8 Top Tips you Need to Beat Your Fear of Public Speaking

Whether it’s school, university or work, everyone has bad memories of a presentation gone wrong. You did your research, learned your topic and prepared a killer speech — but when the time came to share your findings, disaster struck: dry throat, clammy hands, uncontrollable nerves… We’ve all been there. In fact, a survey conducted by…

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What Makes a Great Workplace?

What makes a great workplace? In the dotcom days, it was all about table tennis tables, bean bags and beer in the fridge. The novelty of that soon wore off, however, when people realised that there’s a lot more to great workplaces than a series of fun but ultimately meaningless perks. What people really want…

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Develop Yourself this Leap Day

So what are you doing with the extra day that you’ve been gifted this month? All of us have an extra day this February – Saturday 29th– because of course, 2020, is a leap year. You could let those additional 24 hours pass without giving them much thought, or you could decide to do something…

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Digital Learning Day

What is Digital Learning Day? Digital Learning Day is all about celebrating the use of digital technology within Learning and Development (L&D) and education. Technology never stands still; it pushes boundaries and influences the world with each new discovery. Digital learning combines these technological advances with high-quality L&D material to ensure that learners receive only…

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DPG Announces Strategic Partnership with LPI

The Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) has joined forces with Developing People Globally (DPG) to help organisations realise the full potential of their people skills and digital competencies. The partnership agreement enables DPG to market and deliver the LPI’s industry-leading accreditation, certification and ‘Learning Programmes of Excellence’ solutions, driving DPG’s expansion into B2B markets with…

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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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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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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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