Monthly Archives: June 2016

If you train them, they will leave! published on 15/06/2016 by James

If you train them, they will leave! The worrying response to the skills shortage It’s a tough one for me, as a learning and development professional, to understand. The mindset that believes that if we train people we are simply giving them a ticket to another job, we’ve made them more marketable and they are

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STOP!  Check before you buy… published on 13/06/2016 by John Edmonds

Training Providers – they are not all the same! (even when they seem to be selling the same course) Making a decision on which training provider to use is usually quite important. If you are an individual you have to consider the financial impact, time off work and the convenience of the location. If you

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Stakeholder Engagement – Who sets the ‘Tone’? published on 06/06/2016 by David Baker

The essential role of senior management in establishing good engagement It can become quite a cliché: the idea that senior management/organisational leadership teams, play such a key role in so many aspects that contribute towards success. Yet it is so true. And no more so than in the area of engaging with stakeholders. In a recent

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Question of the Month: What are the attributes of a good programme manager? published on 03/06/2016 by Richard Rose

Let us start with the basic understanding that the role of a programme manager is different from that of a project manager and in order for us to consider the attributes of a good programme manager, we need to know what the role entails and acknowledge the differences between those two roles. First, a project

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