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Presentations

Welcome to the presentations section of our website where we have organised the presentations we've delivered over the years. 

If you move your mouse over the presentations menu item above you will see a number of sub-sections so that you can easily reach the content you are looking for.  All our content is in PDF format and please share this as you see fit but we would ask that you reference our material and give us the credit for the work we have done.

BILD
The learning audit
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

The learning audit


This presentation was delivered at the British Institute for Learning and Development (formerly BAOL) in April 2003.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough together with Fiona Leteney from Feenix e-learning talked about the issues involved with measuring and delivering excellent training

This session covered issues such as the learning need, resouces, balancing the books and delivering results.

Birkbeck College
Managing projects successfully
Updated: 28 Feb 2011

Managing projects successfullyThis is another of the sessions we run at Birkbeck College and this one deals with managing projects successfully.

For many of the students, the opportunity of running a projects is both exciting and daunting.

During this day-long session we explore the success criteria of projects and discuss the tools and techniques that can be used to deliver a project in the most effective way.

This is an exceptionally practical session whish demonstrates that running successful projects is as much an art as it is a science.

So, you want to be in business?
Updated: 11 Feb 2011

So, you want to be in business?


This is one of the sessions we run at Birkbeck College whcih focuses on the key issues with setting up and running your own business.

For these session we concentrate on the media and training markets as this is the main focus of the studends as many (if not all of them) are drawn from these industries.



Digital Directions
Networking and collaboration
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Networking and collaboration


This presentation was delivered at the Digital Directions networking event in July 2005.

At this session, Jonathan Kettleborough discussed the issues involved with networking and collaboration within the digital media sector.

This session covered issues such as getting to know your customers, networking, building partnershps and expaning your business reach.

 

e-Business Club
Using the internet to manage service operations
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Using the internet to manage service operations

This presentation was delivered at the e-Business Club March 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the benefits of using the internet to manage your service operations.

This session covered issues such as engaging with your customers at a distance and reducing the overall cost of service operations.

Business transformation through internet technology
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Business transformation through internet technology

 

This presentation was delivered at the e-Business Club in March 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the benefits of transforming your business through the use of internet technology.  This session covered areas such as internet marketing, service operations and remote working.

e-Learning Network
Keeping learning fresh
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Keeping learning fresh


This presentation was delivered at the e-learning network in January 2002.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the way in which all forms of learning can be kept fresh and interesting to the learner.

This session covered issues such as media, regulatory issues and the ageing of content.

 

ICT Forum
E-learning foresight
Updated: 03 Mar 2011

E-learning foresight

 

This presentation was delivered at the  ICT Forum in December 2002.

This short presentation gave a taste of where e-learning was heading and the issues that needed to be taken into account for both business and education.

Whilst this is a very short presentation, it's always good to look back as see of what we predicted to happen actually did!

LPI
Understanding your business and aligning training for success
Updated: 28 Feb 2011

Understanding your business and aligning training for success

This presentation was delivered at the IITT conference in September 2010.

It concentrates on ensuring that L&D professionals totally understand the issues within their business and therefore align all training to ensure that the business benefits. 

Whilst simple to say, not all L&D departments are totally aligned to the needs of the organisaiton as you will see within this presentation.

 

Setting strategy for real results
Updated: 26 Feb 2011

Setting strategy for real resultsThis presentation was delivered at the IITT conference in May 2006.

It concentrates on ensuring that L&D professionals understand the issues when setting strategies within their business and therefore concentrate on the right issues for the right rerasons si that benefits are delivered.

Whilst the presentation looks fairly simple, unfortunately many L&D departments make a meal out of the issue of stratgy and either do the wrong thing, or sometimes worse still, do the right thing but in such a complicated manner that results will never get delivered!


You are not alone - the benefits of mentoring
Updated: 26 Feb 2011

You are not alone - the benefits of mentoring

This presentation was delivered at the IITT Yorkshire Group session in January 2006.  It was also repeated in an online webinar on the same day.


In this session, Jonathan Kettleborough looked at the benefits that coaching mentoring can bring within an organisation and outlined the success that compasnies were having who had adoped these practices.



Delivering the complete learning mix
Updated: 28 Feb 2011

Delivering the complete learning mix

This presentation was delivered at the IITT conference in May 2005 in conjunction with Richard Malam of Centrica.

This presentation concentrates on ensuring that L&D professionals deliver learning interventions that (where necessary) cover the whole range of delivery platforms including:  face-to-face, e-learning, coaching, mentoring, books, open learning centres but to name just a few.  The purpose of this session was to ensure that the participants realised that one size DOES NOT for all!

 

Running your department as a business
Updated: 26 Feb 2011

Running your department as a business

This presentation was delivered at the IITT London Conference in March 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the benefits of running your L&D department as thought it was a business.  in this case your values, strategy and tactics take on a whole new approach and the focus in delivering to your organisation becomes paramount.  It also generates some great results!

This session was first delivered as an online webinar in December 2004.



Developing a business strategy
Updated: 28 Feb 2011

Developing a business strategy

This presentation was delivered at the IITT Training Managers Connect Group in November 2004.

This presentation concentrates on ensuring that L&D professionals undertands the issues involved with developing a business strategy. 

This session covered topics such as:  strategic faiure, vision, values, key drivers, research tools and developing a busines plan, but to name a few!

 

Internet Forum
Using the internet to manage service operations
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Using the internet to manage service operations

This presentation was delivered at the Internet Forum in March 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the benefits of using the internet to manage your service operations. 

This session covered issues such as engaging with your customers at a distance and reducing the overall cost of service operations.

 

Business transformation through internet technology
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Business transformation through internet technology

 

 

This presentation was delivered at the Internet Forum in February 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the benefits of transforming your business through the use of internet technology.  This session covered areas such as internet marketing, service operations and remote working.

 

Developing a business strategy and business planning
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Developing a business strategy and business planningThis presentation was delivered at the Internet Forum in October 2004.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough discussed the issues involved in developing a business strategy and also with business planning.

This session covered issues such as values, vision, mission, strategy, tactics and the various research and planing tools that you can use to keep you on track.

Proposals that produce results
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Proposals that produce results

 

This presentation was delivered at the Internet Forum in October 2003.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough discussed the issue faced by so many companies; how do you produce a proposal that delivers the results?

This session covered issues such as knowing the needs of the client, responding to the requirements, using positive language and it also includes a handy checklist to make sure you havent missed anything!

Managing e-Projects
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Managing e-Projects

This presentation was delivered at the Internet Forum in November 2002.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the issues of managing e-projects and outlined why they not only differ from traditional projects but also why so many of them fail.

This session covered issues such as balncing requirements from users and clients alike, rapid development and the need to maintain clear scope boundaries.

 

Learning Technologies
Targeting learning for maximum effect
Updated: 12 Feb 2011

Targeting learning for maximun effect

This presentation was delivered at the Learning Technologies conference in January 2010. 

It concentrates on the ways organisations can best target their learning to create maximum and lasting effect by firstly understanding what makes the business a success and then directing your training efforts in an appropriate manner.


Building a performance positive culture
Updated: 11 Feb 2011

Building a performance positive culture


This presentation was delivered at the Learning Technologies Conference in 2007 jointly with Liz Beswick from British Energy.

As learning professionals, one of the big issues you will always face is the ability to get your training initiatives truly embedded in your organisation. 

Just think for a moment; do your initiatives really stick, or are they more like a passing focus which people pay lip service to until something more important comes along?  And if your initiatives are not sticking, then just imagine how powerful they could be if they did!


Building a great plan and budget
Updated: 11 Feb 2011

Building a great plan and budget

This presentation was given during the 2006 Learning Technologies conference.

This presentation dealt with the issues of stratgic planning and the most appropriate manner in which to build your budget.

Building on well-founded strategic theory, this presentation is useful for anyone who needs to develop a departmental strategy.

Coaching for success
Updated: 28 Feb 2011

Coaching for success

 

 

This presentation was was one of two delivered at the Learning Technologies Conference in 2005.

With the use of coaching increasing within businesses, this presnetation looked at the issues and benefits of coaching within organisations and the relationship to mentoring with which coaching can often be confused.

Managing projects at speed
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Managing projects at speed

 

This was one of two presentations delivered at the Learning Technologies conference in 2005.

More and more people are now required to manage projects, this presentation looked at the issues that should be at the forefront of your mind if you're the one who's got to bring the project in!

Running your department as a business
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Running your department as a business

 

This presentation was delivered at the Learning Technologies conference in 2004 jointly with Jayne Edwards of HBOS.

With the pressure on training departments to deliver results, this presentation outlined the differences between a business-focussed and traditionally focused department.

Following a well-proven route, the audience were taken through the stages to transform their department and deliver long-term value.

Setting your departmental strategy
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Setting your departmental strategyThis presentation was one of two delivered at the Learning Technologies conference in 2004.

You may be familiar with the reactive and unorganised training department which deliver courses to an often intolerant customer organisation, and is never quite clear exactly what needs to be delivered, when and to whom.  It is usually the last to be invited to project planning meetings, and often far too late to influence either the timing of training plans or the allocated budget.  It is not asked to play a part in strategic thinking, and anyway it would not have the time to.  In fact, it is just too busy rushing to get that last bit of course development finished.

Measuring training
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Measuring training

 

This presentation was given at the Learning Technologies conference in 2003.  It was a joint presentation with Phil Green from Optimum Learning.

During this session we focused on the issues of what organisations measure in order to drive them in the right direction.

Taking a wide range of examples - from skiing to road markings, this session provided an interactive introduction into the tricky world of measuring training.

Ensuring your testing is valid
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Ensuring your testing is valid

 

This presentation was part of a hands-on workshop at the Learning Technologies conference in 2003.

While many organisations test for knowledge and competence of their employees, have you ever wondered exactly what does make a good test; one that is fair and above all accurate.

 

Avoiding implementation pitfalls
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Avoiding Implemantation Pitfalls

 

This presentation was given at the Learning Technologies conference in 2002.

With the need for organisations to deliver effective learning ever growing, this session focused on how learning can be implemented into organisations with the maximum benefit and the minimum of pitfalls.

With issues such as culture and change, this session walks through the most appropriate routes to deliver error-free learning.

Learning and Skills Group
Appropriate mechanisms for peak performance
Updated: 11 Feb 2011

Appropriate mechanisms for peak performance

This presentation was delivered at the Learning and Skills conference in 2008.

The focus of the presentation was how you identify what peak performance looks like within your organisation and then how you train the organisation to reach the performanve desired.

This presentation looks at organisations as diverse as the nuclear industry, Formula 1, the airline industry and call centres.


Manchester Metropolitan University
Assessing and meeting clients needs
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Assessing and meeting clients needs

This presentation was delivered at Manchester Metropolitan University in March 2002.

At this lecture, Jonathan Kettleborough discussed the issues involved in understanding, assessing and meeting the nees of your clients in order to deliver meaningful, lasting and effective solutions.

This lecture covered issues such as the e-market, service quality, key business drivers, global strategy and how to best present your solution.

 

Northern New Media Forum
Remote and virtual working
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Remote and virtual working

 

This presentation was delivered at the Northern New Media Forum in March 2004.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough and Jeremy Coates of Co-Comp (now Magma Digital) talked about the issues of remote and flexible working.

This session covered issues such as online security, webcasting, webinars, remote chat, remote connection and management of remote assets.

Managing projects successfully
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Managing projects successfully


This presentation was delivered at the Northern New Media Forum in February 2003.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the issues of managing projects successfully, especially e-projects.  Jonathan also outlined why they not only differ from traditional projects but also why so many of them fail.

This session covered issues such as balncing requirements from users and clients alike, rapid development and the need to maintain clear scope boundaries.

Admissible Probability Measures
Updated: 01 Mar 2011

Admissible Probability Measures


This presentation was delivered at the Northern New Media Forum in July 2002.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the issues involved with online assessment and testing and the pitfalsl that are involved with "standard" multiple choice questions.

Admissible Probability Measures ae not an easy concept to implement, hwever our experience shows that they deliver vastly improved organisational intelligence.

SAP
Effective training strategies in times of change
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Effective training strategies in times of change

 

 

This presentation was delivered at the SAP Special Interest Training Group in March 2005.

At this conference, Jonathan Kettleborough talked about the need to deveop effective trategies and business plans and the ever-increasing need to deliver value to the organisation.


 

Wired City
Networking and collaboration
Updated: 02 Mar 2011

Networking and collaboration

 

This presentation was delivered at a number of Wired City networking events during 2004 and 2005.

At these sessions, Jonathan Kettleborough discussed the issues involved with networking and collaboration within the digital media sector.

These sessions covered issues such as getting to know your customers, networking, building partnershps and expaning your business reach.