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LearningWire #191 – New, enhanced PressZone, Training 2002 workshop, management development materials…


TrainingZONE LearningWIRE - Issue 191
18 February 2002

...Management development materials...special PressZone feature
...Training 2002 Conference green paper...

Editor's note

This week, there's a chance to find out what's new in the world
of training on the other side of the pond, as TrainingZONE
member Peter Cox reports direct from the Training 2002
Conference and Expo in Atlanta, USA. Log on at 13:00 BST on
Tuesday 19 February to chat with him and find out which issues
are top of the agenda in the exhibition and conference. For
more details, see

You can find out more about the training and HR events scheduled
in the UK and further afield this year at our events page:

If you haven't already done so, make sure you have access to the
whole range of free news, features, services and resources on
TrainingZONE by going to

Stephanie Phillips
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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Building Long-Term Customer Focus Handbook
Developing a customer focus in organisations can be a long haul,
so here's a user-centered practice for building long-term
customer focus. Beginning with provider teams, this
comprehensive 60 page activity manual provides an activity
team/group leaders can use to create learning experiences,
involvement, communication, accountability and relationships.
Available at the special price of 20 GBP until the end of
February - for more details about this pack, see

Management development materials
Looking for materials to develop your managers? Management
Unlimited provide a complete suite of 17 modules which can be
used to form the basis of Management Development Programmes,
including communication in management, culture and change,
financial management. Purchase them all together or separately -
read the full list of topics and download the Human Resource
Management module (worth 45 GBP) free of charge at

All the links above can also be reached from

Online Learning 2002 Europe
The world's number one e-learning event returns to Europe: Online
Learning 2002 Europe. Learn all you need to create, deliver and
manage online learning. Craft a practical strategy for your
organisation. 60+ skill-building sessions, including keynotes,
case studies and hands-on labs. 30+ international e-learning
sponsors and exhibitors. 5-6 March, ExCeL, London --


Get the latest industry news from our PressZone members at:

Video Arts warns managers to take action against the pervasive
problem of absenteeism.

Corous: A specially created network is bringing companies
together to share their ideas and experiences about e-learning.

New MD for Video Arts appointed.

Want to add your news? PressZone has now been enhanced to give
you more flexibility to target your audience. Find out how to
become a PressZone member at:

News and features round-up from this week, available exclusively
to profiled members:

New education green paper - a summary

Capita: Government removed safeguards on ILAs

Employers call for attention to basic skills gap

LSC proposes new ILAs

Make sure you can access the many free services and resources on
TrainingZONE by profiling now.

Looking for a trainer to deliver a session in your organisation?
Over 2,200 TrainingZONE members have already added their details
to the trainers and consultants directory - it's free and easy to
search, so make it your first port of call.


Training Trends 2002 has already received a great response
- we'll be closing the survey shortly to analyse what
you've told us. In the meantime, if you've yet to vote,
share your views on the state of training in the 21st
century now.

Any Answers
150 questions in 50 days - Any Answers is really getting busy!
Make contact with these questioners now:

- Sean Naughton is trying to develop a manager who is scatty and
badly organised. Does anyone have any games / activities /
Powerpoint materials they know work?

- Claire Halstead is the training manager for a rapidly growing
company that is call-centre based. She seeks games for various
topics to make training more interesting.

- Alan Weaver has written a distance learning workbook which is
widely used in a particular market. He wants to find the best
way of converting the materials for delivery via CD-ROM or the
web - can you help?

To get the full details on these questions, to respond or post
your own question, see

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