Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers

The scale and volume of today's TV drama productions mean that heads of department (HoDs)s are increasingly required to run larger teams and manage staff. Are they really getting the best from their teams, and 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 productions while staying within the law?

Who it's for

This is a bespoke course owned by ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund, for freelance heads of department and anyone who manages people on high-end TV productions.

What it covers

Course modules will cover:

  • crewing up, unconscious bias and inclusion
    managing performance
  • leadership and managing performance
  • bullying and harassment
  • team dynamics and getting the best from different personalities
  • Equality Act, discrimination and dismissal

The course was designed by industry trainer Addie Orfila and is delivered by a team of experienced executive coaches.

Please apply for the course that best suits your schedule.

These sessions are supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘apply for ticket’ and follow the instructions to apply for your place: you must login or register before you are able to complete your application.



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