Courses and Workshops

Title Description Start Date
Manual Handling Training This is a short course for University staff which includes practical exercises and group participation. The course provides practical knowledge of the principle... Mar 19, 2019 10:00 AM
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for Early Career Researchers This session outlines what we mean by Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the implications of Unconscious Bias. The session provides information about the key... Mar 19, 2019 12:00 PM
Applying for HEA Fellowship through the PEERS Experiential Route – an overview This session provides an overview of the University’s Professional Educational Excellence Recognition Scheme (PEERS) Experiential Route for gaining Fellowship... Mar 19, 2019 12:15 PM
Part 2: Practical Skills for Managing Performance, Conduct and Conflict at Work (Practical workshop) This two part course is aimed at any member of staff who has team management responsibility (unless it has been identified and agreed as part of PDD development... Mar 19, 2019 12:30 PM
Developing products and services Designing Products and Services aims to provide people who are considering getting involved in translating scientific research into products and services with a... Mar 21, 2019 09:00 AM
Scientific Python for Programmers This course will introduce a variety of topics detailing how Python can be used at an advanced level in research settings. Python is a general programming lang... Mar 21, 2019 01:00 PM
Basic Lucre This session is for new users of the software that forecasts research project costs. Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Managing your research data how to organise, store and share your research findings This course is for researchers and research support staff who want to learn more about developing good data management practices, data management planning, d... Mar 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Figshare This hands-on training workshop is for PhD students and researchers who want to share their research data outputs in the newly launched University of Leicest... Mar 25, 2019 02:00 PM
Recruitment and Selection Training This course will provide an introduction to recruitment, the legalities and best practice surrounding recruitment and the processes used at the University of Le... Mar 26, 2019 09:30 AM
Introduction to Version Control This course will introduce users to a version-control system called ‘Git’. If you have ever overwritten valuable work or wanted to collaborate with other r... Mar 26, 2019 01:00 PM
SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering & Approval system. The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for t... Mar 27, 2019 09:30 AM
Linux Introduction The course will provide users with an Introduction to the Linux operating system. In particular we will focus on use of Linux from the command line. No prior ... Mar 27, 2019 01:00 PM
Business planning and pitching Business Planning and Pitching aims to provide delegates with the insights and tools required to prepare a compelling business plan that a business team can uni... Mar 28, 2019 09:00 AM
Effective Contract Management Explains the importance of effective contract management and what it looks like; its numerous elements, including knowing the contract conditions/deliverables, ... Mar 29, 2019 09:30 AM
Guided IT Learning Session Receive help with specific IT queries at Guided IT Learning Sessions. Book an appointment for 1 hour. An experienced IT trainer will be available to help and ... Mar 29, 2019 09:30 AM
Manage long documents in Word - Part 2 - Additional Features Following on from the Essentials course, this course will introduce you to the additional features which will help to improve your long documents. After a dem... Apr 01, 2019 01:30 PM
Organise data or make calculations – Take Time to Learn Excel This course allows you to take time away from your desk to learn at your own pace. You will use online learning materials and hand-outs with exercises to improv... Apr 02, 2019 09:30 AM
Writing Effective CVs, Cover Letters & Job Applications Delegates will learn to: have a clear vision of how their CV should look; understand the principles of making an effective job application, that is fit for pu... Apr 02, 2019 02:00 PM
Finance and fund raising Finance and Fund Raising will provide delegates with an understanding of how to raise finance for a start-up business or SME and arm them with the insights and ... Apr 03, 2019 09:00 AM

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