first_imgTrainingOn 5 Jun 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. This week’s training newsNTO improving image The e-skills NTO has unveiled a three-year strategic plan to tackle thee-skills needs of the UK. The plan takes a four-pronged approach, aiming toboost the image of IT careers, improve links with education and training,deliver an internationally-respected qualification structure and develop aprocess for gathering authoritative information on e-skills. The plan isunderpinned by government investment of more than £2m in a year. coaching rolled out Internet firm WorldCom has successfully piloted a one-to-one coachinginitiative for its graduates in the UK and plans to roll it out across Europein September. The initiative will provide coaching in sales, marketing, generalmanagement, IT and engineering for its 50 graduates across Europe. The aim ofthe programme is to help graduates with their professional development and drawup an action plan for them.  www.worldcom.comPublic response on LSC The Learning and Skills Council’s first corporate plan, launched at thebeginning of March, has been put out for public consultation. The plan detailsthe aims for the council in its first three years of operation. It aims toraise skills for national competitiveness and improve the quality of educationand training delivery by convincing employers that investment in training anddevelopment is worthwhile. The 47 local councils also intend to carry out aneeds analysis of employers and individuals in their areas this year.’ workshops Accountancy firm The Norton Practice is planning to run a two-hour workshopon management skills every month, from September. The workshop will train theteam on how to manage their employees using workplace scenarios, case studiesand role-play. last_img read more