August 15, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

How to best measure the benefits of training evaluation: The Kirkpatrick Model

Donald Kirkpatrick was a firm believer of starting at the end. Creator of the internationally recognised Kirkpatrick training evaluation model, he said it is essential that L&D knows what it wants training to achieve before embarking on the design and delivery process. Starting with the desired end result is one of the core principles of…

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July 19, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Management Styles According to The Lion King

The Lion King is unquestionably a film about leadership, and it portrays almost as many types of leaders as it does animals.  A lot has changed since the original came out in 1994, however, and we’re not just talking about CGI. For one thing, we’ve expanded our professional repertoire from peddling Thin Mint cookies to…

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June 25, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Meet Jess, our Quality Assurance Manager at DPG

My name is Jess and I am DPG’s Quality Assurance Manager. I have been with DPG for over 12 months. I began my career with DPG as a Learning Experience Coordinator for Blended Programmes at Level 3, 5 and 7 HR and L&D and Online Level 5 HR, alongside managing Corporate Programmes, including Kirkpatrick. This…

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June 11, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Inspirational Women: Sarah Aubrey

Sarah Aubrey is the CEO of DPG. Developing People Globally (DPG) leads the way with flexible learning solutions that guarantee success in professional qualifications. With over 25 years’ experience delivering innovative and credible quality programmes, we enable professionals to build their capability, drive the performance of their organisation, and fast track their career unlike anyone…

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May 24, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

How to Choose the Right Apprenticeship for You

Choosing to take up an apprenticeship is a popular and wise career move, one which you’ll find people are full of encouragement for. The hardest part of taking on an apprenticeship is sifting through the myriad of options and finding the right one for you. With various levels and types of apprenticeship on offer, and…

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May 14, 2019 | Posted in the Blog

Overcoming Period Stigma in the Workplace

Stigma against periods continues to affect women and trans men around the world. In the UK, conversation has started to break down the taboo around menstruation, but the issue continues to impact those who have periods. Period stigma can manifest itself in numerous different ways, from explicit comments to lack of conversation and facilities. To…

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