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LearningWire #211 – Welcome to PeopleSoft, government responds to ILA criticism, how to TNA?, Keynote special offer


TrainingZONE LearningWIRE - Issue 212
8 July 2002

REFERENCE: Welcome to PeopleSoft, personal effectiveness...
NEWS/FEATURES: ILAs - government responds to criticisms

Editor's note

The Training Solutions show at the end of last month threw up a
number of interesting discussions among TrainingZONE members who
attended. Find out what our panel of experts had to say about
'adding value in training' in 2002 now at

You can read TrainingZONE's News Editor Ben Hawes's review of the
show itself at

Also well worth a read this week is Karina Ward of Netg's article
which asks whether the corporates of tomorrow have a lot to thank
Nintendo for. Read the full piece now at

Stephanie Phillips
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]

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Welcome to...PeopleSoft
This week, we're pleased to be able to unveil a whole new section
of the site devoted to HR specialists PeopleSoft. If you need
help with getting the most out of your staff, find out how
PeopleSoft can offer more than just technology 'nuts and bolts'

New! First Impressions Training get enhanced...
If you're looking for training to help staff communicate better
by telephone, directory members First Impressions Training can
help - and you can now find out more about what they do at their
newly-enhanced directory pages.

Find out how to get your entry standing out from the rest now at

Improving personal effectiveness
If you're supporting the development of someone in your
workplace, this self-study pack can help. With a focus on
interpersonal skills, the pack aims to provide the learner with
the knowledge and skills required to influence the outcomes of a
variety of business interactions with colleagues, line managers
and internal/external customers. Download a free sample and find
out more at

For training materials, in-depth features, practical exercises
and more, visit the Library at

Evaluation needn't be a dirty word! Take your assessment of
training programmes beyond the happy sheet with EvaluationZone,
TrainingZONE's new dedicated specialist area on the subject.
Learn how to use more detailed methods of assessing the cost-
effectiveness of your staff training and build on your knowledge
alongside others. For more, see


TrainingZONE's news is created daily - get your regular updates

ILAs - government responds to criticisms

IT skills provide best career opportunities

Are people skills valued highly enough?

Moves to give graduates more relevant skills

E-learning resources: community in e-learning, European policy...

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TrainingZONE by profiling now.

Get a snapshot - get the bigger picture for less!
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normal price. Keynote reports are invaluable for anyone wishing
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Any Answers

A selection from this week's questions:

- Can anyone offer advice on undertaking skills/training needs
analysis?, asks Julie Ryland

- Is anyone who has expertise in running retirement seminars
willing to swap training materials?, asks Eddie Newall

- Does anyone have any experience of or can recommend any on-
line or e-learning products designed to help/improve spelling,
grammar and vocabulary?, asks Joanne Rogers

Thanks to Bob Foley, David Cotton and Wendy Cousans, who were
among those sharing the benefit of their expertise with other
members this week.

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digest by updating your news alerts at

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