This page summarises the offer from the Workforce Development team only.

You can review other development opportunities available across the university on the Staff learning and development webpage, such as training and support to help you get started in a new role, use University systems, and stay safe at work.

Development Toolkit

The Development Toolkit is an online learning and development resource for all staff with:

  • 'Playlists' (grouped resources) on Managing remote teams and Working remotely which may be helpful during the Covid-19 situation and support you to work well from home

  • ten Management 101 e-learning modules (20-60 minutes each)

  • over 2,000 resources such as top tips, key guides and self-assessments on a range of topics including leadership, personal skills and well-being

Review the key principles, theory and online resources for our cancelled face to face courses

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing restrictiions, all Workforce Development face to face courses have been cancelled for the remainder of the 2019/20 academic year.

However, you can still use the individual course webpages below to access:

  1. course-specific pre-work (where applicable), covering the key topic principles
  2. suggested online learning and information for each course

Other external learning and development 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 LFHE Essentials of budgeting e-learning programme is also available free of charge (registration required) and aims to develop your knowledge and confidence in planning, monitoring and reviewing budgets.

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

The bfdg 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.