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About Leslie Allan

Author photoLeslie Allan is Managing Director of Business Performance Pty Ltd; a management consulting firm specializing in people and process capability. He has been assisting organizations for over 20 years, contributing in various roles as project manager, consultant and trainer for organizations large and small. He is also the author of five books on training and change management and is the editor of a practical guide on managing projects. Leslie is a member of the Australian Institute of Management, the Graduate Management Association of Australia and the Quality Society of Australasia. He also serves as a member of the Divisional Council of the Australian Institute of Training and Development and won the Council Member of the Year accolade at the 2012 AITD National Training Excellence Awards. View Leslie's Google Profile.

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Communicating with Program Stakeholders

Submitted by Leslie Allan on January 27th, 2014

Keeping your program stakeholders on board is essential for the success of your training program and change initiative. Leslie Allan shares his experience as he guides you on how to communicate with your stakeholders in a way that will engage them with your program.

Posted in Change, Communication, Training | Comments (0)

Case Study (Roles): Harassment Prevention

Submitted by Leslie Allan on January 23rd, 2014

When a training program is part of a change initiative in an organization, it’s so important to clarify with employees their roles and responsibilities before the training begins. This case study in the rollout of a harassment prevention program explores how mistakes can be prevented.

Posted in Change, Training | Comments (0)

Case Study (Procedures): Working in Teams

Submitted by Leslie Allan on January 15th, 2014

Implementing self-managed teams in any organization is a difficult task. Training plays a key role in a successful implementation. This case study illustrates how one company worked to integrate the training with the new way of working while drawing two key lessons.

Posted in Processes, Training | Comments (0)

Case Study (Procedures): Inventory Management

Submitted by Leslie Allan on January 7th, 2014

Leslie Allan illustrates some key lessons when designing and rolling out new systems training. This case study examines the fate of a consumer electronics firm with a poor match between the training and the new inventory management system.

Posted in Processes, Training | Comments (0)

Case Study (Procedures): Harassment Prevention

Submitted by Leslie Allan on December 21st, 2013

What happens when an accounting firm rushes through training its employees on harassment prevention without first ensuring systems and processes are in place? Leslie Allan uses this case study to illustrate two important lessons in getting training right.

Posted in Processes, Training | Comments (0)

Free Project Master Upgrade

Submitted by Leslie Allan on August 2nd, 2013

We have released the new, improved version of our very practical project management tool. Find out what enhancements are in the latest version and get your free upgrade.

Posted in Products, Projects | Comments (0)

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