Building in-demand skills for the modern world of work

Established in 2001, YCN (You Can Now) is a learning and development partner to growth-oriented organisations of all shapes and sizes; from FTSE 100 firms to burgeoning tech stars, sensational retailers to amazing charities.

We provide our partners with digitally-driven approaches to building capability throughout their teams, wherever they're working from — with our impact measured against the commercial and cultural challenges of the day.


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Purpose led

Ever since we set sail in 2001, we've been focussed on enabling others through continual learning. What began as early work within universities, colleges and business schools has grown into a thriving community of leading organisations globally — committed to continually unlocking the potential of their most valuable asset (that's you).

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Open, self-directed learning

Our unique, cross-organisational learning programme brings people together to build in-demand skills, while benefitting from the perspectives of their peers. It puts the learner in the driving seat, supporting them around the challenges they're facing and inspiring them to apply new skills right away.

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Tailored partnerships

We help our partners, from Dr. Martens to Dishoom, Citi to SuperAwesome, to promote cultures of continual learning and help teams thrive in times of change. We target common and specific commercial and cultural challenges; whether up-skilling newly promoted managers, or shaping diversity and inclusion work.

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Expert-led learning

We collaborate with diverse experts and draw from bright brains — polar explorers to behavioural scientists — resulting in relevant and motivating, learning experiences that inspire people to think differently about the challenges in front of them.

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Really useful resources

Drawing on expert knowledge, and designed to fit with the flow of work — shareable, scaleable digital resources and bitesize video libraries support live sessions, helping people to sustain new skills. And we often our partners' people in the picture too.

Neurodiversity awareness training
Neurodiversity awareness training

A positive and purposeful learning programme to build understanding of neurodiversity throughout your teams, and to provide your people-managers with capability and confidence around neuro-inclusive behaviours that ultimately benefit everyone.

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The people behind the performance

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Our team

A close knit-central group continually supporting the growth of our community.

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Our associates

Our international faculty of inclusive facilitators and coaches, delivering to your teams everywhere

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Our advisors

A table of experts, ensuring all we design is rightly rooted in behavioural and social best practice

A space to make your own
A space to make your own

We co-locate with our partners; and our own characterful building at 72 Rivington Street in Shoreditch is enabling social learning across a well-stocked ground floor library, film-recording and edit studio, collaborative workspace and rooftop too. If you'd like to make use of the space, do drop us a line.