Published: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
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.
Video Conference: 30 March
Lunchbox Session: You can make a difference with recruitment practices that support employment equity.
Webinar: 1 April
The Unit/CRN Management training session has been developed for the Faculty Executive Officers and nominated staff from the Faculties and Functioning units across the University. This session provides advice and guidance on managing 2018 Unit/CRN requests; how unit data, fee levels and the Handbook interact; and overall provided staff with a better understanding of this process.
- 27 April
- 4 May
- 27 April
- 4 April
- North Sydney:
- 26 April
- 3 May
This two day workshop is aimed at all staff wanting to develop their knowledge about mental health issues and how to support others in their workplace, community and personal networks.
Video Conference: 5 April
This workshop is aimed at Supervisor's of Academic staff members considering applying for promotion in 2017, or in the future.
- 12 April
- 12 April
- 20 April
- North Sydney:
- 5 April
This workshop is aimed at Academic staff members considering applying for promotion in 2017, or in the future.
Video Conference: 6 April
Register now for Performance Review and Planning (PRP) Lunchbox sessions for Professional Staff and Supervisors of Professional Staff
Academic Promotion Seminars: Evidencing Scholarship of Teaching for Promotion and Evidencing Research for Promotion.
Video Conference: 27 April
Two one hour seminars, presented by video conference, which complement the Preparing for Academic Promotions Workshops are being conducted in April. These seminars have a specific focus on strategies for effective presentation of evidence of both Teaching and Research in applications for academic promotion.
External Professional Development Opportunities
The following programs are run by external providers across the tertiary sector.
Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)
If you are a new or aspiring Project Manager this short course provides the comprehensive foundations you need to effectively initiate and manage workplace projects.
4 - 5 April 2017 - Brisbane, QLD
A meeting of TAFE, private providers and universities to network issues on cross-sectoral partnerships.
7 April 2017 - Melbourne
We have been offering this popular course for the past six years, and there has been no reduction in demand for Grisel's challenging and informative insights into Process Management.
28th April 2017 - Sydney, NSW
This practical session will help Executive Officers understand their role and enhance the skills required for managing committees in universities.
28-APRIL-2017 -Melbourne, Victoria
We make decisions every day in our personal and professional lives. This course will help you make better ones.
5-MAY-2017 -Melbourne, Victoria
NEW DATE ANNOUNCED! How are your presentations? Interesting but dry, informative but a little dull? Anthony Ackroyd is the consummate presenter and he will be sharing his skills and techniques.
5 May 2017 - Sydney, NSW
The ATEM MMP is a unique residential program designed especially for middle managers, offering a rare chance to reflect and recharge with a group of colleagues from across Australasia.
8-10 May 2017 - Melbourne, Victoria
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.
9 - 10 May 2017 - Brisbane, QLD
Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA)
AHEIA provides practical, relevant training to our members.
Workplace Relations Practitioner (2 days)
March 7 - 8
March 15 - 16
March 22 - 23
March 28 - 29
May 24 - 25
June 13 - 14
Advanced Workplace Relations Practioner ( 2 x 1/2 days)
May 10 - 11
May 15 - 16
June 7 - 8
People Behaving Badly ( 1 day)
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.
Recommended Lynda Links this month:
- Course: Business Acumen – Maps to ‘Apply Commercial Acumen’ – Level 2
- Course: Improving Your Conflict Competence – Maps to ‘Collaborates Effectively – Level 1
- Course: Managing Stress – Maps to ‘Be Responsible and Accountable for Achieving Excellence’ – Level 1
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