Don’t stand still: the importance of CPD and lifelong learning

Don’t stand still: the importance of CPD and lifelong learning

Lifelong learning, upskilling and continuous professional development are more important than ever before. Business and technologies are changing. As a result, it has become crucial for employees to upskill. You may have thought you were through with learning once you finished formal education, but it is unlikely to be the case. An educated workforce attracts […]

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14 Laws of Adult Learning: Best practice for trainers

14 Laws of Adult Learning: Best practice for trainers

Thinking of organising a training activity or game? Every trainer should know the 14 laws or principles, devised by Sivasailam ‘Thiagi’ Thiagarajan. Thiagarajan is the world’s foremost authority on interactive learning. These laws are particularly relevant to adult learners. 1. Law of previous experience New learning should be linked to (and build upon) the experiences of […]

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The Importance of Business Acumen Training for Managers and Employees

The Importance of Business Acumen Training for Managers and Employees

Organisations today, need managers and employees with business acumen who can contribute to the financial success of their companies. They need them to think and act like business owners. That’s why companies increasingly challenged finance departments to offer financial literacy training. However, finance courses that focus exclusively on financial terminology and financial statements aren’t enough. […]

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Expanding your skills to get or keep a job

Expanding your skills to get or keep a job

So you have a job. But you are nervous…. The Irish economy has recovered but it’s still tough out there, particularly in certain industries. Being a charming, charismatic and friendly soul will get you plenty of places during boom years. But in difficult times, it’s just as important to illustrate how your skills and qualifications […]

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