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Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

Streamlining Access to Training Content for Federal Employees

For the past ten years, nearly all the federal agencies have licensed Skillsoft’s training content that support the federal acquisition workforce with opportunities to participate in continuous learning activities through their agency Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Recently, Skillsoft collaborated with the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) to identify and review continuous learning opportunities which align with the FAC-P/PM competencies to assist the federal acquisition workforce in meeting their continuous learning point (CLP) requirements.Read more

Blended Learning: Why It Is Important To Mix It Up

By Norm Ford

Blended Learning in Compliance Training

Today I want to talk about blended learning, the third component of successful compliance training. So far, as part of a six-part series on this topic, I have discussed the vital role alignment and a risk-based approach play in the design, implementation, and realization of an effective and successful compliance program.Read more

How Do You Make Your Employees Safe?

By John Arendes

A recent EEOC Select Task Force on the study of Harassment in the Workplace is an extensive look inside what are often tawdry, offensive, unfair and hurtful work environments.  It serves many purposes, one of which reminds us that the recent rash of very public situations of harassment are neither unique nor confined to ‘men of power’; workplace harassment is, in fact, endemic, pervasive and nothing new.Read more

The Risk Based Approach to a Successful Compliance Training Program

The Risk Based Approach to a Successful Compliance Training Program

Last month I spoke about the six themes that repeatedly appear in discussions around successful compliance programs; six categories that each month we are looking at individually and in greater detail. I covered alignment last time, so today I want to look at the issue of the risk based approach to compliance.Read more

Keeping up with New Regulations of Food Allergies in the UK

Susan_AlexanderBy Susan Alexander

In reaction to the new allergen regulations[1] introduced in December last year, you’ll have read the outcry in the media, especially from top chefs and food business owners:

“There’s too much red tape!”

“These regulations are stifling our creativity and spontaneity in cooking!”

“We can never train our staff to comply with all this extra paperwork!”  

But are these claims true?Read more