Learning & Development Frameworks

Sinclair Knight Merz offers a range of formal development programs that include a range of delivery methods including workshops and residential programs that often incorporate a blend of online learning, coaching and group based learning sessions. The programs target capabilities and attributes deemed as important for high performance and impact for each career stream and level of experience within SKM’s career framework. Participation in programs is to be agreed between you and your direct manager during your Performance Dialogue and Career Dialogue discussions.

Relationship Client

Framework Overview


Relationship Client First is about embedding the Relationship Clients philosophy into the way we do business. A critical part of Relationship Client success is in the skills and capabilities of our current and future client managers. Our commitment to the development of our current and future client managers is outlined in the Relationship Client Development Framework.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • Group Manager Clients

  • Area Manager Clients

  • Regional Manager Clients

  • Client Managers

  • Experienced Practitioners and Graduates

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.

Project Management

Framework Overview


At SKM we view all work as part of a project. This applies to both our service delivery and internal functional areas.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • Senior Capital and Consulting Project Managers (C3, P3, E3)

  • Experienced Capital and Consulting Project Managers (C2, P2, E2)

  • Capital and Consulting Project Managers (C1, P1, E1)

  • Senior Capital and Consulting Project Managers (C3, P3, E3)

  • New Project Managers (C3, P3, E3)

  • Selected Staff

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.

Professional Consulting

Framework Overview


Our technical capabilities are core to the success of our business. A critical part of our success is in the skills and capabilities of our current and future technical leaders. Our commitment to the development of our current and future technical leaders is outlined in the Professional Consulting Development Framework.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • Group Service Line Leaders

  • Service Line Leaders

  • Practice Leaders

  • Experienced Practitioners and Graduates

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.

Formal Learning Programs

The range of technical disciplines represented across SKM's staff is extensive and professional excellence is encouraged and managed by our 22 service lines and respective practice areas. Ongoing technical learning is offered via a range of delivery methods that include:

Functional

Framework Overview


Distinctively initiate reliable outsourcing vis-a-vis leveraged infomediaries. Energistically extend e-business materials via ethical synergy. Quickly incubate cutting-edge leadership vis-a-vis backward-compatible results. Synergistically disseminate distributed channels before plug-and-play products. Proactively orchestrate e-business value and world-class infrastructures. Professionally expedite 24/365 services after backend e-tailers. Distinctively strategize intuitive outsourcing whereas viral methodologies. Conveniently disintermediate multidisciplinary best.

Business Leadership

Framework Overview


Great People, Great Capabilities is an SKM guiding principle that incorporates the development of our people to be outstanding and empathetic leaders at all levels with SKM. Our commitment to the development of personal awareness and leadership amongst all our people is outlined in the Leadership Development Framework.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • General Managers

  • Direct reports to GMs

  • Section Managers and Team Managers

  • Experienced practitioners (5-10 years experience)

  • Graduates

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.

Graduate Development

Framework Overview


Graduates are inducted and provided with challenging development programs that span the 4 year program.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • 4th year

  • 3rd year

  • 2nd year

  • 1st year

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.

Essentials

Framework Overview


Learning and development are available that complement SKM's global core business processes. These programs are the essentials for working with impact across SKM.

Targeted Participants/Learners


The programs in this framework typically target the following types of roles.

  • All SKM Employees

Workplace and Relationship-Based Learning


Workplace and relationship-based learning includes strategies such as coaching, mentoring, shadowing, stretch goals, observation, reflection, role rotation, and networking.