Dove Nest Group

SIG Graduate Programme

Dove Nest Group co-designed and delivers a seven module programme to develop Graduate competencies and transferable skills to enhance performance in their roles. Graduates are recruited throughout the year and the programme is designed so that they can start at any module. Alongside the modules Graduates complete a CSR Project and a Business Challenge

Overall objectives of the programme

The objective of the programme is deliver agile, aware, personally effective Graduates into SIG who are keen and able to make a mark quickly and who have the ambition and skills to become the future leaders of the business.

Summary of Modules
Module Duration Content Overview
My Personal Brand 3 days Belbin team roles, learning styles (Honey and Mumford Questionnaire), learning exercises and peer feedback
How I Communicate 3 days Communication styles, advanced questioning, ‘Dragons Den’ pitch and experiential exercise
Commercial Agility 3 days Understanding  SIG Financial Reports, interactive team exercise,  large business simulation exercise and presentation of their Business Challenge
How I Lead 3 days Behavioural analysis tool, Leadership Proposition model, managing and delegating , People Effectiveness model and experiential exercises
Ambiguity and Change 3 days Based in a mountain hut….Problem solving and decision making, large ambiguity exercise, leadership case study and leading change
My Personal Stretch 3 days Leadership presentation, ‘challenge by choice’, coaching and feedback, review of CSR project
Launch Day 1 day The end point of the programme, 360 feedback, benchmarking, career planning and one to one career coaching