Functional Training
Programs Engaging, efficient and effective training solutions that are specific to developing knowledge, skills and capabilities.

TPG has unparalleled experience and expertise in the development and delivery of world-class blended training solutions, across instructor-led training, self-paced/self-directed and toolkits. These solutions build sustainable learning that can be applied directly to the business and drive business performance.

TPG Solutions

  • TPG’s Buying and Merchandising training solutions put consumer and shopper insights at the core of developing & executing winning Category Plans and managing Suppliers.
  • Our solutions include Shopper/Category insights, Strategic Category Planning, Digital eCommerce Strategy, Assortment Planning across Channels, Shelf/Digital Shelf Management, Effective Price and Promotion Planning, Retail Media, Social Media Marketing, Implementation/Operations, eCommerce Supply Chain.
  • Our supplier management solutions include Negotiation Skills, developed from leading practices by some of the leading retailers in the world.

TPG’s Brand/Marketing training blends critical foundational elements of core Brand Strategy & Management with capability development in newer tools and channels. Training Solutions include:

  • STRATEGY: Where to Play/How to Win, Leveraging Insights to Uncover Opportunities, Defining Strategic Targets, Portfolio Management, Brand Equity & Positioning, Innovation Strategy & Process
  • DEVELOPMENT: Claims & Concept Development & Testing, Design Thinking, Marketing Data Strategy, Integrated Brand Planning, RGM for Marketers, Brand P&L Management, AI for Marketers
  • EXECUTION: Customer Journey and Media Choices, Market Mix, Creative Brief Writing, Storytelling Like a Filmmaker, Managing Agencies, Retail Media & Shopper/Commerce Marketing, CRM/Loyalty & Advertising Acceleration, Advanced Social & Digital Marketing
  • TPG created the Category Management process and supporting tools over 25 years ago and we have constantly evolved and developed the approach to stay ahead of process, channel, organization, data and IT solutions.
  • Our Category training solutions include foundation Category Management, Shopper Journey Insights, Category Data & Insights Application, Strategic Category Planning and Resourcing, Strategic Revenue Management and category Management, Category Strategy Development, How to Develop Tailored Category Plans & Recommendations, Assortment and Shelf Planning, Digital Category Management and Category Based Selling.
  • We have a powerful Category Leadership Certification program to test and certify customer facing Category Managers against the skills required to manage leading Retailers.
  • TPG’s Sales Training includes solutions for Strategic Customer Planning and training in the art and science of managing, selling and negotiating with complex, demanding Retailers.
  • TPG’s training solutions include Sales Leadership Coaching for Success, Strategic Revenue Management, Customer Finance and P&L’s , Foundation Customer Knowledge, Account Planning, JBP Development and Deployment, Strategic Category Planning with Customers, Digital Savvy Sales, Supply Chain for Account Managers, Top to Top & C-Suite Influence, Category Based Selling, Influential Storytelling, Persuasive Selling Skills, Advanced Negotiation, Executional Excellence.
  • Digital disruption requires organizations to continually assess and evolve in order to enhance their competitive advantages. Enhance your team’s performance by evolving competencies in a digital ecosystem.
  • TPG’s unparalleled industry expertise and experience provides world-class trainings in all facets of excelling in omnichannel, from ecommerce strategy, to e-joint business planning, to sales, supply chain, category and brand execution and measurement, and retail digital media. We tailor training to all commercial functions.
  • TPG’s Supply Chain training focuses on the optimization of manufacturing, network design and logistics and retailer supply.
  • Training solutions include Servant Leadership, Value Stream Mapping , Lean Planning Systems , Sustainability 101 for the Supply Chain, Autonomous Maintenance, Root Cause Analysis, Rapid Changeover Analysis, Waste Awareness.

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