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We are driven by our values. We believe that when organisations are focused on developing employee skills and learning, they and their teams are more effective, productive and efficient.

Founded in 2006, we have now trained over 80,000 people across thousands of public sector, private sector, and third sector organisations.

Our proudest accolade is the outstanding feedback that we receive from delegates. The most common points that come up are the brilliant networking opportunities and the interactive experience that we provide.

With an expert team, extensive experience and unrivalled depth of knowledge, we are widely regarded as the UK’s leading provider of workshops and training courses for the public sector, third sector, and private sector organisations.

What to Expect from a Virtual Training Course

What to Expect from a Virtual Training Course
Unsure About What Virtual Training Can Offer You?

At Understanding ModernGov we have designed our virtual training courses to ensure you get the best learning experience possible. Throughout the day you will use a range of tools and techniques including breakout rooms, group exercises, live chat and interactive polls, to ensure that you are able to engage and interact with your trainer and share knowledge and best practice with your peers.

Accessible from any location and device, our virtual courses will provide you with the skills you and your organisation need to thrive, in a comfortable learning environment.

Our Experience

We have worked with thousands of organisations, from major blue-chip companies to government departments including the Cabinet Office, Home Office, Department for Work and Pensions, Local Governments, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Defence.

Our extensive knowledge and understanding of the public sector has lead us to provide training courses for thousands of public sector organisations, including NHS Trusts, Universities, Local Councils, Fire Services and Police Forces.

Your Experience

Our training courses cover a wide range of areas, including; strategic thinking, presentation skills, data visualisation, data protection, verbal communication and other personal development skills.

Each course provides an exclusive opportunity to hear from senior experts and professionals in the field that contribute to our events, including prominent parliamentarians, civil servants and academics.

In addition, our training courses offer you the chance to learn from exemplary case studies, engage in informative Q & A sessions and receive beneficial networking and training opportunities, which can be practically applied once you complete the course.

On each of our courses, the number of delegates is limited to ensure there is quality interaction with trainers and excellent opportunities to network with other delegates. All of our courses are CPD-certified and we are an accredited APMG supplier.

Learning Made For You

We also provide bespoke, in-house training for larger groups or teams with more specific requirements. Our dedicated in-house team will work closely with you throughout the design and delivery process to ensure your in-house course provides the highest quality and value.


Our CPD certified e-learning courses have been designed to provide organisations, from across the public sector, with bite-sized, engaging and impactful learning opportunities.

From stress and time management to phishing awareness training, these on-demand learning courses are easily digestible, online modules that help enrich learning and allow for continued personal development.

What to Expect From a Face-to-Face Course

During our one and two day courses, we aim to inspire people, help to develop much needed strategies and implement tools for delegates to take back to their organisations.

  • Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and registered by our friendly team
  • You can then enjoy a light breakfast whilst helping yourself to a tea or coffee
  • Once you are settled, the course will begin – expect to hear from an industry leading expert
  • There will be water, notepads and pens in the room
  • Refreshments will be available throughout the day
  • At lunch, you can expect a cooked meal – there is usually a salad bar and a selection of desserts available too. We cater for all dietary requirements, just let us know in advance

Working at Understanding ModernGov

We are a modern, dynamic company that is constantly pushing for innovative ways to effectively serve our communities. Through our team of dedicated and passionate individuals, we seek to provide outstanding training courses to help public sector professionals connect, learn and grow.

We are a hard-working, creative and dedicated team, split into three main functions: Programme, Marketing and Sales. Our Programme team are responsible for researching and creating our training courses, content piece production and building relationships with our trainers. Our Marketing Team showcases our product offering to our communities, in a variety of different ways and are responsible for producing timely and relevant content for our audiences.  Our Sales Team are responsible for connecting public sector professionals with the right products and building long-lasting relationships.

We are also very passionate about rewarding hard work and performance. We work closely with our staff from their first day to train and develop them in their roles. Where possible, we are always looking to grow our staff into more senior roles and promote from within at every opportunity, entrusting our staff with more responsibility to contribute as they grow.

Come and work for us!

Click here to find out more about the roles we have available at Understanding ModernGov.