The organization that governs university sports in Canada wants to beef up investigations into recruiting violations and sanctions against offenders by bringing the compliance process totally in house.
A study by the Robert Gordon University and sponsored by Aberdeen Drilling Consultants has found that oil and gas companies must focus more on competence, rather than compliance, if they are to achieve a step-change in safety skills and performance.
When implementing Competency Management it is vital to understand the difference between skills and competencies, as well as the different types of competencies needed within an organisation.
DDL Ltd’s competence assurance management software has been adopted by Sparrows Group to monitor the competence of its workforce.
Most industries adhere to some form of compliance, be it generated by government legislation or by industrial sector standards.
What is competence? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of the word ‘Competence’ is as follows:
The ability to do something successfully or efficiently: ‘courses to improve the competence of staff’