Graduate development

Graduates are great to work with. They respond with enthusiasm to our approach to learning and development which is in stark contrast with ways they have learnt at university. Our programmes are characterized by a deep understanding of the organisation they are working for and of course informality, interaction and fun. we help graduates to develop the skills they need for going into management positions within large organisations. We blend team and self-awareness exercises with projects and exercises all set within their particular business context. We have recently worked with graduates from Morrisons and Northern Foods.


This was my first time working with Shirley to design training but she made the process extremely easy and enjoyable. Shirley put together a training day for a graduate and apprentice team building day and the day couldn’t have been more suited to our needs. The aim of the day was to build relationships and the activities planned definitely allowed us to work together to do this. Shirley’s facilitation technique was extremely effective she was clear, challenging and very motivating. Everybody came away feeling very positive and energised. Thanks for a great day.

Natasha, Cahill – HR graduate at Yorkshire Water.

The programme opened my eyes to the possibilities available by stepping out of my comfort zone. I feel a renewed sense of energy, enthusiasm and confidence back in the workplace.

Joe Holland, Morrisons

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