Deans from Saudi Arabia Visit College

Over the last eight weeks the college has hosted a series of delegations from the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) of Saudi Arabia. The 60+ participants, in three groups, were all deans from technical education institutions and during their visit they undertook a programme of training on leadership, management and effective executive administration. They studied in detail, the topics:
Saudi Delegates

  • Concepts of leadership and management
  • Leadership styles and approaches
  • Performance management
  • Quality assurance
  • Institutional development
  • Evaluating performance
  • Change management
  • Curriculum planning
  • Product development
  • Managing meetings effectively

In addition to their academic studies they also enjoyed educational visits to places of interest such as Dudley Zoological Gardens, with its 11th century castle ruins, and to The Skills Show, the United Kingdom’s largest skills and careers event held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.