Founded in 1946, Instron® is a global organisation that designs, manufactures, sells and services materials testing systems. Instron employs circa 250 staff members in the UK from their HQ in High Wycombe but is owned by ITW (NYSE: ITW), a Fortune 200 company that employs nearly 49,000 people, and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, USA with operations in 57 countries.
A gap in the provision of learning and professional development for their management population was identified by the newly appointed HR Director. They had lots of practical work experience but were lacking strategic knowledge.
The Curve Group were engaged to design a brand new, bespoke Management Development Programme which focussed on equipping the management population with strategic planning, leadership and management tools and practices which they could deploy within ‘Business as Usual’ (BAU) activities in order to further enhance the performance of their teams.
Read the full details of how the programme was designed and rolled out in the case study here.