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Unlock Your Team's Potential with a professional development strategy tailored to your business needs.

Crafting an effective professional development strategy has never been more critical to business success. SmartSkills provides the tools and support you need to define and implement a strategy that not only drives tangible results but also elevates your business to new heights by unlocking the full potential of your team.

Gain a competitive advantage: Investing in your team's development is essential for staying ahead in today's market. A skilled and engaged workforce gives your business a distinct competitive advantage in productivity, adaptability and retention.

Consult with expert guidance: With a dedicated SmartSkills consultant by your side, you'll have access to expert guidance in identifying and addressing skills gaps, enhancing employee engagement, and boosting retention rates within your organization.

Use dynamic learning tools: Our tailored tools offer dynamic opportunities for continuous professional growth within your workflow. From conventional learning approaches to immersive experiences, we provide the resources your team needs to thrive.



Benefits to your business

Investing in a service to develop a capability framework and professional development strategy offers several benefits to your business:

  • Aligning with Business Goals: A well-defined capability framework and professional development strategy can be tailored to align with the specific goals and objectives of the business. This ensures that employee development efforts directly contribute to organisational success.

  • Identifying Skills Gaps: Through a structured process of analysis and assessment, a professional service can help identify existing skills gaps within the organisation. This insight enables targeted training and development initiatives to address these gaps, enhancing overall workforce competency.

  • Retention and Engagement: Providing opportunities for professional growth and development demonstrates a commitment to employees' long-term career progression. This can lead to higher levels of employee engagement and satisfaction, ultimately contributing to improved retention rates.

  • Improved Performance: Investing in the development of employees' skills and capabilities can lead to improved performance across the organisation. Employees who are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills are better equipped to perform their roles effectively, leading to increased productivity and efficiency.

  • Adaptability and Innovation: A robust capability framework and professional development strategy can foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the organisation. Employees who are encouraged to develop new skills and stay updated with industry trends are better positioned to adapt to changing business environments and contribute fresh ideas.

  • Competitive Advantage: By investing in the development of its workforce, a business can gain a competitive edge in the market. A skilled and knowledgeable workforce is a valuable asset that can differentiate a business from its competitors and drive success.

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How SmartSkills works

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Work with us to align your business goals and objectives with your capability framework needs.
You'll get a free session with our trusted consultant to begin your Smartskills journey.

Say YES and the fun begins with gathering insights from your team.
From this you'll get a full Ako Development Plan and Capability Framework for your business and all your team.

Get up your free scoping session (7)
We now have everything at our fingertips to get your team onboard. 
You choose if you would like to lead the team through the implementation and feedback or lean on us to help guide your development programme.
As your trusted advisors we'll regularly check in and suggest further topics while always keeping you in the loop.
Your Ako Evaluation Report will show the impact this mahi has made and any further recommendations.
Talk to us now about taking your team to the next level.

Your trusted consultant

With a SmartSkills consultant, you'll have access to expert guidance in identifying and addressing skills gaps, enhancing employee engagement and boosting retention rates within your organisation. A skilled and engaged workforce gives your business a distinct competitive advantage, positioning you for sustained success.

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Meet Melissa Frerk

Mel is an accomplished Learning and development professional with over 23 years of knowledge in several aspects of managing business, staff and process control.

She is a leader in designing and implementing innovative training solutions that enhance organisational capabilities and drive business success, with extensive experience building strong stakeholder relationships, governance and driving business growth across finance, banking, technology, and sustainability sectors.

Melissa has a reputation for constantly looking for ways to empower others to deliver exceptional outcomes for customers, shareholders, staff and stakeholders and bring a confident but critical lens to any business.

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Increase your teams capability

We understand that establishing a professional development strategy, learning culture, and capability framework takes time and resources. We have utilised our expertise and experience to develop a comprehensive program to help businesses identify their learning needs and create a learning strategy and environment where learning happens seamlessly in the flow of work. We are excited to support your business with our Smartskills service. ​

Investing in our service to develop a capability framework and professional development strategy is an investment in the future success and sustainability of the business. It empowers employees, enhances organizational capabilities, and positions the business for long-term growth and prosperity.

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