In briefOn 1 Apr 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. This month’s Training magazine news in briefBudgets rising Training spend is set to rise in the coming year, according to the CIPD’sAnnual Training and Development Survey, due out during HRD Week on 20-22 April.The survey is expected show that organisations are likely to spend more thantheir current £600-£900 per head. Mandatory development The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants( ACCA) has announced thatits new continuing professional development scheme known as ACCA Realise willbe a requirement for members working in all industries and positions throughouttheir careers. The scheme, which will be recognised worldwide, will be phasedin from 1 January 2005. www.accaglobal.com/realisecpdAnyone for cricket? Sussex County Cricket Club, is offering managers from across business thechance to run its championship club. It has teamed up with leadership trainingspecialists The Third Hand to run a course designed to boost commercial, teamand individual development skills. Known as Sporting Leaders the course allowsindividuals to make decisions through a computer simulation. Club players andstaff will also be on hand. www.thethirdhand.co.ukPartners in learning Training providers, employers and government officials are expected togather under one roof for the Association of Learning Providers’ second annualconference and exhibition next month. Knownas “Partners in Learning” the conference and exhibition will be heldat Harrogate International Conference Centre on 19-20 May. www.partnersinlearning2004.comMatrix shows ROI A training matrix framework developed by data engineering consultancy RocketScience is set to prove that training is “an investment not a cost”.The framework enables firms to plot each department’s existing skill set andthose they should be aiming for. Companies can then calculate the predictedvalue of improvement from training, which is usually the amount a company canspend on staff development. www.rocketscienceeu.com Related posts:No related photos.