Questions about LEAD

I cannot spend time away from my work. Won’t LEAD end up costing my business?
Will I expose my weaknesses on the programme?
Will I really benefit as a leader from going on a programme?
Why should I think about taking part in LEAD?
Why concentrate on leadership and my own personal development?
Is LEAD academic?
What practical skills will I gain?
Who can take part, and how much commitment is involved?
Why is it so important to mix with other delegates?
How have companies and individuals benefited from LEAD?