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ROI
Guru

One
of the biggest names in training evaluation, Dr Jack Phillips, will be
presenting at the Training Solutions Show at Birmingham on 4 July in a half-day
seminar entitled Measuring Learning, Performance and Impact.

His
books include Handbook of Training Evaluation and Measurement Methods and The
Consultant’s Scorecard.

The
show, supported by Training and sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, also
includes half-day seminars on emotional intelligence, e-learning and innovation
& creativity.

For
more information see  www.training-shows.co.uk or call
Colin Parris at Brintex on 020-7973 6643

Reward
enough

New
Government research suggests that two-thirds of employees would choose a job
which offered off-the-job training over one paying 5 per cent more but without
training opportunities.

The
research was commissioned by the DfEE as part of its relaunch of the National
Training Awards which recognises excellence and demonstrable benefits achieved
through learning.

IIP
standard

The
new version of the Investors in People standard has been launched. It can be
downloaded at: www.iipuk.co.uk/
TheStandard

Climate
check

The
Campaign for Learning has a new interactive learning climate questionnaire on
its web site where you can diagnose the extent to which your workplace culture
supports learning.

See:
www.campaign-for-learning.org.uk/survey

C&G
in China

City
& Guilds has become the only foreign awarding body sanctioned by the
Chinese government to deliver and administer vocational qualifications in
China.

The
first City & Guilds qualification to gain government support is in
retailing and 140 employees from one of China’s largest department stores have
already embarked on the course.

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