Training and Education Article Archive

  • How does one bring e-learning alive? How does one engage learners in a way that leads to programme completion?
  • Sage is accounting software aimed primarily at SMEs. For the accountants or small business owners who use its software, Sage has relatively recently brought out a set of certifications, as Gary Flood explains.
  • Training and change buy-in were recognised as the key contributors to the successful system implementation of SAP, which netted them the Silver Medal at the IT Training Awards earlier this year.
  • Learning technologies manager Claire Line from global law firm, Lovells, talks to Don Taylor about her role.
  • Although some think that programme management is simply project management's big sister, the experts say they require different outlooks, some different skills, and therefore different training.
  • Do you need to train staff in web 2.0? That's not the point, writes Gary Flood. Terminology, such as web 2.0, masks what is sensible and useful with silly buzzwords. Call collaborative learning just that, if you want staff to embrace it.
  • Investigations into the recent personal data security breaches in government have decreed that security training and awareness must be standardised, tested and given to everyone who handles personal data.
  • Making insourcing versus outsourcing decisions are very tough, especially if the decision maker manages the internal resource, says Alan Bellinger. His set of rules can help make sure the decision making process is fair.
  • Is your IT training having any effect? Donald Taylor investigates how IT training can be evaluated, and what companies are actually currently doing.
  • Keith Baker, HLQ EC consultant, City and Guilds London looks at working together to provide a route to Engineering Technician (Eng Tech), Incorporated Engineers (IEng) and Chartered Engineering (C.Eng) academic level examinations.