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22/10/2017

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Items in the Buying training services (the process) Category

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Getting the most from the contract

Part of the final negations prior to the start of the contract was detailing who was supposed to be doing what during the execution of the project? It is essential that the commissioning manager under...

      ...by Peter J Mayes


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Views: 1454,  Added: 24/07/2013

Choosing the best trainer for the job; awarding the contract

This article takes a commissioning manager through the final stages of reviewing applications for a contract and on to suggest good practice in awarding the contract. Reviewing a selection ...

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Views: 1356,  Added: 24/07/2013

Top tips for reviewing trainer applications

Having dealt with the structural side of the application process a commissioning manager will now move on to the content of an application. How an application is evaluated will be down to some sort of...

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Views: 1321,  Added: 24/07/2013

Managing applications; a structured process

The previous articles have covered the background tasks and considerations to get a commissioning manager to write a learning and development requirement. The next task is to do with managing applicat...

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Views: 1390,  Added: 24/07/2013

Getting the best applicants; state what you want to see

In the previous articles I have covered the major elements to do with defining the learning requirement, the type of activity and what needs to be considered when writing the contract briefing documen...

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Views: 1179,  Added: 24/07/2013

Practitioner competence; why it matters

How good a trainer are you after? Any self respecting commissioning manager will want the best that they can afford. This article outlines some of the criteria a commissioning manager will need to con...

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Views: 1320,  Added: 24/07/2013

When to engage a learning and development practitioner

The importance of writing a good brief cannot be stressed enough. The more effort and detail that goes into the describing the requirement at the start, the less effort will need to be expended in dea...

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Views: 1269,  Added: 24/07/2013

Deciding on the best learning and development approach

The way that a particular staff development programme is to be undertaken may be best specified by a solutions expert who has been briefed on the requirement. That said a background awareness that the...

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Views: 1182,  Added: 24/07/2013

Knowledge, skills and behaviour need to change; the basis for learning and development

During routine evaluation or appraisal tasks a manager may identify a need to improve the performance of their department in line with business objectives. Also there may be times when a learning need...

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Views: 1405,  Added: 24/07/2013

Basic principles in buying training services

The series of articles I have written are based on the presumption that there is a need for a purposeful training intervention and that the intervention methodology is to be face to face. The artic...

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Views: 1132,  Added: 18/07/2013

Introduction to Buying Training Services

The writing of the articles on TrainerBase has come about because of a growing knowledge that many managers who have staff development responsibilities and budgets, could do with some support in ma...

      ...by Peter J Mayes


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Views: 1044,  Added: 29/05/2013

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