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TrainingZONE LearningWire #174 – New! E-learningZone wire, expert guides for budding trainers, PressZone latest


TrainingZONE LearningWIRE - Issue 174
15 October 2001

RESOURCES: Expert guides for budding trainers!
NEWS and INFORMATION: PressZone - the latest industry news
WORK OPPORTUNITIES: Senior Training Consultants, Manchester/London
COMMUNITY FEATURES: Establishing required skills for tutors

Editor's note

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Stephanie Phillips
Editor, TrainingZONE

The Change Works Supply Chain Management training equips
managers and consultants with the tools and skills to improve
supply chain performance without increasing working capital
requirements. Next course is 27th to 29th November 2001. For
more information, call on +44 (0) 7000 400 330 or go to

This month's theme: Trainer Development

How to: Go Freelance
Thinking about striking out on your own? Our expert guide looks
at a whole range of issues associated with starting your business
as a freelance trainer or consultant.

How to: Set a fee for your services
You've researched the market and are ready to introduce potential
clients to what you have to offer - but how much should you
charge? This expert guide looks at how to avoid the pitfalls of
underselling - or overselling - your services.

To access any of the documents on this topic, simply go to the
Trainer Development subject category in the Library at

For the latest daily updates, see

PressZone - the latest industry news
Find out what some of the key names in training are busy with -
among the latest announcements:
- Imparta wins two international e-learning awards, 1.8m in new
funding and new staff

- Auralog's number one language-learning method goes online!

- Edisus offers e-learning support for budding entrepreneurs

If you've got news you'd like to tell 28,000 others about, see

ASTD's Learning Circuits Express - 8 October, 2001
1. E-Learning Survey
2. Bringing Classroom Curriculum Up to E-Speed
3. E-Coaching
4. Expect More from E-Learning
5. More Companies Eye LCMS Capabilities
6. Harvard Launches New E-learning Unit

Money spent on leadership and management is wasted, says Gallup
'If most organisations cut their leadership and management
training budget, they would never know the difference.'

PowerPoint - your chance to publish your expertise!
Our popular PowerPoint pages are up for grabs - are you up to the

TrainingZONE's CareerZone offers top quality freelance, contract and
permanent positions - a selection from this week's vacancies:

Senior Training Consultants, based Manchester/London, salary neg. plus
bonus, pension, car, BUPA

Soft Skills Trainer and Business Developer, based SE England,
competitive salary plus benefits and share options

For details of other positions like these, see


Any Answers
Hot topics up for discussion this week:

- Liam Dolan needs help with sourcing an open programme for a
new Facilities/Office Manager

- Terri Baters-Turner is trying to source the owner of an
exercise entitled 'Two of a Kind'

- Garry Cookson seeks advice on putting together a Training
Needs Analysis to establish required skills for tutors

To read members' answers to these questions, or to add a question
or answer of your own, join in now at

Thanks to Bridget Walford, Susan McGaughran and Tris Benedict
Taylor, who were among those sharing the benefit of their
expertise this week.

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