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The Bridgend Boardroom - For Hire!

Need a professional and private meeting room that will seat up to 15 people?  The Bridgend Boardroom is professionally furnished with latest screens and facilities available - along with your own private reception area if required.

Boardroom table seats 10 but there is additional capacity in the Boardroom to comfortably seat many more.  There is a lounge area with leather seating and a break out/reception area if required.

24 hours notice required for bookings, payable in advance.  

Maximum of 15 people.

Reasonable Hourly rate or Daily rate available for room hire (no additional delegate rate).

Refreshments can be made available if requested at booking, but there would be a small additional charge.

If you would like to view our facilities please call our offices on 0845 1306461 and ask for Marina Wooding.  

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Management Development Apprenticeship

Busy executives who want to get ahead now have the opportunity to undertake a senior development programme in Leadership and Management that is uniquely supported by the Welsh Government and the South West Wales Consortium.

This Diploma programme is at Level 5 and accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.  It is delivered over 18 months through a combination of off-site management workshops (Bridgend etc) and indidual coaching and assessment of applied learning to develop competency of individuals over time in National Occupational Standards.

This programme is not age restricted.  You will need to be supported by your business for the course duration as there are work based assignments and trainer assessors will need to visit your workplace - and you have to be employed in a relevant job role.  Please contact Viv Compton for further details and to register your interest on 0845 1306461 or Email: viv.compton@tracktraining.co.uk

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New - Managing World Class Change - ILM programme approved by University of South Wales

Managers in Wales can now benefit from a new programme in Managing World Class Change supported by a leading Welsh University.  The programme is delivered in 7 one day workshops over 6 months and incorporates elements of Lean Management tools.

Students who live or work in certain regions in South Wales can also benefit from European funding to greatly reduce the costs towards this Institute of Leadership and Management accredited programme at Level 5, supported by UHOVI.  Supported regions include Merthyr, Torfaen, RCT and Caerphilly.  Call Viv Compton for further details.

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Breaking News North Pole requests lean training from Track Training

Track Training are very proud to announce that we have been approached by representatives of the man of the month, Chris Cringle, with a view to implementing lean training within the big man’s operations up North. After years of providing billions of toys per year, whilst receiving nothing more than milk and cookies in return, it has been decided that a more viable business strategy may be required for the long term survival of Christmas. Through a Value Stream Mapping exercise, Track Training has identified the following areas to pursue for eradication of waste within Santa’s operation;

 

1 – Making a list AND checking it twice – Inefficient

2 – The list of inventory required is still manual – If this isn’t changed to computerised, there’s the risk of this list being lost/destroyed (Poka Yoke)

3 – No back up reindeer – With so much of the operation undertaken in one night, should a reindeer get injured/ill, the whole operation would be in jeopardy. Back up reindeers required (FMEA)

4 – Huge inventory requirements – JIT system to be looked into

 

Santa was able to access some of the various funding streams for training Track Training has access to in order to put in place the lean training. Track Training is pleased to announce we will be implementing Kaizen projects to pursue eradication of the identified wastes in time for Xmas 2014.   

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New Partnership with Leeds City College

The Skills Support for the Workforce Project is led by Leeds City College in partnership with the Leeds City Region Skills Network and funded by the Skills Funding Agency and European Social Fund.  The project supports the development of a skilled and adaptable workforce in the Leeds City Region and Barnsley.  Group Business Development Manager, Viv Compton said "finding partners in the North of England is an important part of our strategy in order to support the employers we work with across the country who are all very keen to develop their staff but often only have very limited training budgets, if any.  This project will allow for a range of Continuous Improvement training to be undertaken in the workplace that will allow staff to achieve nationally recognised qualifications and companies to gain world-class manufacturing techniques at operative level through to senior level - so everyone benefits".

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