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Broadway, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, 2006/10/08 - Health and safety, pensions and employee issues affect every organisation, and when things go wrong, managers and directors can easily find themselves on the end of a reporter's microphone.
The Cotswold Conference Centre, a leading UK training and events venue, announces Media Training Masterclasses Ltd, offering crisis management training to organisations of varying sizes, from a wide range of industries. When a crisis strikes any business, how it is handled can make or break the company's hard-earned reputation. Media Training Masterclasses provide essential crisis preparation for any business.
Health and safety issues affect every organisation
You don't have to be an airport the size of Heathrow or a car company the size of Ford, even small businesses can find themselves in the spotlight if their product fails and affects its customers, or a client sues. Health and safety, pensions and employee issues affect every organisation, and when things go wrong, managers and directors can easily find themselves on the end of a reporter's microphone.
Media Training Masterclasses Ltd, at the Cotswold Conference Centre, offers crisis management training to organisations of varying sizes, from a wide range of industries. Businesses may or may not have an in-house PR department or employ an agency, but when the going gets tough, it is their own managers who will be under scrutiny. That's why personal preparation and coaching by experienced, professional trainers is invaluable.
Essential crisis preparation for any business
Warwick Partington, MTM's chief executive, explains: “Understanding what happens in a crisis situation and what the media need from you is essential preparation for any business. What we provide is the highest-quality coaching for the individuals who have to prepare for and deliver the key messages on the day that the unthinkable becomes a reality.”
In today's communications-hungry environment, the media can quickly latch on to a potential story, and how a business reacts is vital. If a company highlights how it was prepared and genuinely cares about those affected, plus demonstrates what it is doing about the problem and its aftermath, then they can actually use a potentially damaging situation to their advantage.
Nick Akerman, Head of Sales at Cotswold Conference Centre, comments, “Media Training Masterclasses here at the Cotswold Conference Centre work well within our extensive facilities. The training is realistic and adapted to the specific needs of the delegates, whatever business they are in.”
About Cotswold Conference Centre
Cotswold Conference Centre (CCC) was launched in January 2001. The facilities have developed over the past 40 years from humble beginnings as the residential training school for Group 4. The centre now boasts 53 well-appointed en-suite study bedrooms from four charming locations on site, which are set amongst 300 breathtaking acres of Cotswold scenery with stunning views across the Vale of Evesham. The conference centre is the perfect learning environment with a village feel and offers meeting rooms with natural daylight, equipment and support from a small, friendly team.
Media Training Masterclasses provides executive communications coaching to a wide range of global clients. They sponsor the national Teaching Awards and the PR Week Communicator of the Year Award. The company was formed in 1996 and was formerly based at the Centre for Broadcast Skills Training at Wood Norton.
CCC has been recognised as an Investor in People, was recently re-accredited with Hospitality Assured and is a member of the Conference Centres of Excellence group of leading conference venues. In September 2004, CCC was delighted to have been awarded a Gold Award at The Heart of England Excellence in Tourism Awards ceremony in the Business Tourism category. This recognition took CCC forward to the 2005 national awards hosted by VisitBritain and, again, they won the Gold Award.