Event Organiser: Clore Leadership

Event Dates: 12/11/2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Cost: From £10

Event Type: Networking

Event Category: Creative

Event Location: Darlington

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Skills Day: Communicating with Confidence

Booking is now open for the next round of the Tees Valley Leadership Programmes Skills Days Autumn 2024.

These stand-alone training days are packed full of useful tips and takeaways that you can apply to your work and leadership, no matter what the context.

The skills days are open to anyone working in the Tees Valley cultural sector whether for an organisation, independently or as a freelancer. Skills Days can help you to enhance your skills, build confidence and expand your network.

Communicating with Confidence

What’s involved?

Effective communication is at the heart of all successful teams and organisations. It is essential in achieving productivity, maintaining strong relationships and helps foster a culture of inclusion where everyone can have their voice heard. The conversations that we avoid are often the most important ones we should be having.

This interactive and practical session will help you increase your skills and confidence in having a full range of conversations and help you to influence with impact at all levels.

What will I take-away?

  • Understanding of the key skills that underpin effective communication
  • Identification of your communication strengths
  • Practical tools and techniques to help you communicate as the best version of yourself in different settings
  • Increased confidence to be able communicate in a variety of situations


The fee for each leadership skills day is on a pay what you decide basis. There is a recommended minimum rate of £10 + VAT for individuals; £25 + VAT for organisations. BOOK NOW

Freelance bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available for freelancers at a fixed rate of £125 towards loss of earnings incurred due to attendance at this training event. Bursaries are only available to creative and cultural freelancers living or working within the Tees Valley and a limited number are available per event. Bursaries will be allocated on a first come first served basis and are subject to your attendance at the event.

To request a freelancer bursary please tick the box at the time of booking in Eventbrite . We will contact you via email to confirm the bursary allocation and outline next steps on how to make your claim.


We will ask for your access requirements as part of the event on-boarding. This might include (but isn’t limited to) live speech to text captioning, provision of or support for the costs for BSL interpretation; notetaking or audio description. If you would like a conversation with a member of our team before making your application, or would like support in completing the application form please email [email protected]

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