In brief

first_imgThis month’s Training Magazine news in briefMovie win for Ealing Ealing Council has won praise and gold and silver medals for its videopromoting a customer service change initiative known as the Response Programme.After watching the video, 90 per cent of Ealing Council employees said theyunderstood the new vision and 85 per cent said that they felt committed to it.The awards were presented at the International Visual Communications Awardsceremony.  www.livebrand.co.ukCoaching tops training Coaching is seen as a more effective method of learning than trainingcourses, according to a survey from the CIPD. The 2004 Training and DevelopmentSurvey finds that only 16 per cent of respondents thought that training courseswere the most effective way for people to learn at work, whereas 96 per centthought that coaching was a key way to reduce ” leakage ” fromtraining courses and therefore improve their effectiveness.  www.cipd.co.ukGreen fingers online Architects can now branch out into interior landscaping thanks to an onlinecourse from the Royal Institute for British Architects written by experts fromRentokil Initial. The five-module course is to help architects understand thepower of plants and what must be provided in a building to keep plants healthy. www.plants-in-buildings.comSales academy launch Sales improvement specialists Huthwaite International is celebrating its30th Anniversary by launching a sales academy for smaller organisations. Fromnext month it will introduce a 10-module day-release training programme knownas the South Yorkshire Sales Academy.  www.huthwaite.co.ukLearning partnerships Modern Apprenticeships and Employer Training Pilots look like being top ofthe agenda when a cross-section of training specialists meet for the Partnersin Learning 2004 event this month. The combined conference and exhibition willbe held at Harrogate International Conference Centre on 19 and 20 May. www.partnersinlearning2004.com Related posts:No related photos. In briefOn 1 May 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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