Monitor and review effectiveness of treatment of risk
In this task we'll monitor and review the effectiveness of the risk controls we have implemented. It includes a learning pack which describes the need to constantly review any risk management program, to ensure that the chosen solution is working and that there are no new risks arising. You will also find out about the importance of using the results of current risk management techniques to constantly improve the overall risk management culture of the organisation.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
9.913-A Intensive Neuroanatomy (MIT)
The course will start with an overview of the central and peripheral nervous systems (CNS and PNS), the development of their structure and major divisions. The major functional components of the CNS will then be reviewed individually. Topography, functional distribution of nerve cell bodies, ascending and descending tracts in the spinal cord. Brainstem organization and functional components, including cranial nerve nuclei, ascending / descending pathways, amine-containing cells, structure and in
9.322J Genetic Neurobiology (MIT)
This course deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior. Topics covered include the analysis of mutations, and molecular analysis of the genes required for nervous system function. In particular, this course focuses on research work done with nematodes, fruit flies, mice, and humans.
HST.722J Brain Mechanisms for Hearing and Speech (MIT)
An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the central nervous system relevant to speech and hearing. Students learn primarily by discussions of scientific papers on topics of current interest. Recent topics include cell types and neural circuits in the auditory brainstem, organization and processing in the auditory cortex, auditory reflexes and descending systems, functional imaging of the human auditory system, quantitative methods for relat
7.391 Concept-Centered Teaching (MIT)
Do you like teaching, but find yourself frustrated by how little students seem to learn? Would you like to try teaching, but are nervous about whether you will be any good at it? Are you interested in new research on science education? Research in science education shows that the greatest obstacle to student learning is the failure to identify and confront the misconceptions with which the students enter the class or those that they acquire during their studies. This weekly seminar course focuse
9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT)
Most of the major categories of adaptive behavior can be seen in all animals. This course begins with the evolution of behavior, the driver of nervous system evolution, reviewed using concepts developed in ethology, sociobiology, other comparative studies, and in studies of brain evolution. The roles of various types of plasticity are considered, as well as foraging and feeding, defensive and aggressive behavior, courtship and reproduction, migration and navigation, social activities and communi
7.343 Neuron-glial Cell Interactions in Biology and Disease (MIT)
The main goal of this seminar will be to study the nervous system from the perspective of neuron-glia interactions. In each class, we will focus on one type of glial cell and discuss its origin, classification and function within the nervous system. Current findings concerning diseases associated with each type of glial cell will be discussed. This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an inte
9.14 Brain Structure and Its Origins (MIT)
Outline of mammalian functional neuroanatomy, aided by studies of comparative neuroanatomy and evolution, and of brain development. Topics include early steps to a central nervous system, basic patterns of brain and spinal cord connections, regional development and differentiation, regeneration, motor and sensory pathways and structures, systems underlying motivations, innate action patterns, formation of habits, and various cognitive functions. Lab techniques reviewed. Optional brain dissectio
Essentials of Medical Microbiology II - Part 2 of 4
This presentation provides a comprehensive guide to gastrointestinal infections and infections of the central nervous system. It forms part 2 of the Essentials of Medical Microbiology II suite of materials. A help guide is provided and should be read first.
Measuring performance and usability
In many ways, I guess this sums up and uses all your skills you've developed up to now. You've learned how to program, how to get sites on the web, how to design them, both graphically and for organisation and navigation. Now, it's time to get out and see what your users think of your work. Don't be surprised if you get a rude shock!
Liaise with the media to promote the organisation
This unit covers the knowledge required to prepare and distribute a media release, and prepare a media interview. It is set in the context of promoting a sporting organisatioin. This support the unit of competency SRXMKT002A: Liaise with the media to promote the organisation.
Co-ordinate career development strategies and
Describes the advantages to the organisation of helping staff to develop their skills and careers. Outlines how to develop career development plans, strategies and implementation processes.
Support policy implementation
Outlines the nature of policy in the public sector, how to plan implementation of a policy in an organisation, implementation processes and monitoring and evaluation of the policy.
Communicate on the Telephone
This resource covers the skills needed to answer telephone calls promptly and efficiently and to assist the caller with their enquiry, relay messages or report suspicious phone calls appropriately. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: apply organisation guidelines and procedures, present a professional image when responding to phone calls, ask appropriate questions, record messages accurately, promote enterprise products and services.
Promote products and services to guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to promote products and services to guest to meet the customers’ needs and wants. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: develop product, service and market knowledge, conduct formal and informal research, share knowledge within and organisation, identify customer needs and preferences, use selling techniques, make customers aware of extras and provide accurate in
Provide accomodation and reception services
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide accommodation and reception services in any commercial establishment where guests can stay one night or longer. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: prepare for guest arrival, checking and reviewing daily arrivals, room allocation, providing information within the organisation, uncertain arrivals and reservations, organising guest departures, and preparing, upd
Receive and Process Reservations
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to receive and process reservations in any size establishment. It will also assist the learner with how to provide information to prospective clients that will induce them to make a reservation. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: responding to enquiries about types of rooms available, costs, facilities and services, promote products and services within the organ
Design a multimedia product
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to integrate and use scripting language in authoring a multimedia product . It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: framing a training plan, considering multimedia, designing for an organisation, proposing a synopsis, considering architecture, conducting research, breaking down content, drafting specifications, evaluating the design and finalising all specifications.
The NHS - its organisation and structure
26 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on The NHS - its organisation and structure, covering: History, Organisation, Finance and Staff.