Other Courses (ATEM, AHEIA, LH Martin Institute)

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

Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)

Managing Very Difficult Workplace Behaviour (BA)

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

7 December - Melbourne, Victoria

*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.

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.

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.

  • 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


    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.