Training management

Credit where credit’s due

11 Apr 2006

Ross Wigham weighs up the benefits of organisations gaining external accreditation for their training courses

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Introduce tax breaks for training? I should coco

9 Feb 2006

Recent research indicates that manufacturing companies want tax breaks to encourage training and boost skill levels. The words 'whistling' and 'wind' spring to mind.

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Have a rant: are you paying over the odds for training?

24 Jan 2006

Does anyone else who buys training feel that the training and coaching industry is getting greedy?

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A training manager’s diary

18 Jan 2006

The secret diary of a training manager,
aged almost 42-and-three-quarters

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BT set to retrain 25,000 in massive change scheme

6 Dec 2005

BT is set to start one of the biggest change management programmes ever in the telecoms sector

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Health service unveils successor to doomed NHSU training organisation

2 Aug 2005

All change at the NHS as new innovation institute takes control of health service training.

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Lean NHS institute boosts training days for staff

13 Jul 2005

Government plans to bring health service training under one roof.

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Firm footing

26 Apr 2005

Despite lacking a real definition, firms are fully committed to the concept of the corporate university. Simon Kent finds out how they work

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Training professionals must grasp ROI to secure funding

19 Apr 2005

Trainers need to understand return on investment (ROI) to generate funding.Training professionals have been responding in the wrong way to...

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Brave new world

1 Nov 2004

Stephanie Sparrow takes a stroll around this week’s World of Learning conference and exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham

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Hey, big spender…

1 Nov 2004

Nissan’s car factory in Sunderland boasts the highest productivity levels in Europe and one of the best training records in the UK. But training department head Steve Pallas says its success is frequently misunderstood. Guy Sheppard reports.

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Transatlantic trends

1 Nov 2004

The effectiveness and efficiency of different training methods have been thrown into the spotlight by the results of the Transatlantic Blended Learning Survey 2004. Stephanie Sparrow reports on reactions from the UK and the US

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Managers blame HR for lack of learning time

1 Nov 2004

Insufficient time and too much pressure to acquire new skills are the greatest obstacles to learning for today’s manager, according...

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Raising standards

5 Oct 2004

Karen Pay, Brian Croston and Joe Patton report on the manual handling training programme they have introduced at Allied Bakery sites in Cardiff, Reading and West Bromwich

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Employers signal good year ahead for training budgets

7 Sep 2004

Employers are confident of increasing their spending on learning and development over the coming year, according to a survey by...

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