Dates, Fees & Applications

Applications for the 2017/2018 programme are now officially closed. Please direct any individual application enquiries to Peter Skellett on 0131 455 4642 or


Please note the following dates are provisional and are subject to change

24 October: Informal Social Gathering

25 October: Workshop 1: Destination Development

10-11 November: Leadership 1 Residential Weekend

6 December: Workshop 2: Customer Journey

19-20 January: Leadership 2 (Branding and Marketing) Residential Weekend

21 February: Workshop 3: Sustainability, Social Justice, Equality and Influencing Agendas

15-17 March: Leadership 3 Learning Journey

17 April: Workshop 4: Digital Economy

23 April: Project Hand-in Deadline

2 May: Group Project Presentations

17 May: Graduation - 'Destination Leaders 17/19'

dlp groupApplications for the 2017/18 programme  are now closed however if you have a query about the application process or the programme, please contact Peter Skellett on 0131 455 4642 or


2017/18 fees are £1,200 - which includes all course materials, teaching, catering, accommodation and travel to the learning journey residential weekend in March 2018.

The 2017/18 programme commences late September / early October 2017, and will be delivered in Edinburgh and Glasgow, formal events conclude by end April 2018 followed by Group Project work hand in mid-April 2018 and graduation in May 2018.

Key dates will be circulated to participants with venues in Glasgow and Edinburgh being confirmed by August 2017.  An indicative schedule for the programme can be gained from a review of the 2016/17 programme (being delivered in Aberdeenshire and Tayside).

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