Training and Development

Training and Development

A wide variety of in-person workshops and webinars are offered across the University - see the listings below to see what is occurring over the next six weeks.  To see a monthly or a yearly view, please click View All under one of the categories.

Further learning
Staff can browse other learning opportunities across the higher education sector by using the links in the right-hand menu.   Did you know that ACU staff have free unlimited access to a vast online library of training videos?  Browse over 2,500 courses by clicking the online library link on the right and logging in using your ACU staff username and password.

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  • Argos Training

    (Student Systems)

    Webinar: 4 Jan

    The Argos Training is held for first time Argos users; the session will assist staff in the following areas; Initial logon, Navigating the main menu, Types of reports, Running reports, and Printing.

  • Student Systems Training for Course Coordinators

    (Student Systems)

    Webinar: 4 Jan

    The Course Coordinators training session has been developed from the information listed in the Student Systems Course Coordinator Manual available on the ACU Staff website.

  • Introduction to Presenting

    (Human Resources)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 14 Jun

    • Ballarat:
      • 21 Jun Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 6 Jul Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 29 Jun Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 22 Jun Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 14 Jun Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 16 Jun Face to face;

    What does a good presentation involve? This course will take staff through how to present information, including, verbal, non-verabl, enagaging an audience and the use of multimedia tools.

  • Students, Learning and Teaching Conference 2017: Engaging Students for Success

    (Students, Learning and Teaching)

    North Sydney: 14 Jul

    • North Sydney:

    The Students, Learning and Teaching Portfolio invites you to attend the inaugural conference Engaging Students for Success

  • Preparing for a Teaching Grant

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield; Video Conference: 17 Jul

    • Ballarat:
    • Brisbane:
    • Canberra:
    • Melbourne:
    • North Sydney:
    • Strathfield:

    This session, for academics and professional staff with learning and teaching responsibilities, will focus on preparing for an ACU Teaching Development Grant, due Friday 11 August 2017.

  • SPSS Data Input without Tears

    (Human Resources)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney: 3 Jun

    • Brisbane:
      • 3 Jun Face to face;
      • 4 Jun Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 19 Aug Face to face;
      • 20 Aug Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 21 Oct Face to face;
      • 22 Oct Face to face;

    Register now for the weekend course - SPSS Data Input without Tears

  • HDR Supervisor Training Melbourne Module 2

    (Research)

    Melbourne: 11 Jul

    • Melbourne:

    Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au

  • HDR Supervisor Training Melbourne Module 2

    (Research)

    Melbourne: 11 Jul

    • Melbourne:

    Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au

  • Writing a Competitive Research Grant Proposal

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 13 Jul

    This workshop will provide academic staff with key information for developing a competitive research grant proposal, with opportunity to ask questions.

  • Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILAT)

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 19 Jul

    • Ballarat:
      • 26 Jul Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 24 Jul Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 19 Jul Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 27 Jul Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 21 Jul Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 20 Jul Face to face;

    This participant-focused workshop introduces academics new to ACU, to learning and teaching at our University. We aim to engage you with the uniqueness of ACU and its position as a provider of quality education and supporter of the Catholic ethos. You will experience stimulating, creative ideas, and use tools and resources which will allow you to settle in quickly and perform your role to the best of your ability. The session will be facilitated face-to-face using available technology on each campus by Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) academic staff. This interactive, information session will include discussions, group work and online activities. Your participation will be recorded on Staff Connect on completion of the workshops.

  • LEO BASICS

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 19 Jul

    • Ballarat:
      • 26 Jul Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 24 Jul Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 19 Jul Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 27 Jul Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 21 Jul Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 20 Jul Face to face;

    If you have never used ACU's Learning Environment Online (LEO) or need a refresher this session is for you, especially if you are new to teaching at ACU.

  • HDR Supervisor Training Melbourne Module 1

    (Research)

    Melbourne: 10 Jul

    • Melbourne:

    Module 1: The Project – This module explores the value of approaching supervision from a project perspective. We examine strategies, tools and resources for higher degree project management giving participants an opportunity to collaboratively develop their own pedagogy of supervision. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au

  • HDR Supervisor Training Melbourne Module 2

    (Research)

    Melbourne: 11 Jul

    • Melbourne:

    Module 2: The People – This module examines higher degree supervision from a ‘people’ perspective, addressing a range of communicative, social and (cross-)cultural issues, and asking supervisors to explore ethnographic approaches. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au

  • HDR Supervisor Training Brisbane Module 1

    (Research)

    Brisbane: 12 Jul

    • Brisbane:

    Module 1: The Project – This module explores the value of approaching supervision from a project perspective. We examine strategies, tools and resources for higher degree project management giving participants an opportunity to collaboratively develop their own pedagogy of supervision. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au Register through Staff Connect.

  • HDR Supervisor Training Brisbane Module 2

    (Research)

    Brisbane: 13 Jul

    • Brisbane:

    Module 2: The People – This module examines higher degree supervision from a ‘people’ perspective, addressing a range of communicative, social and (cross-)cultural issues, and asking supervisors to explore ethnographic approaches. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au. Register through Staff Connect.

  • HDR Supervisor Training North Sydney Module 1

    (Research)

    North Sydney: 17 Jul

    • North Sydney:

    Module 1: The Project – This module explores the value of approaching supervision from a project perspective. We examine strategies, tools and resources for higher degree project management giving participants an opportunity to collaboratively develop their own pedagogy of supervision. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au Register through Staff Connect.

  • HDR Supervisor Training North Sydney Module 2

    (Research)

    North Sydney: 18 Jul

    • North Sydney:

    Module 2: The People – This module examines higher degree supervision from a ‘people’ perspective, addressing a range of communicative, social and (cross-)cultural issues, and asking supervisors to explore ethnographic approaches. Further information https://research.acu.edu.au/2016/09/3150/ Enquiries: Stefania Riccardi, Graduate Research, (02)97392241, stefania.riccardi@acu.edu.au. Register through Staff Connect.

  • Negotiation Leadership - Changing the Focus to Value

    (Human Resources)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney: 7 Feb

    • Brisbane:
      • 28 Mar Face to face;
      • 29 Mar Face to face;
      • 8 Aug Face to face;
      • 9 Aug Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
      • 22 Mar Face to face;
      • 25 Jul Face to face;
      • 26 Jul Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 7 Feb Face to face;
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 11 Jul Face to face;
      • 12 Jul Face to face;

    The ability to negotiate in a professional manner is a vital skill we all need to achieve results in a range of business interactions. When you understand how to effectively negotiate you can plan and achieve better outcomes in every situation. ACU's Negotiation Leadership course is a unique 2-day program facilitated by globally renowned industry expert and author Stephen Kozicki.

  • Workplace Relations Essentials

    (Human Resources)

    North Sydney: 2 Aug

    • North Sydney:

    This Workshop introduces managers and supervisors to the industrial relations environment within a higher education sector context, including underlying legal concepts, the various industrial instruments and the practical application of both through policy and actions in the workplace.