Man: Well, the company always tried for residential courses at weekends before.
Woman: I gather that wasn't popular.
Also, the managers I spoke to weren't keen to come into work even earlier for training sessions.
Man: Mm. Well, if we start off with a series of full-day events during work time, I think that'd be best.
Woman: Yes, sessions early in the morning would be too short- we wouldn't achieve much.
Man: OK, we'll propose that.
Woman: Did you discuss when we'd start?
Man: I suggested March - I'd have liked to get this contract underway before the end of our financial year,
and we're already quite booked up from the end of May onwards.
Woman: Don't they have a big launch coming up in the first week of April?
Man: Yes, they said March will be hectic,
so as soon as the launch is over and they've had a week to clear up would fit in best.
Woman: OK. So what needs to be done next? Shall we put together a proposed schedule?
Man: Mm, we'll need to do that soon.
For now, we've got to get on with devising a survey to go out to everyone included in the programme.
We can start working on costings to send to their senior management as soon as we've done that.
Woman: OK, let's just...