Past Events

Events which have already happened.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 3: Setting Effective Priorities (objectives) Oct 14, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session aims to demystify objective setting, focussing on setting SMART objectives and supporting appraisees to do this with confidence, to ensure meaningful priorities are set for the year ahead. The session will also cover constructive ways to check in on progress of these agreed pieces of work. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 2: Preparing for PDDs Oct 14, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session covers the preparation required ahead of a PDD session with your appraisee, including drafting the PDD and any other supporting information or documentation, planning ahead for future priorities, efficient administration of the process and ensuring you have everything you need to have a meaningful conversation. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 1: Introduction to Performance Development Discussions Oct 12, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session provides an overview of the PDD process, the purpose and principles of PDDs, the appraiser’s role, using the PDD process effectively and the importance of interim meetings throughout the PDD cycle. This session should be completed by all managers/appraisers.
Effective Contract Management Oct 08, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 PM
Explains the importance of effective contract management and what it looks like; its numerous elements, including knowing the contract conditions/deliverables, relationship management, service delivery management, risk management, change control, handling disputes, and exiting the contract.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 1: Introduction to Performance Development Discussions Oct 06, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session provides an overview of the PDD process, the purpose and principles of PDDs, the appraiser’s role, using the PDD process effectively and the importance of interim meetings throughout the PDD cycle. This session should be completed by all managers/appraisers.
Part 1 - Team Collaboration Space - Channels and conversations Oct 05, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-one scenario based practical course. The course begins with a conversation in a Team Collaboration Space to gather ideas. Ideas will then be defined in a shared document. Each learner will create a channel for their idea and begin collaborating on it.
Guided IT Learning Session Oct 04, 2021 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 4: The Performance Development Discussion Meeting Sep 30, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session focuses on the PDD meeting itself and how appraisers can lead an effective, meaningful conversation, using coaching techniques. This will include techniques for giving feedback and dealing with potentially challenging aspects of performance appraisal. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers
Manage your Team Collaboration Space Sep 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Teams meeting,
This is a hands-on practical course for those already familiar with channels, conversations and collaborating on documents. You will find out what responsibilities you have as an owner, and how to make the most of your Team Collaboration Space.
Interviewing Skills Training (online taught) Sep 29, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide participants with an insight as to how to conduct an interview fairly using best practice techniques and limit the effects of unconscious bias during the selection process. It provides the opportunity to design an interview process and then practice questioning techniques in a safe, constructive and enjoyable environment. You will get the chance to practice conducting an interview remotely by Teams, an understanding of the challenges that interviewing remotely can create and information and guidance about how to overcome these from experienced recruitment practitioners.
Understanding Stress Workshop Sep 28, 2021 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online Microsoft Teams ,
This virtual workshop is for all staff to better understand what stress is, the symptoms of stress and how you can reduce stress. You will also learn about the proactive Stress at Work policy, procedure and guidance and how this has been implemented across the university.
Facilitating Career Pathways Development Sep 27, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session focuses on exploring the benefits, skills and process of supporting staff members with their career development as a manager. This session is a useful addition to the PDD training modules where appraisees are keen to discuss their career development during their PDD.
An Introduction to Eploy Sep 22, 2021 from 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM
This course will provide an introduction to using Eploy, our in-house recruitment system. Eploy is a complete E-recruitment system and will support you throughout the entire journey from raising a vacancy requisition to making an offer.
Guided IT Learning Session Sep 22, 2021 from 09:30 AM to 12:00 PM Teams meeting,
Receive help with specific IT queries at a Guided IT Learning Session. Book a 50 minute one to one appointment. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and assist you with your individual training needs.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 3: Setting Effective Priorities (objectives) Sep 21, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session aims to demystify objective setting, focussing on setting SMART objectives and supporting appraisees to do this with confidence, to ensure meaningful priorities are set for the year ahead. The session will also cover constructive ways to check in on progress of these agreed pieces of work. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 1: Introduction to Performance Development Discussions Sep 21, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session provides an overview of the PDD process, the purpose and principles of PDDs, the appraiser’s role, using the PDD process effectively and the importance of interim meetings throughout the PDD cycle. This session should be completed by all managers/appraisers.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 2: Preparing for PDDs Sep 16, 2021 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session covers the preparation required ahead of a PDD session with your appraisee, including drafting the PDD and any other supporting information or documentation, planning ahead for future priorities, efficient administration of the process and ensuring you have everything you need to have a meaningful conversation. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
Recruiting at The University of Leicester (online taught) Sep 15, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Leicester. Please note that this course is intended for all members of staff that are likely to be involved in the recruitment process at the University. For individuals new to the recruitment process, there is a further interview skills workshop available that will provide practical experience of how to design interview questions and manage an interview and selection process. This is optional for individuals that already have significant experience of recruiting staff.
PDD Manager/appraiser Training - Module 3: Setting Effective Priorities (objectives) Sep 14, 2021 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM Online - Microsoft Teams ,
This session aims to demystify objective setting, focussing on setting SMART objectives and supporting appraisees to do this with confidence, to ensure meaningful priorities are set for the year ahead. The session will also cover constructive ways to check in on progress of these agreed pieces of work. This is an optional session for all managers/appraisers.
Hiring through Unitemps (online taught) Sep 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Microsoft Teams,
This course will provide training on the legalities, best practice and the correct process surrounding recruiting via the Unitemps Office.

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