July 12, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

Learning how to learn

Barbara Oakley has a lot to say about learning how to learn. An awful lot. There’s this TEDx talk that has received multiple viewings. There’s her books, such as ‘Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even if you Flunked Algebra)’. And then there’s the course that Oakley, an educator, writer and…

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July 6, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

Get HR and Management qualified at the same time, with no extra work.

At DPG, we are now offering a new Level 5 Dual HR and Management accredited programme. It’s the same course as our existing CIPD Level 5 Human Resource Management Diploma programme, only now you gain an ILM (Institute of Leadership & Management) award at the same time and at the same price (until 14th July).…

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June 27, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

Thinking about a career in HR?

Are you stuck in a job that isn’t for you? Are you ready for a career change? Have you thought about a career in Human Resources (HR)? If you enjoy working with people and are motivated by helping people in their working environment, and are interested in having the opportunities to work in a range…

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June 21, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

Free Manchester Event- The Apprenticeship Levy and How It Affects Your Business

The 1st May 2017 marked a new beginning for all organisations and an opportunity to tackle well publicised skills shortages and low productivity. The reforms to apprenticeships and how they are funded changed significantly from this date and represent a huge opportunity for businesses to develop, upskill and retain their talent. At this breakfast seminar,…

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June 8, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

The current and emerging trends in learning

Every year the Open University’s Institute of Educational Technology identifies new ways to enhance learning through technology. It does this by analysing the latest innovations in teaching, learning and assessment and it looks at the impact these innovations are having on workplace learning. Its findings are written up in an annual report. This year’s Trends…

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May 18, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

CIPD launch manifesto highlighting key areas that need reform

‘Make work good for all’. That is the overarching theme of the CIPD’s ‘Manifesto for Work’, launched at the beginning of May. At the heart of the new manifesto are proposals to improve corporate governance, the quality of people management and investment in and better use of skills. Published just ahead of the General Election,…

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May 16, 2017 | Posted in the Blog

The productivity balancing act

The term BYOD is pretty much obsolete. So obsolete in fact, that it probably needs to be spelt out for the younger generation in the workplace who may not even recognise the term. BYOD stands for ‘bring your own device’ and it relates to employees bringing their own electronic equipment to use in the workplace.…

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