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How well are your managers managing? 

Are they really getting the best from their teams? Are they effectively addressing underperformance? Do they know how to deal with allegations of harassment or bullying? Or how to crew up effectively – and improve the diversity of their productions while staying within the law?

Well, help is now at hand. We are offering a new ‘Leadership and Management Essentials’ workshop for heads of department and managers in production, post, VFX and children's TV. 

Better still, it’s completely FREE to levy-paying productions. 

Paid for by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions, this half-day course can be delivered nationwide to your production teams. It covers the skills needed to manage a team, how to be effective in crewing up, how to deal with bullying and harassment as well as a basic introduction to personality styles and the impact of unconscious bias. Informative, accessible, bite-size and free - this course is a great starting point for anyone leading a department.

For further info or to arrange a course please email


"Inspired some very interesting conversations. Reaffirmed many of my beliefs & practice." 

"Really informative, interesting and enjoyable" 

 "Loved it all. Almost feel like it should've been longer" 



Course Content

The scale and volume of today's TV drama productions means that HoDs are increasingly required to run larger teams and manage staff. This half-day workshop will give your senior team the core skills to recruit and run their teams better and more efficiently, and help ensure your production deals properly and lawfully with issues of harassment, bullying and diversity. 

The half-day course runs nationwide and is FREE to levy-paying productions. It covers:

• team management
• crewing up
• managing performance
• dealing with bullying and harassment
• personality types 
• unconscious bias

Informative, accessible, bite-size and free - and taught by trained executive coaches with backgrounds in production - this course is a great starting point for anyone managing a team or department.

Contact us to book a session for the HoDs on your production.
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