Professional development

Great leaders possess a range of similar qualities: empathy, resilience, determination, to name just a few. How can you foster these qualities to become an even stronger and more impactful leader?

The fact that you were chosen for Chevening means that we saw the potential in you to become a great global leader. But that journey does not end when your Chevening year does. It is an ongoing process which requires a willingness to learn, an ability to adapt, and an openness to reflect on ways in which you are already demonstrating exemplary leadership, and identify areas for improvement.

To support you with this process, we have put together a range of resources to help you hone your professional development and leadership skills, and pick up advice from other Chevening leaders.

Career tips and guidance

Three surprising skills of an effective Chevening leader

Three surprising skills of an effective Chevening leader

Any Chevening leader knows that great leadership is about so much more than just telling people what to do. Find out the top three skills that can Chevening Alumni can foster to develop their leadership skills and boost their career.

How to optimise your CV after your Chevening year

How to optimise your CV after your Chevening year

Finding a new role after returning home from your Chevening year can seem daunting. Here are four easy ways you can help your resume stand out to recruiters.

6 free courses to boost your AI skills

6 free courses to boost your AI skills

From ChatGPT to the ethics of AI, the Chevening Alumni team has selected 6 free courses to help boost your skills in artificial intelligence.