The Princess Royal Training Awards Alumni network is diverse, covering a wide range of sectors, sizes and UK locations.
Being part of the network gives you access to:
- a private networking group on LinkedIn
- exclusive opportunities to profile your work
- unique events to learn and grow your network
The Alumni network has really been an added and unexpected bonus of the Awards.
This virtual support workshop will feature top tips from Assessors to help you to apply for the Princess Royal Training Awards in 2023.
This virtual drop-in session will give you the chance to chat or go through any questions with members of the Awards team.
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Alumni Connect - Accelerating the careers of female talent: 3 December 2020
Today’s organisations aspire to be more inclusive and are committed to supporting more women to move into leadership roles. For these commitments to be achieved we need more than the traditional approach to leadership development.
Our alumni speaker, Sue Gammons was Coaching Director and Executive Coach at healthcare company GSK. Sue led the design and delivery of award-winning coaching and leadership development programmes for women and ethnically diverse leaders worldwide.
This session will explore how a combination of 1:1 and group coaching, sponsorship and inclusion dialogues has been successful in addressing gender balance and led GSK to receive a Princess Royal Training Award in 2018.
Alumni Connect (2020 recipients): 21 October 2020
Join this workshop for dedicated support on how to share the good news of your Princess Royal Training Awards achievement.
Hear from previous award recipient Snow Camp about their communications activity (both internally and externally)
Breakout into smaller rooms to meet other people to discuss and share ideas
Learn how to use our resources (including press releases, social media cards, quotes)
Think about your audiences and learn how to best target and influence them.
Alumni Connect (2020 recipients): 23 September 2020
At this online session our City & Guilds Foundation Director, Sally Eley, will welcome new members to the alumni network.
Find out about the benefits of being part of the network and hear from current alumni who will tell you about their experiences since their win and share tips on how to get involved.
Alumni Breakfast in Wales: 11 March 2020
Princess Royal Training Awards Alumni are invited to Tata Steel in Wales for a morning of innovative L&D ideas.
The theme is: “Building a talent pipeline in the digital era.”
Hear from alumni Tata Steel and DVLA on tackling the big workforce issues of the future by investing in people now.
Tata Steel Training Centre
Port Talbot Works
Leaders of tomorrow competition: 4 February 2020
IBM Early Professional Leaders are hosting a competition exclusively for apprentices from Princess Royal Training Awards organisations.
Your apprentices are invited to join a creative, fun workshop in central London during National Apprenticeship Week 2020. They will team up with other apprentices and use design thinking to find the best idea around developing themselves as leaders. Winners will get a £50 prize.
This is a fantastic opportunity for your apprentices to meet and work with their peers in other industries, to clock up off the job learning hours, and to get involved during one of the most important weeks for apprenticeships in the UK.
Apprentices will also earn an IBM digital badge to show their design thinking skills, and have the chance to network over drinks and canapes.
Catalyst for Change Workshop: 4 December 2019
Free interactive development day for senior HR and L&D professionals delivered by our colleagues at The Oxford Group.
The event has been designed in consultation with senior HR professionals to help enhance your credibility and build you a reputation as a catalyst for change.
An impactful, engaging, experiential learning day not to be missed!
Alumni Pop-Up Conference: 29 October 2019
Princess Royal Training Awards recipients past and present attended a pop-up conference in East London. Attendees gathered ahead of the awards ceremony to share best practice in being purpose-driven organisations. Read all about the event
Understanding Leadership - ILM Workshop: 10 September 2019
Improve the way you manage and lead your teams at this interactive session delivered by ILM.
- Gain a deeper understanding of leadership behaviours and styles as well as useful tips that will help you manage and understand your team more effectively
- Grow or improve your role and confidence as an effective leader
Who should attend?
- Aspiring Managers
- Anyone wanting to improve their Leadership and Management skills.
Alumni Meetup Manchester: 1 May 2019
Alumni Welcome Workshop: 17 September 2018
Each year we invite new Award recipients to attend a hands-on workshop. Don’t miss out on this event as you will learn how to make the most of your Award:
- get professional advice on how to maximise media coverage
- hear past recipients’ tips on how to spread the news
- meet Alumni members and activate new connections.
The annual workshop is held in London on Monday 17 September 2018.