Honda’spurpose-built £2m training institute opened last week.TheHonda Institute will provide business and technical training for 9,000dealership staff.PaulineWiseman, head of the institute, which is based at Colnbrook, near Heathrow,said, “The centre is being opened to support expansion of our Hondabusiness in the UK. We plan to increase the number of dealership franchises andwill have more staff joining the Honda dealership.”Aswell as dealership staff, the institute will train staff of companiesassociated with Honda. It will also be a showcase to Honda customers, housingnew cars and motorbikes.Wisemansaid, “Companies talk of people as their greatest asset but at Honda weare more concerned with actions than words.”Honda’straining team plans a 20 per cent increase in training over the next year,equivalent to 15,000 days of training a year. Managers will be monitoring theeffectiveness of staff training.www.honda.com Previous Article Next Article Skills institute to help drive Honda growthOn 22 May 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed.