Learning and development at Diageo

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Learning Development Diageo

Look at the world with curiosity

We relentlessly strive to be better. That’s why continuous learning is at the heart of our culture. Wherever you join us, take the chance to explore your passions, test new ideas and learn from them. By testing and innovating, we can adapt and progress quickly. This helps you and our business to flourish by always keeping us agile and relevant — today and in the future. 

Whether it’s moving across functions and borders or making the most of our skills match portal for opportunities within the business, you can shape a career path that ensures you continue to grow and develop. We celebrate our people’s journeys and are proud that 47% of our open vacancies were filled by people across our business in 2022 (financial year). 

So, be curious. Seek out the insights, data and inspiration you need. You’ll be supported to innovate, grow and relentlessly learn from everything you do as you create a career worth celebrating. 

Future-proof your career

Drawing on industry trends and future insights we are continuously seeking to reskill and upskill our workforce to ensure both our employees are our organisation are future fit. Everyone at Diageo has a role to play as we continue to innovate our digital solutions and build brands the world loves, and we’ll make sure you have the relevant digital knowledge, skills, mindset, and confidence to accelerate your ability to engage with consumers. Help unlock next generation celebrations and drive growth by developing your digital expertise.

Our team of specialists have worked closely with our partners to design our Digital Foundations & Best Practice capability programmes, offering you a highly customised curriculum, specifically aimed at helping you excel in your role, whatever function you sit in and wherever you are in the world.  

Within our Digital Now learning programme, we’ve used insights and analysis to define the global digital skills we need to keep pushing boundaries, providing you with the tools you need to create an impact and help drive digital transformation across Diageo.

To help our people learn better and work smarter all over the world, our partnership with Circus Street delivers digital skills training that is interactive, effective, and informed by up-to-the-minute expertise. Whether it’s building, developing, or refining digital capabilities, our teams can do it no matter where they are.

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“The Digital Foundations training has allowed me to roll out to my distributors, the relevance and importance of omnichannel focus.”

Gustavo Arroyo
CP&A Manager, Panama and Central América

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Empowered learning

Through bespoke learning including e-learning series, podcasts with internal and industry experts, webinars and virtual masterclasses, initiatives are designed to support our people as they help to drive positive change in our business and society, demystifying areas of our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Society 2030 Spirit of Progress commitments every step of the way including:

A multi strand approach offering something for everyone.

Over 500 Diageo leaders have now completed a certification with Said Business school, Oxford. This course covers all aspects of ESG learning and helps our leaders drive impact across their regions and markets by upskilling their teams.

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“This programme has completely changed my optics on how to really conduct ESG in a holist way. I believe we should find a way to democratize this content even more within Diageo.”

Maria Gabriela Mabo Lavin
Corporate Relations Director CCA

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Our Spirit of Progress learning hub allows you to navigate your own path wherever you are on your ESG learning journey. Whether you’re just starting out or have already developed advanced thinking skills in this space, our simulations allow you to test your thinking and get feedback on whether your decisions are truly sustainable so that you continue to create solutions to help drive a more sustainable future.

Our partnership with Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA), gives you the benefit of learning from certified sustainability experts equipped with the knowledge to confidently lead you in making more sustainable decisions. Hear from some of our people in our Procurement and Supply Chain teams who’ve undertaken the training.

If you’re working in our commercial and marketing teams, we have specific programmes built with precision to focus on the areas that matter most. Hear from some of the team.

Upskill and develop your knowledge and make a real impact. Together with colleagues around the globe, you’ll help create a more inclusive and sustainable world.

Read more about our Society 2030 ESG action plan


Our leaders have engaged and invested in coaching masterclasses, which has equipped them with the skills, behaviours and mindsets to connect, challenge and support you in your performance, development and career.  Coaching is for all our people so that you learn through daily connections and collaboration with colleagues all over the world.

Learn in ways that suit you

Anytime, anywhere, any device — our digital platform, My Learning Hub (MLH), is designed to plug into your life exactly how you want it to.

MLH features multiple resources for you to enjoy and learn in different ways from, videos, articles, podcasts, assessments, and expert talks. Crafted by our subject matter experts, you’ll have access to tailored learning content that covers topics from Wellbeing and Digital, to Brands and Leadership, making sure you have fresh, relevant, and best-in-class learning content at your fingertips.

Navigate the hub in a way that suits you. Gain all the skills and knowledge you need today and tomorrow and learn continuously to reach your fullest potential.

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