Upcoming Training Courses

We are planning to keep up all our training commitments over the next months, taking most of our courses online.  We are also going to deliver new courses and workshops online. Course pages are being updated continuously as arrangements are being made.


If you have lost your job or are temporarily out of work you can request a 20% discount on the cost of your training course.

New Course: How to apply the principles of growth to brands and business

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A highly interactive two half-day online course, simulating brand-strategy decisions and how they ultimately impact on a brand’s future growth.

Next Course: Online

22nd & 23rd February 2021

How to write and deliver persuasive strategy presentations (especially on video)

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A New APG Training Course specially adapted for lockdown. This is a course that helps you harness the techniques of storytelling to create more persuasive presentations. 

Next Course: Online

Postponed TBC

Strategy Leaders of Tomorrow

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The definitive strategic skills development programme for ambitious planners with at least 8-10 years’ experience, taught by the top practitioners in planning and strategy today.

Next Course:

Postponed TBC

Agile Strategy

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In this interactive training course we are going to show you how to do great planning but do it faster, more independently and in shifting, complex environments with a wider range of colleagues and clients.

Next Course: Online

8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th March 2021

Telling Stories with Data

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There are two skills every planner and strategist needs if they’re going to thrive: The ability to interrogate and make sense of data, and the ability to use the insights from data to persuade others to take action. At its simplest, the equation underpinning modern business impact is this: Analytics + Storytelling = Influence.

Next Course: Online

Postponed TBC

Why did nobody me this stuff?

If you’re a planner or strategist in an agency you’re probably pretty clever, good at strategic thinking, and able to pick up skills and new ways of working pretty quickly.  And a lot of these are easily taught in classic training courses

Next Course:

TBC 2021

Integrated Planning

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This is going to be super useful to mid-weight planners and strategists working on multi-disciplinary teams across agencies and disciplines, who want to learn more about how to navigate the complex world of multiple changing channels and competing channel-based strategies. It's designed to help you get a grip on the problems and see a way through with clear strategic principles and lots of practical advice.​

Next Course:

1st & 2nd March 2021

How to Run a Really Useful Workshop

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A Really Useful Workshop is not rocket science but it does need a lot of thought, careful planning and an understanding of how to run it and how to get the best out of people.

So we’ve got together with Julian Saunders to pull together all the thinking and tools you need into a rocket-fuelled 3 hours of the theory and practice of running a really good one.

Next Course:

Postponed TBC

*Dates subject to change

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