Professional Associations

The following programs are run by external providers across the tertiary sector.

Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)

Association of Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) Institutional Coordinator

You are invited to express an interest in becoming an ACU ATEM Institutional Coordinator.

As an ACU ATEM Institutional Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in supporting staff by being an institutional contact for ATEM and actively promoting ATEM activities and member benefits as well as organising and promoting professional development activities.  To support you in this important role you will be provided with time release. Coordinators will also be provided with ATEM membership and have the opportunity to attend ATEM events.

ATEM is the only professional association for administrators and managers working in tertiary education in Australasia. It is dedicated to advancing professional practice. The Association provides members with an edge in their professional activities and gives them a voice in their areas of expertise in the wider tertiary environment.

To express your interest in becoming an ATEM Institutional Coordinator, please complete the EOI Form [46KB], gain the endorsement of your nominated supervisor, and send through to Gerard Grant, Manager Capability & Development: gerard.grant@acu.edu.au .

For further information please refer to the ATEM Institutional Coordinator Requirements document [25KB].

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Managing Very Difficult Workplace Behaviour (BA)

This workshop provides frameworks for understanding, defining and managing difficult behaviour.

*ATEM also has a number Priority Place Programs for a selection of on-demand events, to improve the flexibility and accessibility of courses. These events will run once a minimum number of attendees have registered. Please browse the ATEM program listings for more information.

ACU holds a corporate membership with ATEM which allows staff to attend programs at a reduced rate. When registering, indicate that you work for ACU and you will be entitled to the affiliate rate.

Find out more on ATEM website

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Online Training Library

Provided by Lynda.com

ACU staff have free unlimited access to a vast online library of training videos at 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.

How to use Lynda.com

Make the most out of your Lynda.com membership. Watch this course to learn how to quickly find the training and tools you need to create your own personalized learning path.

Managing Stress

Learn tips to manage your stress, including identifying your triggers, managing responses, and making positive personal choices.

Personal Finance Tips

Get weekly personal finance tips designed to help you make smart decisions about money and lay the groundwork for your financial future.

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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.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Perspectives Video Conference

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 30 May

    The next Information Session for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Perspectives series will be hosted by Associate Professor Nerida Blair. Register now.

  • Research Performance Review and Plan (RPRP) Lunchbox Session

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 1 Jun

    Register now for Research Performance Review and Plan (RPRP) Video Conference

  • 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.

  • Leave Management for Staff

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 8 Jun

    Register now for the upcoming lunchbox session - Leave Management for Staff

  • 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.

  • Using the new ACU unit outline templates

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 29 May

    • Ballarat:
      • 5 Jun Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 31 May Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 2 Jun Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 29 May Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 30 May Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 6 Jun Face to face;

    This workshop is designed to assist academic staff to work with the new generic and extended unit outline templates introduced in 2017. Staff will be given an overview of the drivers behind the new documents, explore their new features and be given a hands on opportunity to develop generic outlines.

  • 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

  • Accessing iThenticate, uploading files and interpreting reports

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 20 Jun

    Register now for the the upcoming Video Conference : Accessing iThenticate, uploading files and interpreting reports

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Leave Management for Supervisors

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 8 Jun

    Register now for the upcoming lunchbox session - Leave Management for Staff