People Development

We have trained thousands of managers and executives across marketing, trade marketing, shopper marketing and sales

The world of consumer goods is changing, and changing fast.


Your team needs to be equipped with the knowledge, skills and tools for the world of shopper and retail disruption. 


Effective people development supports the creation of agile business practice: exactly what you need to build a profitable future for your brands.


Three steps to success



Connects business priorities to roles, responsibilities, competencies and development needs



Professional implementation with expert trainers and the highest quality materials


Sustain and review

Core management competencies, evaluation and monitoring

How can we support?

Integrated People Planning

Connects business priorities to roles, responsibilities, competencies and development needs

Assess your people

We can identify the people and areas of your business that require action and create solutions which really focus support on where you need it most

Build Knowledge

A complete suite of courses building into a development academy focused on consumer marketing, shopper marketing, trade marketing and customer management

Training Infrastructure

Driving behavioral change in the workplace often requires more than training. We support by developing clear KPIs, job descriptions, processes, manuals, tools, standards of performance that support the team and help skills make the transition from classroom to the workplace

Learning academies

Develop fully functional in-house academies: train to train/coach to train supported by e-learning, video, manuals, standards, etc.

Coaching and Training Culture

Provides an academy structure for developing in-house coaching skills among managers to ensure that new ways of working are sustainable.

In-house workshops

Sometimes you know what you need – we run workshops, either ‘off the shelf’ or bespoke to develop a wide range of skills across consumer marketing, shopper marketing, trade marketing and sales

Public workshops

From time to time we run public access workshops. To find out when we are next in your area, please register your interest here

Actionable Learning

Where possible we integrate learning with real projects or real business problems. Time spent in workshops delivers business results as well as enhancing capability.

Online learning

Increasingly companies are seeing the benefits of developing online resources to support their development objectives. We work with our clients to produce blended or completely online solutions to deliver the best return on investment.

Typical people development programs

Extended coaching program

Your teams are being coached over an extended period of time on their daily job roles to ensure that what we teach becomes practice. We achieve this either face to face or via the phone and use a team of people which have experienced the same challenges

Managerial coaching

Sometimes companies have great people that just need that extra little edge. We are experts at developing programs that help that talent come to the fore.

In-house workshops

We study your business needs’ capability extensively and design programs to meet those specific needs.

Public programs

Throughout the year we offer a range of topics that are relevant to the market and present these in an open forum


Free consultation with our experts

If you are looking to grow sales and profit by delivering better results at retail,
then we can help you

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