Leading the Professional Services Firm

Leading the Professional Services Firm

This four day practical workshop has been designed to enable those in management positions within professional services firms, to develop key strategic leadership and management skills so as to manage and lead their firms effectively. Presented by Fiona Stuart-Wilson and Gwyn Thomas, this interactive and case based learning programme will offer participants the chance to learn from the best, and apply their newly learnt knowledge immediately to their manager roles.


A CMI Accredited Programme – the programme has met the rigorous quality standards of the Chartered Management Institute and participants will be awarded by the CMI.

Objectives of the Course:

Through the practical mode of training, the programme will offer participants the skills to be able to:

  • Use a variety of management tools to develop a strategic plan for their firms
  • Manage performance in their firm
  • Understand the key components of leadership
  • Understand the importance of practice culture, social awareness and emotional intelligence in the context of effective leadership
  • Lead change and improvement in their firms

Course Content:

For full details of the content please download the brochure on the right.

This course is addressed to:

Management and Senior Management of Financial Services Firms (Legal, Audit, Accounting, Advisory, Consultancy, Fiduciary etc)

DATE: 23, 24 June 7, 8 July

DURATION: 28 Hours

LOCATION: Nicosia EIMF Premises

TIME: 09:00 - 17:00

FEES: HRDA eligible €474, non-HRDA eligible €950 (both + €180.50VAT)

Registration Form

You can register by sending the completed registration form above to info@eimf.eu or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470

Course Brochure

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at info@eimf.eu.


Fiona Stuart-Wilson

Fiona is Managing Director of UMD Professional and an experienced senior manager within both the public and private sectors. As a consultant she has worked with a large number of professional firms over the last 25 years, and is an experienced trainer and facilitator, specialising in strategic management and leadership.  She was for eleven years Associate Editor of a major scientific journal and series editor of a management book series. She has been published widely in the professional press and appeared as a speaker at conferences in the UK, Europe, USA, Cyprus, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Korea.

Gwyn Thomas

Gwyn is a former senior manager and leader, Executive Coach and Leadership Learning & Development Consultant who has significant operational and strategic leadership experience.  He works with senior and executive level leaders in the UK and internationally to help them identify and assess personal and professional leadership development opportunities.