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This session will set the scene for those moving in to a role with professional responsibility for other members of staff at the University, supporting their work, behavior and development. As we all know from our personal and professional experience, leaders and managers play a critical role in ensuring a productive, motivating and inclusive working environment.

This interactive session will explore the responsibilities of a manager or leader at the University, introduce tools to support the performance of your team, and provide pointers to where to find important information and further development as needed.

It is aimed at staff across all areas, disciplines, staff groups and levels of responsibility, including staff who are:

  • new to managing one or more others
  • new to leading a service or research area
  • new to Cambridge, either as a new manager or with previous experience

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Thu 25 Apr 2024 09:30 [Full]
Thu 23 May 2024 09:30 [Full]
Wed 10 Jul 2024 09:30 [Places]
Induction: Online Course Self-taught Bookable

This online course welcomes new staff to the University. It provides key information to help staff settle into their new role quickly and achieve their full potential within their role as soon as possible. It will provide new staff with a summary of the induction process, an overview of the University's structure, and highlight essential information about some of the services available to staff during their employment.

This online course complements the local induction new staff will receive in their institution, department or faculty.

A Raven password is needed to access this online course. Further information about Raven.

Welcome to New Staff Mon 24 Jun 2024   09:00 [Full]

The University of Cambridge is committed to effective induction for all new members of staff. In addition to the welcome and induction you will receive in your institution, you are warmly invited to take part in the University’s two-stage induction.

The first stage comprises the University’s Induction Online programme. This web resource is a quick and easy way for you to learn all about what it is like to work here as well as understand your role and responsibilities. It provides key information to help you:

  • settle into your new role quickly
  • orientate yourself in your first few weeks at the University
  • integrate into the University
  • understand how the University works

The second stage is a Welcome to New Staff presentation event, hosted by Personal and Professional Development (PPD). The Welcome event aims to provide a broad introduction to all University staff, providing information about the University to enable you to get the most out of your time here. The event comprises:

  • a welcome and introduction to the University from a senior member of the University
  • a talk from a colleague about their career journey at the University
  • a presentation on the benefits of being part of the University of Cambridge