Francis Marshall

Francis Marshall

Managing Director, Cegos UK

Francis joined Cegos in 2001, following a 20-year career in financial services. During that career, he balanced multi-million pound budgets and was responsible for thousands of staff, as well as managing organisational change and driving sales and productivity.
Working in all aspects of the business – including management, strategic planning, sales and operations – gave Francis a solid understanding of the business world; an understanding he now puts to use on behalf of Cegos and its clients in both the UK and globally. Appointed as Managing Director of Cegos UK in 2004, he also serves as a Group Committee Member for the whole group.
Francis is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Banking, as well as holding a wide range of qualifications and certifications in coaching, neuro-linguistics programming, MBTI, SDI and DiSC.
His combination of real-life business acumen and training expertise make him a much sought after consultant, specialising in devising and delivering challenging programmes for senior and high potential leaders. He also trains in management, strategic planning, cultural awareness, communications, sales, negotiation and customer services, among others.

5 tips to improve learner experience

 5 tips to improve learner experience

A few years ago, a learner would enrol in a training session and spend two days in a room with a trainer and their peers. They would then go back to work and try to apply what they had learned. We are currently witnessing the development of much richer tools.

Francis Marshall

Virtual classrooms: a means of digitalizing face-to-face learning and an alternative to e-learning?

 Virtual classrooms: a means of digitalizing face-to-face learning and an alternative to e-learning?

Since virtual classrooms became technically feasible and were rolled out in the mid-2000s, they have quickly become a leading professional development methodology. The CEGOS 2017 key training statistics survey shows that 41% of companies offering employees digital learning have already used the virtual classroom environment. On an even more positive note, virtual classrooms are ranked by these

Francis Marshall

Developing an Effective Learning Strategy

 Developing an Effective Learning Strategy

As more organisations focus on return on investment, it has never been more important to create an effective development and learning strategy. But what are the key pointers to developing a learning strategy where organisational, functional and an individual’s learning goals are aligned for the good of the organisation?

Francis Marshall

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