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.

Upcoming training for:

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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 the New Finance System – Technology One

    (Finance)

    Video Conference: 2 Mar

    The Introduction to the New Finance System training is designed to provide an introductory overview of the new Finance system at ACU.

  • 2018 Unit/CRN Management Training

    (Student Systems)

    Webinar: 1 Apr

    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.

  • Mental Health First Aid

    (Human Resources)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney: 4 Apr

    • Brisbane:
      • 27 Apr Face to face;
      • 4 May Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 27 Apr Face to face;
      • 4 Apr Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 26 Apr Face to face;
      • 3 May Face to face;

    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.

  • Career Planning for Professional Staff – Information Session

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 4 May

    This information session introduces enhanced resources and guidance to support professional staff in career planning.

  • Wellbeing Series: Wellbeing and Mindfulness

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 18 May

    This video conference highlights the multi-faceted nature of wellbeing and focuses on providing knowledge and tools within the following four dimensions of wellbeing: emotional, cognitive, relational and physical.

  • Introduction to DISC: profiling for Team Communication

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 6 Jun

    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.

  • 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.

  • Supporting Staff Career Planning – Information Session for Supervisors of Professional Staff

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 4 May

    This information session introduces supervisors to enhanced resources that have been developed to support professional staff and supervisors in career planning.

  • Hiring to Make a Change – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Employment

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 9 May

    Lunchbox Session: You can make a difference with recruitment practices that support employment equity.