According to Douglas Adams in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the universe was sneezed out of the nose of a being named the Great Green Arkleseizure. But that theory was only accepted by the Jatravartid people of Viltvodle VI
Anyone who has been to the UK, or failing that, watched the movie Notting Hill will know that British people have difficulty expressing their feelings. Here is some evidence that despite their famous shyness, they’d actually quite like to let it all hang out. If that’s all right with you, of course. Sorry. Excuse me.
When you need to improve a specific business skill and don’t have time for long courses, evening classes or time off work, short off-the-peg online courses can be the answer to learning exactly what you need, when you need it. MyOnlineLearning.co.uk is successful in providing such courses.
For some reason this course is incredibly popular. The University of Oklahoma is offering a free class on brewing chemistry with a credit option. You can earn college credit by studying and perhaps even sampling the popular hoppy beverage. It’s no surprise that it’s getting people in a froth of excitement.
Project Management is the art of keeping projects on track in the face of changing requirements, deadlines and budgets. It is an ‘art’ because it bears many similarities to conducting an orchestra: the brass section has to come in on cue and the strings have to play in time. Even the guy on triangle has to go ‘ding!’ at precisely the right moment to make the whole production work. A more realistic definition might be that Project Management is like conducting an orchestra on board a ship in rough seas.
There are hotels in Europe without any staff. You drive up and check in via a machine that issues your room key, the door unlocks and you go up to your room. Then you eat from vending machines, stay the night and check out, all without any human contact.
This concept has now been brought to classroom education. There’s a coding school – started in Europe, just like the hotels – that offers programming courses without any teachers, and does not issue any diploma or degree qualifications. It’s open 24/7, and it’s very popular.