Growth International - organisational and personal development
<p><strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#0000ff"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 14px">Train to Gain - Leadership &amp; Management</span></font></span></strong></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#000000"><a href="https://websitebuilder.1and1.co.uk/xml/wfxdirect/res;jsessionid=92D9E8D6C0978C62B561828D4461232C.TC113a?name=GI+TTG+Leadership+%26+Management.pdf&type=resource" target="_blank" wfxsrc="GI TTG Leadership & Management.pdf" wfxtype="resource"><img style="WIDTH: 126px; HEIGHT: 75px" border="0" src="https://websitebuilder.1and1.co.uk/xml/wfxdirect/res;jsessionid=92D9E8D6C0978C62B561828D4461232C.TC113a?name=T2G+Logo.JPG&type=image" width="126" height="75" wfxsrc="T2G Logo.JPG" wfxtype="resource" /></a></font></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#000000">Growth International is working with the Learning &amp; Skills Council to deliver training, coaching and mentoring under its Train to Gain Leadership &amp; Management grant programme. The areas covered by the training can be found on the <a href="https://websitebuilder.1and1.co.uk/xml/wfxdirect/preview;jsessionid=92D9E8D6C0978C62B561828D4461232C.TC113a?page=18&mode=preview" wfxsrc="18" wfxtype="page">Training </a>section of our website.</font></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#000000">The grant can provide up to £1,000 of support to a training programme for a CEO and main board directors of companies (with between 5 and 249 employees) who are involved in setting the strategic direction of the company.</font></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#000000">Click <a href="https://websitebuilder.1and1.co.uk/xml/wfxdirect/res;jsessionid=92D9E8D6C0978C62B561828D4461232C.TC113a?name=GI+TTG+Leadership+%26+Management.pdf&type=resource" target="_blank" wfxsrc="GI TTG Leadership & Management.pdf" wfxtype="resource">here </a>for more details of the Growth International Leadership &amp; Management programme.</font></span></p><p><strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#0000ff"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 14px">Chris Lee Achieves Accreditation</span></font></span></strong></p><p><strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#0000ff"><span style="COLOR: rgb(0,0,0); FONT-WEIGHT: normal">Chris Lee, Director Personal Development, has received the final accolade of her journey towards qualification as a psychotherapist. She is now a BACP Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist and UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor / Psychotherapiist. She has her own webpage on the <a href="http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellor_20392.html" target="_blank">Counselling Directory</a>.</span><br /></font></span></strong></p><p><strong><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><font color="#0000ff"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 14px">New Projects for 2010</span></font></span></strong></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><font color="#000000"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">Growth International will be involved in several new projects this year:</span></font></span></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><font color="#000000"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">1. <strong>&quot;<u>Beyond Accounting&quot;</u> - </strong>this global research project is being undertaken with <a href="http://www.tomorrowscompany.com/" target="_blank">Tomorrow's Company</a> and the <a href="http://www.icaew.com/" target="_blank">Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales</a>. The research aims to evaluate the strategic impact of company's sustainability reporting.</span></font></span></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">Growth International has initiated a research project with Tomorrow's Company and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales which aims to identify the impact that sustainability reporting has had on business strategy.</span></span></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">A briefing paper has been written by Professor Graham Hubbard of the University of Adelaide to launch the project. It covers the development of sustainability reporting. It considers approaches to sustainability reporting and the models of reporting that have emerged. It also looks at the general issues which arise from the measurement problems which arise when businesses consider non-financial metrics. Finally, it proposes plans for research which is proposed to address these issues.  </span></span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">Background to the project and Graham's paper are available at</span> </span><a href="http://www.forceforgood.com/Articles/A-joint-forward-to-Beyond-Accounting-408/1.aspx" target="_blank"><font color="#0000ff"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px">Tomorrow's Company - Force For Good Website</span></font></a><br /></p><p /><div></div><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><font color="#000000"></font></span></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><font color="#000000"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px">3. <a href="http://www.brandafricaproject.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Brand Africa</strong></a> -  whole-of-Africa promotion, product &amp; service development organisation. It delivers a new way to include Africa and Africans in the world economy and provides businesses, brands and consumers with access to and understanding of commercial opportunities and social contribution. <br /></span></font></span></span></p><p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12px"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><font color="#000000"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px"><img style="WIDTH: 290px; HEIGHT: 200px" border="0" src="https://websitebuilder.1and1.co.uk/xml/wfxdirect/res;jsessionid=92D9E8D6C0978C62B561828D4461232C.TC113a?name=001109_0552_0171_nsms.jpg&type=image" width="290" height="200" wfxsrc="001109_0552_0171_nsms.jpg" wfxtype="resource" /><br /></span></font></span></span></p><p /><div><span class="109124608-06012009"><font color="#0000ff" size="2" face="Arial"></font></span></div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11px"><div><span class="109124608-06012009"><font color="#0000ff" size="2" face="Arial"></font></span></div><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10px"><p class="MsoNormal" /></span><div><span class="109124608-06012009"><font face="Arial"><font color="#0000ff"><font size="2"></font></font></font></span></div></span><div><span class="109124608-06012009"><font face="Arial"><font color="#0000ff"><font size="2"></font></font></font></span></div><p />