Listed below are a number of professional development programs which are offered by ACU or are available through external providers across the tertiary education sector.
Staff are encouraged to review learning opportunities and to liaise with their supervisor if they are interested in participating. You can register through the links provided. If you have any questions, please contact Capabilities and Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University supports staff learning and eligible staff can apply for Study Support for a nationally-recognised award course of study from a public or private provider (subject to eligibility criteria). For more information on Study Support visit the HR website.
Australian Catholic University
ACU offers a number professional development programs for staff, run by in-house trainers. There is no cost for attendance for these programs, and all interested continuing and fixed-term staff are encouraged to register.
The DISC Profile is the most widely used behavioural model in the world. Effective and productive teams need a mixture of different behavioural types, each person being in a position to make a real contribution; given their unique strengths, knowledge, skills and experience.
This Effective Business Writing short course provides you with practical tools and techniques to effectively develop professional business communications. This course will enable you to write structured, high quality and engaging workplace documents.
This workshop will provide participants with the tools required to conceptualise and define processes at a high and detailed level, analyse them while at the same time equip them with the practical tools to illustrate and document these.
In this workshop you'll learn how to discover the root causes of conflict, how certain behaviours impact others and learn specific strategies to deal with difficult people in an appropriate manner. Whether it’s a conflict involving customers, staff or management, you’ll be equipped with the tools and techniques to approach others, reach a resolution and prevent further issues going forward. This training course provides you with an opportunity to plan and practice your situational management skills so you feel empowered to handle any workplace conflict.
29 May 2017 -Online
Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA)
AHEIA provides practical, relevant training to our members.
Workplace Relations Practitioner (2 days)
24 - 25 May, Sydney
13 - 14 June, Brisbane
Advanced Workplace Relations Practioner ( 2 x 1/2 days)
May 15 - 16 Melbourne
June 7 - 8 Sydney
People Behaving Badly (1 day)
10 August, Sydney
29 August, Canberra
13 September, Perth
5 October, Melbourne 10 October, Adelaide
Online Training Library
Provided by Lynda.com
ACU staff have free unlimited access to a vast online library of training videos at http://lynda.acu.edu.au/. You can watch individual videos from Lynda without completing a whole course. To browse the library, log in using your ACU staff username and password. Interactive exercise sheets are also available to some topics so you can practise your new skills.