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Why Choose the CPD Standards Office?

The CPD Standards Office forms part of the Professional Development Consortium and is also home to the CPD Research Project, Provider of Training Excellence, and Coach of Excellence accreditations. A prestigious global organisation, whose members deliver CPD accredited training and learning in all subjects and topics. About Us A large part of our organisation is

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Marketing Ideas for your Training/Coaching Business

Marketing for your training/coaching business can be tricky if you aren’t sure where to start. Here are some simple ideas to get your marketing up and running: Become a Social Networker Create business accounts and actively participate in all of the big social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Instagram. Create Video

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Unsolicited Dubious Accreditation

Over the past year, with everyone working from home and online, the dark underbelly of the internet has become more prevalent, with an increase in dubious accreditation services and scams.  These are exploiting unsuspecting, and vulnerable businesses. Don’t be Duped! Free accreditation services are now attempting to enter the training and coaching industries; but are

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Self Care for Trainers, Coaches & Online Educators

Trainers and coaches spend an awful lot of time thinking about others, and sometimes not enough time on themselves. Self-care is important for everyone and should be a priority for all. With the challenges over the last 18 months, it has highlighted how important self-care actually is. The challenges of COVID19 and adapting businesses to

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Restructure your Online Training to Get More Bookings

It can be easy to get stuck in the same cycle of delivering training online that you have always delivered. So how can you mix it up? Here we have put together five thinking points to help you make your online training more relevant and attractive to clients surfing the web: Re-structure Your Courses Instead

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Why is CPD Accreditation Important to your Business

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has a huge variety of benefits to a business or an individual. In today’s working world, there is a lot more competition than there used to be 10 years ago, so if you want to succeed you need to stand out from the crowd. For businesses operating in highly competitive markets,

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CPD Then and Now: from the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Revolution

The Dawn of Continuous Learning The process of undergoing continuous professional learning is encouraged and attested by professional bodies and associations of which the Royal Medical Colleges (established in the 16th century) were the first. It was only towards the end of the 18th century, however, that the demand for reskilling within the lifetime of

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Why Choose the CPD Standards Office?

The CPD Standards Office forms part of the Professional Development Consortium and is also home to the CPD Research Project, Provider of Training Excellence, and Coach of Excellence accreditations. A prestigious global organisation, whose members deliver CPD accredited training and learning in all subjects and topics. About Us A large part of our organisation is

Read More »

Marketing Ideas for your Training/Coaching Business

Marketing for your training/coaching business can be tricky if you aren’t sure where to start. Here are some simple ideas to get your marketing up and running: Become a Social Networker Create business accounts and actively participate in all of the big social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Instagram. Create Video

Read More »

Unsolicited Dubious Accreditation

Over the past year, with everyone working from home and online, the dark underbelly of the internet has become more prevalent, with an increase in dubious accreditation services and scams.  These are exploiting unsuspecting, and vulnerable businesses. Don’t be Duped! Free accreditation services are now attempting to enter the training and coaching industries; but are

Read More »

Self Care for Trainers, Coaches & Online Educators

Trainers and coaches spend an awful lot of time thinking about others, and sometimes not enough time on themselves. Self-care is important for everyone and should be a priority for all. With the challenges over the last 18 months, it has highlighted how important self-care actually is. The challenges of COVID19 and adapting businesses to

Read More »

Restructure your Online Training to Get More Bookings

It can be easy to get stuck in the same cycle of delivering training online that you have always delivered. So how can you mix it up? Here we have put together five thinking points to help you make your online training more relevant and attractive to clients surfing the web: Re-structure Your Courses Instead

Read More »

Why is CPD Accreditation Important to your Business

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) has a huge variety of benefits to a business or an individual. In today’s working world, there is a lot more competition than there used to be 10 years ago, so if you want to succeed you need to stand out from the crowd. For businesses operating in highly competitive markets,

Read More »

CPD Then and Now: from the Industrial Revolution to the Digital Revolution

The Dawn of Continuous Learning The process of undergoing continuous professional learning is encouraged and attested by professional bodies and associations of which the Royal Medical Colleges (established in the 16th century) were the first. It was only towards the end of the 18th century, however, that the demand for reskilling within the lifetime of

Read More »
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