Training and Development

Investing in your capability 


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Sharpen your marketing capabilities with training in the latest marketing thinking, ideas and theories and ensure individual and collective knowledge is bang up to date. 

Your marketing ecosystem is the sum of your internal and external capabilities. To keep ahead, those capabilities need to be stretched, developed and grown. AAR offers a suite of training and development options, which cover both knowledge expansion and application, to enhance your marketing excellence. 

An organisation’s marketing skills bank needs to be constantly expanding. That’s why whenever we are talking about a growth plan or a transformation programme, a capability assessment and a development road map is at the heart of our thinking.

We work with clients at different points and places on their capability journey to deliver a marketing training programme that’s right for them, either as a strategic partner shaping and forming the plan, or as a training partner delivering part or all of an agreed capability plan. We happily work as a lead capability partner or as part of a client’s capability roster. 

What are the business benefits?


Accurate advice on where to focus training and development investment, to make a measurable difference to output and outcomes.

High retention of valued talent

It’s easier to retain upskilled teams who feel good about their development options; AAR’s training helps to future proof their development and progression.

A clear capability proposition

For use in internal and external recruitment: a crucial competitive advantage given the value put on training and development by Gen Z/ Millennial employees.

Training is really important to Argos and so we turned to AAR to develop a strong marketing programme for us. They built bespoke, relevant modules that our colleagues across the Marketing department really got the most out of and delivered them with a knowledge, passion and energy that was exemplary. The training was incredibly well received, with fantastic scores across the piece.

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Why use AAR’s Training and Development service?


  • Upskilling people with the latest knowledge and skills isn’t a choice in today’s competitive world
  • Magic happens when potential is released and realised, and new ideas and thinking are the lifeblood of growth 
  • Diagonal development and ‘squiggly careers’ open up possibilities, and retaining and developing good people is more effective and efficient 
  • Growing capability is a key source of competitive advantage
  • AAR brings its creative capital to develop your capability capital 

Make that capability leap

Interested in fuelling your teams’ skills and knowledge bank? Focused on making capability leaps, rather than steps? Come and have a chat to explore how we can accelerate your ambition to deliver the right training and development plan, and ultimately the right results.  


George Porteous

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+44 (0)20 7612 1200
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