Why KnowledgeBrief

Inspiring leadership at all levels

We empower great leaders and managers through applied learning experiences

Each KnowledgeBrief programme, course and qualification takes our 12 years’ experience working with global innovation leaders and focuses this knowledge on the essential core business competencies used by these organisations to gain a competitive advantage.

We deliver real individual and organisational impact through our tailored and innovative approach, combining great self-produced online and offline content and learning material to enrich and empower your learning journey, with industry leading EdTech and dedicated programme design that deliver proven business results.

With distinctive services for executives, middle management, first time supervisors and all high potential people, we’re able to support each client’s unique ambition to prosper today, and to innovate for the future with unique online, customised solutions that match your company’s values and desired results.

Driving benefits across the business

Staff retention rates amongst clients have been seen to improve by up to 30%

83% of our learners feel more confident in their roles

Our client’s project delivery times have been seen to improve by around 25%

78% of learners feel inspired to continue their professional development, building strong leadership foundations for their career

KnowledgeBrief’s innovation and knowledge platform

Benefit from the best of current business school knowledge endorsed by professional bodies. Designed in formats to accelerate learning and focus on business application for results in the workplace. Earn CMI qualifications, manage your CPD, and access cutting edge research.

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Leadership and management resources

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KnowledgeBrief is a strategic partner with the Chartered Management Institute

All course content is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and all delegates receive a KnowledgeBrief certificate which includes CPD hours.

Professional Learning Advisors

KnowledgeBrief Professional Learning Advisors (PLAs) work with our client’s senior leadership, management and delivery teams to increase their capabilities and help them thrive in their roles.

With a blended wealth of knowledge from both academia and business, all PLA’s hold a formal qualification in their subject area, combined with applied business experience.

Our PLAs support our diverse range of clients such as: Avis Budget Group, Airbus, Baxi, Christie’s, Manpower Group, HSBC, Land Registry, NHS and many others, to become better leaders and managers.


Diane Ware CMgr MCMI, I.Eng FIHE Avatar
My Apprenticeship through Wiltshire Council with KnowledgeBrief has enabled me to have a wider understanding of management principles. The guidance given was invaluable to enable me to obtain my chartered management qualification with Distinction.
Diane Ware CMgr MCMI, I.Eng FIHE
Principal Technical Officer (highways)
Linda Drew Avatar
Throughout the course, I was guided and supported by skilled Personal Learning Advisors and attended informative workshops. By gaining my CMI qualification in leadership & management, I have been able to advance my career to the next level in management.
Linda Drew
Beth Clarke Avatar
They are incredibly easy to work with and focus entirely on what’s required for success in your organisation and for your employees.
Beth Clarke
Director, Organisational Development — International
Steve Dannan Avatar
Everything KnowledgeBrief are doing is helping Interserve move towards the cultural place we want to be. Everything I learn at KnowledgeBrief is fed back into our programme
Steve Dannan
Director (Group Innovation Lead)
Ronja Torspecken Avatar
I would recommend KnowledgeBrief to any organisation looking for impactful leadership and management training.
Ronja Torspecken
People Development Manager
Dan Coxhead Avatar
In every aspect of our relationship with KnowledgeBrief, from sales to accounts and the Professional Learning Advisors, we encounter passionate and engaged people.
Dan Coxhead
Organisational Development Manager
Richard Jennings Avatar
The benefits the programme brings to you in your role, and throughout the organisation are incredibly valuable. I would recommend the Level 5 to anyone in a management or leadership position.
Richard Jennings
Site Technical Manager & Regional Head of Continuous Improvement
Andy Blackstock Avatar
It doesn’t matter what stage you are at in your Leadership or Management career, a Level 3 or 5 course will make you a better leader.
Andy Blackstock
Head of Operations
Wesley Maguire Avatar
I recommend anyone who is in a management or leadership role to take the course. It’s both challenging and rewarding and can only augment your existing knowledge and skills. You will grow as a leader if you take this course.
Wesley Maguire
Agile IT Director
Wali Rahman Avatar
The Professional Learning Advisors who are our learners’ main point of contact are delightful, always happy to help, engaging and provide the right level of support and advice to ensure their success.
Wali Rahman
Organisational Development Officer
Kathryn Partington Avatar
Working with KnowledgeBrief is brilliant, it’s a true partnership approach.
Kathryn Partington
Organisational Development Assistant Apprenticeships
Emily Moor Avatar
The course has been fantastic and with the knowledge and frameworks you learn and can directly apply in your day job, you will become better at what you do.
Emily Moor
Philanthropy Manager
Robert Frank Avatar
Having my senior team attend has been fantastic – Sally returned after the two sessions she attended with so much motivation and inspiration – it really allows them to lift their heads and look around at what is happening in the world.
Robert Frank
Perfect Delivery Director Morgan Sindall
Paul Jackman Avatar
The programme gives me the opportunity to develop and challenge my thinking in a way that I can actually apply back at the office.
Paul Jackman
Associate Director Lincolnshire Foundation Trust
Chartered Management Institute Director Avatar
This is the best level 7 content for business we have seen
Chartered Management Institute Director
NHS Trust Director Avatar
We are now benefitting from a new internal product, grounded in evidence, that helps in our Visioning work to inform and implement the business plan more effectively.
NHS Trust Director
Steve Dannan Avatar
We have changed our approach to generating ideas to turn into business innovation projects, the result being higher quality projects closer aligned to our business strategy with better expected returns.
Steve Dannan
Director of Innovation

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