What we offer:
Classroom Training – We deliver a range of courses in-person and virtually, covering topics for all skills sets and levels of experience.
Online Training – For those limited by distance or cost, we have developed a series of highly interactive 90-minute ‘webinars’. Delegates attend these sessions live online in a bitesize version of a classroom training course.
Bespoke Training – Any one of our courses can be tailored to the specific needs of your team and brought in-house at a time that is convenient for you.
A selection of our courses:
Meet the Trainers:
As a talent consultant and trainer, Jane draws on nearly 20 years’ experience in the communications industry. With a particular interest in diversity & inclusion, employer branding and wellbeing, she spent close to 15 years at leading agency Golin in London. As Executive Director of Talent & Marketing, she oversaw talent programmes and recruitment for the 150-strong London team. Jane helped develop and market a brand known as a progressive and innovative employer, spearheading ground-breaking initiatives to tackle imbalances of gender, ethnicity, and social mobility. The first seven years of her Golin tenure she spent in the B2B PR practice, leading campaigns for clients such as Orange, Tetra Pak, Oracle & EMC.
Steve Dunne is the UK’s leading PR and marketing trainer, one of the foremost thinkers and speakers on PR strategies and is a well renowned expert on digital marketing and PR in the digital age. Steve is currently CEO of Digital Drums Ltd, the UK’s premier digital PR and marketing strategy consultancy. Digital Drums has advised companies such as Virgin Atlantic, Dorothy Perkins, Arcadia Plc and The Hospital Group Plc on their digital PR presence. A marketing professional with over 30 years experience, Steve has held senior PR roles in British Telecom, HSBC and South African Airways as well as being a director and board member of a range of PR consultancies including Affinity Consulting, Countrywide Porter Novelli and Brighter Group – where he was Executive Chairman. As a trainer Steve is much in demand and has trained organisations as wide and varied as The Prime Minister’s Office, The Royal Navy, Tourist boards, blue chip Plc’s, charities, PR consultancies (of all sizes) airlines, hotel groups and retail chains.
Barbara is an experienced transformation and employee communications leader who solves people and performance related problems by coaching and storytelling to build meaningful change. Her people-centred approach enables organisations to create an inclusive employer brand and culture that rewards and recognises high performance. She adopts methodologies from her knowledge of NLP (neuro linguistic programming) and is also an accredited member of the Society of Mediators, with a specialism in workplace and employee mediation.
Barbara’s experience is based around high profile global brands within the FTSE 100. A media and Linguistic studies graduate she went on to achieve an M.A. in Communications Management. She has volunteered with community groups for over 20 years and is currently a sitting Magistrate and an advisory board member for an educational social enterprise.
Emanuela has over 18 years’ experience as a performance improvement consultant. She is South African with Italian heritage, based in the UK, and practices internationally.
Emanuela has written and delivered training programmes in generalist and specialist fields, including topics on project management, strategic leadership and personal effectiveness. Emanuela has practiced across many industry sectors and in several countries across Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific. Her industry sector experience includes Construction, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Information Technology, Logistics, Media & Telecomms, Oil & Gas, Property Management, PR, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Retail and Tobacco. In the UK she has also consulted to public sector organisations such as the NHS and East Sussex County Council.
Emma Ewing is a trainer, coach and consultant with a particular interest in communication, people management and personal effectiveness. She advises and trains in a range of organisations in the UK and around the world, meeting practitioners from every area of the industry. Before becoming a trainer, Emma’s career spanned in-house, public sector and latterly high-tech PR in a consultancy environment. She understands the pressures involved in the PR & Marketing industry and uses this background to ensure her training is realistic, practical and effective.
Jayne is one of the most sought-after trainers in the business, whether she’s delivering one-to-one speaker coaching for a CEO or celebrity athlete; preparing lawyers for a webinar; helping pitch teams to win, equipping people to be more confident and skilful networkers, or empowering individuals to grow their confidence/gravitas/personal impact.
Jayne’s training draws on a unique mix of experience and expertise. She’s a TEDx speaker; she’s been a live continuity announcer on BBC television; a finance/business reporter/news reader on BBC World television; she fronts corporate programmes for blue chip companies; facilitates large and complex live events, and has written for newspapers and magazines. She started her working life in corporate and financial PR and spent several years in-house, managing a law firm’s corporate communications. Her BBC Television series on Mexico was nominated for a BAFTA; voice-over credits include Sony and Channel 4 and she has written for Conde Nast Traveller and Good Housekeeping. She learned journalism at the LCP, has an acting diploma from the Royal Academy of Music and a Modern Languages degree from Cambridge. What makes Jayne’s training particularly valuable is that she continues to work regularly as a voice over artist, presenter and corporate Comms consultant, alongside her training work. Add to that Jayne’s exceptional people skills and you’ll see why clients find her to be “inspirational”, “invaluable”, “empathetic” and “effective”.
After over 30 years working in communications, Sandra is now a qualified coach, trainer and facilitator. Her passion has always been in people development, and her most recent agency-side role as Director of Talent Development was created in recognition of her expertise in engaging, motivating and getting the best out of people. A massive advocate of the power of coaching in improving workplace performance at both an individual and organisational level, Sandra delivers 1-1 and team coaching, leads Board level strategy days, and advises on change and people management issues. Her PR experience has included inhouse roles in the private, charitable and public sectors, with 15 years at local, regional and national level in the NHS including a Board level role as Director of Communications at the National Patient Safety Agency. Her approach is based on the belief that people will deliver their best if empowered to set and deliver their own goals, within a framework which they have been able to influence.