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    Best practice, expert opinions, industry insights, news and key trends in regulatory compliance training, digital learning, EdTech and RegTech.

    Vivek Dodd

    Vivek Dodd
    Vivek Dodd MS, CFA is a Director of Skillcast. He has helped hundreds of companies to meet their mandatory compliance training requirement using e-learning courses and tools. His special interest is instructional design and the use of asynchronous learner interactions to effect behavioural change. He is a speaker on compliance training conferences, writes articles on compliance training and e-learning in various journals.
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    Recent Posts

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    The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion essentially comes down to legality. Avoiding tax is perfectly legal, but it is remarkable easy fo...

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    Data Protection: Is Corporate Confidence Misplaced?

    The Skillcast Compliance Insights Survey found 4 in 5 employees & their managers believed that they understand & comply with data protection legislati...

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    Transparency International & Skillcast Anti-Bribery Training

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    The Center for Creative Leadership developed the 70-20-10 concept over 40 years ago. But how well does it actually describe how people learn?

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    The current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) stipulate that e-learning content must be Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust...

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    The Risk Perception and Employee Misconduct Gap

    A recent Skillcast survey has highlighted the significant gap between the incidence of misconduct observed by employees at UK firms, and the risk perc...

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    UK Corporate Compliance Survey

    Why did Skillcast conduct a survey? Skillcast is the leading provider of corporate compliance e-learning and tools to companies in the UK, ranging fro...

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    Success Stories: Royal Mail Serious Games

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    Assess Compliance Training Effectiveness with Kirkpatrick's Model

    Training is an essential part of your organisation’s compliance programme. But how can you track effectiveness? Have you been tracking the impact? Tim...

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    Strategies for improving the quality of compliance assessments

    Assessments are critical components of corporate compliance programmes. They are used to evidence employee awareness and competence to internal stakeh...

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