Home / About Impellus / Team / Jon Dean

Jon Dean

Managing Director

Jon started his career on a two-year Management and Leadership Development Programme with Inchcape, a retail motor-franchise group, after which he was promoted to Sales Manager within the Land Rover franchise at the age of 22.

He subsequently moved into an Area Manager role in the motor-vehicle finance industry with Chartered Trust (now Black Horse Finance) where he managed dealer group and manufacturer relationships and completed his Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) examinations in commercial and financial practice.

His first business venture came when he set up a specialist technology leasing company. This established several high-level agreements with technology vendors who offered the company’s services to commercial clients either directly or through resellers, to help them to procure their solutions.

After a successful trade sale of that business, he spent a short while delivering consultancy and training by individual request before realising there was a significant gap in the market for high quality, flexible and usable leadership and management training.

He established Impellus in 2008 with a set of principles around every training course and qualification; they should be enjoyable, understandable, and deliver real and immediate organisational results. These principles run through every programme the company delivers to this day.

What we do

Everything we do is about encouraging managers, leaders and key team members to consider the power and agency they have to deliver at the highest level.

We’re chosen repeatedly by many of the UK’s leading employers.

leadership-management-training-what-we-do

Our Customers

We’ve delivered results for over 9,000 businesses, public-sector organisations and non-profits. See some of them.

Consilient Health
Case study

Consilient Health

The development of crucial management skills is a priority for Consilient Health and working with Impellus ensures that its managers are trained to consistent standards across the company …

Continue reading

Customer testimonial

I was slightly skeptical about the online learning side of things, but it worked well, especially with the breakout rooms. Having a wide range of different courses to suit individual needs is also a great idea.

Chris Dickinson , Whitby Seafoods Limited

I found the Effective Communication Skills course helpful, it opened my eyes to how even body language can be a form of communication that may come across as negative. It has shown me I need to be more aware of how I come across to others when communicating with them.

Lauren McDowell , Wasdale - A Place to Stay

The courses that led to my Certificate of Learning have incredibly improved my awareness when I communicate with colleagues. I am now in control of what I want to deliver, and I have the tools to do it effectively.

Francesca Cecinati , Artesia Consulting

I found the course extremely useful and loved the psychology behind the different types of communication. I have been able to take this information back to my workplace and use the techniques to improve communication between myself and my team.

I.R , Daniella Draper

Mel really helped provide insight and offered points of difference that can help me in a professional setting. I enjoyed learning more about the ways body language and tone can have an impact. The eye accessing cues were also really interesting.

W.F , Tiny Rebel

Consistency and flexibility

Deliver the same levels of learning in the ways that works best for each individual in your team. Whatever their circumstances.

Find out more

Contemporary expertise

Our experienced trainers and assessors stay at the forefront by continuously training and being assessed themselves.

Find out more

The Impellus Business Centre

The Impellus Business Centre provides online access to your organisation’s account and learning records. Free for all clients.

Find out more

Entirely results-focused

Every course, every qualification, every time we help or advise we’re focused on delivering real and measurable workplace results.

Find out more

Thought leadership

Ten minutes with… Nevra Sezgin

Ten minutes with… Nevra Sezgin

We caught up with our Assessment Team Manager, Nevra Sezgin, to find out what a typical day is like for her, what she finds most challenging and rewarding, and the single piece of advice she ...

Read more
Is hard copy old hat? The science behind Impellus course workbooks

Is hard copy old hat? The science behind Impellus course workbooks

An important aspect of Impellus training – and one that sets us apart from many of our competitors – is ...

Read more

Don’t miss out. Receive updates on the funded courses available in your area as they become available