What you will learn
Over 8 weeks we’ll cover a broad range of topics that will:
Grow your confidence by exploring the most important industry topics and trends
Broaden your understanding by helping you see things from the shopper perspective
Enable you to see how different areas of food and consumer goods businesses work together
Give you practical, relevant tips and tools that will help you grow your impact and boost your relationships at work
Giving you flexibility
The course is hosted on our learning platform, LearnUpon and you can access the resources anytime between the course start and end dates, meaning you can work through the course at a pace that suits you and your work schedule.
Upon completing the course, you’ll receive an IGD certificate, helping you to celebrate and share your achievement.
Helping you connect with others
A webinar is included in this course, in which you’ll have the opportunity to hear about the experiences of other industry professionals and meet peers. We will share more details about this nearer the time.
Is this course right for me?
Yes, if any of the following apply to you:
You are starting your career in the food and consumer goods industry.
You are returning to the industry after a time away and are looking for a refresher.
You know the industry but are changing roles so could benefit from seeing it through fresh eyes.
Does it matter what area of the business I work in?
No, this course is designed to be a broad introduction so is relevant to those working in any function within the industry. Thousands of people from across the industry supply chain have completed this course already.
Does the course cover my area of expertise?
Taking part in this course will help you expand your awareness and knowledge on a range of topics, rather than developing specific functional or technical expertise. Take a look at our directory to see more ways in which we can support you with your professional development.
Will I have enough time to complete it?
We’ve designed this course to be flexible enough to meet the demands of busy people in our industry. You can work through the modules at your own pace across the 8 weeks, and it should take around 8 hours to complete. That’s around an hour of learning per week, which we have found is manageable for most people. It also helps if you can make your line manager aware that you are taking part.