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St Albans, Herts, United Kingdom, 2009/03/24 - Scottish Borders Council has subscribed to organisation development (OD) consultancy Echelon’s online management learning resource.
Echelon’s popular ‘Learning Matters’ online learning library contains some 2,000 modules of development and performance support material that underpin quality of employee performance and continuing personal and professional development.
The library contains a broad range of solutions, including:
• action lists that provide performance support on everyday issues;
• self-development solutions to build new knowledge and skills;
• personal performance diagnostics that assess individual and team performance in a range of key activities and behaviours;
• business leader interviews that offer personal commentary from a range of leading entrepreneurs and corporate leaders;
• book digests that introduce the work of some of the world’s leading management thinkers.
Scottish Borders Regional Council employees will have 24/7 access to learning covering a wide range of subject areas, including leadership, communication, teamwork, finance, coaching and customer relationships.
Scottish Borders Council asked Edinburgh-based training resource providers Ellerton Training Services to source the subject areas of greatest interest and priority. Ellerton Training Services was happy to recommend Echelon’s online library.
The Echelon solutions have the dual purpose of providing new knowledge and skills and acting as just-in-time reference tools to support accurate and productive working.
Alistair Morrison, CEO of Echelon, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Scottish Borders Council as a new client. Our Learning Matters library provides a convenient and low-cost way of supporting employee development."
Judith Warren, managing director of Ellerton, added: "We are pleased to have been able to assist Scottish Borders Council in meeting thier development needs and to have collaborated with Echelon whom we have known and trusted for many years."
Karen Niven, Scottish Borders Council commented: “Scottish Borders Council recently acquired the use of the Echelon online library to support the Learning and Development needs of council employees for soft skills courses.”
Echelon provides online learning and CPD solutions to a wide range of government, corporate, and not-for-profit organisations and professional institutes including the NHS, T-Mobile and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
About Ellerton Training Services
Ellerton Training Services provides a comprehensive consultancy service in flexible learning and e-learning. It can create bespoke materials and works with partnerships to create online courses or flexible materials for all types of training delivery.
About Echelon Learning Ltd
Echelon (echelonlearning.co.uk) is an organisation development consultancy with a 20-year track record of delivering targeted communication, training and performance support solutions that really make a difference to corporate, government and not-for-profit organisations and professional bodies.
The company helps its clients create and sustain improved operational performance by developing high levels of employee engagement and competence that leverage their ability to achieve outstanding results, particularly in times of change.
Echelon publishes a wide range of business and management solutions that offer job support and lifelong career development.
Clients include: Channel Tunnel Rail Link, London Overground Rail (LOROL), Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Department of Work and Pensions, Festival Housing Association, NHS, Royal Town Planning Institute, T-Mobile, Translink.