We want people to feed their curiosity, to unleash their creativity, and to feel connected to themselves and the world around them.

At The Yurt Academy, our approach to training focusses on the individual and individualised development paths within teams and organisations.

To prepare people and organisations for the Future of Work, we have brought new thinking to the whole concept of training. We have reinvented the training model to respond to the workplace shifts happening in the marketplace.

People who are fit for the Future of Work are engaged, satisfied, agile and resilient. To bring these attributes into organisations, to share new ideas, new ways of being and working, to imagine change, we first want to arouse curiosity, unlock creative thinking and foster connectedness in people.

Our aim is to unlock brilliance from the inside out, be it on an individual or organisational level. The Yurt Academy’s lean curated masterclasses in the three fundamental areas of Curiosity, Creativity and Connectedness do just that.

Learn with the Yurt Academy

Individuals

Discover ideas worth exploring, skills worth building. We offer an ever-expanding array of subjects to help you and your team members discover new passions, learn new skills, and develop an intrinsic desire for mastery, insight and adventure.

For me

Small Teams

The present and future requires ongoing collaborative learning, cross sector thinking, and collective approaches to leadership. All of our masterclasses are interactive, face to face, and designed to create great opportunity for collaborative learning and team connection.

For my team

Organisations

Promoting organisations with heart and head leadership at every level. Our masterclasses are designed to strengthen positive organisational culture, to encourage curiosity, compassion and courage, and to build an ecosystem approach to strategy.

For business
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