bennett 0151 231 8014 Leadership and Development Foundation Officer