Recommended Websites

A selection of key websites in the field of training & development and human resources, with a snappy summary of what the website is all about.

Find new ideas and classic advice on strategy, innovation and leadership, for global leaders from business and management experts.

The Learning and Skills Group

An international community of L&D professionals interested in organisational learning and learning technology with more than 10,000 members.
 free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.


You can take hundreds of courses from the world’s best universities and instructors. Courses are open to anyone, and are available anytime, anywhere


Insead - The Business School for the World 

Discover Insead's complete portfolio of 50+ Open Programmes that cover a broad range of business disciplines.



Takes current business challenges and taps into the worlds leading minds to get them working on your business. 

This website provides an extensive library of over 4,000 fully customisable diagrams. 

This website includes a selection of over 250,000 Graphics, Vectors, Icons, Buttons and Images. This site provides 7 days of free downloads (limited to 20 per day)


Business Training Works

Business Training Works has grown to include a large library of training courses and a network of skilled trainers and workshop facilitators.



Educators Technology


A resource of educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators.


 Workplace Essentials

The Workplace essentials website provides small to medium businesses with a 'one-stop' gateway to find useful information, templates, links and resources that can help them to better plan, develop and retain a skilled workforce.

Entrepreneur is a North American publication that carries news stories about entrepreneurialism, small business management, and business opportunities.


 e-Learning Industry

eLearning Industry is designed to help instructional designers and (or) eLearning professionals to find a project or a temporary basis job. 

Training Journal delivers informative, timely and practical content to assist anyone involved in workplace L&D. TJ is committed to supporting CPD through in-depth features that analyse L&D principles in detail.

Upside Learning shares an array of resources and knowledge in the area of Learning Technology Solutions including White Papers, E-books, Webinars, Case Studies, Presentations etc.

skills.oecd is an OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) website that presents all the most recent OECD reports, data and videos related to skills.

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) advises the Irish Government on current and future skills needs of the economy and on other labour market issues that impact on Ireland’s enterprise and employment growth.

   Trainers Learning Skillnet

        The aim of the Trainers' Learning Skillnet is to provide grant aided training and opportunities to HR, Training and Development professionals for their Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

All about Learning & Development. Extensive sections on every aspect of the function.

Really useful website for all areas of L&D, Change and HR