Building capability aframework for managing learning and development in the aps

Building capability aframework for managing learning and development in the apsInformation about the APSC and the roles and responsibilities it has

Commission services

The Commission offers a range of services and advice to the Australian Public Service

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service

Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash is the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service

Australian Public Service Commissioner

The Hon. John Lloyd PSM was appointed Australian Public Service Commissioner in December 2014

Deputy Australian Public Service Commissioner

Stephanie Foster was appointed as the Deputy Australian Public Service Commissioner in October 2013

Chief Human Capital Officer

Ian Fitzgerald is the Chief Human Capital Officer. He joined the APSC in January 2011

Forex trading atool to create wealth

Forex trading atool to create wealthForex Trading: A Tool to Create Wealth

Today I am going to dive in to an advanced Forex trading discussion with the goal of changing your mindset about some fundamental ideas in trading. I will also be starting a discussion in the comments section because your participation will truly help you in understanding the topics discussed. The comments will also help to bring the discussion to another level than what I could do on my own by just writing an article. To get the most please read the article carefully and then add your comment or questions. In addition please share this article using social media because this is a discussion on Forex trading that could change many peoples lives.

Forex Trading

Lloyd, good point if everyone was non emotional the markets wouldnt move like they do, it would be much different. However I dont want to be the one with the emotions because in trading the one with the emotios is the one that is losing money.

Market technologies

Market technologiesMarket Technologies

To be the financial market forecasting software of choice for traders and investors around the world.

Mission Statement

Market Technologies will enhance the trading success of financial market investors by providing unparalleled predictive market forecasting software and support.

We will foster an environment where personal integrity, commitment and accountability to our team members, customers and stakeholders is without compromise and exceeding expectations is the definition of success.

Trading strategy gold,brent crude,dax,dollar basket,and single stocks

Trading strategy gold,brent crude,dax,dollar basket,and single stocksTrading Strategy: Gold, Brent Crude, DAX, Dollar basket, and single stocks

In today’s trading strategy, we cover Brent Crude, DAX, Gold, the USD basket, BP and Lloyd’s bank, with Mike Van Dulken, Head of Research, Accendo Markets.

Brent Crude: Mid-range

Dulken believes that we might be getting closer to some blinking on the oil supply front. He further adds that $50 could be the new average for Brent Crude with frackers becoming the swing players.

DAX: More QE = positive

The DAX is getting closer to the 11K mark, and breaking above it might see gains towards 11,800, according to Dulken, who further says that the index will benefit from more QE.

Gold price: further gains above $1150

Dulken takes a look at the longer-term charts for Gold price, noting that the downside potential might be limited to $1120, and breaking above $1150 will lead to gains towards $1180-$1190.

BP: Will oil prices help the stock to head higher?

Looking at single stocks, Dulken picks BP as a interesting chart, noting that the stock needs to break the flag pattern formation to head higher towards 440p with a possible aid from oil.

Lloyds Bank: For the technical outlook and target, watch the video

Key events ahead:

US nonfarm payrolls

Bank of England rate decision

Cftc regulated brokers

Cftc regulated brokersCFTC Regulated Brokers

CFTC, The U. S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is an independent agency of the United States government that regulates futures and option markets. The stated mission of the CFTC is to protect market users and the public from fraud, manipulation, and abusive practices related to the sale of commodity and financial futures and options, and to foster open, competitive, and financially sound futures and option markets. FX Empire gathered all the CFTC regulated brokers below in order for you to choose a secured and reliable broker.

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Kidspeace6th annual trick-or-trot5k and1mile walk

Kidspeace6th annual trick-or-trot5k and1mile walkRegistration is closed

About This Activity

Online registration is now closed but there is still time to register for this fun Halloween event!

Columbia, MD

Registration is $40 Cash or Check

Registration is $40 Cash or Check

Saturday, October 31st

Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Registration is $40 Cash or Check

Thank you for supporting the foster youth of Maryland!

KidsPeace, in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles and Angela and Buck Showalter, invite you to run or walk for kids in foster care. Enjoy a great course through the harbor and finish on the field with the Oriole Bird! Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume (or as your favorite Oriole) and enjoy a fun post-race party. Fantastic gift certificates will be presented for top runners, age group winners and best costumes.

Course: Race begins and ends at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Run through the Harbor and experience the thrill of finishing on the field!

Awards: Great gift certificate prizes for the first three male and female finishers and the first masters finishers as well as age group winners. Dress in costume and win prizes in our costume contest! Awards given for Best Child Costume, Best Adult Costume, Best Family Costume, Best Group Costume, Most Creative Child Orioles Costume and Most Creative Adult Orioles Costume.

T-shirts: The first 900 registered runners and walkers will receive a long sleeve Under Armour race shirt! T-shirt sizes are available first come, first serve at packet pickups.

Additional Fun: We have planned a fun Pre and Post Race Party for you with Buck and Angela Showalter and the Oriole Bird! Enjoy a costume contest, great food, face painting, a moon bounce, trick-or-treating and more Halloween Fun! Capture this fun Halloween morning in the Photo Booth brought to you by ShutterBooth Maryland and CityFam!

Parking: Parking is complimentary in Lot B and Lot C at Camden Yards.

Strollers: Strollers are not permitted on the 5K course. Strollers are permitted on the 1 Mile Walk course but must be left at the Stroller Drop-off point (by Gate D) before entering the stadium and finishing on the field.

Beneficiary: All proceeds benefit KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs of Maryland -- including KEYS (KidsPeace Empowering Youth to Succeed), a program which prepares youth for independence through life-skills training. Visit our facebook page for more information about our work at facebook/KidsPeaceMaryland

Individual Fundraising: Please join our important work and help raise funds for foster youth!

Raffle : Enter to win Baltimore Orioles Manager Buck Showalter 2014 Game-Used Signed Majestic Windbreaker! 1 ticket for $25 or 3 for $50. Raffle winner picked at the Trick-or-Trot 5K. The game-used Majestic windbreaker was worn by the 3x American League "Manager of the Year" during the second half of Baltimore Orioles 2014 baseball season including their post season play. The windbreaker shows considerable wear and tear. Buck Showalter's signature, including his "2014 season" inscription is deemed genuine by Schulte Sports.

A HUGE thank you to our sponsors (as of September 25th):

The Baltimore Orioles | OneMain Financial | CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield | Bridgeway Community Church | Casey Construction | Moser Consulting | Horizon Services, Inc. | FIMC | GEICO | Charter Financial | VA Associates | Roy P. Sachs | CB Flooring | Schulte Sports | CBS Radio | MASN | The Baltimore Sun | Downtown Diane | Cityfam | LiF Marketing | HeidnSeek Entertainment

For more information or to become a sponsor, create a corporate team or to volunteer, please contact Gina Seyfried 410-964-9329 or gina. seyfriedkidspeace

For media inquires, please contact Ray Schulte, Schulte Sports 410-350-6226 or RaySchulteSports

Thank You!

Event details and schedule

5K Race begins at 8 am and the 1 Mile Walk begins at 8:05am on Halloween morning!

Packet Pick-up

Thursday, October 29

12 - 7 PM | KidsPeace Office

Welcome to fcac-home to the#1online training program related to working with at risk children

Welcome to fcac-home to the#1online training program related to working with at risk childrenWelcome to FCAC - Home to the #1 Online Training Program related to working with at risk children

FCAC Online Training offers 149 courses (5 interactive) with new topics added continuously. Complete mandated training hours from the comfort of your home. Training online offers flexible hours. train around your schedule. No need for baby sitters.

Courses are developed by professionals with extensive experience, and most hold a Masters or Ph. D.

Certificates are immediately generated with the passing of course test. Certificates may be emailed or downloaded directly to your computer and printed out. Certificates contain your name, course title, hours credited, and date.

Testimonials from Foster/Adoptive Families

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I love this site! The classes are wonderful and your customer service is incredible! - Stacy

I am a former DSHS employee who taught foster parents, wrote curriculum, and worked with foster/adopt/relative placement families. I find myself now wearing the shoes of an adoptive parent of 9 and still required to meet the training requirements for foster care. I have taken just about every class the planet can offer, and I STILL enjoy the quality, quantity, and profession information and presentation of your Online Training Program. You have saved my sanity on training. I find myself giggling with you, hoping with you, and learning with you. Thanksabunch!! - MaryJo

I just finished the course on Anger Management. My goal was to do the reading, take the test and be done with it. Well, surprise, surprise. I loved it. The lesson had so much more information in it than just about anger management. It touched on different ways we see the acting out of children (and adults) who are experiencing episodes of unresolved anger. I am a believer in your site and will be visiting often and telling all of my friends. Thanks. Jocelyn

I am in the process of adopting a child born to a mother who was both drug and alcohol dependent. It was necessary for me to get 6 credits to maintain my foster/adoption parent status, but none of the programs offered in my area seemed to relate to my child. I found your site by accident, and not only did I find the credits, but very useful information to help me deal with this wonderful challenge I have been entrusted with. Although I have the credits I need, I will continue taking the training you offer, it is just what the Dr ordered. Marian

I have read many books, literature and websites but never have I felt someone hit the nail on the head until now. This is exactly what it is like and every word is in layman's terms and easy to understand and easy to take a medical jargon and make it real and apply to ones life and child. I feel at times like she must be looking at us through a two way mirror because she has this down to a fine art. I wish i could have people in my life who understand what it is I go through and what it is she goes through and why she does what she does. Now I feel as if I do have that type of support. I couldn't do this without programs like this and people like all of you, that care enough to start a website like this. -- Sheralyn

I will add that these trainings are not only of incredible value and taught by some wonderful and experienced professionals, but are very convenient to take. No farming out the children and using valuable respite hours to go do a training. No driving, parking, uncomfortable chair to sit in for hours, interruptions and hoping for a little something to come home with. I have printed out each training and saved it in a notebook for future reference. After having close to 80 babies and over 200 older foster children in my home, and with still much more to learn, I want to thank you so much for these excellent training's. -- Dr. Heidi McLain, foster Mom!

I truly enjoy the courses and find them much more informative than other sites and many reference materials. Besides being written where they are easily understood, I have found them to be very comprehensive. I have shared articles with psychologists and therapists who also found them to be truly worthwhile and have recommended the site to other patients. -- Vickie

Your training is the only approved training our families are allowed to get credit from. I appreciate your service! -- Ruth

I cannot thank you enough for this affordable convenient training. I've studied five courses so far and have learned more in the last week than in months of dealing with caseworkers and other DFS personnel. I needed a lifeline and have found a fine one with your service. I have all the credit hours required but I wont stop now! Thank you thank you thank you! -- Susan

The Aspergers, Autism Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders' course was outstanding. You get such a wealth of knowledge from your courses, we love them. -- Jackie

This site is easy to follow, very convenient for a busy foster parent of 7 little ones; thanks for making my mandatory training hours so informative and enjoyable! -- Keecia

Your classes inform me more than my child's therapist about how to help him. -- Mariana

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In addition to serving foster parents, FCAC is now approved for Social Worker/MFT CEU credits by:

California Board of Behavioral Sciences (#PCE3891) for Social Workers, Marriage Family Therapists and Counselors (more info)

Alabama State Board of Social Work (#0076) (more info)

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (Social Workers MFT) (more info)

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (Social Workers) ( more info)

Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists (social workers - 10 hours) (more info)

Illinois Department of Financial Professional Regulation (#159.001046) (social workers) (more info)

Indiana Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor Board (social workers) (more info)

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (20 hours of Category II -- 15 for LSWAs) (more info)

Michigan Bureau of Health Professions(social workers - 10 hrs) (more info)

Missouri Divison of Professional Registration, Committee for Social Workers (15 hours) (more info)

New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners (more info)

Oklahoma Board of Licensed Social Workers (CEP#20140187) (more info)

Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers (more info)

Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage Family Therapists Professional Counselors (#002000) (social workers) (more info)

Rhode Island Dept. Of Health, Office of Professional Regulation (Social Workers) (more info)

Texas State Board of Social Workers Examiners (#5002) (more info)

Vermont Office of the Secretary of State, Lic. Reg (SW - 5 hrs) (more info)

Virginia Board of Social Work (more info)

West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners (20 hours of Category II) (more info)

Wisconsin Department of Regulation Licensing Office of Education Examinations (Social Workers) ( more info)

For more info about using our training to fulfill social worker continuing education, please click on your state name : Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Utah, Wyoming

Testimonials from Social Workers MFTs

I have been blessed with your online training and literature; I am also a ABC Model Trainer, Social worker, Counselor, teacher for the gifted and formal University Instructor, and I am so pleased and feel rewarded! because, I am learning skills that no one previously mentioned to me. - Yolanda, NY

The best course I've taken. Easy to follow, well written. - Texas

Over the past 4 days I've completed a total of 30 CEUs from various sites. The content of your courses was the best, and the price was the least! AMAZING! - Virginia

Content was really great as always and the price is awesome. Thanks again. - Texas

Thanks VERY much for providing excellent, accessible training at a VERY reasonable price! - Oregon

Very informative in easy to understand terms. I can use this information to help those I manage better understand the children in which they work. Jada - Alabama

Your courses are an excellent source of information and reasonably priced CEU's. - Oklahoma

I am thrilled with your website. Your information was very thorough and I am looking forward to getting the maximum number of CEU hours from the comfort of my own home using your website. - West Virginia

This was such a thorough online training course that I found it to be helpful for keeping up with my Master's level social work skills as well as professionals who have worked their way through the ranks.

The course was great. but the price was unbeatable for ceu. Alabama

Thank you for a very inexpensive CEU that was just as complete and even more direct than the expensive ones. It helped me on a tight budget. Keep up the good work.

This was one of the best trainings I have had recently and was very well-written. The author was not only very knowledgeable on the subject, but she brought in personal experiences and gave a lot of practical examples and suggestions of how to help children with this disorder. I will definitely continue to use your program for training for myself and for my foster parents I supervise.

Beyond the excellent quality of the trainings, the customer service is exemplary. I called on two occasions and spoke with friendly and helpful individuals. It was refreshing. I would definitely use their continuing education again. - Maine

Thank you for offering these courses, which are very relevant and interesting at a very reasonable price. - Alabama

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A Guide to Foster Parenting - EVERYTHING BUT THE KIDS! By Mary Ann Goodearle, MS

If you enjoy her courses you will love the book! A Guide to Foster Parenting: Everything But The Kids! is a journey you will travel alongside Mary as she writes about ways to make your vocation as a foster parent a long and rewarding experience.

My primary goal and theme throughout the book is to help foster parents improve the climate in which they work and live. Children need loving and dedicated foster parents . My hope is that you will stick around and be there for them for a long time. Mary Goodearle

Society of market technicians

Society of market techniciansThe Society of Market Technicians is a greater Washington area (Washington, DC, Virginia Maryland) non profit organization established in 1988 and open to all individuals to join. Its purpose is to provide a forum for individual investors for their mutual benefit and increased understanding of the financial markets and applied technical analysis; to foster the exchange of material, ideas, and information for the purpose of adding to the knowledge of its membership: to promote, develop and carry on technically oriented research; and to coordinate and disseminate knowledge of computer aided investment technology.

Meeting Schedule

August 6th, 2015

John T. Nelson, SMT Vice President

"Markets That Breathe: Trading RIsk and Volatility"

August 20, 2015

Dennis A. Kranyak, SMT President

Business excellence

Business excellenceBusiness Excellence

There are five powerful lessons in business, lessons carefully developed by the Disney organization in its never-ending pursuit of excellence. These universal pillars of a successful business—leadership, culture, service, brand and innovation—are the keys to sustained business excellence. Together, these lessons forge an enduring bond between inspired leaders, motivated employees, satisfied customers, and an ability to continually grow the brand.

Throughout this course, you will discover insights that drive the Disney organization and practice adapting these insights to strengthen your organization to obtain the goal of long-term results.

What You Will Learn:

Adapt time-tested Disney business insights to assess and improve your organization.

Develop a leadership vision that inspires dedication and commitment among employees.

Apply key elements of the Disney employee engagement strategy to strengthen your culture.

Develop an organization that supports consistent delivery of exceptional quality service.

Foster a collaborative environment that draws on the creative resources of your entire organization.

Incorporate time-tested principles for building and fortifying brand loyalty.

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Who Should Attend

Disney insights and illustrations are beneficial to anyone interested in discovering the key business practices that make Walt Disney Parks & Resorts a worldwide success with a desire to adapt these key insights to help drive financial results, repeat business, and a sustainable competitive advantage for their own organization.

Course Details

An Introduction to the Disney Circle of Excellence

Creativity as a competitive advantage.

The power of a leadership vision.

Maintaining a corporate culture created by design.

Establishing exceptional quality service.

Sustaining brand loyalty.

Creativity & Innovation

Disney continues to foster and organize the creative energy of its employees with great success. Learn techniques to capitalize on the diversity and depth of your workforce and how to unearth fresh sources of new and innovative solutions to everyday business challenges.

Apply time-tested Disney concepts and practices to increase creativity and innovation.

Use your organizational identity to encourage and enable creative decision-making.

Improve business results through structural systems that bring innovations to life.

Leadership Strategies for Organizational Excellence

At Disney, leadership is not defined by your title – it's defined by your actions. Our leaders proactively work to align their values with the Company's vision and the result is a motivated, innovative, and productive workforce. Learn the details of the Disney perspective on leadership and how to adapt it to your journey.

Establish a vision for the future of your leadership.

Align the processes and procedures of your organization with your personal and organizational values.

Communicate values and vision to all members of your organization.

Employee Engagement Practices

By applying Disney's time-tested approach, you will learn insights that will help your organization not only hire the people that best fit your culture, but also shape them into employees who are comfortable in their roles and know their purpose.

Adapt Disney training strategies that ensure employees are confident in their roles while also reinforcing your organization's culture.

Shape your organization's culture based on desired employee behaviors, and select people who fit that culture.

Create a supportive environment through genuine care, including employe e recognition, lifestyle support, and eliminating workplace hassles.

Consistent Delivery of Quality Service

Uncover some of the secrets behind the Disney service culture and processes. Examine the time-tested approaches for delivering world-class Guest service and discover how attention to detail creates a consistent, successful environment for both employees and customers.

Develop an organizational culture that supports consistent delivery of quality service.

Design quality service standards and processes to raise your level of customer satisfaction.

Engage employees, and design settings and processes to help deliver on your quality service commitment.

Fortifying Brand Loyalty

Since the beginning, Disney has been creating and sustaining lifelong relationships with its customers while producing strong business results. Explore techniques used to retain customers for life and identify reliable strategies to deliver more effectively on your organization's brand.

Identify the impact brand loyalty has on financial performance and reputation.

Expand your products and services to foster repeat business.

Sustain a competitive advantage for your organization.

Pricing & Details

Disney's Approach to Business Excellence is available as a 5-Day course at the Walt Disney World Resort.

For courses starting before Dec. 31, 2015

Instructional design-media,strategies,methods

Instructional design-media,strategies,methodsInstructional Design — Media, Strategies, Methods

Media, strategies, and methods are the various tools that not only deliver the instruction, but also foster the acquisition of performance.

Media is the plural of medium, which in learning and training environments, is the means of communicating and transferring a learning concept or objective to another individual. Media are the replicable means, forms, or vehicles by which instruction is formatted, stored, and delivered to the learner (Schwen, 1977).

There are normally two types of training media within a learning program. The first is the instructional setting or major media. For example, you might have your learners go to classroom training for 2 days or have an elearning program delivered to them. The second is the delivery systems within the major medium. These are the various instructional methods that take place within the instructional setting. In the two day class you might have several types of media, such as lectures, videos, programmed instruction, coaching, etc. Another example is an elearning platform with several types of media within it, such as videos, readings, and simulations incorporated into it.

Note that it is not unusual for a medium to carry another medium as in the above examples. McLuhan (1964) gave the example of a television (one form of media) carrying the spoken word (another form of media) of the thoughts of a person. The second medium, the spoken word, can change to best deliver the message, for example rather than speaking the person can draw, act, or write the message.

Just as people use a variety of tones, pitches, rhythm, timbre, loudness, inflections, gestures, etc. to communicate ideas to others; you should also use a variety of media to aid in the transfer of learning. This is also referred to as Blended Learning . Although no one medium is better than another, a particular medium is normally better in certain situations.

For example, showing an engine with labels naming each of the parts is probably more preferable than a long audible file explaining a car and its various parts.

The strategies and methods that will best promote the intended learning are normally selected first. and then the media that will best deliver the learning platform are selected (Clark 2001). This is because some media work better that others when it comes to delivering certain content and contexts.

However, you must know your constraints. For example, shortly after 9/11 a lot of corporations placed restrictions on travel, which meant their employees could not travel to classrooms. And during bad economic times, corporations may have to curtail their budgets, which means you have to find extremely efficient media to transport the content, such as elearning rather than classroom training. Thus it is wise to know you media constraints, so you can plan the methods accordingly.

Learning methods are the conditions which can be implemented to foster the acquisition of competence (Glaser, 1976). It helps to shape information that compensates for or supplants the cognitive process necessary for achievement or motivation (Clark, 2001).

For example, Keller's Personalized of Instruction (PSI) is normally presented in text, which is the medium. It then uses methods to structure and self-pace the lessons in order to increase the possibility of learning.

A method is normally thought of asВ a particular procedure for accomplishing or approaching a task. On the other hand, a strategy is more of a comprehensive plan of action designed to achieve a major goal.

Thus learning methods are normally parts of the overall strategy. For example, you use certain learning methods to teach a skill, but your strategy has to include evaluation methods to ensure the learners actually learned the skills and retention methods to ensure that the new skills do not fade away before the learners can put the new skills to productive use.


Learning strategies determine the approach for achieving the learning objectives and are included in the pre-instructional activities, information presentation, learner activities, testing, and follow-through. The strategies are usually tied to the needs and interests of students to enhance learning and are based on many types of learning styles (Ekwensi, Moranski, Townsend-Sweet, 2006).

Learning strategies basically encompass the entire spectrum of a learning environment, to include processes, such as media, methods, technologies, and styles.

And most importantly, strategies tie in both the learning methods and media to ensure they meet the needs of the organization's goals.

Trading intern

Trading internTrading Intern

Click here to view Current Openings and submit your resume

What is the Trading Internship Program?

The Trading internship is a 10 week summer program that provides exposure to the financial markets through classroom instruction, individual and group projects and shadowing opportunities. At the end of the internship, you will become comfortable with the basic theory and practice of trading options.

What does a Trading Intern do at Spot?

Our trading interns work in teams, learning from experienced traders. Interns will follow market activity and participate in mock trading to better understand risk, portfolio balancing, and how market views are formulated. There is regular communication with Traders on various special projects.

Why should you join us?

At Spot, our interns benefit from exposure to a real trading desk and experienced traders. Throughout the internship, Spot hosts a variety of social and educational activities to foster collaboration while introducing the interns to Chicago and our industry.

What is it like to work at Spot?

It is extremely fast-paced with new challenges facing us each day. We provide a team-focused environment where our employees learn from and support each other.

What skills/background do you need?

We are looking for juniors with a passion for the financial markets. Qualities such as sound quantitative skills and a highly competitive nature provide a distinct advantage. A background in computer science is increasingly an advantage in this industry.

Strategic training and development agateway to organizational success

Strategic training and development agateway to organizational successTraditionally, the purpose of training and development has been to ensure that employees can effectively accomplish their jobs. Today, the business environment has changed, with intense pressure on organizations to stay ahead of the competition through innovation and reinvention. In fact, according to the 2006 SHRM Workplace Forecast . the importance of continued learning is an overarching trend of societal needs, indicating that organizations must foster learning as a social responsibility to ensure they are competitive in the global marketplace.

Organizational success depends on the knowledge, skills and abilities of the workforce. In a learning organization, retention of talent, intellectual capital and knowledge management are vital to support the company’s mission, vision and strategic goals. Trends such as globalization, technology, outsourcing, the aging workforce and competition for talent all contribute to the necessity to invest in human capital. Thus, to promote competitive advantage, a key HR leadership role is to identify, design and implement strategic training and development initiatives. 

Note: The document is presented in PDF format, and in order to view or print this document, you must have a PDF viewer, such as the FREE Adobe Acrobat viewer.

If you have a properly installed PDF reader, click here for the “ Strategic Training and Development: A Gateway to Organizational Success” .

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Global macro quantitative trading strategist

Global macro quantitative trading strategistthis job appointment has expired

Employment type perm

Updated 29th Jul 2015

Company Selby Jennings

Contact Ben Hodzic (USA)

Phone +44 207 019 4100

Global Macro Quantitative Trading Strategist | Asset Management

A client of ours is looking for a quantitative trading strategist to join their systematic global macro team. The firm is a top tier asset management firm based in New York with nearly $2 billion allocated to their global macro book. The team is relatively small, and as such the ideal candidate will have responsibilities around both research and portfolio management.

Responsibilities will include:

- Systematic strategy development of multiple global macro trading strategies

- Backtesting and portfolio construction

- Quantitative Research and big data analysis using Python

- Collaboration with team members in order to foster intuitive ideas backed up by quantitative research

- Consistent research and analysis of market conditions relative to asset allocation strategies

Qualified candidates should possess:

- 4 years of experience an quantitative research and strategy development

- Strong programming skills (Python, R, ect.)

- Prior experience in a top tier hedge fund or asset management firm

- Master's degree in a quantitative field from a top tier university, PhD preferred

- Ability to collaborate in a team environment and execute strategies effectively

- Excellent communication skills

If there is an interest in the above position, please click the APPLY NOW button below.

Strategic planning of talent

Strategic planning of talentLearning Development Strategies

As a manager, you can use the strategies below to help manage talent and build a culture of development.

Strategies to help manage talent and build a culture of development:

Learning Needs Assessment focuses on how to determine the development needs of individuals, teams, and departments.

Development Programs outlines different ways to foster internal development programs and promote development planning.

Learning Groups describes a method to promote knowledge sharing and learning by self-taught groups.

Peer Learning and Mentoring provides resources to encourage day-to-day learning with colleagues.

Learning On-the-Job focuses on strategies that use work assignments to build skills and add depth to the workforce.

Learning Development Strategies

Organizations and departments can encourage development activities through:

Learning Needs Assessment focuses on how to determine the learning and development needs of individuals, teams, and departments through focus groups and feedback meetings.

Cohort Development Programs outlines different ways to sponsor learning programs that focus on role-specific skills and knowledge needed by the organization.

Learning Groups describes a way to promote internal learning communities and knowledge sharing by self-taught groups.

Peer Learning and Mentoring provides information about building networks of colleagues for orientation and on-going learning.

Learning On-the-Job focuses on ways to use work assignments to build skills, and add depth to the workforce.

Five year strategic plan roadmap

Five year strategic plan roadmapFive year strategic plan: Roadmap

Since its inception, CIHR has taken significant steps to foster research excellence and advance health innovation in Canada. Our previous strategic plan, Health Research Roadmap: Creating innovation health research for better health and health care (2009), provided a strong vision for the Canadian health research enterprise. It ushered in a wave of transformations at CIHR with the introduction of a number of ground-breaking initiatives, including the reforms of the investigator-initiated Open Suite of Programs and peer review processes, Canada’s Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research and priority-driven Signature Initiatives. With continued support for these initiatives, CIHR is now in a strong position to build on its achievements and continue the transformation it began five years ago.

It is with great pleasure that I introduce CIHR’s new strategic plan for 2014/15 – 2018/19, Health Research Roadmap II: Capturing Innovation to Produce Better Health and Health Care (Roadmap II). Roadmap II builds on Canada’s reputation as a world leader in health research excellence, and embraces new ways of working with partners and stakeholders through a dynamic framework for research investment. It sets three strategic directions that will enable CIHR to provide researchers with the freedom and autonomy to pursue new ideas, mobilize research communities to focus on health priorities that are relevant to Canadians, and maximize the value and impact of its investments.

I would like to thank all those who contributed to the development of Roadmap II and look forward to working with all members of the Canadian health research enterprise to create a sustainable future that is responsive to change, and geared towards transformation and impact in health.