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e-Learning template cuts course development time
e-Learning company Maxim Learning has helped Lloyds TSB to plan, develop, test and implement an hour-long e-learning course in less than three weeks.

British Red Cross selects Brightwave for staff induction
The British Red Cross has selected Brightwave to develop their new online corporate induction programme.

MoD announces £366m education and training contract
The Ministry of Defence has announced it is to invest £366m into educating its service and civilian personnel, under a new contract with Cranfield University.

Bank uses drama for diversity training programme
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi has provided equal opportunities and diversity training for all 600 UK staff by combining drama-based training with an online tutorial.

CPM takes blended approach to leadership training
Field marketing agency CPM is using an online learning course from Balance Learning to create a blended approach to leadership training for its 300 managers and team leaders.

The Priory Group selects partner for new online learning programme
The Priory Group, provider of acute and secure mental healthcare, neuro-rehabilitation and specialist education services, has selected Information Transfer to create and implement a new online learning and development programme for its employees.

Workplace Management introduces new training approach
Workplace Management are running blended learning programmes on leadership, teamwork and customer care skills for its staff nationwide.

Cambridgeshire CC implement online induction course
Cambridgeshire County Council is developing an online induction course in partnership with Balance Learning to help improve the efficiency of its induction process.

Acetate Products creates blended learning programme for apprentices
Fibre and plastics manufacturing company Acetate Products has created a blended learning solution around a bespoke e-learning course in order to deliver technical information on its new three-year apprenticeship programme for school leavers.

Facilitative leadership skills delivered via blended learning
Brooks Automation, a leading equipment supplier to global semiconductor manufacturers, is training its managers worldwide in facilitative leadership skills, using a blended learning programme from Balance Learning.

Metropolitan Police investigate blended learning
The Metropolitan Police explored a blended learning approach to training, after 12 training managers piloted a team leadership skills programme from Balance Learning.

KnowledgePool trains 15,000 staff at the Home Office to support IT upgrade
Learning services company, KnowledgePool, is running a major blended learning programme - involving 300 instructor-led seminars, bespoke e-learning and live coaching - to help 15,000 civil servants at the Home Office upgrade to Windows XP and Office XP from older versions of the software.

Balance at the BBC

Balance Learning has been selected as one of the BBC's preferred suppliers of online learning and blended learning resources after 100 staff piloted its two e-learning courses on facilitative team leadership skills.

New blended solution at BAE Systems

BAE Systems Customer Solutions & Support has selected Epic Group plc to design, develop and deliver a blended learning programme to 500+ finance staff on the Financial Management of Contracts.

Successful blended learning pilot at Grant Thornton

Business and financial advisers Grant Thornton is reviewing the potential of blended learning following a recent pilot of the concept.

Line wins Sony Grand Prix for BAA solution

LINE Communications Group scooped top honours at the SONY AV Awards held last night. Its approach to developing a staff induction programme for the London Heathrow Terminal 5 (T5) construction site was judged best in its category and also took the coveted Grand Prix award.

Lloyd’s Register launches learning programme for shipboard staff

Lloyd’s Register has launched an interactive, CD-ROM distance learning training program for shipboard staff, produced in co-operation with training technology organisation Videotel Interactive.

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