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Loughborough University

Staff Development

Online courses

These are the online courses currently available.

Sustainability eLearning Course

Environmental essentials is a short training course developed to provide a quick introduction to some of the key areas of sustainability and how these areas, the campus and you, our staff and students, interact.

The course introduces Sustainability at Loughborough University, how our ISO14001 accredited Environmental Management System helps us comply with legislation, but also what your responsibilities are and how to go about them.

There is a course designed for everyone, both Staff and Students, and by undertaking this course you are:

• Improving your sustainability awareness and knowledge of what we are doing to reduce our environmental impact.
• Helping us deliver the University Strategy of embedding sustainability and social responsibility into all our processes, operations and developments.
• Supporting the development of our EMS by demonstrating evidence of training, communication and continual improvement.

To begin the course go to:

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/sustainability/awareness/environ-essentials/

Fire Safety Plus Interactive Course - Mandatory

Fire Safety Plus Interactive Course - Mandatory

This is an online course which ALL University staff are required to complete and take 20 minutes.

This course is offered by Cardinus.

 

Introduction to Higher Education Finance eLearning module

Introduction to Higher Education Finance

E-learning module for Staff within HE Institutions

Welcome to this Brisith Universities Finance Direcotrs Group e-learning module which is intended to equip those new to a finance team (or indeed anyone looking for useful resources) and help them find their way around HE finance.

This module provides high level sector information and will direct you to additional resources and materials that are available. 

The module should take about  90 minutes to complete, and you are encouraged to complete it in one session. However you do have the option to save your progress so you can complete it over several sessions if you need to - you can resume the course by going to the MY COURSES page within MY BUFDG.  Please note there is no sound.

Upon completion you will be directed to a survey where you will be asked to provide feedback on the module. 

Use the arrows at the bottom of each screen to navigate through this e-learning module. When you reach the end of the module you can request an email be sent to you to record that you have successfully completed the training. Click below to start. 

Please note the information contained within this e-learning module is considered to be an up-to-date and accurate overview of the sector at the time of production (April 2016).  Whilst every effort will be taken to review it periodically for accuracy, the information is intended to provide a guide and the reader should always check for any changes before relying on the detail.  

How to access the e-learning

Click here

Please note that if you have any difficulty accessing this, you will need to contact BUFDG directly.

 

Marshalls Online Courses

Bribery Act 2012 Briefing

Target Audience

An essential 30 minute online briefing for all staff associated with Loughborough University, to enable everyone to apply the principles of the Bribery Act 2010.

Overview

Organisations in the UK face a new exposure to criminal liability for failing to prevent bribery. This can include liability for the unauthorised actions of their employees, subsideries and agents.

It is University policy to comply with all applicable anti-bribery laws. Bribery or any form of curruption by a member of staff of the University may be considered gross misconduct and the member of staff may face dismissal. It's therefore important that we understand the basics of the Act to avoid unnecessary difficulties.

"Combating the risks of bribery is about common sense and not about burdensome control." Secretary of State.

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of the online briefing you will:

  • have an awareness of the background of the Act
  • have a broad overview of the implications of the Act
  • understand how the Act affects the way you need to work
  • understand the offences set out in the Act, and possible defences
  • understand what the university is doing to comply with the requirements set out in the Act
  • be aware of further sources of information

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.

Bullying and Harassment for Managers

Target Audience

New and existing managers

Overview

It is recommended that new managers complete this during their probation period or a least in their first twelve months of employment at the University.

All other managers should try and complete this as soon as possible.

The course highlights how managers should role model the expected behaviours

Intended Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Understand the issues surrounding bullying and harassment
  • Understand the need to develop a culture that helps to eliminate bullying & harassment in the workplace
  • Understand the legal issues
  • The need to role model expected behaviours

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.

Bullying and Harassment

Target Audience

All staff

Overview

It is recommended that new staff complete this during their probation period or a least in their first twelve months of employment at the University.

The course highlights the behaviour expected from all staff

Intended Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by bullying and harassment
  • Understand the effects it can have on people
  • Understand the benefits of recognising and eliminating bullying & harassment in the workplace
  • Recognise your role is preventing bullying & harassment in the workplace
  • Understand what can be done if someone is being bullied

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.

Diversity in the Workplace

Target Audience

All staff

Overview

A refresher course on equality and diversity for all staff.

Especially recommended to staff who have not been on an equality & diversity course in the last two years or more.

Find out about legislative changes and how that affects you.

Intended Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Describe key features and provisions of the Equality 2010
  • Understand broader equality & diversity issues
  • Know your responsibility and rights as a member of staff of the University

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.

Equality Analysis

Target Audience

Staff requested to lead on conducting Equality Analysis (EA) and/or Staff wishing to improve their practice on equality and diversity

Overview

A course for managers and strategic leads or any staff wishing to review their practice on equality and diversity. (One to one coaching is available on request to Staff Development.)

Intended Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Understand what an EA is
  • Understand why it is important
  • Understand what the law says about EA
  • Identify key stages of the EA process

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.

Unconscious Bias

Target Audience

An essential 20 minute online interactive course recommended for all staff and can be used as a refresher or an introduction. 

Overview

This online training is intended to help you recognise bias that could affect decisions regarding recruitment, promotion and attitudes to others in the workplace and to create a more open, inclusive and effective University.

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • Increase your awareness of the concept of Unconscious Bias
  • Assist you to recognise bias within yourself
  • Enable you to recognise the impact of your personal bias on others
  • Accept that bias is natural, but needs to be managed
  • Empower you to manage your own bias 

Now Log in to Marshall's to take the course.


Marshall's Online Courses

To look for a course and take part on it, you now have to logon to Marshall's Online System.

IMPORTANT LOGIN INFORMATION

You may have been pre-registered so try logging on using your Loughborough University Staff email address, the inital password has been set to 'password' which you will then be prompted to change once logged on.

If you have not been pre-registered, then click on the 'Register Yourself' text on the online course login page and register using your Staff email address. It is also essential you enter your 'STAFF ID' number in the 'Unique ID' field to ensure your training record is updated when you complete the course.

Note: Completion of your course will not appear in the my.HR training record until the monthly update has taken place.

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LEARN online courses

Information Security Training

Information Security

This one hour, online module provides staff with an overview of the key issues concerning data protection and how information can be managed both effectively and securely.

The data and information held by the University and employees underpin our key activities of research, teaching, enterprise and supporting services. The Freedom of Information act (2000) and Data Protection Act (1998) place duties on the University and it's employees regarding the handling and storage of this data. For the University to be legally compliant, and to protect the sensitive data of our students, colleagues and partners, it must be managed and stored securely.

The training is mandatory for all staff and can be accessed by logging into LEARN and searching for Information Security via the 'Navigation' tab. Alternatively, please follow the direct link: http://learn.lboro.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=10921

Recruitment and Selection Online Refresher Training

Target Audience

Any Chairs of interview panels who have attended the Recruitment and Selection session, but not within the last five years. Also recommended for all members of staff involved in Recruitment and Selection who have not attended training for five years or more.

Overview

This refresher course is designed for Chairs of panels that have not attended the Recruitment and Selection course in the last five years, but is also a good refresher for anyone who would like a general overview of the recruitment and selection procedure at Loughborough. Please note however, this online training does not replace the need for staff to attend the one day Recruitment and Selection course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session the delegates will be able to:

  • explain Loughborough University's recruitment process
  • understand the benefits of competency based interviewing
  • answer key questions in relation to employment legislation which affect the recruitment and selection of staff

The training can be accessed by logging into LEARN and searching for Recruitment via the 'Navigation' tab. Alternatively, please follow the direct link:http://learn.lboro.ac.uk/enrol/index.php?id=5864

PCI DSS E-Learning

The PCI DSS E-Learning Course is an essential short training course for all staff who work in a payment related position where credit/debit card transactions are taking place. The course introduces the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) legislation and how it effects staff working in a card data environment.

The course is aimed at, but is not limited to:

  • Cafe, shop, restaurant, accommodation, hotel staff
  • Staff in a finance related position 
  • Library staff
  • Sports development staff (including, but not limited to staff in the Gym, Physio, Tennis Centre, Swimming Pool)
  • Alumni staff
  • Anyone taking payments through a PDQ machine or a virtual terminal (e.g. Design and Print, Online Store, Card Payment Gateway etc)
  • Students who are assisting with events or working in an environment where card transactions are taking place (e.g. Telephone campaigns).

The module contents are:

  1. Card Fraud
  2. What is PCI DSS?
  3. PCI DSS and me
  4. Protecting Card Data
  5. What if i suspect a problem?

By the end of the course you will:

  • Understand what PCI DSS is
  • Understand ways fraudsters are trying to access card data
  • How it can affect you as a customer and also as the merchant
  • What to watch out for
  • What to do if you find something suspicious

The course ends with a short quiz and should not take more than about 15 minutes to complete. To begin the course please go to: http://learn.lboro.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=12055 self enrol and click on the E-Learning - PCI DSS Introduction and click Enter.


LEARN Online Courses

To look for a course and take part on it, you now have to logon to the LEARN System.

Note: Completion of your course will not appear in the my.HR training record until the monthly update has taken place.

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If you have problems accessing or using the course, please contact the LEARN team via the IT Help Desk (ext. 222333)

Guide 2016-2017

Staff Development Guide

2016-2017


Take a look at the revised list of courses for the upcoming academic year 2016-2017.

View publication →

 

Contact us

Tel: 01509 222381