Developing Yourself and Others

To book onto our open courses please login to the HR Self Service Portal.  Select the Learning and Development option from the menu on the left hand side and search for your chosen course by category or course name.  On booking a course your line manager will be prompted to approve (or reject) your request.

Detailed process notes can be found on the HR webpages, HR Systems Training Guides.

Digital Fundamentals

Description:

This workshop offers participants the opportunity to explore a range of digital tools and approaches and to learn about new applications or new features and functions of applications which may be helpful to people in their roles. This is not a ‘hands-on’ workshop to learn ‘how to’, rather it is an opportunity to hear about and discuss what’s ‘out there’ and to help people to continue on their journey towards becoming more digitally proficient.

Target Audience:

Anyone who already uses ICT and digital tools at a fairly basic level and would like to broaden their knowledge and enhance their understanding of the digital world.

During the workshop, there will be an opportunity to explore the following: 

  • the 4th industrial revolution and the internet of things
  • data literacy
  • a range of digital tools for communication and collaboration
  • a specific look at some workload management features of Microsoft Outlook
  • participation in digital networks
  • data literacy – how excel can help you work with data
  • data storage and sharing
  • data security

To view dates, times and to book a place or add your name to the waiting list for this workshop please login to the HR Self Service Portal


Introduction to Mentoring

Description:

Mentoring can be an effective way to develop a range of skills and enhance knowledge by connecting, sharing and broadening perspectives between staff with experience and those who are aiming to looking for career development. This workshop is an introduction to mentoring and provides an opportunity to explore the roles and responsibilities as well as practice the skills necessary for effective mentoring.

Target Audience:

This workshop is suitable for mentors and mentees. As a note, this workshop is not specifically designed for ECDP, further information regarding mentoring within ECDP can be found at: Mentoring

During the workshop, there will be an opportunity to:

  • define what mentoring is and how it can contribute to development
  • understand how to establish and build a productive mentoring partnership and the roles and responsibilities of both the mentor and mentee
  • understand how to set up mentoring for success and the key factors to consider
  • understand how to structure a mentoring session
  • be aware of mentoring pitfalls, adopt tools for overcoming obstacles to successful mentoring arising from personal, team and organisational issues
  • practice the skills of effective mentoring
  • adopt reflective practices and develop an action plan for mentoring

To view dates, times and to book a place or add your name to the waiting list for this workshop please login to the HR Self Service Portal