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.

  • ACU Project Management Model Workshop

    (Human Resources)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney; Video Conference: 23 Mar

    • Brisbane:
      • 29 Mar Face to face;
      • 30 Mar Vidoe Conference;
    • Melbourne:
      • 28 Mar Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 23 Mar Face to face;

    ACU Project Management Model and its key components. This session will benefit people who manage projects and are interested in providing input to the revision of the ACU Project Management Model. It is also intended for those who want to quickly gain an understanding of the important principles of project management and how to apply them.

  • 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.

  • Influencing and Persuading (Pilot)

    (Human Resources)

    North Sydney: 12 Apr

    • North Sydney:

    In this one-day program facilitated by the Maura Fay Group, learn how to create trust and credibility by taking the time to listen to the needs, expectations and interest of others, to enhance stakeholder relationships and reach mutually beneficial business outcomes.

  • Team Communication (Pilot)

    (Human Resources)

    North Sydney: 28 Apr

    • North Sydney:

    This interactive one-day program faciliated by the Maura Fay Group provides the opportunity to practice a wide range of processing and communication skills in order to contribute to an environment that is both productive and motivating for all team members.

  • 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.

  • Research Ethics Information Sessions – North Sydney Campus

    (Research)

    North Sydney; Strathfield: 27 Apr

    • North Sydney:
    • Strathfield:

    You are invited to attend two information sessions on Research Ethics at the North Sydney Campus. The morning session will be presented by the Chair of the Ethics Committee, Dr Nadia Crittenden, and the Research Ethics Manager, Ms Susanna Gorman, and is ideal for researchers new to ACU, or who would like assistance with completing their ethics applications. The afternoon session will focus on research in a clinical environment. Dr Crittenden and Ms Gorman will be joined by Associate Professor Amanda Johnson and Ms Simeon Dale, who will draw upon their practical experience in researching in a clinical setting. There will be ample opportunity for discussion and questions at both sessions. The workshops cover material relevant to all levels of research. Further details of the information sessions are below.