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Whether you attend a training workshop or one of our free masterclasses and webinars, you can be sure to find them engaging, inspirational and enjoyable. We regularly add new dates and events to the programme, so keep checking for updates!

Delivering shopper engagement

Delivering Shopper Engagement

14 October 2015

Discover how to put the shopper at the heart of brand, category, retail and commercial decision making with this comprehensive and practical two day workshop. You'll learn about the shopper journey, explore different research methods and develop techniques to improve shopper engagement.

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Upcoming training events

  • Successful Account Management

    02 June 2015 - 03 June 2015, Watford

    A stimulating and thought-provoking workshop which provides the tools, processes, skills and structures to effectively manage customer relationships.

  • Leading Edge Getting Started 2015

    Multiple dates and venues

    A free half-day event taking place on two dates, 4 June in Leeds and 10 June in London, for those with up to two or three years' experience in the industry. An afternoon of energised, engaging and informative learning opportunities, packed with industry knowledge and expertise.

  • Successful Category Management

    09 June 2015 - 10 June 2015, IGD, Watford

    This popular two day workshop will ensure you understand and are able to implement the core principles and techniques our industry uses to develop effective category plans.

  • Getting Started in the Discount Channel

    16 June 2015, Watford

    An interactive workshop that will get you up to speed on the UK discount channel; explore where the growth is set to come from over the next 5 years and assess the opportunity.

  • Account Manager to Business Manager

    17 June 2015 - 18 June 2015, Watford

    A high energy and highly interactive two day workshop that will give you the insight into the skills that will enable you to make the transition from account manager to business manager.

  • Winning Customer Teams

    Multiple dates and venues

    If you have ever asked yourself, “Why does our competition seem to gain that additional listing or promotion at our expense?” It could just be that they have in place a ‘winning customer team’. Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass where you will explore what is required to have winning...

  • Turning Data into Insight

    30 June 2015, Watford venue tbc

    This interactive one day workshop takes you through the end-to-end process from identifying the information you need, through to delivering actionable insights.

  • Building Your Multichannel Strategy

    30 June 2015, Watford

    A one day workshop designed to take you out of the day-to-day and explore in detail the world of multichannel retailing.

  • Economics: it's not what you think!

    Multiple dates and venues

    Economics shape our world at a personal and at a professional level. Likewise, our decisions and choices have economic impact when aggregated. Joining this free two hour masterclass will help you understand the core issues, how they interact and connect.

  • Building a Supply Chain for Growth

    07 July 2015, Watford

    This interactive one day workshop is for all roles in suppliers who want to build better supply chains by becoming more customer-focused by aligning plans, enhancing customer collaboration and building relationships.

  • Successful Joint Business Planning

    28 July 2015, Watford

    An energising one day workshop designed to offer practical help in planning and preparing joint business plans, whether you are new to this way of working or just need to take time out and look at what you do in a different light.

  • Advanced Category Management

    11 August 2015 - 12 August 2015, IGD, Watford

    IGD's two day simulation game workshop will enable you to understand how to turn the theory of category management into growth plans for your organisation.

  • Building Your Convenience Strategy

    02 September 2015, IGD, Watford

    A one day workshop designed to help you improve your understanding of convenience and make the most of this key strategic opportunity.

  • Leading Edge Annual Conference 2015

    08 September 2015, London

    The Leading Edge Annual Conference on 8 September 2015 is a FREE personal development and industry insight training day.

  • Creativity: What it really means and why you should care!

    Multiple dates and venues

    In this ‘creative age’ we are all expected to help drive innovation and be more creative in our jobs, whatever the role. But what is creativity and what does it really mean? Join us for this high energy, interactive and practical two hour session and unlock your own creativity to help solve personal...

  • Influencing: Using the power of storytelling

    14 October 2015, Sainsbury's, London

    Back by popular demand as a one off for those that missed it in February. Join us for this free two hour evening masterclass on the topic of influencing, delivered by our expert guest speaker - Simon Arrowsmith of Grow the People

  • Delivering Shopper Engagement

    14 October 2015 - 15 October 2015, Watford venue tbc

    Discover how to put the shopper at the heart of brand, category, retail and commercial decision making with this comprehensive and practical two day workshop. You'll learn about the shopper journey, explore different research methods and develop techniques to improve shopper engagement.

  • Category Leadership

    20 October 2015 - 21 October 2015, Watford

    A new groundbreaking workshop has been designed to provide you with the process and tools to create genuine category leadership in your business.

  • Powerful Positivity at Work

    Multiple dates and venues

    In this high energy session, Courageous Success will explore how, at times, we all try and conform, leading to pretence and a false work environment. You will understand self-management, your impact on others and how you can unlock your own inspirational energy to feel empowered and positive- so get...

  • Getting Started in the Online Channel

    10 November 2015, IGD, Watford

    Be at the forefront of developments in the online channel and maximise the opportunities for your business with this stimulating and thought provoking one-day workshop.

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Getting Started in the Discount Channel

Webinar: Taster Session on Category Management

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Networking: 'Getting on with people'

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Advanced Category Management

Networking: 'Getting on with people'

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Networking: 'Getting on with people'

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Getting Started in the Online Channel

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Successful Category Management

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Building Your Convenience Strategy

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IGD Academy

IGD Academy

The IGD Academy is the centre of excellence for strategic insights, learning and development, helping to build the capability of people and businesses around the world.

Workshops Directory 2015

This directory outlines our most popular workshops, across category, commercial and supply chain. There are also details of our expert trainers and flexible solutions. Contact academy@igd.com

Contact us

If you'd like to find out more about the IGD Academy, or have a specific request, please contact us.

Leading Edge

Accelerate your personal development with Leading Edge

Develop your career and industry network with our events and free online resources on a range of personal development topics.