WDA to boost project skills for IT workers

June 2003
IT Training;Jun2003, p8
Trade Publication
The Welsh Development Agency (WDA) is encouraging the project-management skills of its information technology (IT) staff with the help of training from KnowledgePool. Three IT staff have enrolled on the course, which is available to the agency's 930 employees. It follows a preferred supplier deal signed with KnowledgePool in 2002. The course covers the concepts of project management, Prince2 and the use of Microsoft Project software.


Related Articles

  • Supplier watch.  // IT Training;Apr2003, p8 

    Presents news items related to the information technology industry as of April 2003. Decision of computer-services group LogicaCMG to reduce jobs across continental Europe; Joint venture of KwoledgePool and QA for provision of classroom training to its client.

  • Rally the troops. Williamson, Julie E. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p40 

    The article presents recommendations for acquiring new information technology systems and using them. Before rolling any solution out to the end-user or even initiating staff training, however, it's wise that operators first pick a technology owner and functional owner for the information...

  • Information Technology In The States of Jersey Public Service. Macrae, George // Management Services;Mar1988, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p6 

    The development in the use of computers within the States of Jersey Public Services administration in recent years has to a great extent been influenced by the kinds of computers that have been available at different stages in the development programme. One obvious consequence of new...

  • UNITED NATIONS: Management Reforms and Operational Issues.  // GAO Reports;1/24/2008, preceding p1 

    The article focuses on the UN management reform and its operational issues. According to the author, on the UN reform programs, they are able to manage the progress of five areas including ethics, oversight, procurement management operations of the Secretariat, and review of programs and...

  • How much are your IT staff worth? Parry, Nicole // Human Resources Magazine;Oct2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p16 

    Discusses the importance of valuing the skills of employees to people management in the information technology (IT) sector in New Zealand. Causes of staff changes; Comments commonly heard from applicants regarding management, including the lack of staff development; Role of a training culture...

  • White paper delivers, says E-Skills. Goodwin, Bill // Computer Weekly;4/5/2005, p32 

    The article presents information on developments in information technology (IT) training in Great Britain. In march 2005, government skills white paper will give employers unprecedented influence in shaping the future of IT training in Great Britain, the head of public private training body...

  • Companies failing to address training gaps. Goodwin, Bill // Computer Weekly;6/28/2005, p42 

    This article focuses on a survey of 800 information technology (IT) employers according to which 9% of firms believe their IT staff have gaps in their capabilities that affect the business. Many businesses are failing to train their IT staff, despite having concerns over gaps in their portfolio...

  • TRAINING DAZE. Watson, Brian P. // CIO Insight;Oct2009, Issue 108, p32 

    The article presents the author's view on the impact of training employees on enhancing and maintaining information technology (IT) functions among the companies in the U.S. He suggests that chief information officers (CIO) can develop training program that trains businesses on the importance of...

  • Four Tips for Effective Training. Wilner, Dave // CIO Insight;Oct2009, Issue 108, p34 

    The article offers tips in providing effective training for employees in the information technology (IT) departments despite minimal budgets in the U.S. Among the tips noted include the use of e-learning strategies, face-to-face interactions with IT consultants and mentoring. It also recommends...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics