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Management Training News: w/c 22nd January 2012

Management Training Resources: w/c 22nd January 2012

This week, we start with a look at the 7 features of organisational culture and ask, do your visitors see you the way you want to be seen?.

Other items in this week's "Management Training Resources" show you why working your systems will give you more time and less work; round 10 of our numbers and knowledge quiz, Quizzitch; a free teambuilder using everyday items; and our spotlight on a management training product that is essential if you are starting a new project.

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Can You See Your Organisational Culture Like Your Visitors Do?

culture This week, we start with a look at the meaning of "organisational culture" by giving you 7 ways in which culture can be experienced by you, your staff and your customers. In this article, you'll learn why you should pay attention to everything that people see, feel, and hear in your business, from the everyday rituals, to the furniture in the offices, to the language that people use. They all reveal "culture". Read the article and click the links to more "culture-related" management training materials... more

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How to Work Your Systems for More Time and Less Work

workthesystem Last week, we told you about the new edition of Sam Carpenter's groundbreaking book, "Work the System" and how to get your free copy from ManageTrainLearn. This week, we look closer at the systems approach, why some managers reject it, and why others who know how to use it can earn themselves more time, more control, and more prosperity. Of all the free management training materials that we have ever offered you, this is undoubtedly one of the best. It won't take you long to "get it" once you start reading. So download your copy now from the following link... more

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Quizzitch: the Numbers-and-Knowledge Quiz

quiz Now that you've had a go with our Big Big Quiz of 2011, we return this week to our numbers and knowledge quiz, Quizzitch, with round 10.  In this simple but challenging quiz, all you have to do is make your choice between 4 answers to 10 questions picked at random from the Quizzitch database of 1 to 1000 questions. The numbers set the question, so you'll also learn some pretty cool facts while you play the game. This week, we've reached round 10. As ever, there are 20 free MTL SkillBoosters for the lucky winner. Have a go now and see if you can beat the Quizzitch questions... more

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Management Training Materials: "An Object Lesson"

teambuilder Every week, we like to bring you a set of materials that you can use in the training room. This week, it's a great teambuilding exercise, "An Object Lesson". It's based on a classic Victorian parlour game but brought up-to-date by us for the 21st century. We'll show you how to set it up, the steps to take, and 3 alternatives that will draw out the key themes that you want your trainees to learn. This teambuilder takes only 25 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to run, but its lessons will stay with your participants for years... more

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Spotlight on an Essential Management Training Product for Project Managers

project_management If you look at some of the major projects undertaken today, many costing millions and billions of pounds or dollars, the cost of failure is huge. It leaves many managers wondering just what they must do to bring their projects in on time, on cost and on spec. One answer is that you should never start a project without bringing your team together and training them. And the MTL Project Management One-Day Course Plan is the best, most cost-effective, and most time-saving way to do it. This course plan will build, strengthen, and motivate your project team all in one go. Find out more by clicking this link... more

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