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.

  • New Finance system for ACU - Procurement Training

    (Finance)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 16 Jan

    • Brisbane:
    • Melbourne:
    • North Sydney:
    • Strathfield:

    ACU has a new Finance System, register for a training session today and learn what changes there are in the procurement process.

  • Communicate with Impact (Pilot)

    (Human Resources)

    Melbourne: 2 Mar

    • Melbourne:

    This one-day program facilitated by the Maura Fay Group explores how to communicate successfully in the many different situations encountered in the workplace; clarifying purpose and creating an environment conducive to sharing ideas and possibility.

  • Introduction to DISC: profiling for Team Communication

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 7 Mar

    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.

  • 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.

  • LEO Basics

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 31 Jan

    • Ballarat:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 20 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 31 Jan Face to face;
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 31 Jan Face to face;
      • 10 Feb Face to face;
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 16 Feb Face to face;

    If you have never used LEO (Learning Environment Online) or need a refresher this session is for you, especially if you are new to teaching at ACU. LEO includes a number of new features as part of our January upgrade. If you would like to find out more about these new features and develop your confidence in LEO skills attend this workshop.

  • LEO and Copyright

    (Human Resources)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; North Sydney; Strathfield; Video Conference: 8 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 16 Feb Face to face;

    Overview of the responsibilities teachers and academics have when using third party (ie anything not created by University staff) learning materials with students in LEO.

  • LEO Assessments

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 8 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 20 Feb Face to face;

    LEO assessments come in many forms. The workshop will provide overview of the different ways that LEO can be used to assess student work. The workshop will focus on Turnitin and LEO Assignment and how to create, view and grade student assignments.

  • Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILAT)

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 16 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 20 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 28 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
      • 24 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 16 Feb 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. It is anticipated staff will further pursue their professional development in the scholarship of learning and teaching.

  • 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.

  • Feedback and Coaching (Pilot)

    (Human Resources)

    Melbourne: 16 Mar

    • Melbourne:

    Providing regular feedback and coaching is well known for improving results in employee performance and engagement. It is a key foundation skill for all managers, yet many people leaders still avoid engaging in regular feedback and coaching conversations.

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

    (Human Resources)

    Video Conference: 30 Mar

    • 1 Apr Face to face;
    • 9 Feb Face to face;
    • 1 Apr Face to face;

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