Effective Training and Development
0161 437 6809

Welcome to Effective

Training and Development

We are experienced and trusted UK providers of management training and development, leadership, team and staff training courses. For more than 25 years, ETD has been working with clients across the UK and overseas to address key organisational, departmental and team needs. Our management and team training skills will help to develop your individuals, managers, teams and leaders to allow your business to flourish.

We run on-site training courses as well as 1 to 1 executive coaching and mentoring programmes. Our 15 Videos series can be used and accessed by anyone in your organisation.

We offer a No Win, No Fee Service for Job Applications. Call for details now – 0161 437 6809.


One to one coaching

Personal support and development from Chief Executive to first line supervisors struggling with a broad range of work-related issues.


We work in partnership with clients across many sectors to address key organisational, departmental and team needs. Read more about our executive coaching training

Management Training and Development

We design and deliver a wide range of management skills training, leadership training and team training and development courses for over 100 clients in the UK and abroad. Our clients include over 30 local authorities, 10 FE colleges, and 15 museums and heritage organisations.

Latest News

Healthy Living Workshop

20th May 2019
I have been on a journey of personal transformation since December 2018 which, to my astonishment and delight, has totally changed the way I eat and exercise. This has had a profoundly...

FE News- Health and Wellbeing

15th May 2019
I recently had this article published by FE News relating to Health and Wellbeing which are increasingly important factors for both learners and staff. As a college, do you want to offer...

2018 FE News Articles

31st December 2018
Here’s the full list of this year’s articles.  To access any of them, go to www.fenews.co.uk, then search for ‘Arnie Skelton’ January:          What humans need most… February:        Tooling up… March:             Entrepreneurial learning…...

My Highlights of 2018

31st December 2018
Here are the highlights from 2018: 1: Working in India 2: First paid-for on-line courses on Udemy and own website 3: New company set up – Finger-Tips – to produce the on-line...

Fabulous feedback from India…

16th December 2018
I’ve just spend a week in Udaipur, in India, doing some intensive 1-1 coaching with Anna.  She said: “thank you for a totally brilliant and life-changing week – watch this space…”

A Passage From India – Day 4

15th December 2018
Friday, 14 December, 2018 So this is the final post. I’m sitting in Mumbai Airport, which incidentally is easily the largest and most modern I have seen. It’s a fantastic space, with...

A Passage From India – Day 3

13th December 2018
Thursday, 13 December, 2018 Magical, mad, mesmerising … The whole inner town is dominated by traffic – especially (almost exclusively) by tuk tuks and motorbikes.  The traffic moves at amazingly quick speeds,...

A Passage From India – Day 2

12th December 2018
Wednesday, 12 December, 2018 So – there is a rat that visits the house. Big body, big tail, and partial to all things in the rubbish bin!  And rats are likely in...

A Passage From India – Day 1

11th December 2018
I was given a unique opportunity to travel to India to do 3 days’ 1-1 coaching, which was too good an opportunity to miss.  I extended it to 5 days (though the...
Ⓒ 2018 Effective Training and Development