Private Sector Talent Development
We have a 20 year track record of working in challenging business environments and we specialise in removing the frustrations of managing people. We are experts in helping professional and technical employees make a successful transition into a people management, leader or business owner role. Contact us to get our free booklet “Help! I’m a professional not a manager! 101 tips and techniques for people management.”
Our clients range from SMEs to global organisations. We have a great reputation in particular with our clients within the insurance sector, having been a main management development supplier for many years for Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Talbot Underwriting, URSL, Lloyd’s of London and NFU Mutual. Our Managing Director has the LIT qualification and one of our lead consultants has held a senior position with the world’s largest insurers.
Another of our lead consultants has held a position as a Director of Learning with one of the “Big 4″ professional services firms working on global programmes in many countries. We have a consultant with 20 years’ experience in Banking, and another with a career spent in Tourism, Travel and Sales, in the UK and overseas. Our training and management projects have taken us to companies as diverse as Cleaning, Catering, Healthcare, Retail, Electrical Contractors, Manufacturing, Travel, Call Centres and Affinity Marketing. In recent years we have also counted property developers as valued clients across the UK.
We offer a pragmatic, creative and commercial approach to our private sector clients and can draw on a breadth and depth of operational and managerial skills and experience. So whether you are a small company, or working in a complex professional environment, you can rely on us to deliver the Development and HR solutions you seek.
Personal effectiveness to give people the skills to work efficiently and effectively, as individuals and teams
Leadership development for individual leaders and leadership/executive teams
People Management giving the tools to improve the performance of teams
Sales and Customer Service courses to dramatically increase sales performance, and create a customer service excellence culture
Complaints Handling courses which make handling complaints easy and turn complainants into advocates!
Here’s some examples of what our private sector clients have been saying about us:
“Training to Achieve really understood my needs as course developer as well as the needs of our company. Using their in-depth knowledge and experience, Training to Achieve offered personalised solutions to match our requirements. The delegates were soon inspired and won over by Alison’s confident delivery of training and I would definitely use Training to Achieve again.”
Amanda Faizi MCIPD
Human Resources Specialist
Breyer Group Plc
“Training to Achieve worked with us to design a bespoke course targeted at two distinct internal audiences to help us prepare for a significant change in our business practice. The development needs for our colleagues were a mixture of new techniques and improved soft skills. The training was delivered in tandem with our business leaders to ensure we achieved the necessary context to the initiative and allowed for adaptability throughout the program.
“The design, planning and training delivery was excellent and all delivered to schedule. This was an extensive program which was very well received by all delegates, received exceptional colleague feedback & overall a great success. “
Global Claims Product Leader
“Alison is head and shoulders above other presenters we have had. Highly knowledgeable and confident in “off piste” questions and practical application of models.”
C A Design Services Limited
“The Talbot Group Companies have always been impressed and delighted with the professional manner with which Training To Achieve has approached any of the training or consultative tasks which have been undertaken on our behalf. They have demonstrated continually their ability to understand our requirements and to deliver a programme that satisfies those requirements, whether it is mentoring on a one to one basis or staff feedback questionnaire and analysis.”
Nicholas J Hales
Underwriting Risk Services Ltd