This month's e-learning news in brief
- A total of 40,000 staff based worldwide at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts joined together recently to hold what is believed to be the world's biggest simultaneous training session. During a 40-hour time period, staff in 140 hotels across 65 countries attended a one-hour training event to support a host of new global service initiatives. The event was designed in partnership with people management consultancy Academee.
- QA has developed a web-based career-planning tool that helps employers plan career progression and staff development. Career Paths can be customised and mapped onto an organisation's existing job roles and specific skill set requirements, and can be linked to any catalogue of courses that the company wishes to use.
- Wide Learning has launched a suite of four courses designed to help organisations fulfil legal obligations and comply with anti-discrimination legislation. The courses, which can be delivered via the intranet, the internet or CD-Rom, are aimed at companies which want to promote a diverse workplace and minimise their risk of discrimination litigation.