Our Work with The British Council
The British council was founded in 1934. Today they are a major international organization employing 7,900 staff, the work in 110 countries and territories across the world. They are the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. As well as education, they run programmes in the art, science, sport, governance and English Language. They have been creating ties between people in the UK and those in other countries for almost 75 years.
As an international training consultancy, Olive Strachan Resources has worked with The British Council since 1998 designing and delivering a variety of training programmes and providing consultancy services. We have worked with the British Council on the following projects;
- Customer Services - France and Switzerland
- Maximizing Impact through team work - Portugal
- Assertiveness - Muscat
- Timemangement - Switzerland
- Influencing and persuading - Bosnia
- Coaching and Mentoring - Berlin
- Managing Change - Berlin
- Emotional Intelligence – Bosnia
Here’s what the delegates who attended the above sessions thought of our international training consultancy:
“This is just a quick note to thank you for your effort and understanding during our course. It was a really interesting and enlightening experience and as a result I would like to pursue studies into the subject”
Nadir – The British Council in Kuwait
“I wanted to say a big thank you to you. You were a wonderful and inspirational trainer. Everyone really enjoyed the course and particularly your warm and cheerful personality”
Lizzy – Customer Services & Multi Media Manager – British Council Paris
In October and November 2008 Olive Strachan Resources were commissioned to design and deliver and Management Development programme for Foundation and Middle Managers in the United Arab Emirates we successfully delivered a series of workshops in the following countries.
Dubai, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait
The British Council Staff in all the above locations were extremely hospitable and welcoming towards our international training consultancy as you can see from the following photographs.
Olive with Managers in Dubai
Olive with Managers in Qatar
Olive with Managers in Yemen
Olive with Managers in Oman
Olive with Managers in Bahrain
Olive with Managers in Kuwait
The feedback from above training intervention has been extremely positive with some tangible results.
“It was a pleasure to have you support us on these two big initiatives and I have received very good feedback all the way through. Thank you for your dedication, flexibility and support. This was the very first time we have conducted workshops this way. I believe it has been motivational to our staff and demonstrates we want to invest in their growth and development.”
Irene Riad – Learning resources Manager – United Arab Emirates
Delegates from the British council in Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Macedonia and Croatia can be seen below:
Comments from Delegates
“One of the most enjoyable and informative courses we have ever had – a must for all managers, new or old”