The nuclear industry is arguably the world’s most challenging business sector, where the demands upon companies and the issues they face are more acute because of the nature of the work being undertaken and the high profile of the sector itself. Acorn has enjoyed a long association with companies...
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Creating and Embedding Collaborative Culture for the Lifetime of a Framework Agreement: 12 months in
LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) operates the LLWR sites on behalf of the NDA. They brought in Graham Construction as a Framework Provider to work with them to deliver their projects in a cost-efficient, timely manner, identifying the ability to truly collaborate as the fundamental key to success.
Acorn helped to create and embed a culture of cost-saving innovation in a high profile nuclear decommissioning project, resulting in multi million pound savings. The project, on the Drigg nuclear site in Cumbria, was called upon to make cost savings in the face of pressure from the NDA.
A multi million pound contract to create new Ministry of Defence intelligence facilities at RAF Wyton in Cambridgeshire benefitted from support from Acorn Coaching and Development in the main build stage to accelerate the performance of the multi-partner team.
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Acorn's approach is to gain an understanding of the business situation, experience and capability of the people requiring leadership development and accelerate their ability to achieve results through engaging people. We demystify the role of leaders, making the subject pertinent and accessible to all.
Acorn's Team Coaching Model© distils accepted theories and studies on high-performing business teams into a formula which is tailored to your business needs using coaching tools.
Team Coaching accelerates team effectiveness.
Project directors are fully aware of the importance of initiating effective collaborative behaviour on any project but never more so when the performance of the project is dependant upon multiple stakeholders. Acorn has developed a Project Team Coaching process which can be flexibly applied to a range of projects from bid stage to initiation, through to close.
Acorn's Graduate / Apprentice Development modules guide new talent through the process of transition from university life, integrating into the team and accelerating their performance and contribution to the business.