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TrainingZONE Insider #75 – Evaluation – when, why and how?

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TrainingZONE Insider - Issue 75
Wednesday 15 June 2005
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/community/anyanswers
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********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******
1 Tip of the Week: Stress Management
2 Coaches Diary: SMART Goals
3 Isolating the Effects of Training - When & Why?
4 Problem Solving Exercises
5 Resources: The Learning Bank
********** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ***** THIS WEEK'S TOPICS ******

Editor's note
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Don't you love happy endings? A week or so ago TrainingZONE
member Elsa Mailoux was put forward for a job setting up a new
training and development function at her company and called on
the community for help. The good news was you responded in
droves and the great news is that Elsa got the job! However, it
doesn't completely end there, now Elsa needs to come up with
her responsibilities as a training & development co-ordinator
and would love to hear your advice.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142034

If you would also like a helping hand from the TrainingZONE
community, go to Any Answers and post your question:
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/anyanswers

Best regards

Claire Savage
Editor, TrainingZONE
mailto:[email protected]


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Trainer's Tip: Stress Management
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"If you're in a high stress environment, people can get sucked
into a "when the going gets tough..." set of assumptions. This
means that few people like to acknowledge they're under stress."
Read more of Joanna Howard's advice on stress management in high
pressure environments.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142179

Any Answers Answered
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Isolating the Effects of Training - When & Why?
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In this fascinating debate, started by Martin Schmalenbach,
members share their experience of when, why and how to
evaluate training.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/141992

Service Excellence
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Members tips on how to help staff understand the importance of
great customer service.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/141639

Problem Solving Exercises
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Ideas on how to set up scenarios to help staff improve their
problem solving and communication abilities.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/141715


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New questions posted on Any Answers include:
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Charlotte Walton is looking for a very quick, interactive game
based around selling.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142185

Pete McOnie would like some advice on how to encourage people to
attend training sessions.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142176

Nina Merchant needs advice on management activities to be used
in an assessment centre.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142145

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Community News
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Resources: The Learning Bank
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50 original activities designed for use within training sessions
and workshops. Author David Smith, has spent the last 12 years
designing and delivering training programmes for blue chip
companies and not- for-profit organisations in the UK and
Europe.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/doc/3008

Browse all documents in the TrainingZONE Library:
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/ppv

Coaches Diary: SMART Goals
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This week Olivia Stefanino helps a client set goals that are
specific, measurable, achievable, written & timed.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/142191

Review: Beating IT Risks
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Jordan and Silcock have produced an attractive and readable book
on a complicated subject.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/140669


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New Members
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This week TrainingZONE welcomes new members from organisations
including: West Sussex County Council, Focus DIY, Marks and
Spencer, HBoS, LogicaCMG, Oldham MBC, Reed, BBC, Scottish Power,
Lloyds TSB, Henley Management College, National Blood Service,
The Pensions Trust, and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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