Atkore Unistrut & Marco invest in their people

Manage Lead Inspire

Atkore Unistrut & Marco are dedicated about developing talent within the business. Leadership development boosts employee engagement and increases the organisation’s ability to deal with gaps in the talent pipeline. 

At Atkore Unistrut & Marco there is a proactive approach about retaining talent and ensuring the business has the best skill set in each department. 

The objective of this course was to provide opportunities and resources to some of Atkore Unistrut and Marco middle management. The delegates were instructed to focus on an area where they felt as a team they could improve, whether it was to become more sustainable as a business or capital investment to enhance productivity and profitability.The Manage, Lead, Inspire is a programme aimed at existing managers and potential leaders. This was an opportunity for potential leaders of the future who require a development programme to support the in-company talent development pipeline.

Wayne Pearson, Managing Director for Atkore Unistrut & Marco states: "I believe great leaders attract, hire, and inspire great people and progress towards achieving personal and business goals. This course is perfect for those currently in a leadership role, who have received limited opportunities to develop in ‘Manage, Lead, and Inspire’ skills. This programme drives the kind of culture where managers want to develop their team members and are valued for that effort, and where all colleagues are encouraged to learn new skills and not just share them but implement, the programme itself is a great tool to promote the Atkore culture. Sue offers a fantastic flexible approach to her programmes and has worked with key business stakeholders to ensure the material is developed to deliver key business objectives.”

The ultimate goal of the course was not only for return on investment but to ensure the talent development has been embedded within the business. This was achieved by the delegates applying their development to deliver three business improvement projects with a member of the senior management team sponsoring their project.

Nicola Jones, HR Manager for Atkore Unistrut & Marco comments: "The delegates who participated in the training embraced and succeeded in what was expected of them. I am very proud of every single delegate of their achievement, and successfully completing our very first Lead Manage Inspire Leadership training. It has been such a pleasure working alongside Sue Reed, Talent Director of Reed Consultants we worked on ensuring that the contents of the training were to suit the delegates and the business requirements. Sue’s enthusiasm, experience and knowledge is second to none, Sue has the most wonderful training delivery style that engages delegates to participate, thank you Sue.” 

Presented by Sue Reed (Reed Consultants)