Archive for the ‘Training and development’ Category

Learn how to use media in PowerPoint: Fri 31 Mar

Free course for staff

Project management basics: Wed 10 May

An introduction to core project management skills for project team members

Getting the most out of Research Relationships: Mon 27 Mar

In this workshop researchers will look at different aspects of successful relationships in a research context, bringing in some useful theories that can help us to be more effective and confident in managing difficult conversations and influencing and negotiating with others.

Planning & leading projects: Tue 9 May

Project Management training for those involved in proposing and gaining approval for projects or leading project teams

How to overcome Imposter Syndrome: Mon 27 Mar

If you have ever doubted your ability, or thought, "I just got lucky this time", “I worry that others will discover how little I know” or “I only got that opportunity because people were being kind to me”, this is an indication that you have experienced Imposter Syndrome.

Media Training – TV and Radio: Tue 21 Mar

This course will build your confidence in giving radio and TV interviews, and explaining your research to a non-specialist audience in a limited time (which will stand researchers in good stead for other career situations like conferences and public debates).

Catering for diverse faith traditions on campus: Thu 28 Mar

We invite all staff and students of faith (or none) to participate in this workshop. (Book free lunch - or ext 3568 by 22 March)

Learn how to do mail merges in Word: Fri 23 Mar

Free IT training course open to all staff.

SDPR for education & research staff: Fri 7 Apr

The session will work chronologically through the SDPR process, explaining the aims of the different steps, and discuss some case studies that illustrate the kinds of issues and conversations that may arise.

DATE CHANGE: Supporting PhDs in distress: Tue 28 Mar

This workshop is aimed at supervisors who, as part of their role, may be approached by students experiencing distress.

Struggling with Excel? Help is here! Fri 17 Mar

Feel free to bring questions about spreadsheets you're working on

Training - Nuts & bolts of managing people: Mon 3 Apr

An introduction for all new line managers on the responsibilities and processes involved in managing people at the University.

Conducting an effective SDPR review: Mon 27 Mar

This workshop will enable you to conduct effective reviews for those you line manage by focusing on the purpose and principles of an effective review conversation.

SDPR - Getting the most out of your review: Mon 27 Mar

This workshop to help those who are being reviewed to understand their role in this two-way process, gives delegates the opportunity to consider the objectives and benefits of performance review; explore the process and consider what they might wish to do in preparation for their review meeting.

Managing change (for managers & supervisors): Tue 21 Mar

This course is suitable for Managers and Supervisors with experience of managing change who wish to further develop their change-management skills.

Brave new world: Digital Marketing MBA Masterclass

Sophie Miles, Marketing Officer, writes for the Research Marketing blog.

Mental Health First Aid course: 27 & 29 March

This course is aimed at all staff, particularly those that support students' well-being, who want to increase their knowledge, confidence and skills in dealing with mental health awareness and disorders.

@Home with ERC adv grants, IRO funding & MSCA fellowships

RIS' next information-packed@Home session will take place on Thursday 2 March when three upcoming funding calls will be discussed.

Building & motivating teams – course for managers: 17 Mar

This training will help managers understand their role in leading their team and have explored the different approaches, qualities and skills required to motivate, empower, reward and develop staff.

Recruitment & selection for interview chairs/panel: 27 Feb

The legal responsibilities will be explained and put into the context of the University's Recruitment & Selection Code of Practice, particularly focusing on those responsibilities held by the panel chair.