Who is it for?The Bespoke Essentials series is open to all members of staff with responsibility for supervising or managing others. Whether you are a new academic Head of Department, a PI now finding yourself managing a contract researcher or postdoc for the first time or a member of professional service staff wishing to refresh your skills, these workshops will be relevant to you.
About Bespoke EssentialsBespoke Essentials aims to enhance the effectiveness of those members of staff with responsibility for supervising or managing others. Recognising the importance of reflecting the local context in the content of sessions, some elements of Bespoke Essentials can be delivered on demand to groups in specific departments/service areas or by attending the pre-scheduled workshops. Topics concerning performance management and development and PDR reviewing are particularly suitable for bespoke sessions.
The following sessions can be delivered on demand to departmental teams/service areas:
- Reviewing PDR
- Practical and effective performance management and development
- Informal conflict resolution
- Health, safety and risk assessment and the role of a manager
- Promoting and managing health and wellbeing
- Information security and data protection
- Managing Difficult Conversations
- Recruiting the Best
- Influencing Skills
- Budget Management - on-line toolkit
The following sessions will run on scheduled dates:
If there are other topics within this overall theme that departments/service areas wish to address via bespoke sessions, please contact OED team direct.