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first_imgCopyAbout this officeAnderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama ArchitectsOfficeFollowNishiyama ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesJapanPublished on April 26, 2010Cite: “B House / Anderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama Architects + Nishiyama Architects” 26 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream B House / Anderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama Architects + Nishiyama Architects “COPY” Save this picture!+ 22 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/57172/b-house-anderson-anderson-architecture-nishiyama-architects Clipboard B House / Anderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama Architects + Nishiyama ArchitectsSave this projectSaveB House / Anderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama Architects + Nishiyama Architects Architects: Anderson Anderson Architecture + Nishiyama Architects, Nishiyama Architects Area Area of this architecture project Text description provided by the architects. This two bedroom, one bath home—built for two public school teachers on a hillside overlooking Kumamoto, Japan—is planned to become fully energy self-sufficient once all designed systems are phased in. The construction budget of US$154,000—an extremely modest budget by local Kumamoto standards—required a close collaboration of the architects and builder to achieve a high-quality, off-site fabricated timber-frame construction meeting high sustainability standards. Save this picture!Recommended ProductsPorcelain StonewareApariciPorcelain Tiles – BrickworkPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles – 20MMDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Mojave Series Advanced Thermal Entrance SystemRather than eliminating green technology to remain within budget, the 1100 square foot home was planned for a phased integration of systems, budgeted to be completed with the couple’s current income without increased loans over the coming five years. Save this picture!All essential components of the sustainable design strategy are fully implemented in the original construction, including natural, renewable, healthy materials; optimized solar shading, day lighting, and chimney-effect natural ventilation; solar hot water heating; high-efficiency hydronic heating made ready for future geothermal ground loop and solar thermal roof panels; water catchment roof system planned for a future green roof; and efficiently sized spaces and gardens conducive to simple, indoor-outdoor living with minimal ongoing maintenance and resource investment.Save this picture!The house is sited on a terraced, south-facing slope in a dense housing neighborhood, overlooking orange groves and a spectacular view of Kumamoto Castle and surrounding hills. The building is sited for maximum views and passive solar heating of the massive concrete floor slabs serving as thermal ballast, and with opening walls facing the prevailing summer winds. Save this picture!The north face of the home has a steeply pitched roof section oriented for photovoltaic panels facing south, and high, operable clerestory windows facing north and upslope, creating optimized day lighting without summer heat gain, and creating a chimney-effect natural ventilation draft drawing air through the home, and exhausting the kitchen, bath and sleeping spaces with cooling updrafts. The house is constructed of simple, robust materials, consisting of concrete, plaster, and locally and sustainably harvested timber.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessA New Landmark for Aldgate international competitionArticlesMuseum for African Art / Robert Stern ArchitectsArticles Share “COPY” ArchDailycenter_img 2009 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/57172/b-house-anderson-anderson-architecture-nishiyama-architects Clipboard Area:  102 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Japan Projects Year:  Houses CopyHouses•Japanlast_img read more

House Renovation in Xirongxian Hutong / OEU-ChaO

first_img Year:  “COPY” House Renovation in Xirongxian Hutong / OEU-ChaOSave this projectSaveHouse Renovation in Xirongxian Hutong / OEU-ChaO ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802444/house-renovation-in-xirongxian-hutong-oeu-chao Clipboard China “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802444/house-renovation-in-xirongxian-hutong-oeu-chao Clipboard Projects 2016 Architects: OEU-ChaO Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Zhi Cheng+ 26 Share Area:  32 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses, Renovation•Beijing, China Photographs Photographs:  Zhi ChengSave this picture!© Zhi ChengRecommended ProductsFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0DoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinText description provided by the architects. The image of the urban area nearby Xirongxian Hutong seems like other places in second ring road of Beijing City. It is like a collection of typologies: towers; multistories residential districts; monumental buildings near Changan avenue; and also reserved hutongs and courtyards.Save this picture!Before. Image © Zhi ChengSave this picture!Before. Image © Zhi ChengAt the city scale, it is difficult to tell the logic and relationships between those different urban landscapes. For the local people, they seem not worry about the vanishing of past experience or the relationship between daily life and memory. They also pay little attention to the public spaces outside buildings by the street, and to what the relationship is between public and private. “Isolation”, this is also happening on the building scale.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengSave this picture!DiagramSave this picture!Interior. Image © Zhi ChengThis house is about 30 square meters, and sandwiched between 5 nearby houses. Most of the exterior walls become interior walls in between the different houses. The only door and window openings are on the south wall, where there is hardly any light or fresh air in the room. The place is isolated from outside world, this condition is bad especially for a such a tiny space.Save this picture!Interior. Image © Zhi ChengIn the yard, a small building belonging to another neighboring family is located at the center, by the tree. Other things litter the places in the yard as well. Before the renovation, we can hardly tell that this is a yard and not a pathway.Save this picture!DiagramSave this picture!DiagramThis 30 meter site with a small “yard” will be occupied by a young couple and their 6 year old boy.In order to respond to the “Isolation”, a series of independent and easy to build units were introduced and cooperate with the original building system. They construct a gradation between public and private, outside and inside, build a path for light, wind, events and people’s movement. Also, the cooperation between new elements and original building structures establish the connection between past and present.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengThe first building unit is the porch, with a solar roof in the yard. The position of room door moved correspondingly. Places were created on the path where people would be going home from the outer street. An open lobby for changing clothes, a porch facing the tree for outside events in good weather. A transition space between house and yard.Save this picture!PlanThe second building unit is the double-slope roof gallery. It can also be defined as the enlarged building facade. First, it maximize the lighting area. Beside it the chimney and air system are also introduced on the gallary roof. This prevents unexpected damage to the original structure and roof system.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengThe most importantly, The new spaces created are the two long tables constructed based on the window from the outside to inside. When the window is opened, people might sitting around the table in good weather, events might happen here. Since there is limited area in the room, the table places some daily events out in the yard.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengThe third building unit is children room. It includes small flats on second floor, a ladder, and a lighting roof. The flats divided the space into two independent rooms: one for the parents, one for the child.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengThe sunroof window faces the north to improve the air and lighting conditions. It establishes a route for wind going though from south to north. The height of space is raised allowing for the new structure to grow through the original roof.Save this picture!© Zhi ChengThe three new building units all worked well within the old structure. At the same time, the differences between new and old are obvious. Wood and steel, heavy and light, dark and bright colors, no unnecessary additional structure.Save this picture!ModelThe principle of the plan arrangement is to place all assistant spaces and furnitures on the perimeter in order to maximize the size of the central open plan.Save this picture!Interior. Image © Zhi ChengProject gallerySee allShow lessMonte Rosa Hut / Bearth & Deplazes ArchitektenSelected ProjectsThe Cutting Edge Pharmacy / KTX archiLABSelected Projects Share House Renovation in Xirongxian Hutong / OEU-ChaO CopyAbout this officeOEU-ChaOOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationBeijingOEU-ChaOChinaPublished on December 30, 2016Cite: “House Renovation in Xirongxian Hutong / OEU-ChaO” 29 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Mother’s Club Family Learning Center Hosts Sixth Annual Fall Food Fest

first_imgEVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS For more information about Mothers’ Club and to purchase tickets to the upcoming Fall Food Fest, visit www.mothersclub.org or mail payment to the organization’s address at 980 North Fair Oaks Avenue. Tickets will also be available at the door. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Tickets are $125 each, with the option to purchase an early bird ticket for $100 before October 1. A bundle of six tickets can be purchased for $500. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on an array of exciting items at the event’s live and silent auction. Participating vendors for the evening include: Azul Imperial, Bacchus’ Kitchen, Choctál, Contessa Collections LLC, Crafted By Moonlight, Crossings, El Cholo Café, El Portal, Everson Royce, Health-Ade Kombucha, Home Brew Bar, Pasadena Sandwich Company, Ridgeview Brewing, Urban Plates, and White Horse Lounge. Community News Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center is set to celebrate its sixth annual Fall Food Fest in Pasadena on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. This annual event benefits low-income families with young children in the Pasadena community. The ticketed event will be held at the non-profit’s sustainable learning center at 980 North Fair Oaks Avenue and will include a silent auction, live entertainment and unlimited food and beverage provided by some of Los Angeles’ top restaurants and eateries. Festivities will include live music, a photo booth, various wine, beer and tequila tastings, as well as food and beverages from local restaurants. The event will be led by Master of Ceremonies Jim Babcock, and attendees can enjoy live music all night from two great acts: The Labrateers and DJ frankroc. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy About Mothers’ Club Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Top of the News Business News HerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWeird Types Of Massage Not Everyone Dares To TryHerbeautyHerbeauty Mothers’ Club provides two-generation learning programs that support low-income families with children from birth to age five. This unique approach is a proven way to lift disadvantaged families out of the cycles of poverty and under-education. Mothers’ Club programs comprise high quality, research-based early childhood education for children ages 0-5, and comprehensive services for parents, including parent education, leadership training, adult literacy, vocational exploration, and mental health support and interventions. The organization has served the Pasadena community for over 50 years and supports more than 100 families each year. Subscribe More Cool Stuff Mother’s Club Steering Committee: From left to right: Kristin Bacon, Jennifer Dyer, Rosiris Paniagua, Ginger Mort, Tori Welch, Kelly Crowe, Tanya Reader, Anne Marie Pieczarka, Bobbi Hewins, and Carolyn Cota. Not Pictured: Nurit Kotick and Anna Meadows “We’re delighted and thrilled to have our Fall Food Fest back for another year,” said Hector LaFarga, Jr., Executive Director at Mothers’ Club. “To witness the city of Pasadena, as well as greater Los Angeles, coming together to support low-income families is truly special. We hope to raise over $80,000 to support families living in isolation and poverty right here in our community. We’ve been serving families for 55 years and have seen the difference two-generational learning programs can make.” Make a comment Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center is a non-profit organization that prepares families living in isolation and poverty to succeed in school and in life through two-generation learning programs. To fulfill our mission, we provide FREE social services and educational programs to low-income, at-risk families with children ages 0-5. In all programs, parents and children are on-site, engaged in their own comprehensive curricula. Programs successfully increase literacy levels, educational outcomes and the emotional well-being of both generations. We currently serve 95 parents and 116 children each year. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Benefits Mother’s Club Family Learning Center Hosts Sixth Annual Fall Food Fest From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 3:38 pmlast_img read more

Deputy Pringle says Irish Water engineer charges “crazy”

first_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week By News Highland – August 25, 2014 Deputy Pringle says Irish Water engineer charges “crazy” WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Householders could be charged 188 euro for an engineer from Irish Water.The Irish Examiner reports that an hourly rate that will be charged for a call out in response to complaints about potential waterpipe and meter problems.It also claims that cost will rise to 282 euro per hour if the request is made out of hours.Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle has described the idea as crazy…Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/pring3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+center_img Pinterest Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey News Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Previous articleDonegal Marathon ReactionNext articleLetterkenny woman wins €20,000 on TV Money Spinner programme News Highland Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

Mc Conalogue slams proposal to reduce NowDoc service in Inishowen and Gweedore

first_img WhatsApp The HSE is considering proposals from GP’s to reduce the overnight NowDoc service in Carndonagh and Derrybeg.Under the propsals the so called Red Eye service, between 11pm and 8am, would be withdrawn from Carndonagh and Derrybeg and provided centrally from Letterkenny.The HSE is considering the proposals with a decision to be made by the end of this month.Donegal North East Deputy McConalogue says any change to the service is not acceptable – He wants the GPs and the HSE to go back to the drawing board:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/nowdampm.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Newsx Adverts PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Facebook Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released center_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers By News Highland – June 15, 2012 Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Mc Conalogue slams proposal to reduce NowDoc service in Inishowen and Gweedore Previous articleCalls for investment and concern about expansion mark Global Wind DayNext articleLetterkenny Chamber moves to attract more NI shoppers News Highland HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Pringle’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill to be signed into law

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp Pringle’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill to be signed into law Pinterest Pinterest By News Highland – December 6, 2018 WhatsApp Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Previous articleCastlefinn/ Castlederg Road blocked following crashNext articleDr McKenna Cup Fixture Schedule Released News Highland Google+center_img Facebook Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to scrap the use of public money from investments in fossil fuel corporations.Donegal Deputy Thomas Pringle’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill received its final vote today in the Dail and is now due to be signed by President Michael D Higgins and enacted into law.Deputy Pringle says, the passing of the Bill represents the potential for cross-party cooperation on the legislative process particularly on issues related to climate change.He believes it was important he sponsored the Bill when representing a rural constituency.Deputy Pringle says; for too long Donegal has been left out in the cold when it comes to national policy and he felt Donegal needed to be represented fairly on the issue of climate change. Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

People

first_img Previous Article Next Article • Elaine O’Keefe has been appointed senior communication consultant and team leader at William M Mercer’s Birmingham office.In her new role she will provide consultancy about employee benefits to clients in the Midlands, including strategic communication advice and project management.She joined Mercer from McCann-Erickson where she was a senior account director to the business-to-business division. • James Thompson has been appointed head of practice in pharmaceuticals for SRG Executive, the specialist arm of Science Recruitment Group for the recruitment of senior personnel.Thompson will be responsible for building a team to focus on emerging and established industries, particularly those in scientific or highly regulated environments. His previous experience in the recruitment industry, which spans over 12 years, includes nine years as head of practice of the pharmaceuticals and healthcare business unit at Hoggett Bowers.• Joff Sharpe has been appointed general manager of revolver.com, the on-line recruitment lifestyle web site. Sharpe will take overall responsibility for the business, and reports to Susan Boster, chief commerce and marketing officer of News Network. He joins from Trinity Mirror where he was group HR director. His responsibilities included HR support during the merger of Mirror Group Newspapers and Trinity in September 1999. Prior to joining Trinity he was vice-president of HR for Pepsi, HR director for Pizza Hut (UK) and for Mars (Europe).• Brian Cernuschi and Pat Crowder have been made board directors of The Scott Edgar Group.Cernuschi has worked for Scott Edgar for five years and Crowder for three. In that time they have made a significant contribution to the development and growth of the agency. Between them they have over 40 years experience working in the HR and advertising industries.• The merger of two UK IT recruitment specialists has been finalised this month. The Aximis Group led by Jess Jaworski has joined forces with Xpert IT Recruitment in a strategic move aimed at strengthening both companies’ market position.Jaworski founded the country’s largest IT recruitment firm before founding Aximis. PeopleOn 27 Jun 2000 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. last_img read more

Talking shop

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Thismonth sees the annual pilgrimage to Harrogate of training and HR professionals.Patrick McCurry reports on what they might find there How to cope with change is one of the key themes of this year’s CIPDconference and exhibition in Harrogate – and that applies equally to trainersas to other HR specialists. The theme of change is kicked off with the opening keynote address on 23October, entitled Thinking Like a Revolutionary. In this, Gary Hamel, visitingprofessor at the London Business School, argues that organisations need toconstantly re-invent themselves to respond to changing circumstances. Angela Baron, CIPD adviser on organisation and development, agrees:”Companies are having to deal with ever-more rapid change, in areas suchas technology, customer expectations and their marketplace.” Baron, who chairs a seminar on Developing Your People Strategy on 23 October,says this environment of change means it is even more crucial for trainers toalign their programmes with the company’s business strategy. “Manycompanies are still just sending staff on courses but neglecting other forms oftraining, such as coaching and mentoring,” she adds. Business strategy One of the speakers at the Developing Your People seminar is Craig McCoy,group HR director at BSkyB, who will be presenting a case study of thecompany’s attempt to align people management strategy with business strategy. One of the initiatives McCoy will be highlighting is BSkyB’s ‘Living theVision’ training scheme for its 4,500 call centre staff in Scotland. He says: “We have done a lot of work on the branding of BSkyB in thelast couple of years and the Living the Vision programme is an attempt to marrythe behaviours and competencies of staff with the values of that externalbranding.” Work on the branding of BSkyB led to the development of new corecompetencies for staff, such as using initiative and being creative, saysMcCoy. All call centre staff will be going through a three-day off-sitetraining course focusing on the company’s vision and values. The programme willbe based around a TV and film theme. “It is about winning staff’s hearts and minds,” says McCoy, addingthat it is extremely rare for a company to put call centre staff through suchan ambitious training course. “Usually, such a big programme would befocused purely on technical training but this is very different,” he says.For Paul Turner, group HR business director at the University for LloydsTSB, the theme of change is reflected in the challenge facing trainers over howto put together training programmes. Turner, who chairs a seminar called Developing Tomorrow’s Managers on 24October, says: “Companies know they are living in an increasinglyglobalised and competitive world and that to recruit and retain they needeffective management development schemes in place.” He says trainers are now living in the ‘post-e world’. “E-learning wasbeing presented as the solution a few years ago, but now people realise thingsaren’t that simple and the challenge is how to put together layered training,with different components such as e-learning, coaching and mentoring, andface-to-face training.” There is no single correct approach, says Turner: “Every organisationneeds to weigh up its own needs and culture when deciding on the components ofits training strategy.” But he does see a growing role for coaching and mentoring in management development:”Where you can get managers to be coached by their seniors, that’s a veryeffective way of developing staff.” The use of coaching is also highlighted by Michael Carroll, a visitingindustrial professor at Bristol University. Carroll, who will be presenting afringe seminar entitled It’s a guy thing – how men learn, has been involved intraining consultants at management consultancy RightCoutts. “They are mostly men and running the scheme made me think a lot abouthow men learn compared with women,” says Carroll. One of the striking things, says Carroll, is that men will ‘run a mile’ fromany suggestion of counselling, but if you present it in a coaching form, theywill be more receptive. “Men associate coaching with sports and so are happier to takepart,” he says. The problem, he adds, is that while men are very strong onproblem solving, they are often poor people managers. “As you go up the hierarchies in most organisations you find a higherproportion of men, but unfortunately many of these executives are poor atmanaging relationships in the workplace.” He adds that women, on the otherhand, are better at team working and handling relationships. Carroll will be outlining his approach to moving men from the moretheoretical, problem-solving approach to learning to one based on engagingemotions and managing workplace relationships effectively. In another fringe seminar Seamus Rodgers, a principal at consultants EmpowerGroup, will describe the leadership development programme being run for theAdult Learning Inspectorate (ALI), using the action learning approach totraining. “They wanted an innovative approach to management development ratherthan traditional training, so we proposed action learning,” says Rodgers. Staff are divided in to teams of 10, who meet once a month. Much of thelearning is done in virtual teams. Among the challenges was how to run a major training programme for staffthat are dispersed geographically. “All the inspectors work from home up and down the country, so therehas been a lot of e-learning involved, with the ALI putting materials on itsintranet for home-based inspectors and other staff to access.” Show facts– The CIPD annual conference and exhibition is held atHarrogate International Centre from Wednesday 23 October to Friday 25 October – Opening times for the exhibition, which is free, are10.30-18.15 on 23 October, 9.30-18.00 on 24 October and 9.30-15.00 on 25October.– There are more than 300 exhibitors, plus free fringe eventsat the exhibition. Those not attending the conference can pre-register for theexhibition by calling the hotline or registering online – Prices to attend the conference (excl accommodation andmeals) range from £395 + VAT for a one-day ticket to £955 +VAT for three days,for a non-CIPD member– The conference hotline is on 020 8263 3434, e-mail:[email protected], www.cipd.co.uk/annualconf-exConference and show details were correct at time of going topressShow business among the training-focused exhibitors:Cambridge Online Learning (A38)Handles professional management qualifications delivered onlinevia its global campus. Candidates study in virtual sets with online support. www.cambridge-online-learning.co.ukCentre for Management and Policy Studies (Cabinet Office) (C62)Providers of central government and public sector training.Highlighting a new e-learning support system as well as their leadership onlinelearning programme, Prime. Another product is Platinum, an online network forsenior civil servants and executives. www.cmps.gov.ukConsultancy Works (Q70)Specialising in preparing people for organisational change.Programmes include strategy change, developing teams (multi-disciplinary andcross-cultural), coaching, personal development planning and leadershipdevelopment.  The companywill be highlighting its recent work in South Africa in cross-cultural teamworking, using Myers-Briggs psychological tools. www.consultancyworks.comCorous (based at the Open University) (C82)Specialising in online learning. Courses include Learning toE-learn Online and  Supporting OnlineLearners. Corous also provides consultancy on all aspects of setting up anddesigning e-learning systems. www.corous.comHenley Management College (M54)Runs executive development programmes for middle and seniormanagers, as well as the Henley Learning Partnership,a network for companies totake part in a range of learning opportunities.The college is launching an online mentoring programme. Otherinitiatives include the Henley Forum on Human Resources, a network for seniorHR directors. www.henleymc.ac.ukInstitute of Leadership and Management (A54)The ILM unites the National Examining Board for Supervision andManagement with the Institute for Supervision and Management. It will beshowing its suite of qualifications from team leading at level 2 to seniormanagement at level 5. www.i-l-m.comKeystrokes(Q52)An IT skills training specialist. Keystrokes will bedemonstrating its formula for IT skills gap analysis.  www.keystrokes.co.ukLakeside Management Development (C131)Provides tailor-made outdoor experiential training courseswhich cover leadership development, teamworking, change management andstrategic management. www.lmd.org.ukLearning Futures (Q44)Will be launching a new e-learning package, Principles ofKnowledge Management – an HR Perspective, as well as The Learning Audit, whichis designed to provide insights into companies’ ability and willingness todevelop as learning organisations.  www.learningfutures.co.ukLeadChange (Q38)Facilitating personal and leadership development through themedium of natural horsemanship. www.leadchange.comMarton House (Q12)Will be highlighting its e-learning capability, particularly ofoutplacement self-development modules on CV writing, job search and selection. www.martonhouse.co.ukMomentum Radar (Q43)Behavioural Science Systems is launching  a new version of its behaviour diagnostictool, Momentum Radar, called the Personal Effectiveness Monitor. It is aimed atpeople who are charged with achieving goals through the efforts of others andmeans that staff at all levels can learn how they can be more effective. www.momentumradar.comPeak (Q66)Deals with core coaching skills and one-to-one personalcoaching systems, through its Achieving Peak Performance model. www.mattsomers.com/peakPhone Coach (Q107)Portable telephone training equipment for automatic recordingof role play and live call conversations. www.phonecoach.comPsychological Consulting (C30)Offers online personality profiling, including measures used inexecutive coaching. www.psykey.ltd.ukReg Athwal Worldwide (Q50)RAW has formed a European partnership with US company PowerHiring and has brought to the UK a series of workshops for managers calledPower Hiring – best practices in hiring top talent. www.regathwal.comRoffey Park (A64)Roffey Park will be demonstrating its new web-based learningportal, called The Learning Junction, which provides free up-to-date contentand commentary on 12 specialist areas of personal and organisationaldevelopment, including leadership, strategy, management and human resources. www.roffeypark.comSpring IT Training (A20)Offers IT and professional skills training, focusing on blendedlearning with an e-learning portal, mobile training classrooms and a managedtraining service. www.spring.comSkillboosters (B129)Offers bespoke servicesplus generic CD-Rom packages includingUnder Pressure, a new stress management resource featuring Professor CaryCooper. Skillboosters will be highlighting the importance of having trainingmaterial that engages people and not just information that proves to be littlemore than on-screen booklets. www.skillboosters.comTreepax (Q64)Highlighting its “Engineering the Impossible”programme, which looks at how idea generation and innovation occurs withinorganisations and individuals and on techniques to make these happen.  www.engineeringtheimpossible.com Previous Article Next Article Talking shopOn 3 Oct 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more

Forecast Calls for Snow

first_imgThe National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Ocean City in effect from 7 p.m. Wednesday through 12 p.m. Thursday.Residents and visitors are advised to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions during this period.The latest NWS forecast calls for total snow accumulation up to 4 inches and ice accumulation of a light glaze.Please be advised that West Avenue is a “Snow Removal Zone” and parking is prohibited on both sides of the street when the road is covered by snow.For Police and Fire Department emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies, call 609-399-9111 or 609-399-6111. More snow is expected from this week’s storm than the coating that covered Ocean City’s beaches on Feb. 2.last_img

International activity

first_imgThe IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo will take place on 28 July to 1 August, 2007 at McCormick Place South, Chicago.It aims to bring together experts from the baking and food industry, including technologists, scientists, buyers and sellers from all over the world. Visitors will see a variety of new products and learn about market trends. It also offers a chance to interact and exchange information with peers.International attendees will find more than 20 educational sessions, addressing issues such as research and product development, packaging, dietary supplements and functional foods, emerging science and technology, antioxidants in food preservation and in health promotion, post-harvest intervention technologies and quality assurance.International food giant Cargill is set to showcase health-oriented convenience food at the show, in response to consumer and customer demand. Cargill prototypes featured at IFT 2007 will include:l baked goods with flavour variety and healthier fatsl adult-focused indulgent cereal and convenient snacks with health benefitsl confections with no or reduced sugar and low caloriesl organics, including a decadent organic confection.Jason Jennings, best-selling author, will also deliver a Keynote Address, on Sunday, 29 July, which will draw on the food science industry, sharing insights into the ways in which leading organisations are innovating.More than 23,000 visitors are expected to attend the event.last_img read more