Clinical Leadership Programme


Duration: 2 days

  • Highly trained expert team of tutors
  • Specifically designed for RCPI BSTs

Schedule: 9am - 5.30pm

Dates: Contact RCPI

Fees: Funded


Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a set of leadership skills that will allow them to manage themselves and others more effectively.
  2. Understand the importance of planning, organising and leading in their role as SHO’s.
  3. Demonstrate their ability to work in a team and solve operational problems using effective team skills.
  4. Interperate their learning style and how they can improve and apply their learning styles on the job.
  5. Develop their knowledge and understanding of the Irish Healthcare system and the role of the doctor/ manager within this system.
  6. Write lifelong learning objectives and measure their success.
  7. Apply best practice in quality improvement projects.
  8. Manage their time more effectively.


Designed For

All Royal College of Physicians Basic Specialist Trainees (BST’s)


Course Content


Professionalism, the 8 Domains of competence, & SWOT analysis

Leadership versus management, what is the difference

Medical leadership competency framework

Managing one self, time, stress and resilience

The Irish Health Service & the role of the doctor

Working and developing the service in multidisciplinary health care teams

Influencing and negotiations skills

Setting objectives for lifelong learning

Quality improvement in hospitals

2x days (0900 - 1730)


Maximum Number of Participants




Participants will be involved in skills practice, role play and syndicate work during the course.


For further details please contact Jehan Henehan at JehanHenehan@RCPI.IE.