HR - learning & organisational development

What's On

Please see below the training programme for the forthcoming months. Should you wish to book onto a course, please use the booking form.

For more detailed information about booking onto a course, please refer to the Booking Guidelines.

September 2009

Date Event Venue Contact

Thurs 17th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

Starting Weds 30th

09:15-10:45

Sign Language Taster Sessions (6 week course)

Trainer: Maureen Marks

Aims:

To provide a basic introduction to sign language so that staff are able and comfortable using signing to meet and greet.

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Committee Room 1

Contact Email

 

October 2009

Date Event Venue Contact

Thurs 1st

09:00-12:45

Promoting Dignity at Work and Study

Trainer: Ann Allcock, Training Consultant
Tracey Lamb, Staff Development Adviser       

Aims:

The aim of this workshop is to develop understanding and awareness of harassment, bullying and other factors that prevent or remove dignity, and to build confidence and competence to support the creation of respectful and inclusive work and study environments at the university.

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Keynes Quiet Staff Common Room

Contact Email

Thurs 1st

13:30 - 17:00

Equality & Diversity Overview

Trainer: Ann Allcock, Training Consultant, Supported by Tracey Lamb

Aims:

To provide an overview of the varied issues within equality and diversity and to support staff in working towards best practice. The workshp also aims to facilitate discussion and the development of confidence in this sometimes sensitive area of work and contribute to ensuring legal compliance

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Keynes Quiet Staff Common Room

Contact Email

Thurs 1st and 2nd

9:30-17:00

Project Management (2 day course)

Trainer: Mike Clayton, Project Agency

Aims:

To further develop Management Skills

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Committee Room 1

Contact Email

Starting Tues 13th

10:00-11:30

Introduction to Counselling Skills (6 week course)

Trainer: Gerard McGill, Counselling Service

Aims:

To provide a basic understanding of counselling skills.

Full Programme

Booking form

Canterbury

Keynes IG6

Contact Email

Tues 13th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

Starting Weds 21st

13:00-15:00

Assertiveness (6 week course)

Trainer: Suzanne Balabill, Counselling Service

Aims:

The sessions will be spent developing trust, self awareness and the skills to be more effective, assertive and confident personally and professionally in a fun and safe setting.

Full Programme

Booking form

Canterbury

Keynes IG6

Contact Email

Fri 23rd

09:15-12:30

Half-day session on Promoting Gender Equality

Trainer: Viv Brosnahan, People Matters

Aims:

To develop a greater awareness of gender issues, including sexual orientation and gender reassignment. To gain information about national legislation, the Gender Equality Duty and organisational policies in the area. To consider strategies for addressing gender discrimination. To discuss real issues through case studies.

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Keynes Quiet Staff Common Room

Contact Email

Fri 23rd

13:15-16:30

Half-day session on Promoting Race Awareness

Trainer: Viv Brosnahan, People Matters

Aims:

To develop a greater awareness of how racial discrimination works in practice. To gain information about national legislation and developments and organisational policy. To consider strategies for addressing discrimination in the organsiational environment.

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Keynes Quiet Staff Common Room

Contact Email

Mon 26th

13:00-13:30

Lunch time Relaxation Sessions

Trainer: Maggie Smith, Counselling Service

Aims:

Starting on Monday 26th October 2009 there will be a series of six linked lunchtime Relaxation Sessions, for just half an hour, beginning at 1.00pm until 1.30pm.

These will be different relaxation’s and visualisations and it is intended that you will be energised as well as relaxed.

It is a chance to switch off completely from work and enjoy some peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere.

Dates as follows:

Monday 26 October 2009, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November and 7th December (dates of attendance are optional)

Please email stdev@kent.ac.uk to make a booking

Canterbury

 

Contact Email

 

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November 2009

Date Event Venue Contact

Mon 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

13:00-13:30

Lunch time Relaxation Sessions

Trainer: Maggie Smith, Counselling Service

Aims

Starting on Monday 26th October 2009 there will be a series of six linked lunchtime Relaxation Sessions, for just half an hour, beginning at 1.00pm until 1.30pm.

These will be different relaxation’s and visualisations and it is intended that you will be energised as well as relaxed.

It is a chance to switch off completely from work and enjoy some peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere.

Dates as follows:

Monday 26 October 2009, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November and 7th December (dates of attendance are optional)

Please email stdev@kent.ac.uk to make a booking

Canterbury

 

Contact Email

Weds 11th

10:00-15:00

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and support you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.


Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Medway

Rochester Boardroom

Contact Email

Tues 17th

09:30-17:00

Appraiser Training

Trainer: Fiona Davidson, Quality and Equality

Aims

To introduce the Kent appraisal schemes to appraisers and to build skills which will make the appraisal process as effective as possible.

Full Programme

Booking form

Canterbury

Senate Committee Room 1

Contact Email

Weds 18th

09:30-12:00
or
13:30-14:30

Appraisee Briefing

Trainer: Fiona Davidson, Quality and Equality

Aims

This half day workshop introduces the Kent appraisal schemes and prepares staff to make the best use of the appraisal interview.

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Committee Room 1

Contact Email

Weds 18th

09:15-13:00

 

Disability Awareness

Trainer: Tracey Lamb, Staff Development Adviser, Graham Gorvett, Head of DDSS

Aims:

To enlarge your understanding and awareness of disability and related issues. This workshop carries credit towards the Equality and Diversity Award.

Full Programme

Booking Form

 

Medway

Rochester Board Room

Contact Email

Mon 30th

13:00-13:30

Lunch time Relaxation Sessions

Trainer: Patmarie Coleman, Counselling Service

Aims:

Starting on Monday 30th November 2009 there will be a series of three linked lunchtime Relaxation Sessions, for just half an hour, beginning at 1.00pm until 1.30pm.

These will be different relaxation’s and visualisations and it is intended that you will be energised as well as relaxed.

It is a chance to switch off completely from work and enjoy some peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere.

Dates as follows:

Monday 30 November 2009, 7th and 14th December (dates of attendance are optional)

Please email stdev@kent.ac.uk to make a booking

Medway

M0-24 Medway Building

Contact Email

 

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December 2009

Date Event Venue Contact

Mon 7th

13:00-13:30

Lunch time Relaxation Sessions

Trainer: Maggie Smith, Counselling Service

Aims

Starting on Monday 26th October 2009 there will be a series of six linked lunchtime Relaxation Sessions, for just half an hour, beginning at 1.00pm until 1.30pm.

These will be different relaxation’s and visualisations and it is intended that you will be energised as well as relaxed.

It is a chance to switch off completely from work and enjoy some peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere.

Dates as follows:

Monday 26 October 2009, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November and 7th December (dates of attendance are optional)

Please email stdev@kent.ac.uk to make a booking

Canterbury

 

Contact Email

Mon 7th, 14th

13:00-13:30

Lunch time Relaxation Sessions

Trainer: Patmarie Coleman, Counselling Service

Aims

Starting on Monday 30th November 2009 there will be a series of three linked lunchtime Relaxation Sessions, for just half an hour, beginning at 1.00pm until 1.30pm.

These will be different relaxation’s and visualisations and it is intended that you will be energised as well as relaxed.

It is a chance to switch off completely from work and enjoy some peace and quiet in a relaxing atmosphere.

Dates as follows:

Monday 30 November 2009, 7th and 14 December (dates of attendance are optional)

Please email stdev@kent.ac.uk to make a booking

Medway

M0-24 Medway Building

Contact Email

Weds 16th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

 

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January 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

Starting Weds 6th

12:00-14:00

Mindfulness (9 sessions)

Trainer: Polly Klinefelter, Counselling Service

Aims

The central aim of the course is to learn how to be more fully aware and present each moment in life

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

Thurs 14th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

Fri 29th

09:00-17:00

Advanced Project Management

Trainer: Mike Clayton, Project Agency

Aims

For managers with experience of project management and particularly people who have attended our two day course, and who now want to focus on the “people aspects” of projects. 

Full Programme

Booking Form

Canterbury

Keynes Quiet Senior Common Room

Contact Email

 

February 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

Tues 9th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

 

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March 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

Thurs 25th

10:00-15:00

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and support you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.


Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Medway

Rochester Boardroom

Contact Email

 

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April 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

 

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May 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

Thurs 6th

12:00 - 17:00

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

 

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June 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

 

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July 2010

Date Event Venue Contact

Tues 20th

09:00-14:15

Welcome and Induction for New Members of Staff

Aims:

This event provides an important way to orientate you to the University of Kent and supports you in your new role. We would like to welcome and encourage you to attend and if you are a new member of staff in Grades 1-6 (with exception of Research Assistants), your attendance will be a requirement of your probation.

Typical Timetable

Booking Form

Canterbury

Senate Chamber

Contact Email

 

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Last Updated: 31/03/2014