Here is an example of how a Bespoke Learning Academy could look like for your organisation

You can view all the modules you need below. To see individual Modules in the showcase click on the dropdown at top left of the video. Module descriptions are below the videos.

You can gain Foundation Accreditation by watching at least one of the showcases below and completing this Accreditation Questionnaire. Send a copy of the questionnaire to your manager and accreditation@theforum.social for sign off. More information on accreditation can be found here.


You can download our Best Practice Guides here.

These modules are available to you until "Agreed Date"

Accredited Professionals

Congratulations to the following who have been accredited at Foundation Level
 - Jane Smith
 - Mohamed Ahmed
 - David Green
 - Karen Jones

Academy Launch & Tutorials

We can hold a launch for your academy so everyone understands how to access the modules and what they need to do to gain accreditation. We can also hold regular tutorials to layer in the learning and discuss how it is most appropriate to their role.

Start your learning

Your team get access to modules to help them focus on their learning, hear from other members on why learning is so important to them, how they build time into their diary for development and what they are doing differently because of this.

Your modules

We can add some of our box sets here or curate a set of individual modules that work best for your team.
Module Title
Description of what the module contains and what you will learn from it
 - Point one of specific learning
 - Point two of specific learning
 - Point three of specific learning

Module Title
Description of what the module contains and what you will learn from it
 - Point one of specific learning
 - Point two of specific learning
 - Point three of specific learning

Module Title
Description of what the module contains and what you will learn from it
 - Point one of specific learning
 - Point two of specific learning
 - Point three of specific learning

Individual Modules

You can choose the modules from the full list that are most suitable for your team

Free Webinar: 2024 Best Practice Programme

Watch at your own pace

On the 24th January The Forum launched our 2024 best practice programme, which includes: virtual networking, learning from our award finalists, our spring customer strategy & planning conference, along with the summer & autumn conference later in the year.

For those who follow The Forum, you will know that each year we reframe our thinking with an annual theme.

Join us for another year of improving, growing as a person and professional feel the value of the community.

Free Webinar: Challenges encountered running a remote/hybrid workforce in partnership with Calabrio

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Join Scott Budding at Calabrio, Kim Baker at L&Q, Leighann Radley at Trainline and Phil Anderson at The Forum for a lively, interactive discussion on;

 - ​​​​​​Top challenges with planning this year and expectations for 2024.
 - Has remote working caused a drop in productivity?
 - Thoughtful approaches to managing and accepting attrition.
 - Future possibilities with AI – what role does it play in planning and forecasting?

Free Webinar: Lessons learnt from managing one of the UK’s largest home-based contact centres with Jet2 Holidays in partnership with QStory

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Join Louise Smith from Jet2 Holidays as she chats to QStory’s Nick Ashmore in this insight-packed 30 minute session
- From surviving to thriving – getting agent wellbeing right in a home working environment 
- Transforming the role of team leaders and creating new support departments
- How to move everyone to home working in 3 days
- Realising they had an absenteeism black hole and how they resolved it

Understand the Value of Time in Real-time Planning

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As planners do we see time away from the operation mainly as a cost to control? Instead, how could we analyse where each different area of shrinkage time is adding value? We need to look from the colleague as well as the customer and commercial point of view. This webinar will look at how planners in a real-time environment need to consider these items and how this can change our decisions,
 - Be inspired by an award winning Tactical Planning Manager who demonstrated their success in our 2023 Planning Awards
 - Understand how decisions can affect adjacent measures to the ones we expected.
 - Hear the top takeaways from our awards judges from this year’s awards programme.

Scheduling and the Flexibility Toolkit

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Scheduling isn’t any easier, however our understanding of what works and what doesn’t improves year-on-year, especially with award case studies from Student Loans and RSA. This webinar will explore the challenges of scheduling how the flexibility supports changes and how we can learn from inspirational best practice case studies.
 - Learn the key concepts to build sustainable flexibility.
 - Benchmark yourself by learning what other organisations have successful implemented.
 - Be inspired by Flexi-time at The Student Loans Company and other award case studies.