Networks, courses and workshops
The following courses aim to enable staff to enhance their professional skills in a wide range of areas including working with others, communication and in a learning and teaching and research context.
Working with others
- Staff Review and Development Scheme Reviewer Training
This course is aimed at all staff who will undertake reviews under the University's SRDS scheme. It is compulsory for all new reviewers. For further information on SRDS see this link: http://www.sddu.leeds.ac.uk/sddu-srds-on-line-resources.html
- Building and Developing a Positive Team Environment
This course is aimed at all staff, but particularly those who have a team management or leadership responsibility.
- Media Skills
This course aims to enable staff to work effectively with the media, thereby to increase awareness of their work, its impact and the University of Leeds.
- People Management Practices (suite)
A range of short topics aimed at managers, including recruitment, equality, managing performance and more.
- Time Management
Courses to help staff manage their use of time more effectively
- Personal Resilience in Times of Change
This link takes you to a webpage which includes resources and a list or workshops designed to build your personal resilience.
- Stress & Pressure
Courses to help staff to develop personal resilience, and to help others manage stress and pressure, particularly during times of change.
Courses to enable staff to improve their skills in chairing and servicing meetings.
- Project Management
A suite of courses to help staff to manage projects effectively and efficiently.
- Writing Skills
Courses to help develop writing skills in a range of contexts, including scientific writing, writing for research and writing for the web.
- Interpersonal communication
- This new course aims to enable staff to develop more effective and assertive communication skills.
- Presentation Skills
A range of courses to improve presentation skills, and increase the impact of presentations.
- Personal Development for Women (The Springboard Programme)
Springboard is an award-winning three-month personal development programme designed especially for women. It has been created to enable women to achieve greater recognition and influence and to fulfil their potential in both their work and personal lives.
Working effectively with University systems and procedures
- Recruitment and Selection
These courses are suitable for all staff involved in recruiting and selecting staff.
Recruitment & Selection pt 1. (recruitment)
Recruitment & Selection Pt 2. (selection)
- Equality and Diversity
Links to the University Equality Service's training suite for staff.
- Green Issues
A range of courses to help staff consider their impact on the environment in a professional context.
A range of courses to enable staff to understand the University's financial procedures in relation to purchasing, and to consider sustainable procurement.
- Technical Skills courses through HEaTED (for Technicians)
A range of courses tailored specifically to technicians, to enable their professional and self-development.
Learning and teaching, and enhancing the student experience
- Courses in Learning and Teaching
Includes credit bearing courses and programmes, and open courses for staff involved in learning and teaching.
- Support network for learning and teaching administration
The Network aims to provide a forum to share good practice among administrative and support staff in faculties, schools and departments/centres and to promote a dialogue between staff in these areas and the central administrative offices.
Research and innovation
- Courses in Research and Innovation
A range of courses to support research excellent and maximise the impact of research.