Simply Learning - Ann Grindrod

... developing people differently

What do we offer?

We offer a full range from the learning and development menu – consultancy, design, facilitation, assessment, workshops, focus groups, open and organisational events, modular sessions and programmes, experiential, action, and blended learning, and evaluation.

For individual opportunities, please also click on Simply Learning 1-2-1.

Using brain-friendly learning, all our learning ingredients are blended to the individual needs of our clients and customers, and our only ‘fixed prices’ are our Brain Boosts™ selection and our open Natural Know-How™ programme. Chef likes the menus!

Whet your appetite from our à la carte menu then, sourcing from our network of experienced professionals, we will put you in touch with the learning facilitator(s) who can design and deliver the most succulent selection to satisfy your learning hunger.

Here are some menu tasters:

Developing Organisations:

  • Leadership.
  • Graduate/management development.
  • Culture and change.
  • Performance management.
  • Customer care.
  • Recruitment and induction initiatives.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Coaching and mentoring.
  • High-performing teams.
  • Networking for business.
  • Project/quality management.
  • Train the trainer. *
  • Promoting workplace harmony.
  • Outplacement programmes.

Developing People:

  • Influence/persuasion/negotiation.
  • Presenting with impact.
  • Consultative selling.
  • Business skills e.g. meetings.
  • Managing relationships.
  • Interviewing skills.
  • Making effective use of time.
  • Convincing communication.
  • Facilitating groups and teams.
  • Managing stress.
  • Appraisal and feedback.
  • CV development.

And at Simply Learning, we add spice to our selection, with some more exotic dishes:

  • Developing diversity.
  • Brain-friendly nutrition.
  • Creativity for performance.
  • First aid for all. *
  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Learning to learn.
  • Enhancing memory.
  • Wellbeing at work.
  • Facing fear.
  • Improving IT skills –
    the brain-friendly way!

* Includes nationally accredited programmes, leading to certification.

If your requirements are different from the above, our creative chefs will be delighted to prepare a special ‘dish of the day’, for you to sample.

To get a fuller flavour of what we offer, click on Brain Boosts™ to digest outlines of our most frequently-requested taster sessions, and Natural Know-How™ for information on all our brain-friendly learning programmes.

People around table with lots of ideas

“The change session very helpfully supports our message about transferable skills for the new roles / ways of working in our organisation.”


“Have received new work as a result of networking, and made new connections.”


“I went back to work feeling confident and have arranged to present at some future internal meetings and am presenting to a customer, all off the back of this course.”


“Gavin is excellent. Relaxed, friendly, professional, reassuring, positive, natural. Never felt like he was ‘teaching’ us. Was very good at building confidence without being patronising.”


"Congratulations to Helen and Ann on a great participative course – and on the 50th course too!” (last day of a nationwide delivery of Customer Care to 1000 staff at all levels within the organisation).