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Here you will find a comprehensive list of all the courses offered by Organisational Development to support university staff. Click on the course to find out more information and book yourself a space.
This event gives all staff in the administrative job family the opportunity to network and hear about pertinent issues, tailored specifically for you
This online course is to ensure that the University complies with the policies applicable in anti-bribery laws. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this course.
Ensuring a positive relationship between wellbeing, resilience and work performance is valuable in today's challenging and competitive environment. When we are both mentally and physically healthy we can form positive relationships, cope with day to day challenges, and use our abilities to reach our potential. This short, practical course will explore what supports your wellbeing, where you already feel resilient and the type of situations that can undermine your resilience.
This online course highlights the policies and procedures of the behaviour around what is classed as bulling and harassment. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this course.
This online course highlights how managers should role model correct behaviours and to understand what is classed as bullying and harassment that reflects the University's policies and procedures. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this course.
This course will provide managers with an understanding of a coaching style of management and why adopting this style may be beneficial in the workplace
This event will equip you with practical and effective techniques to address difficult issues with honesty and integrity whilst managing the powerful emotions that can often arise.
This practical workshop is designed to equip interview chairs and panel members with a process for developing structured competency based interview questions, it will also cover how to objectively assess and score candidates responses and job suitability.
A practical 2 hour session, using case studies and scenarios, which will give you the knowledge and skills to deal with discipline and grievance issues relating to staff confidently and appropriately.
This is an online introduction or refresher course on the Equality Act 2010 and your responsibilities in the workplace. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this 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. This is recommended as part of your induction and is managed by Sustainability via Learn.
An online course that allows managers, strategic leads and staff to assess their decisions, services and practices are in compliance with the requirements of the Equality Act and Human Rights Acts. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this course.
This event will help to build confidence and skills in dealing with difficult customers in a positive and effective way.
This event looks at impressions, attitude and body language while giving you the opportunity to reflect on the levels of service you offer.
This is an online course which all University staff are required to complete and takes approximately 20 minutes. This is a mandatory requirement and is managed by Health and Safety
The session will cover the Overview of major University Committees, how to conduct Effective meeting preparation and Effective minute taking. It will also cover what to do after the meeting and what to do in between meetings as well as Advice on record keeping. By the end of the session you will know where to look for advice and guidance through the Committee webpages and also the Committee Secretary Handbook.
This workshop has been designed for staff who would like to refresh their knowledge of grammar and punctuation and ensure that they are following best practice
This course is exclusively for managers and leaders that will enable you to identify the early signs of stress within your team. To give you the tools and techniques to manage your team whilst being mindful of your own wellbeing.
This briefing will provide you with information on the content of all of the ILM programmes we deliver, the level of commitment involved and also the standard of work you will need to achieve in order to gain each of the qualifications.
This online course provides staff with an overview of the key issues concerning data protection and how information can be managed both effectively and securely.
For All staff interested in finding out what to do and say if a colleague or a student came out to you and the correct words to use.
An opportunity to spend an hour with us to understand your options regarding your pension.
This course is only applicable to those in a line management or supervisory position.
Learn how to recognise when a staff member is struggling and how you can support them professionally as their line manager, in line with Loughborough University guidelines and best practice
Please note this course is applicable only to those in a line management or supervisory position.
This event will give you the skills needed to manage sickness absence with your staff.
This short practical workshop for all staff focuses on finding the balance between pressure and stress, and explores the signs, symptoms and triggers and methods of self-support.
Developed by MHFA England, this half day course is an introductory four-hour session to raise awareness of mental health. Delegates will gain an understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma. The course gives delegates a basic knowledge of common mental health issues and teaches them how to look after their own mental health and wellbeing.
It is designed to give you:
. An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
. A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
. An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
. Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue
The course covers*:
. What is mental health?
. Mental Health Continuum
. Factors which affect mental health
. Spotting signs of distress
. Mental health conditions:
. Anxiety disorders
. Eating disorders
A practical two hour event using case studies and scenarios which will help ensure you make the most of the probationary period with your new staff.
Managing performance is often seen as a challenging part of the management role, however when done effectively it can boost individual and team morale and make already good performance great. This practical session will give Loughborough University's managers and leaders the confidence to deal with both good and poor performance effectively in line with strategic aims.
This one day event allows you to think about your future and have an opportunity to start planning for it.
This event will introduce you to the process of managing projects and the tools to assist in planning and tracking progress.
This session is designed to develop your effectiveness when recruiting and selecting new employees, ensuring that the people you select are the best fit for the role, whilst esnuring the University follows relevant policy and legislation
This event supports the University’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. You will gain an understanding of current equality legislation and expected behaviours and be signposted to relevant policies and procedures. It is important that attendees must complete pre-reading about the Equality Act on the HR webpages before they attend the course. The reading can be found at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/hr/equality-diversity/legal-requirements/
This event will help you build self confidence, develop a positive attitude to work/life and understand how to reach your potential.
This event will focus on drawing out your strengths - not highlighting perceived weaknesses - and will aim to remove the fear of making presentations and get a real connection with your audience.
These events run twice a year, giving all technicians an opportunity to share best practice, explore current issues and network with colleagues from across the organisation.
This short online course explores what Unconscious Bias is and what we can do to mitigate it. It is mandatory for all staff. Please use Google Chrome when accessing this course.
For the Unconscious Bias Course please click the grey 'x' in the top right corner of the course once you have completed the assessment to save your score.
This is an informative and interactive introduction to Loughborough University. You are automatically booked onto this course when starting at the university.
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