Project:

Tourism Talent Network

Overview:

The project sets out to future-proof tourism and hopsitality skills provision and increase the commercial benefits from one of the best established and fastest growing sectors in the region.

Successfully delivered, it will stimulate public-private collaboration to coordinate action on skills and product development, transforming growth of the tourism and hospitality sector in the region. 

Ambition North Wales is working with lead sponsor, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai to develop this project.

Lead Sponsor:

Objectives

Business Support

Strengthen interaction between educators and businesses and the workforce

New Facilities

Position North Wales as a centre of excellence for the tourism and hospitality sector

New Opportunities

Support the development of sustainable and high-value tourism jobs and position the sector as an aspirational career choice

Investment Targets

£4.5m

Growth Deal

£6.7m

Other Public Sector

£1.8m

Private Sector

£13m

Total Investment

Which stage has the project reached?

Stage01.
Determine the Project context:

The planning phase of the spending proposal. Assessing the strategic context for the project and demonstrating how it provides synergy with other projects within the portfolio.

Check icon progress icon Complete
Stage02.
Preparing the Strategic Outline Case:

The scoping phase of the project. Making the case for change and identifying the preferred way forward.

Check icon progress icon In Progress
Stage03.
Preparing the Outline Business Case:

The planning phase for the project. Identifying the options that provide value for money, confirming the affordability of the project and determining the arrangements for the successful delivery of the project. 

Check icon progress icon
Stage04.
Approval of the Outline Business Case:

The Outline Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the procurement phase of the project can begin. 

Check icon progress icon
Stage05.
Preparing the Full Business Case:

The procurement phase of the project. Recording the findings of the procurement and confirming the management arrangements for the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the project.  

Check icon progress icon
Stage06.
Approval of the Full Business Case:

The Full Business Case is presented to the North Wales Economic Ambition Board for approval. When approved the implementation phase of the project can begin. 

Check icon progress icon
Stage07.
Project implementation and monitoring:

The project implementation phase. The Full Business Case is used as a reference point to deliver the project and monitor progress. 

Check icon progress icon
Stage08.
Project Evaluation:

The post project implementation stage. Evaluating how well the project was delivered and lessons learnt.  The Full Business Case is used to determine the extent the anticipated benefits were delivered and realised.

Check icon progress icon

Key Members

  • Lawrence Wood Principal of Coleg Llandrillo, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai
  • Gary Jones Regional Project Manager North Wales Business Academy, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai
  • Robyn Lovelock Programme Manager
  • Angharad Evans Graduate Growth Deal Project Manager