A collaboration between the National Arts Council and the British Council


The National Arts Council (NAC) collaborates with the British Council to run the 2nd edition of “Lead the Way”, a professional development programme aimed at cultivating leaders of arts organisations.


About the Programme

Specially designed for Executive Directors/General Managers of arts organisations, the programme will be delivered by arts professionals from the UK who will share their experiences in key areas of management.


This programme will be beneficial for leaders with less than 5 years’ experience.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

•Apply key concepts of business management to build up the organisation’s unique and competitive advantage;

•Examine key elements of branding to distinguish the organisation and to retain and grow its audience base and patrons;

•Relate the importance of board development and management to good governance.



The programme comprises two 4-day workshops, and participants are expected to attend both workshops.

Part 1: 1 to 4 February 2018

Part 2: 22 to 25 March 2018


How to Register

Applications for Lead The Way are now closed.