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Practical open workshops

Our workshops are informative and engaging, delivering interactive training through practical exercises and group work. Affordable, inspirational and enjoyable, they are a great way for time-pressed managers to upgrade existing skills and gain new ones.

Building your convenience strategy

Building your convenience strategy

20 May 2014

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

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Business simulation workshops

 

Advanced category management
Simulation game workshop

 

NEW! Advanced account management
Simulation game workshop

Advanced category management workshop

 

17-18 September 2014
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.

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Advanced account management workshop

10-11 June 2014 
A two day workshop that will stretch your commercial capabilities and allow you to practice and sharpen your negotiation skills.

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Customise a course to suit your team

If you don't see quite what you're looking for, why don't you let us develop something that meets your needs? Email academy@igd.com to discuss how we can tailor a solution for you.

Successful category management

 

Advanced category management 
Simulation game workshop

Successful category management workshop

New date added! 
28-29 May 2014

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.

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  Advanced category management workshop

17-18 September 2014 
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.

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Driving shopper engagement

 

Generating actionable insights

Driving shopper engagement workshop

21-22 May 2014
Discover how to put the shopper at the heart of brand, category, retail and commercial decision making at this two day workshop.

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  Generating actionable insights workshop

29-30 April 2014 - 4 places left! 
A two day interactive course designed to help you get the most value out of your data and turn it into actionable insight and drive strategic and tactical plans.

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Customise a course to suit your team

If you don't see quite what you're looking for, why don't you let us develop something that meets your needs? Email academy@igd.com to discuss how we can tailor a solution for you.

Developing a customer focused supply chain

Developing a customer focused supply chain workshop15 May 2014
An interactive one day workshop exloring the needs of retail and wholesale customers, and how suppliers can respond to develop a customer centric supply chain strategy. This workshop includes a session with a senior supply chain leader from a UK retailer.

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Successful account management

 

Advanced account management
Simulation game workshop

Successful account management workshop

13-14 May 2014
A two day workshop to help you strengthen your commercial capability and be successful in the fast paced environment of the account manager.

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  Advanced account management workshop

10-11 June 2014
A two day workshop that will stretch your commercial capabilities and allow you to practice and sharpen your negotiation skills.

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Getting started in the online channel 

 

Building your convenience strategy

Getting started in the online channel workshop

17 June 2014
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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  Building your convenience strategy channel workshop

20 May 2014
A one day workshop designed to help you improve your understanding of convenience and make the most of this key strategic opportunity.

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Customise a course to suit your team

If you don't see quite what you're looking for, why don't you let us develop something that meets your needs? Email academy@igd.com to discuss how we can tailor a solution for you. 

Sustainability in the food and
grocery industry

 

Introduction to supply chain

This practical one day workshop is designed to help you develop your understanding of sustainability within the food and grocery industry.

  A practical one day workshop demonstrating the role that supply chains play in underpinning retailers' and suppliers' businesses.

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Investment and promotional effectiveness

 

How to win in UK grocery

A one day workshop designed to help you recognise opportunities and identify which promotional mechanics will deliver the best results.   Get up to speed on retailer priorities, channel opportunities and how market dynamics are changing for retailers and suppliers with this one day workshop.

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Advanced account management training

Watch this introductory video for IGD's Advanced Account Management workshop incorporating the Win-Win Simulation Game designed by experts in this field, Do Learn Do.

IGD Academy Pocketbook 2014

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. The IGD Academy Pocketbook provides details of our portfolio of learning and development solutions.

IGD Academy 2014 workshop dates

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Leading Edge

About Leading Edge

Leading Edge is IGD's free development and networking initiative for the food and consumer goods industry.

We offer a wide range of free training, insight and networking events to help people working in our industry to face the challenges of the future. They are designed for our members, by our members so get involved.

Membership is free, so join us today.