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
By Norm Ford
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
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
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
By Agata Nowakowska
It’s World Day for Health & Safety at work.
Before I go any further, let’s look at some numbers.
By Dr Rekha Elaswarapu
Dignity and respect are the fundamental principles for all types of care provision whether in care homes or people’s own homes. Dignity is a human right that represents the self-worth of an individual.Read more
By Eric Matson
Compliance training has always had the mission of keeping people safe, and part of that is helping your employees know what to do in an emergency situation. While it is never pleasant to think about worst-case scenarios, it is vastly important to have an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) in place.Read more
By Susan Alexander
In reaction to the new allergen regulations 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
By Janiece Attal
If you’ve ever worked in an establishment that sells and serves alcohol, then you’ve probably had to go through some sort of formal training. Just like the world of food safety training, alcohol training is complex and there are many misconceptions about what it means to sell or serve alcohol.Read more
By Janiece Attal
Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) holds a World Health Day focusing on a new topic each year. This year, the focus is on food safety. The WHO estimates that every year there are 2 million deaths every year from contaminated food or drinking water.Read more