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Subject:

april courses at TFPL

From:

Anita Kaler <[log in to unmask]>

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Anita Kaler <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 2 Mar 2006 10:12:17 -0000

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TFPL's training


*****Apologies for cross posting******* 



TFPL's training courses enable our clients to understand key issues and

trends; formulate strategies and plans in the context of their organisations

strategies; learn from others and develop new skills and capabilities. 

Please share the details of the below courses- taking place in April - with

colleagues who may be interested in attending. For further information and

to book your place please follow the weblink at the bottom of each

respective course; visit www.tfpl.com or contact Anita Kaler on 020 7332

6000 or email [log in to unmask]  We look forward to welcoming you at

TFPL soon.







COPYRIGHT FOR CORPORATE INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

date: 3 april

speaker: Paul Pedley

This introductory course provides a grounding in the key issues relating to

copyright for information services in the corporate sector. It provides a

potted overview of copyright basics, the current law and its application in

the commercial sector. It also considers how copyright law applies to

electronic products and to the internet.

There will be plenty of opportunity for delegates to ask questions and to

bring along examples of copyright problems that they have encountered and

would like some advice on; or to discuss practical situations that

information professionals regularly face and for which they want to check

that they are complying with the law.



outcomes: 

* understand the general principles of copyright 

* understand what is permitted under statute 

* learn about licences from the Copyright Licensing Agency and Newspaper

Licensing Agency 

* know how copyright applies to electronic media 

* be aware of recent changes to copyright law



Course fee: 325.00 + VAT (381.88) includes buffet lunch and refreshments

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR953







ADDED VALUE, BUSINESS CASE AND RETURN ON INVESTMENT

date: 4 april

speakers: Ian Wooler and Boyd Hendriks



 This one-day course for knowledge and information managers deals in

pragmatic and clear ways the issues of organisational benefits around

information expressed in Business Cases, Intangible Value, Return on

Investment and the activities and responsibilities connected with these

topics. 



Investments in information technology like intranets, portals and search

technology etc. and expectations from knowledge management and intellectual

capital make the need for clear understanding of results even more

important. You will learn how to do the research within your organisation,

how to present your projected results to a board of directors and how to put

a plan of action together. At the end of the course participants will take

away a first draft of a plan of action for their own organisation. 



outcomes:

* learn how to derive a Return on Investment for the library or information

services of your own organisation and develop the ability to sketch a

complex business case for information and knowledge management 

* learn how to build an effective and convincing Plan of Action; 

* be able to adapt successful ways of presenting and communicating impact,

ambition and results to top-management levels 

* first draft of a plan of action for your own organisation



course fee: 295.00 VAT (346.63) includes refreshments and a buffet lunch. 

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1062







DESIGNING AND FACILITATING WORKSHOPS, LEARNING AND TEAM EVENTS

*NEW

date: 5 april

speaker: Ian Wooler

This one day course will provide knowledge and information professionals

with practical approaches for designing workshops, learning and team events.

Knowledge and information professionals are often faced with the need to

organise an intervention or event, for example, to address a

business/department challenge, communicate a new method of working,

brainstorm an idea, transfer knowledge, or build a high a performance team. 



The course will provide delegates with the opportunity to look at the

principles of workshop design and the facilitation tools and techniques that

may be used to ensure that such interventions and events are successfully

delivered and have lasting impact.







outcomes:

* be able to design workshop processes and agendas 

* understand the importance of learning styles 

* learn about facilitation tools and techniques 

* ability to evaluate success and impact of workshops



course fee: 295.00 + VAT (346.63) including refreshments and a buffet

lunch 

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1048





WRITING FOR THE WEB - writing text that people will read 

date: 7 april

speaker: Maud Hand

 Do you want to write web content that works both for external websites and

the intranet? Your website is your company's calling card so your words have

got to hook the user. This course will teach you how to communicate more

effectively with your customers online. It will also help you to write for

your intranet so that it empowers your employees and guarantees your company

greater long-term success.



outcomes:

* be able to write punchy and persuasive web text 

* develop techniques to structure your web writing wisely 

* simplify content without losing substance 

* reversion print copy & other data into effective web formats 

* adapt your web writing style for different genres 

* edit text with strong titles, sparkling subheads and short sentences 

* understand your audience and tailor your writing accordingly



course fee: 325.00 + VAT (381.88) includes buffet lunch and refreshments 

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1039







SUCCESSFULLY MARKETING YOU INFORMATON SERVICE: intermediate programme

date: 24 april

speaker: Ruth Sanderson



How do you currently communicate your range of Information Services to your

clients? Do you have new services which you want to promote or a new client

base to reach? Marketing done badly is very expensive, it can loose you

clients, be the difference between a service continuing or not and in some

cases it can cost you your information service. 

The principles of consumer goods marketing can be applied very effectively

in the modern Information Centre and can transform its impact and the

perception of its services. It can be the difference between just surviving

and runaway success. 



This one-day course explores the various ways you can build on your brand,

raise your profile and inexpensively market your Information Service. 



outcomes:

* understand what marketing really is and the value for Information Services



* be able to segment your market so you can target them effectively 

* understand how to use a marketing communication plan to best effect 

* individual action plans to execute your marketing strategy 



course fee: 295.00+ VAT (346.63) includes buffet lunch and refreshments.

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1056







THE CITY:  understanding the financial institutions of the City of London

date: 25 april 

speaker: Sylvia James



The City is described as the world's leading international financial and

business centre and the global powerhouse in financial services. This one

day

course explains how the City has developed and what is happening today.



outcomes:

* familiarisation with the City and how it operates 

* improved understanding of the terminology or jargon often associated with

the City 

* understand the sell side trading systems, the buy side institutional

investors and the advisory role played by corporate financiers



course fee: 325.00 + VAT (381.88) includes buffet lunch and refreshments.

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR925





MANAGING SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS

date: 26 april

speakers: Keith Bonson and Beryl Morris 



Increasingly, managers of information or library services are expected to

manage a variety of complex and multiple tasks. This can create problems of

deciding priorities, allocating time and resources, keeping different stages

of the work on track and motivating diverse and, often, virtual teams. This

one day workshop will help project managers and members of project teams to

plan and implement their projects effectively.



outcomes:

* use project management techniques to manage complex and multiple tasks 

* consider ways to plan, resource and monitor projects 

* identify practical ways to achieve high performance from diverse and

'virtual' teams 

* manage project teams, including dealing with difficulties as they arise

and keeping work on track 

* encourage the exchange of ideas and approaches 

* prepare an initial project plan 

 

course fee: 295.00 + VAT (346.63) includes buffet lunch and refreshments. 

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1052





TRAINING THE TRAINER: preparing LIS professionals to train their users

dates: 27 april (second day 18 may)

Speaker: Ann Millington



Training has become an integral part of the job for many library and

information professionals, as more information becomes available and

end-users access more information from their desktops. The role of the LIS

team has expanded into facilitation, as they need to pass on their skills

and knowledge to colleagues. This two day course provides the background

necessary for you to prepare and deliver appropriate training for your

clients, whether the clients are members of your own team, trainee

solicitors, corporate financiers, health workers or managing directors.

Practical exercises will help you develop your confidence. The two days are

split so that delegates have the opportunity to prepare for the second day. 



outcomes:

* develop and practice the training skills you need 

* understand the importance of the training cycle 

* understand how and why people learn 

* learn to select the most appropriate training methods 

* developing confidence in delivery 



course fee: 595.00+ VAT (699.13) includes buffet lunch and refreshments.

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=tr1034





INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME: bringing order to information

chaos

date: 28 april

Speaker: Adrian Dale



This one day foundation programme provides an essential introduction to the

important principles of information architecture design for the information

and knowledge professional. It explores how modern information resources

need to be organised, classified and formatted for effective navigation and

retrieval. It introduces the current thinking on electronic collection

design, information classification, meta data standards and information

navigation techniques. It also describes specialised roles and publication

processes required to make an effective information architecture work.



outcomes:

* understand the business benefits of deploying a coherent information

architecture 

* learn to recognise the symptoms and risks of a poor architecture design 

* become an articulate supporter of information architecture design projects



* understand the components of effective information architecture and the

contribution you can make 

* learn how to sustain the ongoing maintenance and development of an

information architecture 

* understand the principles of taxonomy development



course fee: 325.00 + VAT (381.88) includes buffet lunch and refreshments.

http://www.tfpl.com/skills_development/courses/cd.cfm?linkid=TR1000







Kind Regards,



Anita Kaler

Training Administrator

020 7332 6000 

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www.tfpl.com







TFPL Ltd, 2nd Floor, Times Square, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4BF

Tel: +44 (0)207 332 6000 Fax: +44 (0)870 333 7131





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