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Image Manipulation & How To Avoid Copyright Infringement

February 10, 2017 No Comments

The infographic looks at the legalities involved in image manipulation, mainly focusing on US law but also reviewing laws around the world. It looks at how these laws are interpreted by different people and shares some example cases.


General Links

December 10, 2012 No Comments

1) IT Links - A directory of IT resources.

2) Hospitality Maldives - Launched in 2005, Hospitality Maldives is the first and only professional publication solely aimed at the tourism industry in the Republic of Maldives. Dedicated to improving the skills and knowledge of its employees on a “helping others help themselves” basis, the magazine is distributed completely free of charge to all readers.

3) Immigration To Canada - Maple Consultants Provides Best Consultancy Service in Canada and India. Click here to see universities in Canada for international students seeking higher education in a Canadian province.


Free Training Resources

December 10, 2012 No Comments

1) Free Management Library - The library provides easy-to-access, clutter-free, comprehensive leadership and management resources. Over 650 topics spanning 5,000 links. Topics include the most important practices to start, develop, operate, evaluate and resolve problems.

2) Changing Minds - Over 3,000 pages including: how to delegate, motivate, persuade, make decisions, become more assertive, manage a classroom and win at interviews. Plus, scores of team building exercises and games, quizzes, dinner party games and brainstorming.

3) Reviewing - 100+ ways to review, experience and transfer learning – actively, creatively and effectively. A useful resource for teachers and trainers. Downloads include a basic toolkit for reviewing.

4) Business Training Works - Free training resources on etiquette, communication, writing. Icebreakers, introductions and hellos for teachers, trainers and facilitators have been designed add excitement and variety to training. Both new icebreakers and variations on timeless classics are included.

5) Trainer Bubble - A virtual treasure-chest of training materials, management documents, models and tools for all your business development needs. Some great icebreakers, energisers, training games, team building and PowerPoint games, quotes, puzzles and quizzes.

6) The Development Company - A range of free training resources including business training tips, training resources and free management training resources. Includes: Train the trainer: The eight stage easy guide to designing a training session; recruitment and selection; behavioural interviewing; the one minute guide to what behavioural interviewing is; and how to design behavioural questions. you will also find: interviewer’s tips on preparing for a recruitment and selection interview; a staged process for best practice interviewing for selection; management development: 12 tips for becoming a successful manager.

7) Coach and Courses - If you want an alternative use for a gabion basket, or to find out what an osintot is, or to link to a resource that is helping people to define and improve processes, visit this site. It is packed with useful training exercises, brainteaser tests and coaching models. There’s also an ebook that contains all you need to set up and run a SWOT analysis.

8) Skills Converged - Using the training resources on offer, you are given the opportunity to design your own course based on your clients’ needs and focus on delivering an effective and valuable training session. A huge collection of free team building exercises, energisers, icebreakers and communication exercises are on offer, which can be used in different soft skills training courses.

9) ELeap Learning Management Systems - Easy to use free training and elearning resources. Build your own elearning and business training knowledge and library. Downloads include: how to stretch your training budget; how to stay competitive; how to create and track online training using training software; what does it take to retain employees?

10) Skills Development Scotland - This site offers a variety of resources to help your company set up, implement and sustain its training plan. You can access free resources by clicking the links on the right hand side. Resources cover topics including management; performance and personal development; training coaching and mentoring; finance; legislation; recruitment and employment. Each package contains fact sheets, workbooks and concise briefing notes relevant to the chosen topic. You can download as many resources as you want, all for free.

11) Big Dog & Little Dog Performance - One of the best sites on the web for finding out anything about leadership, management and learning.

12) Business Balls - Free career help, business training, organizational development – inspirational, innovative ideas, materials, exercises, tools, templates – free and fun.

13) Effective Leadership Development Community - An online knowledge portal for HR and L&D staff charged with developing leadership within their organisation.


Executive Education

December 5, 2012 No Comments

1) Australian Graduate School of Management - AGSM is the Australian business school with global standing. Our faculty includes international thought leaders, our AACSB accreditation assures the highest learning outcomes, and our students include the best and brightest from around the world.

2) State Universities - A comprehensive directory of all major U.S. universities and colleges. Includes information about history, academics, unique programs, student life, student statistics, admissions, athletics and the local community for each school.

3) Colleges Online – Lists of Colleges Online to help you find the school that fits your needs.

4) University Courses - Classified directory of university courses. A complete directory of universities and different specialization courses.


Conference Centres

December 5, 2012 No Comments

1) Sydney Conference & Training Centre - Purpose built to be the ideal all in one conference, meeting and training facility. Sydney Conference & Training Centre is spacious, comfortable and above all practical to maximise the effectiveness of whatever programs are undertaken here. Our venue is the perfect environment for residential conferences.

2) LIW Centre For Leadership - The LIW Centre for Leadership is ideally located in close proximity to the Sydney CBD, accessible by road or water. It is set amongst native bushland with magnificent views of Sydney Harbour and Clifton Gardens. Away from the conference room you can enjoy the beautiful bushland surroundings and discover the onsite cafes, local beach, walks and water activities.

3) Great Web Meetings - We help companies and their people learn the communication and presentation skills to sell, train, present and manage their teams using any web presentation platform.


Career Development Links

December 5, 2012 No Comments

1) The Best Online Colleges – Ranked – Visit the Center for Online Education’s rankings which are designed to help you quickly identify the schools and programs at online colleges that most closely match your needs and preferences.

2) Psychology Online Course - Accredited Psychology Online Course for psychologists, mental health counselors & addiction professionals.

3) Human Resources MBA - Human Resources MBA is the most sought after by everyone in quest of high-flying career opportunities. RDI Hong Kong is there to let you know the prospects and requirements of institutes offering online top up degree courses.

4) Werner Erhard - We share some of the most important historical material by Werner Erhard, including articles on personal development, business leadership skills, and corporate performance management.

5) Online Teaching Degree - Degree programs for educators. A valuable resource to help you find the education that you are looking for.

6) Online Learning Certificates and Degree Programs - Grantham University offers several online certificate programs and degree programs that can be completed entirely online.

7) Freelance - Freelance jobs and freelance projects. The marketplace for professionals and employers.

8) FilmSchool - Find the right school of film you are looking for with our worldwide film schools directory.

9) Distance Learning MBA - KarROX College of Technology & Management (KCTM) offers distance learning MBA in collaboration with Sikkim Manipal University ( SMU ). The course aims to provide intensive theoretical & practical knowledge of management & to increase the student’s analytical abilities.

10) Distance Learning Courses - Edulight’s distance learning courses allow you to get higher qualification at your own convenience and grab high-remuneration jobs in reputed companies.

11) Public Speaking - This is a great resource, with links to over 20 public speaking sites featuring a wide variety of helpful tutorials and tips that can help anyone develop their presentation skills and become a better public speaker


Business and Commerce

November 22, 2012 No Comments

Some interesting links from around the World Wide Web dealing with business and commerce;

1) Business Tools and Resources - Practical resources in a range of business areas, including project management, human resources, change management, training and organizational development. Resources include eBooks, software, guides, templates, experts forum and resource directory.

2) Business.com - Leading business search engine and business directory

3) Startup Planet - Business start up manual and resources for entrepreneurs to start a company. Details the complete process of designing your business and vision around your idea, technology and expertise.

4) Linked In - One of the best business social networking sites on the web.

5) Harvard Working Knowledge - HBS Working Knowledge is a forum for innovation in business practice, offering readers a first look at cutting-edge thinking and the opportunity to both influence and use these concepts before they enter mainstream management practice.

6) Small Business Solutions - Small Business Wisdom – 400-plus tips for improving your personal business skills and for your managing of a small business.

7) Better Business Magazine - We help people in business. All sorts of people, all sorts of businesses and in all sorts of ways.

8) Aepiphanni Business Solutions - Aepiphanni Business Solutions is a Small Business Consulting Firm based in the Atlanta Metro Area (USA). Business planning and strategy firm bringing more than 20 years of experience working in and around small businesses.

9) Spanish Translator – Spanish Translator team of highly qualified & Professional Translators for you. Visit today for more info!!

10) Affilorama Marketing Tools –  Whether you are completely new to affiliate marketing, or a seasoned veteran, you will find Affilorama’s up-to-date affiliate marketing tools intuitive, practical, and results-orientated. Finding profitable keywords, checking your site’s backlinks and everything in between can be performed quickly and easily with Affilorama’s up-to-date affiliate marketing tools.

11) Family Business Australia - Family Business Australia is the peak body committed to contributing to Australia’s future through a dynamic and sustainable family business community.

12) Frixo - Road travel reporting website for the UK that provides our users with the most up-to-date road traffic information. Our data is updated every 5 minutes using sensors placed on motorways and common A / B roads.


Authors And Books WebLinks

November 21, 2012 No Comments

Following are links to some of the best management and training books on the internet along with some good go-to sites for publishing and marketing tips.

1) What To Do When You Become The Boss

Self-help book by Bob Selden for new managers. Easy to read and use because it is designed to suit your learning style.

2) The Book Marketing Network

The network for book authors and publishers.

3) Smart Book Solutions 

Learning complex subjects quickly and easily.

4) Complete Review

A wide range of links to book review sites.

5) Book Crossroads

Reviewers of non-fiction books and audio books.

6) Outskirts Press

Publishers of print-on-demand books. Publisher of Bob Selden’s book “What To Do When You Become The Boss”.

7) Top 101 Book Marketing Sites

An excellent site for authors wanting to promote their books.

8) Good Reads

Great site for finding out what people are reading and what they think of them.

9) Buy Books Online

Welcome to Creative Sourcing for Booksellers! Our course is designed to increase your book selling profits by showing you both the methods and the places the pros use to find inventory.

10) Art Books

London’s most famous bookshop offers a huge range of fiction and non-fiction, including medical, business and textbooks, as well as signed copies, gifts, stationery, sheet music and Ray’s Jazz, all available in store and online with savings of up to 40% and free postage on orders over £15 , plus in-store signings and author readings.


Articles Sites

November 20, 2012 No Comments

Following are some of the better sites we have found that provide articles for managers and/or sites to which you can submit your articles.

The McKinsey Quarterly  – The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company.

Forbes.comForbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information.


Links to some of the best sites on the web

September 26, 2011 No Comments

At the National Learning Institute, we are constantly looking for sites that will be useful to practising managers, management trainers and coaches, and consultants who work with managers.  Following is a sample – Web Training Resources.  There are also some great sites under these categories:

Article Directories
Authors and Books
Business and Commerce
Career Development
Conference Centres
Executive Education
Free Training Services
General Links
HR and HR Services
Language Skills
Leadership and Management
Professional Education
Sales and Marketing
Teaching
Training
Web Trainining Resources
Website Resources

If you find a site that you think could be useful to our members, please contact us.