The Gherkin, London - Wednesday 13th November (08.15 - 10.45)

Most organisations are investing in their people - training, upskilling and developing the workforce in response to endlessly changing needs and technology. But how many get the results they want?

We are often so busy trying to deliver training programmes, the critical requirement of how to achieve sustainable impact is forgotten.

With the help of scientific research and robust tools, we know how to design, deliver and measure development programmes that achieve results more effectively than we did 50 years ago, 10 years ago, two years ago, and even last month.

First Ascent work with organisations to bring a contemporary, scientifically robust and tailored approach to people development.

Driving performance and achieving measurable results is always our number one priority for clients. We believe people development should deliver a significant return on investment, otherwise it is not worth doing.

We support organisations across a variety of sectors and clients such as Santander, Sika and English Heritage are all committed to partnering with us to deliver great results.

The Breakfast Briefing

This interactive workshop will explore how you can maximise the impact of your people development programmes and discuss the steps needed to measure its success.

It will give you an opportunity to:

* Get up to date with the latest thinking and contemporary science around learning and training
* Evaluate what you are currently doing in your organisation and refocus on the results of your programmes
* Connect with like-minded leaders to discuss and share experiences, challenges and best practice
* Hear specific examples about organisations who have achieved great results from their people development initiatives

This free-to-attend breakfast briefing has been designed to be valuable, informative and enjoyable. We do hope that you can join us.


  • 08.00 Registration - refreshments & networking
  • 08.30 Welcome and introduction
  • 08.45 A brain science approach to people development
  • 09.30 Measuring results in a meaningful way
  • 10.00 Discussion and Q&A
  • 10.45 Close

David Sales
First Ascent Group
Steve Bentley
First Ascent Group


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