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EQUS launches to prevent spreadsheet mistakes and misinterpretations

While the use - and significance - of spreadsheets is growing, mistakes over their construction and interpretation are proving costly to industry on an almost daily basis.   According to a recent report from Salesforce, the customer relationship management (CRM) specialists, some 88% of spreadsheets contain errors. These are costing organisations billions of dollars due [...]

Corruption, Money Laundering and Tax Evasion Focus from Engage in Learning

A new programme from the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, examines the impact on organisations of Part Three of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 - and the Act’s implications for employees.   Anyone working in, or for, UK organisations is affected by this legislation. The Act, which targets corruption, money laundering and tax evasion, aims [...]

Six predictions for learning and development in 2019

The annual look by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance (www.ftiecla.com) at what’s going to be hot in learning and development (L&D) in the year ahead focuses, perhaps inevitably, on the continuing impact of all things digital.   The difference we’ve been seeing over the last 12 months is the maturing of [...]

Engage in Learning offers ten predictions for e-learning in 2019

Engage in Learning, the e-learning supplier, has followed the well-honoured tradition of offering ten predictions for the e-learning sector in 2019.   Published and amplified on the company’s website, the predictions are: The key ‘elephant in the room’ issue, from a UK- and EU-perspective, is Brexit – and the positive and/or negative effects it will [...]

Book Review: The Expertise Economy

The Expertise Economy Authors: Kelly Palmer & David Blake Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing ISBN: 978-1-473-67700-5   Subtitled, ‘How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed’, Kelly Palmer’s and David Blake’s book begins with an exploration of how humans really learn.   That’s because the authors make the point that the world of [...]

Organisational and external change are high business priorities over next three years

Market growth, along with cybersecurity, adapting to the digital environment and leadership development have become the key business concerns for the immediate future, according to more than 1000 senior executives in a survey by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance (www.ftiecla.com). These findings come from this year’s Pulse Report, a major leadership [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Business, Learning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning helps Public Bodies to comply with Equality and Diversity duties

To help all UK public bodies comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, has released a new course.   The course – ‘Equality and Diversity in the Public Sector’ - offers a common-sense approach to how equality and diversity apply in everyday working life. It emphasises that behaviours [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning event highlights Unconscious Bias

Everyone exhibits unconscious bias from time to time – and, unchecked in a work context, this leads to a less diverse workforce, with possible adverse effects on organisational performance.   In a bid to help reduce the adverse effects of this phenomenon, the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, is organising a webinar to ‘Identify and [...]

Conference Clash Goes CLC’s Way

This year’s annual Conference for members of the Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) took place in Pimlico, south west London, on 15th November. By strange coincidence, the eLearning Network (eLN) held one of its regular events on the same date – but in the City of London.   In previous years, such a ‘clash’ of prestigious [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning launches Suspicious Packages e-learning course

The recent spate of suspicious packages sent to prominent politicians, businesspeople and celebrities in the USA, along with similar incidents elsewhere including the UK, has prompted the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, to release a new e-learning course about dealing with Suspicious Packages.   Kate Carter, Engage in Learning’s Operations and Marketing Manager, explained, “It’s [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments