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Scottish Enterprise Rural Leadership Programme

An inspiring virtual leadership development programme

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Growing your rural business? This online programme is especially useful for busy people, giving you the tools, confidence, perspective and network to develop your leadership skills and grow your business.

Scottish Enterprise


This Rural Leadership Programme is delivered in a virtual format for 2020-2021, and is supported by Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

All Scottish rural business owners, managers and key workers are eligible to apply and join the 630 farmers, crofters, vets, food producers, drink producers, tourism operators and all associated rural business people that have benefited from the programme.

Previous rural leaders

Previous particiants share their stories on how being part of the Programme has made a significant difference to their business and the importance of being part of a wider community across rural Scotland.

Find out more


Any questions?

Feel free to get in touch for an informal chat with one of your local facilitators.

Highland: Siobhan Macdonald, 07979-245880,
North East: 
Kirsten Williams, 07798-617293,
East/South East: 
Iain Riddell, 07884-118208,
South West: 
Robert Ramsay, 07826-860441,

How to apply

Please email to register your interest and receive a link to the application form.

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