The purpose of my action research is to explore the relationship between the delivering of training in small training centres and larger centres (colleges). I will present the Benefits & Disadvantages as gathered from the experiences of the individual learners and of others, for example, teachers and assessors. My research is not necessarily intended to improve the teaching practices in either but to highlight the concerns that financial profits maybe shadowing learning outcomes.
The area of research I have chosen is to look at is the problem of poor uptake of leadership programmes at level 3, 4 plus 5 and I will be exploring the issues of the introduction of self-managed development as a strategic organisational development tool, and online education ‘Is it as effective as traditional teaching.
This paper will investigate what part innovation can have in preventing failing businesses becoming the norm. It will also suggest the role that innovation has in having a successful business, and effective managers and leaders. This research will also make suggestions as to ways that innovation can be actively promoted in businesses, and the role that business and management teachers should play in teaching it.