David Babington – Managing Director, Improve International
In this episode Dave Harries meets David Babington, a fully qualified veterinary surgeon who stepped aside from his animal practice to create an international training company providing CPD for vets and veterinary nurses. Wiltshire based Improve International was established by David in 1998, so has witnessed huge technological change in how training can be delivered. We hear from David how effective communication is at the very heart of training and that adapting to changing technologies is essential to survive and flourish in the modern training world.
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