November 12, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

Kirkpatrick Partners Welcomes DPG as Its UK Affiliate

Kirkpatrick Partners is happy to announce its partnership with DPG plc, the only organisation in the UK now certified to deliver authentic Kirkpatrick products, programs and services. DPG is a national learning and development solutions provider offering a range of innovative learning products. They specialise in developing the qualifications of managers, leaders, and L&D and…

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September 19, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

Trust Within Teams – A Lesson from Stephen Covey

I recently attended the Trust conference, hosted by Talent Dynamics and sponsored by DPG. Its purpose was to explore the meaning and measure of trust and how we can all harness it to conduct better business. It was the words of the keynote speaker, Stephen M R Covey, with which I most strongly identified. An…

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July 10, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

The Spotlight is on Apprenticeships

I’m Debora Figueiredo a.k.a @Little_Figs, I’m the Digital Apprentice at DPG and I’m 17 years old. I’ve been working here at DPG for 2 months and I’m very passionate about apprenticeships and giving career advice to other young adults – this is my first blog on the DPG website. Dan Sodergren is the Marketing Manager…

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July 2, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

DPG Community Wins First Award

Last week the DPG team headed down to London to attend the Peer Award finals. We had entered the DPG Community in the Customer Engagement Category and specifically in the Technology for Engagement sub section. The Peer Awards is not your typical approach to awards as not only were the DPG team going down to…

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June 24, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

5 Tips to Daily Employee Learning & Development

Even if many companies are unaware of it, workforce development can be nurtured even with reduced budgets and limited time away from daily work. Imagine employees being involved in their everyday tasks AND benefiting from expert guidance given by their managers. Unfortunately, most organizations are either unaware of or slow to adopt the strategies needed…

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April 1, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

So, I’m Part of the Dumbest Generation?

It was brought to my attention a little while ago that I was a member of something called ‘Generation Y’.? Who knew? Moreover, I was informed that as a member of this exclusive and occasionally taboo faction, my brain has developed in such a way that it is inherently different to yours; because I’ve never…

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February 26, 2013 | Posted in the Blog

Evaluation + Isolation = Loneliness

It is exceptionally rare for me to leave a conversation with anyone I work with without discussing the topics of evaluation, return on investment (less so expectation) or value for money.? Sometimes I wonder if we have an almost unhealthy obsession with the topic. This is a ‘the house believes’ type post and I purposefully…

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December 17, 2012 | Posted in the Blog

Managers – Competence OR Style?

This blog follows on from ‘Are Managers Born or Made?’ and ‘Measuring Management Competence’. In the first two blogs we drew the conclusion that managers need to be developed in twelve core competencies to excel in the ever more complex world in which we operate. We also explored that management competence can be measured by…

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