Moy Park Learning & Development Programmes
As part of our strategy to “Be the Best” and aligned with our mission to provide the opportunity of a better future for all our team members, we offer a number of development programmes both introducing new talent to our business and to develop the potential of our current employees.
Moy Park has adopted the 70:20:10 best practice approach to development planning. We believe this is the most effective way to think about and structure personal development. The 70:20:10 learning model is based on the concept that new knowledge is obtained through 70% experiential learning, 20% social learning and 10% formal training.
70% Experiential Learning
- Learning from experience
- Action learning & problem solving
- Placements, internships
- Shadowing and self-directed learning
- Projects and assignments
20% Social Learning
- Learning momentum
- Subject matter networks
- Collaboration platforms
- Coaching and Mentoring
10% Formal Learning
- Structured learning
- Accredited qualifications
This is reflected in team members Development Plans and Individual Performance Reviews.
Moy Park Academies are about driving excellence in different functions that support the business. Each Academy is based around a set of competencies that are required for peak performance across all roles which are linked to assessment and career development planning. There is a core structure and process to each Academy so a consistent development experience can be achieved.
The Commercial Academy is a great opportunity for colleagues from the Commercial function to be assessed and to participate in development activities directly relevant to their job role. This is a long-term learning and development programme, designed to improve the knowledge, skills and provide support to Commercial colleagues to achieve career ambitions.
This academy is completely bespoke to Moy Park. Its aim is to provide practical support to improve both technical skills and broader knowledge. This academy is inclusive of everyone in the Technical team at all roles and all levels. It is easy to engage with and you can access it wherever you are working. It is based around the 70:20:10 principle along with face to face learning, blended learning, on the job, online and workshops.
The finance team supports our business across our vertically integrated supply chain, from breeder operations, to commercial activities, complemented by a team supporting corporate compliance and reporting, through to our shared services teams. Built around 6 core competencies, the Finance Academy identifies development opportunities, helping to support career ambitions and succession planning.
Built around 7 core competencies, the Agriculture Academy equips our teams with the knowledge and skills to drive our business forwards in the areas of agriculture and animal husbandry, whilst offering development opportunities and career progression.
Our HR teams play a significant role influencing business success, and are crucial to enabling the development of our teams and individuals. Built around 8 core competencies, the HR Academy supports our HR teams with their own development through personal learning journeys to suit their individual needs.
Operational Excellence Academy
Our Operational Excellence teams strive to live our values every day and raise the bar in the delivery of operational excellence, whilst engaging with others to identify development needs and capabilities driving a common approach and passion to offer the best service for all stakeholders. With the creation of 7 core competencies, this is a long term development programme, designed to improve knowledge, skills and provide support to help us excel in our roles and support us in our career aspirations.
The IT Academy is a great opportunity for colleagues from the IT Function to be assessed and to participate in development activities directly relevant to their job role. This is a long-term learning and development programme, designed to improve the knowledge, skills and provide support to IT colleagues to achieve career ambitions. Built around 8 core competency areas, it aims to encompass the most important skills, knowledge and experience to be a best in class IT team.
The Leadership Pipeline is a leadership model for selecting and growing leaders at all levels within an organisation. The Leadership Pipeline Institute (LPI) specialises in helping to build an internal pipeline of qualified leaders, creating empowered, performance-focused organisations. We have introduced the LPI at both the ‘Leading Others’ and ‘Leading Leaders’ levels.
Fully customised to our values and focussing on how leaders live these day-by-day. The LPI programme is facilitated in a highly engaging way, delivering great results as it is built around the best practice 70:20:10 principle. The programme covers modules around different leadership styles and benefits of coaching, people and team management models, effective communication, time management tools and problem solving and decision-making techniques.
Moy Park Online Academy
The Moy Park Online Academy is an e-learning platform which makes the development and delivery of employee training programmes simple and constructive, geared towards the development needs of our team members.
There is a full catalogue of training programmes ranging from Leadership and Management, Personal Development, Policy and Compliance, Finance, Health and Well-being and IT. We use this e-learning platform to support our Academies and other programmes.
The Art of Brilliance
We work with the Art of Brilliance which specialise in training and development tools to make you a more positive, motivated and brilliant person, making you feel like your best self. The aim is to challenge current habits and ways of thinking, to re-energise and enthuse our people for the challenges that lie ahead.