Macmillan cancer support group is to offer its staff mobile-learning courses to provide leadership and soft skills training.
The charity has approximately 500 hundred staff and will offer 23 courses via Apple, Android and Blackberry devices. The subjects cover; teamwork, time management, appraisals, managing change, coaching, interviewing and managing stress and assertiveness. Macmillan currently has a virtual learning environment called Learn Zone which contains education and support resources, advice and guidance, professional development tools and e-learning courses.
Lesley Maguire, Macmillan’s learning technology manager, said: “The mobile courses will benefit our staff and they’ll add value to the quality of service that our professionals provide to cancer sufferers.”