Human Resources

Programmes and courses

e-learning and online resources

  • Communication e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Decision-making e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Leadership e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Problem-solving e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Creativity e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Time management e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Difficult conversations e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Coaching e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Networking e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Self development e-learning: available via the Development Toolkit
  • Introduction to HE finance e-learning: available from the British Universities Finance Directors Group (bfdg). The module is available free of charge (registration required) and aims to give you a generic overview of finance in HE, including funding, areas of spending and reporting.
  • Essentials of budgeting e-learning: available from the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE). The module is available free of charge (registration required) and aims to develop your knowledge and confidence in planning, monitoring and reviewing budgets.

Development Toolkit: free online learning for all staff

The Development Toolkit has over 2,000 resources (including e-learning modules, top tips, and how to guides) to support your learning and development and provide on-demand job-related support.   

Sign-in using your usual username and password, and either search for a specific topic, or use the tabs to review resources within key themes such as leadership and strategy, managing people and teams, or personal skills and development.

Face-to-face programmes and courses: 2017/18

September    October    November    December    January    February    March    April    May    June    July 

An outline of the management and general programmes and courses planned for 2017/18 are detailed below for your information - courses are shown in the likely month they are due to run (subject to room and presenter availability).

You can view the course details by clicking on the course name, including checking who the course is for (i.e. managers, specific roles or all staff) and how to book a place. 

Course dates will be published once arrangements are finalised (approx. 6-8 weeks in advance), and included as a news item on the University homepage/Comms Friday newsletter. Please note that we do not hold waiting lists for courses unless specified within the course details. 

Links to a selection of providers offering external training opportunities are also detailed at the bottom of this page.

Date                                                        
Programme/Course                                                                                          
Suitability
Semester 1
   
September 2017     
 
September's courses have been completed
 
October 2017     Back to top
  October's courses have been completed  
November 2017     Back to top
  November's courses have been completed  
December 2017    Back to top
  December's courses have been completed  
January 2018    Back to top
  January's courses have been completed All staff
Semester 2
   
February 2018    Back to top
Thursday 1 February 
Managers/Supervisors
Friday 23 February  Leading teams: building, motivating and developing staff Managers/Supervisors
Tuesday 27 February 
Managers/Supervisors
Tuesday 27 February
All staff
March 2018    Back to top
Thursday 1 March 
Interview Chair/Panel
Wednesday 7 March
Managers/Supervisors
Thursday 8 March Tier 4 basics - an introduction to student immigration All staff
Tuesday 13 March Student immigration for staff supporting current students Specific roles
Tues 13 - Wed 14 March Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)  Specific roles
Thursday 15 March Student immigration for admissions and recruitment staff  Specific roles
Friday 23 March  Effective meetings All staff
April 2018    Back to top
Thurs 5 April Introduction to the University of Bath New staff
Tuesday 10 April  SDPR: Conducting an effective review Managers/Supervisors
Tuesday 10 April SDPR: Getting the most out of your review All staff
Wed 11 - Fri 13 April SWIMM (South West Institutions' Middle Managers Programme) Managers/Supervisors
Monday 16 April Nuts and bolts of managing people Managers/Supervisors
Wednesday 18 April Bath AUA event: Chief Executive of the Students' Union All staff
Wednesday 18 April 
Interview Chair/Panel
Friday 27 April Managing the disciplinary process Managers/Supervisors
May 2018    Back to top
Wednesday 16 May Bath AUA event: Academic Director, Centre for Learning and Teaching All staff
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Managers/Supervisors
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All staff
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All staff
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Specific roles
tbc Self-paced learning All staff
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Specific roles
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Specific roles
tbc Presentation skills All staff
June 2018       Back to top
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Managers/Supervisors
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All staff
Wednesday 13 June
New staff
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Interview Chair/panel
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Specific roles
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Managers/Supervisors
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Managers/Supervisors
July 2018         Back to top
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Specific roles
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Specific roles
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External opportunities    

Please note that these are external opportunities and all course costs would need to be funded by your department. You will be eligible for member rates where indicated.

  • The British Universities Finance Directors Group (bfdg) arrange a variety of finance-related events (eligible for member rates).

    Their Introduction to HE finance elearning module is also available free of charge (registration required) and aims to give you a generic overview of finance in HE, including funding, areas of spending and reporting.