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Cutbacks in training, but not in learning

This survey shows some really interesting developments in workplace learning and development. Not surprisingly in the current economic climate, people are finding innovative and cost-effective ways to acquire the knowledge and skills they need. Survey shows people take training as infrequently as they go to a conference; but they learn continuously in other ways | […]

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Partnership Support Programme

How reassuring would it be to know that you have your own business consultant on hand to help with those unexpected situations or difficult decisions? Through this programme your nominated business consultant will work as a business partner, providing you with business advice and support throughout the year. How it works You choose the level […]

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Director Development Programme

Are you all set to take the lead and drive your business forward? Our Director Development Programme will help you to: clarify what you are aiming to achieve for yourself and for your business recognise your strengths and development needs identify your personal development priorities and goals find ways to achieve the results you want […]

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Want a coaching qualification?

Inspiring Business Performance (IBP) announces the launch of a new Chartered Management Institute (CMI) coaching pilot. The pilot is open to any Manager, Director or Business Leader who would like to develop their coaching skills and use the discipline. As well as being valuable for Human Resources and Organisational Development professionals and consultants – either employed […]

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Social media for teachers

I met Angus Willson today and he has an interesting perspective on the role of social media to support and enrich learning for teachers. You might be interested in his book: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/establishing-a-personal-learning-network-(pln)-through-social-media/18812140

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5 Steps business owners can take to boost their social media literacy and boost business

I thought this extract from an article might be helpful in considering whether you need to get on board with the social media thing. 5 Steps business owners can take to boost their social media literacy and boost business: Understand that relationships with customers, staff, suppliers, distributors and other business contacts extend beyond the walls […]

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