Courses and Workshops

Title Description Start Date
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... Oct 17, 2019 09:30 AM
High Performance Computing at Leicester An introduction to the High performance computing facilities at Leicester University. The course provides both a general introduction to HPC and specific infor... Oct 17, 2019 01:00 PM
Conversations with Purpose (Workshop Session) A three hour bookable workshop session that gives an overview of challenging conversations, shows the benefits of handling challenging conversations and gives ... Oct 18, 2019 09:30 AM
Learn to Program via Python This course will introduce you to how programming works, the basic concepts and how to write your first script. Learning how to program can help you to speed up... Oct 18, 2019 01:00 PM
Analyse your data with Excel Pivot Tables This course will introduce you to the advantages of using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts in Excel. Pivot Tables are useful for summarising large amounts of data ... Oct 21, 2019 09:30 AM
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... Oct 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Advanced Lucre This session is for experienced users of the software that forecasts research project costs. Oct 22, 2019 10:00 AM
Building and Understanding your Transferable Skills Delegates will learn to: unpack the key transferable skills for post PhD employment; be aware of the transferable skills they require; be aware of the tran... Oct 22, 2019 02:00 PM
Basic Stats Course This course introduces students to statistical concepts and analysis. It starts by looking at how we differentiate between different types of numbers, and their... Oct 23, 2019 10:00 AM
GDPR and research data management what does it mean for you The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) strengthens the rights for data subjects and requires those gathering data to be clear and transparent about why a... Oct 23, 2019 10:30 AM
SAP Finance: Introduction and Reports A course aimed at new SAP users and staff who have received no formal training on SAP. The aim of the course is to gain confidence using SAP and to know how to ... Oct 24, 2019 09:30 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, ... Oct 25, 2019 09:30 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... Oct 25, 2019 01:00 PM
SAP Finance: Journals and Manual Commitments A course aimed at SAP users and staff who want to learn how to post Journals to transfer funds, and how to process Manual Commitments to set aside funds for fut... Oct 29, 2019 09:30 AM
EndNote This session allows you to use EndNote to start creating a database of references which can then be stored, searched and used in conjunction with Word to inp... Oct 29, 2019 10:00 AM
Transferring to a non-Academic Career On Completion of this Seminar, Participants should have: Explored the differences between employer’s expectations in the academic sector and non-academic ... Oct 29, 2019 02:00 PM
Funders and Ideas We will give you an overview of the types of funders and schemes suited to your particular subject areas. We will cover how to choose the most appropriate schem... Oct 30, 2019 09:00 AM
Coping with Stress Delegates will learn to: be able to define stress in their own words, as it applies to everyday contexts; have reflected on their experience of stress; ... Oct 30, 2019 01:30 PM
SAP Finance: Everything You Need to Know About SIOs A course aimed at SAP users and staff who work with SIOs. The aim of the course is to learn all aspects related to SIOs. Oct 31, 2019 09:30 AM
Writing Successful CVs Cover Letters and 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 ... Oct 31, 2019 02:00 PM

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