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Thu 6 May 2021
09:00 - 13:30

Venue: N/A - PPD Zoom (Internal Ref:Standard)

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Professional Services Career Development Programme

Thu 6 May 2021


A three part programme to support career development and progression for Professional Services staff:

Part 1

This highly interactive virtual workshop will enable you to step back from the ‘day-to-day’ and focus on your career objectives, short and long term. You will have the opportunity to explore what development opportunities you could grasp and what networks might assist you. You will also have the opportunity to consider what’s holding you back and how you can overcome these barriers to fulfil your career aspirations. You will leave the workshop with a personal career plan in draft format, that you will be able to explore in greater depth during the second part of the programme.

Part 2

An hour-long one-to-one virtual career coaching session provided by a professional career coach from LHH, to take place on the 1st June 2021. The booking link will be circulated for participants at a later date.

Part 3

Access to an Online Career Development Tool designed to further support career development and progression. The tool enables you to assess your skills and behavioural attributes against the levels required for your current role, and for roles that you may wish to progress into in the future. It also identifies areas for professional development to support your career development. Guidance on accessing and using the tool will be sent to you at the end of the month in which you attend the workshop.

Target audience
  • Assistant and Academic-Related staff
  • We particularly welcome women and BAME staff
  • PLEASE NOTE: To ensure a fair and representative spread of participation, it may be necessary to limit the number of places allocated to individuals from a single institution. Due to an extremely high demand for these workshops, PPD may need to prioritise places for individuals from key target groups.
  • This programme is not suitable for Research staff/postdoctoral research staff. Please refer to the University Careers Service for information on specific careers support for this staff group

Participants are expected to create a visual representation of their own career pathway to bring with them to the Career Development Workshop. Five examples are available.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 6 May   09:00 - 13:30 09:00 - 13:30 N/A - PPD Zoom (Internal Ref:Standard) Sue Duraikan,  Miranda Carr

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