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Managing People

Whether you lead a small or large team of academic or professional staff, the below courses and programmes are available to support you wherever you are on your management journey.

We have some role-specific introductions for Academic roles:

Both Academic roles are also invited to attend our new People Management Conversations session.

For Professional Services colleagues we recommend our Induction for People Managers workshop. This workshop can also be used as a refresher for anyone currently in a people management role.

Further introductory sessions suitable for all people managers:

The Aspiring Managers Programme offers a structured development pathway for individuals who are considering moving into their first supervisory/people management role.

To view this self guided learning programme please click this link to find out more.

Our new People Management Pathways

We have been working with our external partners Centre 4 Learning to develop two exciting new learning pathways, each accredited by the Institute of Leadership:

1. Management Essentials Pathway: aimed at those new to people management this pathway gives you the essential skills to manage your team. (National Qualifications Framework - NQF - equivalent Level 2)

2. Management Practitioner Pathway: aimed at those with some people management experience who want to consolidate their skills. (NQF equivalent Level 3)

See how it all fits in our new Interactive Leadership Landscape

People Management Pathway Content

1. Management Essentials

Four half-day modules:

  • Managing Self core modules (attend both of these first): My Role and My Communication
  • Managing work follow-on modules: Managing Performance; Planning for Performance

2. Management Practitioner

Five half-day modules:

  • Managing Self core modules (attend both of these first): My Role and My Communication
  • Managing Others follow-on modules: Developing individuals, Difficult conversations, Developing teams

Apply for a place

To register your interest and apply for a place on either pathway please click here to complete an application form.

The below programmes have been specifically selected for our Professional Services colleagues.