competency based developmentCompetency, are you confident that you have the skills behaviours and knowledge (competencies) that will enable you to realise your strategic aims? Do your HR people know what  future competencies the organisation requires? Spectrain only design competency based training courses, they are measurable because we see evidence of people’s competence and confidence growing during the course.

Top Tips for Choosing and Using External Consultants

By |2019-10-06T15:04:46+00:00March 28th, 2012|Categories: Change leadership, Human Resource Management|Tags: , |

Many organisations find that consultants fail to deliver what was expected, and yet, many consultants experience a sense of sheer frustration because of scope creep or lack of clarity because expected outcomes have not been clearly defined. Consultants thrive on their reputation So, before you consider hiring a consultant, consider these  Top Tips for Choosing and [...]

Media Misdemeanours in the Middle East

By |2019-02-01T11:05:20+00:00September 17th, 2011|Categories: Culture, Learning Design, spectrain, Working in the middle east|Tags: , , , , |

While developing a competency framework for a large telecoms provider in the Middle East I was interviewing middle managers who occupied a range of roles. One manager was involved in marketing the organisations products and services. An aspect of our conversation focused upon advertising and the challenge of appealing to a variety of market segments in [...]

Nationalization Succession Strategies

By |2017-04-01T18:54:01+00:00March 5th, 2011|Categories: competency based courses and resources , Working in the middle east|Tags: |

Nationalization  policies are an attempt by governments to increase utilization of nationals and reduce reliance on expatriate labour. Whether, Yemenization, Qatarization, or Kuwaitization, all have one thing in common - a quota-based approach to increasing the number of nationals in employment  while reducing the reliance on foreign labour. Expatriate Exodus Economic growth in the Arab region [...]

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