Learn how to develop and lead your team through challenge and change with this new free course.

  • Free sign up
  • Total learning time: 6 hours
  • Next intake starts: 4 May – 15 June
  • Share learnings with others within the learning platform?

You can work through most of the course in your own time between the start and end dates:

Learn in your own time

Approx. 4 hours of learning time delivered through bite-sized resources and interactive activities that will help you manage your time effectively.

Learn with peers

Approx. 2 hours of learning time for a live webinar. Further details will be shared nearer the start date.

The course is hosted on our learning platform, for which you will receive separate log in details.


This course will cover the essential industry knowledge, personal skills and tools that you need as a line manager in our fast-paced world.

Topics covered:

  • Awareness of the wider landscape and key trends, including health, sustainability, and retail
  • Managing through change
  • Motivating others
  • Coaching and listening skills
  • Building a learning culture
  • Inclusive leadership

You will see a range of different tools and strategies to help broaden your perspective, inspire your own approach, and feel empowered to make a difference.


  • This programme is ideal for new or aspiring line managers
  • It is also beneficial for those who already have line management responsibility and are looking for a refresher in key topic areas
  • Relevant for all business areas in FMCG
  • We recommend this course for those who are looking to commit time to their personal development. It will take approx. 6 hours across 6 weeks and is delivered in bite-sized formats to support flexible learning.


For the next intake starting on 4 May 2021:

  • Click the below booking button to secure places for you or your team.
  • You will be sent an email confirming your place shortly after booking.
  • We will send the log in instructions for the learning platform at least a week before the start date.
  • We will send more information about the digital events nearer the start date
  • You will need compatible browser (Chrome, Safari or Firefox) to access the learning platform. The live webinar will be hosted on Go-To Webinar.

For future intakes (after May 2021):

  • Click the “REGISTER INTEREST” button to let us know via email that you are interested in the next dates for this course. If you have a preferred month for you or your team to take part, please indicate in the email.

New Manager Skills | 4 May - 15 June 2021

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