The Enduring Image

The British Council
British Deputy High Commision

British Council Division, Mittal Tower, 'C' Wing, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021.
Tel: 9122 282 3530, 282 3560.

May - June 1998 - Vol. XII  No. 2

| European Union Chamber Orchestra | Video Screenings in the Library Seminar room|

Awards for Study In Britain | International Summer Schools |

50th Anniversary Programme | New Writing 7 |


Video Screenings in the Library Seminar room

May 1998

Gearing up for tomorrow

Saturday 2 May 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 2:15 pm

Starting Your Own Business
A practical step-by-step guide, with advice from experts in banking, finance, law, marketing, franchising, tax and 101 things it pays to know before starting a business.

Saturday 9 May 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 12:20 pm

Inside Organisations - Handy On The Future Of Organisations
Handy speaks candidly about the changes facing organisations over the coming decades. Aimed at decision makers, this video looks at Handy's ideas on how organisations should best remodel themselves to survive and succeed. Changes in structure, workforce skills and management are all discussed.

Saturday 16 May 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 12:30 pm

Meetings Bloody Meetings
Probably the most widely seen management training video of all time, millions of managers around the world have seen and absorbed its lessons. As a recent research has again shown, meetings are management, however small or large the meeting.

Saturday 23 May 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 12:30 pm

Tomorrow The World
Many people underperform through a lack of confidence and assertion. This is a step-by-step video course designed to build confidence for the everyday situations people encounter. The areas covered include : Developing self-confidence, Saying "No", Giving feedback, Making requests without giving offence of being overlooked, Receiving criticism.

Saturday 30 May 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 12.25 pm

Pursuit Of Efficiency
A new tea lady, Penelope Keith, in a large engineering company questions the various time, energy and money-wasting practices she sees at several levels of the organisation. She eventually achieves success unleashing creative ideas from the staff and increasing staff participation in running the organisation.

June 1998

Animal Instincts - The inside story SUPERSENSE - Parts 1 to 6

This series reveals the secrets of animal perception, allowing viewers to immerse themselves in the lives and habits of animals. Each part is of 30 minute duration.

Saturday 13 June 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Sixth Sense - Part I
This part provides an introduction to the series by looking at the "sixth" sense which animals have and humans do not have. Many examples are given, including the chilling spectacle of vampire bats being attracted to drink live horse-blood, and how a shark's final attack is guided by an electrical impulse.

Seeing Sense - Part 2
Views the world through the eyes of different animals. Beautifully photographed, with eerie sound-effects and some amazing close-ups of vultures fighting for a place at the "dinner table".

Saturday 20 June 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Sound Sense - Part 3
Looks at what animals hear at high frequency and infrasound (sounds that are too low for the human ear to detect). It also illustrates the regional dialects of the humpback whale.

Super Scents - Part 4
From a superb film of the Cheetah to the communal latrine of the mole rats, this episode looks at animals' sense of smell. It contains footage of a lot of mating rituals.

Saturday 27 June 1998 ; 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Sense of Timing - Part 5
Beautiful use of time-lapse photography is made in this episode to illustrate how many creatures are ruled by the sun. The moon affects the gravitation of the seas, and this episode contains some splendid and unusual underwater photography.

Making Sense - Part 6
Looks at how birds and insects use magnetic fields for navigation, and how human use of electricity can confuse many creatures.

Timings and Programmes subject to change.
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