Connected Learning
Building capability with purpose

Established in 2001, YCN (You Can Now) is an award-winning learning network. We help creatively-driven organisations build the capability they need to achieve their goals.

We partner with creative, marketing, digital, L&D and leadership teams in organisations of all shapes and sizes; whether global retailers or government departments, tech-stars or fast-food favourites, high-impact charities or growing design groups

Our open learning programmes bring peers together to enrich their mindsets and skillsets for the modern world of work; our visits bring YCN to you with bite-sized sessions tailored to topics most valuable to your teams; and we develop ongoing partnerships to build capability around specific business challenges, pulling in the most relevant expertise from our network when needed.

Ways we can help


Our pioneering peer-led programmes are designed to motivate teams and supersize performance.


Bring the outside in, with bite-sized sessions to motivate teams, enhance performance and drive change.

Live Project Learning

Solving your current business challenges, through rich and connected learning experiences.

Who we work with

We partner with organisations across all kinds of industries where collaboration, curiosity
and an openness to learning from outside of them is welcomed.

"Feels like the antidote to so much unimaginative and unmemorable training”
Charlotte Emmerson, The Guardian
"Partnering with YCN has connected our future leaders with inspiring peers from around the world”
Sonia Thorel, adidas Group
"So beautifully personalised, with every group I’ve joined hugely engaged”
Laura Corbett, Everyman Cinemas
"Unmissable events and a brilliant digital layer”
Robert Arbuthnot, Red Bull

What's new

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    First Time Leaders

    Join a supportive cohort of peers, coming together to supersize their management, team and communication capabilities.

    Find out more
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    Building the capacity of London community groups

    Pictured is Emmanuel. He's part of the amazing team at Fat Macy's, one of over 50 community groups we're partnering with to share knowledge and build resilience.

    Read on
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    Leadership Groups

    A transformative space for senior leaders to self-reflect, connect and solve their individual and collective challenges.

    Find out more
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    Come and work at YCN

    We're currently recruiting for a number of positions, including a Content Lead, Programme Manager and Coach Facilitator.

    Find out more and apply

Call, come by and borrow a book

Our central team works from a renovated warehouse on Rivington Street in London, combining
a ground floor lending library, two floors of workspace and a rooftop too.


72 Rivington Street, London
EC2A 3AY Map

+44 (0)20 7033 2140


We build capability

We help organisations of all shapes and sizes to become more capable in pursuit of their goals.

To do this we focus on what we believe to be the three key drivers of organisational capability — People, Purpose and Partnerships. Whether through our open learning programmes, or tailored consultancy work; we love bringing together creatively-minded groups to work and learn in modern and motivating ways.

Find out more about what we offer in this PDF, or by contacting YCN Director Nick Defty by email or on +44 (0)20 7033 2140.