About Developing Managers

Developing Managers specialises in Management and Leadership Development solutions to businesses of all sizes with the aim of generating early and discernible Returns on Investment (ROI) for each intervention we implement.

We provide training to business from our wide range of short business focussed courses that are optimised for delivery in 1 or 2 days and provide a number of “takeaways” that can be implemented straightaway. In addition we provide a training and development consultancy service which will diagnose, design, deliver and evaluate interventions focused on your specific needs.

To support training and development we have found that effective coaching and mentoring solutions can help to implement and develop new ideas quickly generating business improvements.

For organisations or individuals that more in-depth training and development we run a CMI Centre delivering a range of management & leadership as well as coaching and mentoring courses.

Developing Managers is lead by Philip Cullen who has worked in business development, sales and marketing before moving into operations management where he developed and implemented major change programmes to significantly improve business performance and which lead to an Investors in People award and membership of the British Quality Foundation.

This led to consultancy work with KPMG on a major strategic change programme working closely with the Board, Directors and senior managers. He worked as an adviser to the UK Government and US Department of Labor on initiatives to help create new businesses and also in the Eastern Bloc as a change consultant working with Ministers and senior managers.

Phil moved into training and consultancy and was responsible for implementing a couple of Management Development Programme each of which was £1.5 million.

For over 10 years Phil has worked as an independent consultant with organisations in facilities management, engineering, construction, retail and with the NHS, Metropolitan Police and the Civil Service.

He is a Visiting Executive Fellow at the world-class Henley Business School teaching on the Business School’s prestigious MBA programmes and supporting and coaching managers from a wide variety of organisations. He has also worked with their Corporate Clients on Executive Development Programmes. He was a member of a small team that developed and created the Business School’s Personal Development Module, consistently rated as “No.1 in the World for Personal Development”.

Phil is a Executive Coach (Henley Business School) and is qualified to use MBTI, FIRO-B and 360 degree feedback. He is a Certified NLP Practitioner, Certified NLP Master Practitioner, Certified NLP Coach Practitioner and a Certified Practitioner of Hypnosis.

He has an MBA from Henley and a Certificate in eLearning, Teaching and Tutoring online (CeLTT) from the University of Greenwich.

Phil has contributed to a new book “Leadership and Personal Development: A Toolbox for the 21st Century Professional”  which was published by Information Age Publishing in October 2011.

His research interests include Leadership (particularly about high-performing teams) Change, Coaching, Personal Development and NLP. I work as a Lecturer teaching in Operations Management, Personal Development, Project Management, Leadership, Change and Managing People.

As a Consultant I have a track record in diagnosing, designing and delivering a whole raft of bespoke training programs which would fall into the category of management development and training and include;

  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Managing High Performing Teams
  • Leading Change
  • Performance Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Business Performance Improvement
  • Myers Briggs Type Inventory
  • Belbin Team Roles

With Developing Managers I lead a team of consultants and associates in creating and delivering a range of interventions to organisations from SME’s to FTSE100 companies.

 

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