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Professional learning programs 2017

If you are interested in attending any of the following programs, speak to your supervisor or manager and complete your nomination for the program through MyHR. If you do not have access to MyHR and would like further information or would like to indicate your interest in attending any of the programs, please email od@scu.edu.au.

ProgramDateDurationLocationTarget group
Business Writing16 March
1 November
Full dayLismoreAll staff
Improve your communication at work and get your written message across more clearly.

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Courageous Conversations about Race12 April
29 June
31 October
Full dayLismore
Gold Coast
All staff
(compulsory for Supervisors and Managers)
This program moves beyond cultural awareness to a cultural competency model aiming to move participants beyond consciousness to action.

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Courage in Conversations and Conflict

20 April
14 September

Full dayLismoreSupervisors/Managers
This workshop offers practical strategies to de-escalate and manage conflict in a proactive way and to engage in effective conversations.

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Cultural Competency

1 March
25 May
21 September

Self-pacedOnlineAll staff
(compulsory for Supervisors and Managers)
Develop cultural competence, genuine respect and the capacity to work effectively across cultural diversity including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities.

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Emergency Warden

13 February
16 February
25 October
26 October

Half day

Gold Coast
Lismore
Lismore
Gold Coast

Emergency Wardens
Essential annual training for all Emergency Wardens

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Emergency Proceduresto be advisedself pacedOnlineCompulsory for Gold Coast employees

Compulsory annual training in the safe evacuation and lockdown procedures for Gold Coast employees.

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First Aid

6 February
7 February
30 October
31 October

Full dayLismoreFirst Aid Officers
Essential first aid training for First Aid Officers.

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Respectful Workplace

23 March
7 June

Online and half day workshopLismore
Gold Coast
All staff
(compulsory for Supervisors and Managers)
Previously titled 'No Bullying'. This program allows you to understand more about how SCU ensures a safe workplace for all and your role in upholding our policies and treating your colleagues with respect. This includes information about bullying and harassment, resolution options, early notification, and sources of help.

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PMDR for Supervisors
to be advisedOnline and half day workshopLismore
Gold Coast
Compulsory for Supervisors and Managers
Are you responsible for conducting performance planning for your staff? Learn about how to plan and conduct MAP meetings, provide constructive feedback, identify professional learning needs and understand career support.

Apply
PMDR Essentials for Staff

to be advised2 hoursLismore
Gold Coast
All staff
Prepare and plan for a successful performance and career planning discussion, understand how to articulate achievements, identify professional learning needs and future career direction.

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Staff Selection and Interview Skills

8 March
20 July

Online and half day workshopLismore
Gold Coast
All staff
(compulsory for Supervisors and Managers)
Are you required to participate on staff selection panels? Increase your knowledge and skills to complete the process successfully.

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Understanding Gender & Sexuality Diversity
11 April
30 May
3 hoursCoffs Harbour
Lismore
All staff
This workshop aims to inform staff about the lived experiences of people of diverse sexualities and gender identities and to assist with creating understandings and promoting a more inclusive environment at the University.

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Notes:

- The dates of these programs may change, depending on minimum participant numbers and room availability.
- Your enrolment does not guarantee a place in the program. If successful you will receive a confirmation email from HR Services regarding the program.