management training Articles

  • A Training Manager’s Guide to Tracking Training for Measurable Results

    Though some businesses view training as an essential aspect of business performance, others approach it as something they should do; that simply having employees ‘sit in a classroom’ is equivalent to building actual, proven competency, when nothing could be further from the truth. Download this free whitepaper to learn more about the world of contemporary training and how to commit to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • `Train`-ing the waste management industry

    For the past 15 years, the waste management industry has done a commendable job in responding to public concern over environmental issues, especially the demand for more recycling. However, while waste reduction strategies are crucial, Canada's booming economy has meant increased production of construction and demolition (C&D) and institutional, commercial and industrial (IC&I) waste. As ...

  • BowTieXP Training

    Bow-ties provide a simple, graphical representation of the relationship between the causes and consequences of businessupsets, the control measures in place and the tasks, procedures, responsible individuals and competencies which support and enforce the controls. The diagram demonstrates how the management system provides ongoing control of the risks.BowTieXP* is an advanced software tool, ...


    By Risktec Solutions

  • HSE training guidelines for the waste management and recycling industry

    This ‘good practice’ guidance was written in consultation with the Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH). It does not aim to be comprehensive but gives examples of good practice within the industry.It is for managers and those organising training within the waste management and recycling industry.This document sets out guidelines on the basic requirements for training in five key areas:- ...


  • Teaching the course on "sustainable development" within the "ecology and nature management" profile of training

    The history of man-nature interactions shows that, the more advanced the human culture, the better the relations with the environment. With the understanding that the culture of the society is, first and foremost, maintained by the educational institutions, one may consider any real education to be an input to sustainable development. And vice versa: practically all failures in social development ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • BM Respirometry benefits for activated sludge process management, research and training

    A biological process controlled by non-biological measurements? All treatment plant efficiencies are geared to the waste that they receive. The microorganisms found in the waste need food and oxygen to survive, the food is provided as soluble organic carbon in the waste stream and the oxygen is obtained through the aeration process in the treatment plant. Once a treatment plant ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Using ontology-based knowledge networks for user training in managing healthcare processes

    The cooperative and collaborative nature of healthcare delivery requires active user participation in healthcare process design/redesign. Hence, there is a need to provide users with reusable, flexible, agile and adaptable training material in order to enable them instil their knowledge and expertise in healthcare process modelling and automation activities. This paper presents a prototype ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • On-Site Servicing: Imperium Training & Asset Management - Case Study

    Name of customer: Imperium Training & Asset Management Project title: Onsite Maintenance Contract Location: Nationwide Project description: Imperium needed a team of engineers to carry out a routine maintenance of their clients Health & Safety equipment. The engineers had to be trained and competent in taking the ...


    By Civil Engineering Safety Ltd

  • Safety Training for an Interactive World

    Training is often a hardship for many safety managers. If it is not scheduling conflicts with the trainers, worker illnesses or other untimely and unforeseen situations, often it's training for a multi-language workforce... and let's not forget that costs are always an issue. Company mergers and acquisitions can cause training to be swept 'under the carpet' as well. And whatever the environment, ...


  • Establishing a Training Academy

    ABSTRACTIn the current economic climate, the demands put upon a utility require education to be delivered faster, cheaper and more effectively to a fluid workplace and a mobile workforce. Learning effects must be measurable with a clear line of attribution to business performance. In order to be sustained, learning must be strategic as well as impacting the bottom line. This paper presents how ...

  • The impact of age and reading on the desire for training of managers in entrepreneurial ventures

    The goal of this paper is to determine the effects of age and reading of popular business periodicals on an entrepreneur's view of training needs for their management staff. This paper uses a sampling of 107 entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 45 who completed a survey that used Likert scale questions. The results are analysed with a repeated measure ANOVA for evaluating the effect of age ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training of medical teams on-site for individual and coordinated response in emergency management

    A system for training of coordination and cooperation of decision makers in emergency management has been under construction for some time. A first prototype of the system was developed in the MUSTER system. The system is being developed modularly with one module for each of the suborganisations involved in the complete preparedness: fire brigade, police, medical team, civil defence, etc. All ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training for improvisation in emergency management: opportunities and limits for information technology

    Skill in improvising enables emergency management personnel to make creative decisions under time constraint, even when risks are high. It therefore complements skill in plan-following, which is particularly appropriate when the current emergency is similar to a past one. This paper develops recommendations on how to use Information Technology (IT) in the design of training programmes for ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Avoiding crisis in communication: a computer-supported training approach for emergency management

    Crisis management requires stakeholders not only to show strategic, organisational preparedness for crisis events (e.g., by systematising and professionalising coping with work), but also to develop skills in dealing with unanticipated events and other stakeholders involved in the same crisis. They should not only rely on established information flows and behaviour patterns, but also be able to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A case study of information and communication technology in emergency management training

    This paper addresses the roles of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in training for effective emergency management and inter-organisational coordination. Collocation can encourage the development of common ground and trust and, in turn, result in greater efficiency and effectiveness. We expect to find communication and artefact use during collocated training that cannot readily ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Training case studies - UPM

    UPM is one of the world's leading forest industry groups. Our vision is to be the front-runner in the new forest industry and to create value by offering competitive products and services to customers worldwide. To deliver parts of our vision we introduced a new combustion process (Biomass and Combined Heat and Power plan) in our facility in Irvine. We appointed SEQM to train our people. The aim ...


    By SEQM Ltd.

  • Mold Prevention Training

    Mold –It’s All About Water! How is mold controlled on a construction project? By controlling water intrusion – that’s the answer! Mold has been around for a long time, and has always been a challenge on construction projects. However, with new construction materials being even more mold susceptible, and record-breaking lawsuits for exposure to mold growing, it is now more important than ever ...

  • Is your trained employee competent?

    Is your trained employee competent? It happens all the time. A worker makes a misstep in his or her day-to-day duties. The mistake leads to a serious injury, compromised product quality, negative environmental impacts, or even a fatality. “But they were trained,” the supervisor responsible for the employee in question objects. Trained, indeed – but were they competent in their ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • The value of soft skills training

    A Brave New World What is it about the term “Soft Skills Training” that sends Accounting Departments and C-Level Execs running for the exits? Perhaps it is an unwillingness to allocate training budgets to courses that many consider to be window dressing, or just nice-to-have learning. Perhaps it stems from an inability to properly calculate and ascribe ROI to such activities; ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Determinants of management training in small and medium-sized businesses: some stylised facts on the influence of managers' individual characteristics

    Management training and development have been recognised as a critical antecedent for the competitiveness of medium-sized enterprises given their key role in nurturing firms' innovation capabilities. There is broad empirical evidence, however, showing that such companies are reluctant to make these investments and exhibit a critical shortage of managerial and entrepreneurial skills. To examine ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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