Resource Guide: Management

A
list of useful online resources to help you in your professional research and
educational needs

Institute
of Healthcare Management
www.ihm.org.uk

7-10
Chandos Street
London W1M 9DE
Tel: 020-7460 7654
Fax: 020-7460 7655
e-mail: enquiries@ihm.org.uk

Largest
professional body for management within health in the UK, with around 9,000
members in the NHS, management consultancies, commercial organisations and
academia. Includes information about provision of healthcare management,
details of IHM publications, conferences and courses, discussion forums, a
database of training courses and providers, plus news, policy resources and
links to other useful sites.

Career
development

Sirius
www.sirius.com

Career
development process site, specifically aimed at university population, but
offers a wealth of resources for anyone searching for vocational guidance.
Rather wordy, but worth a closer look.

Institute
of Management
www.inst-mgt.org.uk

2
Savoy Court
Strand
London WC2R 0EZ
Tel: 020-7497 0580
Fax: 020-7497 0463

The
mission of the IOM is to provide the art and science of management,
representing approximately 3 million employees in the UK.

Very
detailed Website, includes a counselling and career development section,
including guidelines on CPD and a careers information factsheet, detailing the
potential paths leading to a successful career. Also includes a news update
section for professional managers and other potentially useful information.

Icircle
www.icircle.com

Careers
site offering advice on every aspect of career development from CV preparation
to assertiveness at work. Very general site, but content is continually updated
and offers some useful information about presentation and everything work
related. It also has a very thorough page of relevant links to other sites,
giving full contact details and a summary of each.

The
Industrial Society
www.indsoc.co.uk

3
Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5DG
customercentre@indsoc.co.uk

Institute
of Personnel and Development
www.ipd.co.uk

Institute
of Personnel and Development
IPD House, Camp Road
London SW19 4UX
Tel: 020-8971 9000
Fax: 020-8263 3333

Professional
institute for those working in management and involved in the development of
people.

Training

PPI
Training
www.ppimk.com

Courses
based on how to communicate at work more powerfully and achieve goals more
easily.

The
Training Registry
www.tregistry.com

Directory
of management training courses, financial, HR, leadership, IT, health and
safety and leadership courses.

Presentation
skills

The
Speaker’s Coach
www.magma.ca

A
Canadian site offering tips for anyone having to speak and present information
in public.

Presentation
Skills for the emergent manager
www.ee.ed.ac.uk

Actually
a site aimed at engineers, but contains all the information necessary for
anyone faced with a presentation to senior management. Tips come under headings
including: The object of communication; How to get the message across; The
importance of planning; Formulating objectives; Identifying your audience; Structure;
Sequential arguments; Attention grabbing; Presenting a structure; Creating a
rapport; Use of visual aids; The delivery, and so on.

The
site also has links to other similar sites as well as tips on how to improve management
skills. It is easy to use and understand and contains effective advice without
being bogged down in management jargon.  

BBC
Online
www.bbc.co.uk

As
ever, the best news resource to be found. As well as up-to-date news on all
management issues it also contains an easy-to-access archive system, as well as
background briefings on all aspects of management and healthcare.

Compiled
by Kate Rouy

This
listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additions from
readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to include in
this series

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