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Approaches to Learning: Bitesize Self-taught Booking not required

Approaches to Learning: Bitesize

PPD bitesize resources are short and high impact; including videos, quick tips guides and interactive bitesize modules. Develop your skills and knowledge quickly, easily, when you need. They complement face to face events and more in-depth online modules.

Coaching Skills for Managers Wed 8 May 2024   09:30 [Full]


Coaching is an essential tool for managers and other professionals to use to help individuals to unlock their full potential and enhance their performance. You will be introduced to the technique of coaching and focus on the development of a range of skills that may be used to coach others effectively. This course is highly participative and will include the opportunity to practice your coaching skills.

Develop your Career: CV Writing and Job Applications Wed 26 Jun 2024   09:30 [Places]


This course prepares you to write a CV, job application and covering letter that stands out and makes employers take notice and to undertake a successful job search. You will learn what to include and exclude in your CV, how to choose the right format, how to tailor information to match job requirements, and how to deal with employment gaps, job hopping and/or lack of experience.

The course is highly participative, providing an opportunity to share experiences with others, as well as time to practise your skills.

Develop your Career: Interview Techniques Thu 4 Jul 2024   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]


This course prepares you to showcase with confidence your skills, experience and potential in a job interview that takes place either virtually or in-person. You will learn how to prepare for interview, anticipate likely questions and plan how to answer them. You will learn techniques for handling nerves and be able to project yourself positively on screen and in-person.

You will also be able to pre-empt and deal with common technical challenges that can occur in an online interview.

The course is highly participative, providing an opportunity to share experiences with others, as well as time to practise your skills.

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Wed 6 Mar 2024 09:30 [Full]
Leadership Essentials Tue 16 Apr 2024   09:30   [More dates...] [Full]


Leadership Essentials is a key programme suitable for those with responsibilities for the work, behaviour and development of others. The programme aims to help managers refresh and build their skills and experience in this area, as well as clarifying key responsibilities of manager and leader. It focuses on critical areas, such as giving and receiving feedback effectively and handling challenging conversations, using leadership styles and models to support individuals and teams. The programme incorporates tutor input; opportunities for discussion, case studies, reflection and sharing of good practice with others with similar responsibilities. It also includes curated e-learning resources to support managers with their ongoing learning and development.

Participants are required to attend both half day sessions.

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Wed 1 May 2024 09:30 [Full]
Wed 22 May 2024 09:30 [Full]
Thu 27 Jun 2024 09:30 [Full]
LinkedIn Learning: Managing your Career new Self-taught Booking not required

A LinkedIn Learning course on Managing your Career, curated by PPD.

This is provided by the University of Cambridge subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

Please note that your training record on LinkedIn Learning will not currently be available via your training record within the University Training Booking System (UTBS).

Personal Development Plan: Bitesize Self-taught Booking not required

Personal Development Plan: Bitesize

PPD bitesize resources are short and high impact; including videos, quick tips guides and interactive bitesize modules. Develop your skills and knowledge quickly, easily, when you need. They complement face to face events and more in-depth online modules.

Professional Services Career Development Programme Thu 13 Jun 2024   09:30 [Places]

This highly interactive 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.

Springboard: A Women's Development Programme Thu 21 Mar 2024   09:30 [Full]


Springboard is for women staff and graduate students, and those who identify as women, who want to take control, become more assertive, increase their confidence & build themselves a more positive attitude in both their work and home lives.

The programme gives you the time to reflect, share and most importantly, set achievable personal and professional goals for now and the future.

Key areas covered include communication skills, assertiveness, self confidence, improving your work/life balance and developing positive skills and attitude. If you want to progress and develop, then this programme is for you.

The programme comprises four days over a three-month period and a workbook to be completed between sessions.

STAR Model: Bitesize new Self-taught Booking not required

STAR Model: Bitesize

PPD bitesize resources are short and high impact; including videos, quick tips guides and interactive bitesize modules. Develop your skills and knowledge quickly, easily, when you need. They complement face to face events and more in-depth online modules.


Would you like to help develop at Career Development Programme for Professional Service staff in Grades 3 to 6?

This interactive session encourages participants to consider what provisions would be useful to support the development of Grades 3 to 6 Professional Service Staff, how this might be implemented in terms of course format and delivery and how it might be marketed to the relevant team members to encourage engagement.

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Thu 18 Apr 2024 14:30 [Places]


Would you like to help develop at Career Development Programme for Professional Service staff in Grades 3 to 6?

This interactive session encourages participants to consider what provisions would be useful to support the development of Grades 3 to 6 Professional Service Staff, how this might be implemented in terms of course format and delivery and how it might be marketed to the relevant team members to encourage engagement.

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Date Availability
Thu 18 Apr 2024 10:00 [Places]
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