Managing Probationary Staff (HR Advisory Workshop)

Course Description

Course Overview

This informal workshop will cover tips and techniques for managing staff who are in their probationary period.


Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present. 

When workshop dates are available they will be released and advertised here on the course description.

What can I expect to cover? 
  • Induction for new starters
  • Purpose of probation
  • Probation process
  • How to deal with issues during probation
What will I get out of this course? 

You will have an opportunity to share and discuss experiences around managing staff who are in their probationary period, sharing tips and best practice with fellow managers from across the University. The session will help you to develop a successful approach to tackling probation.

Who is it for?

Any member of staff with people management responsibilities.

Participant preparation needed?

It may also be useful to have read the Probation Policy and Procedure prior to attending, this can be found on the Human Resources website at:

Come armed with questions and anonymised case examples if you have them.

Additional Information

This series of informal, interactive workshops has been designed by the HR Advisory Team to equip managers with the skills to deal with a wide range of people management issues. Each session will be delivered by an HR Adviser, who will share with you their experience and advice, as well as giving you a chance to share your own experiences with fellow managers and colleagues.

What prior experience do I need?


Formal assessment



Two member of staff from the HR Advisory Team.

Delegate places

Maximum 16 delegates
Minimum 6 delegates

How to make
your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form, submitting to Organisational Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Helen Reynolds (Human Resources) email:  / tel: (0116) 252 2457.

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Us at Organisational Development email .

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCHR007


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How to Book
To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
If you have any access or additional requirements, please contact Staff Development Contact Us.  

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