Training and Development
Other Training Providers
Aslib, the Association for Information Management, provides training in the form of public courses, on-site training, conferences and distance learning.

The Beyond Series
The Beyond Series courses are developed and delivered by Deborah Dalley and Lois Burton. The courses provide leaders with a forum to receive high quality individual feedback on their impact, presence and ability to influence. Courses include Beyond Presentations, Beyond Conversation and Beyond Meetings.

CIG, the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group, has a blog where you can find out about CIG events and activities.

CILIP the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals. Comprehensive programme of training workshops and executive briefings, in-house and on-site.

cpd25 is a Staff Development and Training organisation working in association with members of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries.

Deborah Dalley

Deborah Dalley is a freelance consultant, based in the North West, who specialises in personal and group development. She works with a number of associates to provide:
  • management and leadership programmes
  • bespoke training events
  • individual coaching
  • conference speaking
  • a range of consultancy services
Lisa Jeskins
Lisa Jeskins is a freelance trainer based in Manchester. She offers training on a variety of topics, including:
  • social media
  • customer service skills
  • presentation skills
  • networking and communication

Please contact Lisa ( for more details.

The Larian Consultancy
The Larian Consultancy is a management development consultancy specialising in:
  • developing financial and business planning skills in senior and middle management.
  • training and development in business planning, financial awareness, costing and pricing, budgetary control, budget setting techniques and management skills.
  • strategic planning - setting strategic goals which lead to the development of holistic approaches to services and business management projects.
MIMAS (Manchester Information & Associated Services) provides a range of courses, free of charge to prospective and existing users of MIMAS and support staff in libraries and computer services. Courses cover the range of services provided by MIMAS, including the Archives Hub, ISI Web of Knowledge Service, CrossFire, Copac, Zetoc, Satellite Data, ESDS International Data Service and Census Area Statistics.

Netskills provides quality Internet training services to facilitate the effective use of Internet and Intranet technologies for teaching and learning, research, administration, marketing and other activities.


PTEG the Personnel, Training and Education Group of CILIP, works to promote and support excellence in the management and development of human resources throughout the library and information community.

TFPL is a specialist recruitment, advisory, training and research services company focusing on knowledge management, library & information management, records management and web & content management.

UKeiG  (UK eInformation Group) is a Special Interest Group of CILIP. The group promotes and advances the effective exploitation and management of electronic information in all formats. UKeiG has developed a training programme of workshops and meetings. Topics cover the general management of e-resources as well as exploring specific types of electronic information.

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