This week’s training newsAre you in a top team?The TD2001 Award, runby Training magazine and sponsored by Raytheon Professional Services, islooking for the most business-focused training and development team in the UK.The winning team will have a strong focus on performance improvement, hasinfluence and respect among senior professionals and can demonstrate theeffectiveness of its activities. Any UK T&D team can enter the TD2001 Awardfor the UK’s Top Training Team. The T&D function may be internal oroutsourced. The winning team will receive the TD2001 Trophy at a presentationto be held at the Training Solutions Show at the NEC in Birmingham on 27 June.Call Glen Kieran on 020-8652 3822 for details.GM’s e-learning dealGeneral Motorsannounced a four-year deal with e-learning provider UNext last week. GM’s88,000 global salaried staff will have access to management development coursesand an online MBA programme, created in partnership with business schools suchas Stanford University, in the US, and the London School of Economics. GM’smanagement and technical employees will have access to online courses providedby universities affiliated to UNext. www.unext.comMerger likely for NTOA merger between theMarine Training Authority and the troubled NTO for the telecoms industry islooking increasingly likely. Last November, the NTO tele.com went intoreceivership after problems with a training contract left it with debts of£10m. The authority stepped in with a merger package that was accepted by NTOtele.com’s board, but the DfEE felt a consultation period was necessary. It isdue to finish by the end of this month. www.dfee.gov.uk Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Training newsOn 10 Apr 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.