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2010 - Jessica Grosvenor (Freelance Training & Consultancy)
The Shell LiveWIRE team is delighted to announce that our Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 was Jessica Grosvenor (Freelance Training & Consultancy).
(l-r) James Smith (Chairman Shell UK), Jessica Grosvenor (Freelance Training & Consultancy) and Mark Prisk MP...
Gavin Baxter (Operation Fitness)
Entrepreneur: Gavin Baxter
Business: Operation Fitness
Location: North Shields
Operation Fitness provides a dynamic approach to fitness training with a friendly and laid back atmosphere to ensure people enjoy every class. Both instructors are ex-military and...
Allan Lloyds (Insight Arcade)
Entrepreneur: Allan Lloyds
Business: Insight Arcade
Insight Arcade will match skills gaps with learning opportunities through a comprehensive and intelligent online marketplace. Aggregating course information from thousands of training...
Task and Maintenance
Douglas MacGregor carried out research into the characteristics of effective and ineffective teams by looking at the way in which they worked. He found that in order to create effective work groups, a number of different criteria need to be met. Broadly, these can be split into two types: the...
Evaluating The Training
Once you have actually carried out the training, the final step is to evaluate it. Training without effective evaluation is worthless. Evaluation is necessary for two main reasons. The first of these is that evaluation will give you feedback on the effectiveness of your training.
Think back to...
Delivering Development (v): Group Training
Group training is generally perceived as the only form of training, because of our early classroom experiences. Group training has a lot in common with presentation. If you marry the principles of employee learning to the skills of presentation, you will need to take control of the session...
Delivering Development (iv): Peer Training
When you don’t have time to train, you can delegate the training task to someone else - a colleague or a peer. Employees tend to listen more carefully to other employees - after all, they see them all the time whereas they may see the manager only now and then.
Another advantage is the...
Delivering Development (iii): One-To-One Training
One-to-one training is perhaps the most common sort of training in smaller organisations. It can be effective if carried out properly. However, It is important to avoid the production line syndrome. This occurs when a new worker is given five minutes of instruction on working on a fast-moving...
Delivering Development (ii): Informal Training
You can develop employees informally through a number of ways:
communication - changes in knowledge can develop people. Regular bulletins, team briefings, meetings, etc will help develop employee knowledge;
delegation - delegation should be a developmental activity;
project work or...
Delivering Development (i)
In a small organisation, or a department within a larger one, you are likely to develop people informally on a regular basis. It can help you to consider what methods are available to develop employees. Then, integrate these into an effective overall developmental plan which links into the...