Taken from LinkedIn - An update from Mark Varner (Belt Press and Dewatering Equipment Rentals)
A ship engine failed, no one could fix it. Then they brought in a man with 40 yrs. on the job. He inspected the engine carefully, top to bottom. After looking things over, the guy reached into his bag and pulled out a small hammer. He gently tapped something. Instantly, the engine lurched into life. The engine was fixed! 7 Days later the owners got his bill for 10k. 'What?!' the…Continue
I thought that I understood the value of this platform, until last week. As Skills Universe error 500'd and then poof vanished, I realized that Skills Universe is an integral part of my business.
And all for Free.
So a big shout out to everyone that worked round the clock to get SU back up. I deeply appreciate everyone who works behind the scenes to make this all…Continue
When will companies or new Training Service providers realise that when wanting to go the Accreditation route there are NO SHORTCUTS. A few weeks ago I write a blog about people usually taking good care when it comes to buying their car but actually don’t seem to care about the quality of the Training Material OR bother going the route of getting an expert in to help with Accreditation.
I wish there were a really good English version of “Goedkoop is Duurkoop” (Penny wise/Pound…Continue
I am re posting this older blog of mine and have added a few more items to the Tips List.
I operate as a Hub for developers, we have over 20 different extended networks of reputable developers that we draw material from. We receive many requests. The most frustrating issue is the following:
Service providers sending us long lists of Topics that they want to train in. For example Providers ask for "Project Management" - there are many US that cover this topic, and also…Continue
We can write the best manuals in the world but the Facilitator still needs to have some structure in the classroom, and the Facilitator Guide can help a great deal here. I have been doing some research on various manners in which knowledge can be permanently transferred to adult learners. I came across Differentiated Instruction and looked into it. Some of the principles are known in our SA environment.
Although this methodology is used in the GET band, I wonder if it cannot be used…Continue