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For over 10 years, Call of the Wild has delivered management training and development programmes to the UK’s leading companies, including Barclays, Orange, BT, Cisco, Jaguar and the BBC.

All our programmes are developed in consultation with our clients and are carefully structured to meet their organisational needs. Our own expert team have experience of training successful teams from a variety of backgrounds, be they the 2008 British Olympic team, the Ashes England Cricket team or top-class FTSE 100 companies.

Why Come to Us?

Outdoor management trainingDoes your management team have the skills and expertise to operate successfully in today’s business environment? Does your management team need to sharpen up their team building skills? Does management need to communicate more effectively with the rest of the organisation? Have you got staff who are moving into management or team leading roles in the near future who may be technically accomplished but don’t have the required management skills to lead, manage, inspire, coach, delegate, enthuse, guide and direct.

Companies we work with often have to overcome the following issues:

  • People working across departments/silos
  • Under-performing Teams
  • Management don’t have the necessary skill set
  • A need to identify the appropriate style of management
  • Uncertainty, change in the 2008 world’s stock markets, recession, unemployment…

Our Approach

Manageemnt Training CourseWe will discuss your organisation’s needs and begin to create a tailor-made management training and development solution . Our programmes are designed to compliment your internal development processes – we believe this is the best way to achieve desired outcomes. These courses are designed to meet the requirements of different types of managers – be they new managers, trainee managers or senior managers with years of experience looking to freshen up their approach. Our philosophy is based on a blended learning approach to enhancing performance which is centred on experiential learning ce the concepts built into our management training and management development programmes.

We couldn’t put it any better than this:
“Tell me, and I will forget.
Show me, and I may remember.
Involve me, and I will understand.” –

Management Development Challenges

Senior Managers on Development CourseOur training courses are designed to have a ‘real world’ focus which aim to develop skill sets that are relevant to management and leadership in today’s workplace. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park and outdoor challenges can play a central role in our training depending on client needs. Not all programmes are based outdoors. In fact, the famous Llanelli Scarlets rugby team actually completed a one-day goal setting programme entirely indoors; likewise, we are currently delivering a two-day classroom-based creativity workshop to Panasonic. Our management training programmes help develop the whole person. In this context personal self-development can be defined as the identification of abilities that make the manager more self reliant and better equipped when returning to the workplace.

Management Training and Development Solutions

There are a number of skills that we are able to help clients achieve. Here is a selection of those:

UK & Overseas Training Locations

Where Call of the Wild OperateHowever, we are not restricted to the Brecon Beacons and this year alone we have delivered courses to companies in London, Birmingham, North Wales, the Peak District, the South West, South East of England and Paris. These were delivered at hotels, conference venues and the natural environment. We offer a one-stop shop for your whole programme arrangements from venue finding including catering, programme design and delivery.

A Selection Of Our Management Development Courses

Accreditation and Course Duration

Management training courses can be accredited with the Institute of Leadership and Management. We can offer ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers, Level 3 Award in Leadership and up to Level 7 in Strategic Leadership. Also  various ILM endorsed and development awards.

The duration of the programmes is dependent on the outcomes required. Course length can therefore vary from a half day to 3 to 4 days or longer. The accredited courses run over a period of months. With many of our clients we have ongoing relationships and this means that we deliver to them on an ongoing basis.

"Experience plus reflection equals learning" - John Dewey