Personal and Professional Management Development in English, in France.

Posts made in June, 2009

Crisis…. what crisis?

Crisis…. what crisis?

By on Jun 25, 2009 in Tonyversity View | 0 comments

Several things strike me the moment anyone talks about ‘the crisis’ or ‘La Crise’: things seem to be going on to all intents and purposes pretty ‘normally’ outside the office window the irresistible urge to say ‘Crisis?  What crisis?‘ after the title of a famous 1975 Supertramp album (Not that I can remember anything...

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Le Tourisme, Les Nouvelles Technologies et l’Alsace

By on Jun 25, 2009 in Tonyversity View | 0 comments

[A draft article I wrote  for the British Tourism Society focusing upon the point that it is the contexts and cultures in which ICT is to be embedded which determines how it looks, feels, is used and the degree to which it is successful rather than the technology itself.] Le Tourisme et les Nouvelles Technologies: TNT – just about says it all, really – it has...

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‘Speed is Everything’ and ‘Small is Beautiful’

By on Jun 24, 2009 in Tonyversity View | 0 comments

Well it is!  The Tonyversity site had been woefully slow for a while and I couldn’t work out why – neither dared I launch it in such circumstances.  However, my good friend and all-round technological genius, Haider, had a good rummage about in the ICT undergrowth and tweaked the necessary buttons (no doubt taking out any coding mistakes I made and being...

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An Illustration of a Tonyversity Learning Programme

By on Jun 10, 2009 in Featured, What we do | 0 comments

A Typical Tonyversity Learning Programme Nature of Enquiry. Contacted by a Senior Manager / Account-Handler of an online marketing consultancy. Request for a relatively intensive programme of higher-level, Business English to be delivered over two months to a key, junior manager / technical specialist in web-design who was being groomed for a promotion to Account...

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Client Review of a Tonyversity Learning Programme

By on Jun 9, 2009 in What we've done | 0 comments

Background Tonyversity recently developed and delivered a bespoke learning programme for a rapidly-rising, young French manager working for a company with a global client base and a requirement for excellence and confidence in English to support client contact, relationship development, contract negotiation etc. The task was therefore to sharpen and apply his...

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