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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. Workshops are available at our Academy training facility or on-site.  

Successful joint business planning

Successful joint business planning

06 November 2014

An energising one day workshop which reinforces the discipline of in depth planning and preparation behind developing more compelling joint business plans

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Successful category management

 

Advanced category management 

Category management simulation model
Successful category management workshop

5-6 November 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

18-19 November 2014 - 6 places left
IGD's two day simulation model workshop will enable you to understand how to turn the theory of category management into growth plans for your organisation.

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Delivering shopper engagement

 

Generating actionable insights

Driving shopper engagement workshop

25-26 February 2015
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

18-19 November 2014 
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 workshop27 November 2014 - Joined by a guest speaker from Asda
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

 

Account Manager to Business Manager

Account management simulation model
Successful account management workshop

21-22 October 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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  Account management to business manager workshop

12-13 November 2014
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.

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NEW! Successful joint business planning 

 

NEW! Building your multichannel strategy 

Successful joint business planning workshop

6 November 2014
IGD's new workshop is 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
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  Building your multichannel strategy workshop

11 November 2014 - 6 places left
If you operate in food and consumer goods, you operate in a multichannel world. This new workshop is designed to explore in detail the world of multichannel retailing.

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Building your convenience strategy 

   
Building your multichannel strategy workshop

10 February 2015
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. 

Forthcoming free Leading Edge events

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Contact us

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

NEW! Successful joint business planning

An energising one day workshop which reinforces the discipline of in depth planning and preparation behind developing more compelling joint business plans.

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 2014/15 workshop dates

Download the fully updated calendar for 2014/15.

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.