Europe toughens bank tests
European finance ministers agree to more stringent stress tests on banks, but no decision on changes on rescue fund.
China trims 2011 lending 10 pct-rpt
China cuts the bank lending target for 2011 by 10 percent, the official Securities Journal reported.
Orthopaedic Injuries in Times of War and Disaster
It is in times of war and natural disaster where the many ground breaking advancements in Orthopaedic Surgery have first emerged and are put to a true test due to the severity of injuries and limitations of applying available technologies with finite resources in remote areas. Treatment of injuries to servicemen and women from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and the recent experience of disaster relief in Haiti have provided major challenges to the Orthopaedic specialty. Dr. Cliff Jones, Clin
Leadership and Management- Academic Development Group as a resource
Ian Woodruff and Rod McCrohan presentation on The 1:1:1 Delivery model as trialled in the Leadership and Management program BUSM 3120. Date:15.12.2010
From Field to Table -- WSU, SBDC help Local Company Take on Growing Hummus Market
Watching locally-grown chickpeas get shipped to the Midwest and East coast and come back to the grocery shelf as hummus provided Washington State University graduate Heath Barnes (Agriculture '00) the inspiration to explore the idea of producing hummus in Washington state. With that idea in mind, Barnes and business partner Tish Ghigleri developed several hummus recipes that were well-received by family and friends, but with limited resources and no manufacturing experience, they were uncertai
WSU Chefs Trade Forks and Spoons for Chainsaws and Chisels
PULLMAN, Wash. -- The sound of chainsaws and other construction tools took over the Glenn Terrell Mall at Washington State University Tuesday, but it's not for a construction project. Chefs from WSU Dining Services used the afternoon to transform massive ice blocks into unique creations, ranging from a swan, to a rendition of the Super Bowl trophy. The chefs had a few hours and several blocks each to get creative with. Dining Services launched the Ice Sculpting event in 2010 as part of a Winter
JFK50 A Catholic President and the Church — James Carroll
Author James Carroll discusses JFK's modern approach to Catholicism and its role in his presidency.
Align the underframe of a vehicle
In this task the learner is required to place chains and pulling arms around a damaged vehicle at appropriate places and apply pressure to the points to align the underframe to the correct measurements. The learner is to position pulling arms and attach the chains at appropriate places around the vehicle. A pump is ot be selcted and pressure applied to the pulling arms. The learner will need to change pumps to align the underframe completely. Each of measuremtn point is m
Set up oxy-acetylene equipment for cutting
In this task the learner is required to set up the oxy-acetylene equipment for cutting a piece of steel 12mm thick. The learner will need to select the correct cutting tip and set the gas pressures to the correct values. A “Cutting Settings Chart” is used to set up the equipment correctly. The size of the tip and the gas pressures that are selected are recorded on a report form.
Describe key concepts in
Understanding the separation/termination process is an essential part of being an effective HR manager. This resource provides an introduction to the separation/termination process and types of separations / terminations.
Select HR information management system
When selecting a HRMIS product, there is a choice between stand-alone products designed exclusively for HR or for integrated products that provide HR, finance, operational management and so on.
Manage recruitment, selection and induction to support a new product
This Unit contains case study materials and other resources covering recruitment, selection and induction processes. These processes are dealt with from the perspective of an HR manager responsible for ensuring they are undertaken in accordance with the law, organisational policies and strategic plans.
Store backup samples
An introduction to techniques used by scientific and medical laboratory personnel to collect samples of material for testing. Covers the procedures for preparing and labelling backup samples prior to sample testing.
Keep accurate records and maintain their confidentiality - Process and record data
Laboratory Technicians at SimuLab Laboratories must be able to record and store data, perform basic laboratory computations and accurately present and interpret information in tables and graphs, and charts. Keeping accurate records of tests and procedures in the laboratory in an organised manner.
Blood sample - Prepare samples for microscopic examination
An introduction to procedures in scientific and medical testing laboratories for preparing blood samples for examination under a microscope. Covers safety issues, sample and thin film slide preparation.
Integrated Pest Management in Grapevines
This unit 'Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Grapevines' deals specifically with IPM in viticultural ecosystems. It examines the process of converting to an IPM program through understanding of the ecosystem of a vineyard. Identification of common pests and diseases with the appropriate actions is examined through activity based lessons.
Occupational health and safety
This topic looks at meeting the occupational health and safety (OHS) standards to ensure the safety of workers who will be employed on a building site.
Fonts for the Web
This project requires the learner to research fonts on the web and font embedding. The learner will have to take into account costs, ligalities, and browser and platform support. The learner is situated in a fictitious company (Arachnoid Web Services) having commenced work as a Junior Web Designer.