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October 2016

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October 2016 Dear Members, Happy Halloween!! Here is the CPD Standards October membership update on our most recent networking events, the best books in neuroscience and an invitation to write a guest blog about your CPD accredited activities. Update: The CPD Standards members’ events in Manchester and London Over the last month and a half,… Read more »


Running the 100 Metres Without a Stopwatch is Crazy!

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This summer, we marveled at the Olympians and Paralympians achieving world records and medals in Rio and ultimately their success comes from managing their training and measuring performance. Darren Smith, Founder of Making Business Matter discusses how competency frameworks can improve performance in business. It Matters What We Call Them A competency framework, also known… Read more »


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Become a CPD Provider

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Become a CPD Provider Becoming a CPD provider is a great way to establish you or your organisation as an expert of a given field, for example, accountants or beauticians. A CPD Provider enables others to learn from their expertise and experience to enhance their own careers. What is a CPD Provider? CPD Providers are… Read more »



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Privacy & Cookie Policy – 2022 PDC Privacy Policy Version 2.0: Thanks for visiting the Professional Development Consortium (PDC) website or using The Professional Development Consortium ’s accreditation or research services. This policy explains the what, how and why of the information we collect when you visit our website, or when you use our Services…. Read more »


Strategies For Marketing Online Training

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Cost Effective Strategies For Marketing Your Training Online We often find that the training businesses we work with have an excellent product, but struggle to market it effectively. With 8 out of 10 business-to-business purchases originating online, those looking for the training you provide are turning to the internet as their first port of call…. Read more »


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Benefits of CPD

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What are the benefits of CPD? The benefits of CPD can be seen from two perspectives – that of the employee, and that of the employer. The Benefits of CPD for Employees Employees can reap the benefits of continuing professional development and can improve their skills in their current role and future career. By undertaking… Read more »


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What is CPD?

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CPD Meaning What is CPD? Continuing professional development (CPD) is the intentional maintenance and development of the knowledge and skills needed to perform in a professional context. This could mean honing current skills, it could mean developing them to a new level, or it could mean learning new ones that will allow an employee’s job… Read more »