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Wednesday 20th June 2018

Networking

Date
20/06/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Gowar & Wedderburn Common Room
Description
If you are put off networking because you believe it is all about elevator pitches and shameless self-promotion then you may want to take this opportunity to view it differently. This short (90 minute) session is one of three new workshops focusing on skills key to getting the most from your career.
Thursday 21st June 2018

Enabling women in the promotions process (two of three)

Date
21/06/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room
Description
A three part modular course that gives women who are Senior Lecturers and Readers assistance in the application process for promotion. It is designed to help them present their credentials in the optimum way.

Customer service training: The Student as a Customer

Date
21/06/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Win 0-05
Description
Understanding how to put the student at the centre of what you do
Monday 25th June 2018

Staff induction

Date
25/06/2018 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
All new staff to the College are invited to attend this half-day induction event, where you will learn about the College and its history, hear from senior staff on the future plans, find out what facilities are available, and meet other new starters.
Tuesday 26th June 2018

Appraisal training

Date
26/06/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Customer service training: Communicating with students

Date
03/07/2018 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
Founder’s 139 East Wing
Description
Understanding the context and behaviours to provide an exemplary, consistent, seamless experience for our students.
Thursday 5th July 2018

Bullying and harassment awareness

Date
05/07/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This workshop is aimed at those who manage others and may be faced with or anxious about the emergence of inappropriate behaviour in the workplace. The workshop will assist in both identifying and preventing bullying or harassment within a team or office environment.

Task switching and optimising productivity in the workplace

Date
05/07/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
Arts Building 0-24
Description
The reality of our open-office, push notification world, makes focusing one single task easier said than done. When we tackle multiple tasks, our brain might give us the illusion of multi-tasking, but more often than not we are merely task switching. This is where we switch between tasks performed in same time frame, rather than doing tasks at exactly the same time. Unless managed effectively, task switching can be detrimental to productivity. In this course, attendees will learn how to use task switching effectively to improve personal productivity.
Thursday 19th July 2018

Appraisal training

Date
19/07/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Thursday 26th July 2018

Appraisal training

Date
26/07/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Wednesday 8th August 2018

Appraisal training

Date
08/08/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Thursday 16th August 2018

Appraisal training

Date
16/08/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
Founder's Large Boardroom
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Wednesday 5th September 2018

Appraisal training

Date
05/09/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Monday 10th September 2018

Staff induction

Date
10/09/2018 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
All new staff to the College are invited to attend this half-day induction event, where you will learn about the College and its history, hear from senior staff on the future plans, find out what facilities are available, and meet other new starters.
Thursday 13th September 2018

Appraisal training

Date
13/09/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Founder's Large Boardroom
Description
This course will help academic and professional services staff to understand the College's Performance Appraisal Review (PAR) process and carry out an effective meeting.
Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Recruitment and selection workshop

Date
02/10/2018 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Kingswood Blue Room
Description
This workshop covers the first stage of the recruitment process from identifying a vacancy up to the shortlisting stage. Through a series of group exercises and group discussion the workshop will include preparing an advert, the purpose of a job description and person specification and what they should contain. There will also be an opportunity to obtain up to date information on employment legislation in the areas of discrimination, equality and immigration. Participants will be encouraged to share best practice and discuss difficulties they have experienced with previous recruitment. The trainer will also discuss the colleges Recruitment and Selection best practices and procedures.
Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Planning ahead for retirement

Date
03/10/2018 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
Huntersdale Boardroom
Description
The 'r' word has been a hot topic since the disappearance of the traditional retirement age. The decision is yours whether sooner or later the 'p' word, planning, is equally important.

Introduction to project management workshop (two day workshop)

Date
03 (09:30) - 04/10/2018 (16:30)
Location:
Kingswood Blue Room
Description
Many of us are project managers but just don't know it yet. We plan holidays, major life events and increasingly our work in the office is becoming more 'project' driven. However, deep down we know that we could achieve more by being just a bit more structured in our approach to work. This course is designed to help individuals maximize their personal impact in the workplace by exposing them to the most accessible and valuable parts of the project management tool kit.
Thursday 4th October 2018

Introduction to project management workshop (two day workshop)

Date
03 (09:30) - 04/10/2018 (16:30)
Location:
Kingswood Blue Room
Description
Many of us are project managers but just don't know it yet. We plan holidays, major life events and increasingly our work in the office is becoming more 'project' driven. However, deep down we know that we could achieve more by being just a bit more structured in our approach to work. This course is designed to help individuals maximize their personal impact in the workplace by exposing them to the most accessible and valuable parts of the project management tool kit.
Monday 8th October 2018

Enabling women in the promotions process (three of three)

Date
08/10/2018 (09:30-12:00)
Location:
FE139 (Founders East)
Description
A three part modular course that gives women who are Senior Lecturers and Readers assistance in the application process for promotion. It is designed to help them present their credentials in the optimum way.
Thursday 11th October 2018

Staff induction

Date
11/10/2018 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
All new staff to the College are invited to attend this half-day induction event, where you will learn about the College and its history, hear from senior staff on the future plans, find out what facilities are available, and meet other new starters.
Tuesday 16th October 2018

Career Development

Date
16/10/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
Kingswood Blue Room
Description
This workshop will help you decide what you want from your career, however you define it, and what you need to do to achieve your goals. It will not deal with promotion or advancement in any specific professional or academic discipline. The focus is on the skills and attributes associated with building, managing and enjoying a successful working life.
Wednesday 14th November 2018

Networking

Date
14/11/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
Kingswood Blue Room
Description
If you are put off networking because you believe it is all about elevator pitches and shameless self-promotion then you may want to take this opportunity to view it differently. This short (90 minute) session is one of three new workshops focusing on skills key to getting the most from your career.
Thursday 15th November 2018

Staff induction

Date
15/11/2018 (10:00-14:00)
Location:
Picture Gallery
Description
All new staff to the College are invited to attend this half-day induction event, where you will learn about the College and its history, hear from senior staff on the future plans, find out what facilities are available, and meet other new starters.
Tuesday 27th November 2018

CV writing and interview skills

Date
27/11/2018 (13:30-16:30)
Location:
Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room
Description
Whether or not you are currently applying for an external or internal position, this short (90 minute) workshop will help you stand the best chance of success. Review the layout and content of your CV to ensure it demonstrates your relevant skills and experience. Understand how to prepare for and create the right impression at interview.
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