Transformational Leadership Programmes

Marketing Leaders

Marketing Leaders Programme

In collaboration with Accenture Interactive, MLP is a course for high potential marketers preparing for senior leadership roles. Since 2004, we’ve coached hundreds of promising marketers from companies including Aviva, Bacardi and Unilever. The attendees benefit from the wisdom of senior leaders such as Keith Weed, the BBC's Kerris Bright and moneysupermarket's Peter Duffy. The programme features seven two-hour virtual workshops hosted across three months (May, June and July). 

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"It's created bonds and relationships that I know I will take with me throughout my career," Natasha, BT



Onestowatch recognises and nurtures the bright stars of our future. Delegates learn about leadership, understanding their core brand values and developing their own leadership style. They leave with a ready-made network of like-minded marketers to learn from and connect with while hearing from speakers such as Chris Barez-Brown, Jeremy Waite and Ruth Saunders. Since 2015, we've coached over 500 promising marketers from John Lewis, Hiscox, Emirates NBD and Facebook.

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“Fantastically hosted, exceptional speakers and the most engaging group of fellow marketer delegates you could wish for." Richard, B&Q


Marketing Leadership Masterclass

Join Thomas Barta and Syl Saller and a real-time group of peers to grow your marketing leadership skills and learn the essence of leading change in just 100 days. The flexible, paced programme with bite-size lectures, on demand, is well suited for marketers with a demanding day job. The masterclass features live sessions when you can problem solve with top ranking experts, mentors for extra support, fun reflective challenges, peer discussions and a certificate of growth.

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"This experience has given me the complete toolbox to help me manage my stakeholders at all levels, and most importantly, myself." Veronica, Adobe

Exclusive Learning Labs

Our monthly Learning Labs are half-day workshops designed exclusively for members to accelerate learning through knowledge and tools from industry experts. Topics are ever changing and the sessions are always incredibly interactive. Delegates will walk away with new tools and ideas that they can take back to their roles and business to help them do well and do good as marketers. Example topics include: Building Your Personal Brand and Behavioural Science.

Chris West

1 Feb - Find & use your brand voice

Why do most businesses look great, but sound boring?
Globally recognised language expert Chris West, best-selling author of 'Strong Language' will reveal how brands can find their voice and talk in a way that makes customers listen.  A great brand voice grabs attention, persuades your audience and builds loyalty. But as the number of brand channels explodes, organisations are finding it harder to create a consistent, differentiated brand voice and express exactly what they stand for. Chris will share the steps of building a compelling brand voice, the three levels that brand voice operate on, insights on how your brand voice should be used, how to flex it in different situations and how to get organisational support to create the change you want. 

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Russ & Anni

30 Mar - Be the leader you want to be

Marketing leaders make a difference - what sort of leader do you want to be?
Leadership consultant and Executive coach Anni Townend and Group Leadership Capability Director for Brand Learning, Russell Pocock will be exploring the topic of how you can be the leader you want to be, to drive your business and your teams to have more impact and success. Russell is passionate about lifting the capabilities of people and organisations to drive growth by creating better value for customers and Anni passionately believes in the power of communication and empowering individuals and teams through courageous conversations to co-create cultures where people feel valued, trusted and enabled. Find out how to be a changemaker of the future. 

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Vicky Gillan, AAR

5 Apr - Managing your Agencies

Discover why clients get the work they deserve, and how you can ensure you get the best!
The workshop led by AAR's Vicky Gillan is aimed at marketers who want to go beyond the basics and are now looking to elevate their knowledge and contribution of how to get great work from their agency partners, consistently. You will learn about the different agency models, what motivates agency teams (clue it’s not all about the £) and practical things you can do to manage your agencies well.  By the end of the workshop you will have reflected on your own agency relationships vs AAR best practice principles, and leave crystal clear as to what you can do to make a difference to your next project, campaign or programme.

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Career Building Tools

Oko - Mentoring


We're proud to partner with our friends at OKO, a platform redefining mentoring with a human approach. OKO offers the opportunity to nurture the next generation of talent, or learn from leaders just like you. There is a wealth of insight within our ranks and OKO partner people via personality matching to create the best pairing so everyone feels supported.

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Group Learning

Insiders Programme

Let us bring Accelerate's learning programmes into the heart of your business. With a curated offering adapted for your business needs and challenges, from motivational talks to interactive sessions and external stimulus, we'll work with you to create a bespoke solution designed specifically for your team to create positive change. All briefs are welcome. 

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Learning discounts

We have teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Marketing to offer members 10% off their programs. The CIM training courses are globally recognised and cover all marketing disciplines, providing marketers with the tools and confidence to improve your organisations performance and advance your career. Members claim your unique code by contacting: [email protected]

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