Programme for
2013/14

Programme for 
2013/14

All Courses

  • Microsoft Office Access 2010 is a popular database application that allows users to interactively design forms and databases without any deep database knowledge. This course provides an ideal...
  • Although it is considerably more user-friendly than previous versions, Access 2010 is still a sophisticated database application that allows users to make sense of complex data by consolidating it...
  •   The second of the advanced courses continues on from Access 2: Advanced – Part 1 and deals with some of the more complex features of Access 2010 including Structured Query Language...
  •   Date: 14 October 2013 Time: 12.00 pm - 1.30 pm   Designed for: All staff who want do develop personal coping strategies   Content:  - Where is all this stress coming...
    Personal and Career Development
  • Date: 6 November 2013  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED BUT MAY BE RESCHEDULED. Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Content: Adaptive testing is a form of testing that dynamically...
  • Adobe Photoshop is a popular and professional image manipulation package allowing you to work with greyscale and colour images in a variety of formats for use in printed documents, presentations and...
  •   Dates Tues 15 April 2014 Times 9:30am-4:30pm  This course provides a continuation of the Basic Digital Image Editing Using Adobe Photoshop course for those wishing to further their...
  • Date Tues 29 April 2014 Time 9:30am-4:30pm This course is a continuation of the Further Topics in Adobe Photoshop course and it presents an opportunity to enhance your skills and gain knowledge...
  • Date Thurs 29 May Time 9:30am-4pm This course concentrates on useful features of Word 2010 such as creating master and subdocuments, tracking changes and use of form fields. Auto Text and Quick...
  • Date:    18 September 2013 Additional course on:  22 January 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 20 participants maximum Content: Queen’s Online is a secure,...
  •   Date: 19 February 2014   Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Researchers who are interested in using the results of their research beyond academia to influence policy...
    Communication Skills, Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  • Date: 2 October 2013 Time:  2.00 pm – 4.30 pm Additional Course on:   23 June 2014, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm 16 participants maximum Content: The role of an adviser: what...
  •   Date: 10 February 2014 Time: 12.00 pm - 1.30 pm   Designed for: All staff who want to develop personal coping strategies   Content: - How we communicate - Assertive, agressive,...
    Personal and Career Development
  • Search engines such as Google fail to cover a large amount of the academic information available on the internet. This includes the content of many databases, e-journals, e-books and other research...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  •   Dates: 18 October 2013 12 December 2013 1 April 2014   Time: 9.30 am - 3.00 pm    Designed for: Support staff   Content: Diagnosing training needs Using workplace...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 29 January 2014 28 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Exploring the match between the person you are and the job you do.  Topics will include:  Work-Life...
    Personal and Career Development, Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 9 April 2014 Time: 9.15 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Staff who have previously attended the course 'Effective Minute Taking' and who service committees, or will do so in the...
    Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
  •   Dates: 20 November 2013 11 February 2014 20 May 2014   Time: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: Staff who have been appointed as Computer Workstation Assessors...
    Health and Safety
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when enough staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with dates.   Designed...
    Health and Safety
  •   Dates: 4 December 2013 28 January 2014 15 April 2014   Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: Departmental CoSHH Supervisors, project/research leaders, technical staff in...
    Health and Safety
  •   Date: 14 November 2013 Time: 12.00 pm - 1.30 pm   Designed for: All staff who want to develop personal coping strategies Content: - Change happens! - What's your attitude to change? -...
    Personal and Career Development
  • This session will consider the use of copyright materials for teaching purposes and outline the role of current licensing arrangements in allowing the creation of teaching materials.
  • Date Thurs 1 May 2014 Time 1:30pm-4:30pm This specialised course looks at the charting feature in Excel 2010 and discusses some of the different types of charts that can be created, in particular,...
  • Date:  19 March 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 21 MAY 2014 Time:  2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Content: In this practical workshop staff will be introduced to some...
  • Date 14 April 2014 Time 1:30pm - 4:30pm SnagIt is a popular application for capturing screen images for use in printed documents or the Web. Most training materials produced by the IT Training and...
  • Date:  13 November 2013 Time: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm 16 participants maximum Content: HE context for curriculum design Aligning module content, learning outcomes and...
  • A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest.    Content will include: Causes, ranges, statistics and...
    Supporting Staff and Students with a Disability
  •   Date: 3 December 2013 Time: 12.00 pm - 1.30 pm   Designed for: All staff who want to develop personal coping strategies   Content: - The customer and the complaint - Your role -...
    Personal and Career Development
  • Date:    11 December 2013  Rescheduled to 4 JUNE 2014 - APOLOGIES THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum Content: The CMS...
  •   Date: 13 May 2014 Time: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 26 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 9 October 2013 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 5 June 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 5 November 2013 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 3 December 2013 Time: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 4 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 30 April 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 6 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date 13 March 2014 Time 9:30am-12:00pm Microsoft Office includes a variety of tools for creating high impact text and diagrams in documents. This course will look at creating and formatting shapes...
  • Date: 13 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Academic and research staff who plan to undertake focus group research   Content: The Focus Group Method: An...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date 14 November 2013 Time 9:30am-12:30pm  This is part 1 of a 2 part course to help staff prepare for ECDL Module 5. The course covers: what a database is in terms of tables, records and...
  • Date 20 November 2013 Time 9:30am-12:30pm This is part 2 of a 2 part course to help staff prepare for ECDL Module 5. The course covers: what a database is in terms of tables, records and fields; how...
  •   Date: 11 March 2014 Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Staff who take minutes at meetings Content: The minute taker's role in the meeting Listening for key points and effective...
    Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
  •   Date: 30 January 2014 Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm     Designed for: Research staff   This is a vocal workshop to help you find your natural voice.  Do you want to...
    Communication Skills, Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date:    5 March 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum Content: why and when do we assess? good news stories in assessment and feedback applying...
  • Date: 14 May 2014 Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum Content: This course will outline the principles for the evaluation of teaching and learning. It will cover key steps in...
  • Date Mon 10 Feb 2014 Time 9:30am-12:30pm This practical course is the essential starting point for anyone interested in learning how to produce spreadsheets using Microsoft Office Excel 2010 and...
  • Date Tue 25 Feb 2014 Time 1:30 pm - 4.30 pm Continuing from Excel 1: Essentials, this course looks at how to arrange and display both numeric and non-numeric data in Excel to present it in a...
  • Date Wed 9 Apr Time 10:00 am to 4:30 pm This advanced course looks at some of the data analysis tools and functions available in Excel 2010 and involves a range of practical exercises using...
  • Dates:     5 December 20138 January 20144 March 20147 April 20147 May 201412 June 2014 Designed for: Applications are welcomed from staff at Academic Grade AC3 and above and...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date:   15 January 2014 continuing with on-line activities through to the second session on 29 January 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED Time:  ...
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  • Date:    11 September 2013       PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Time:   10.00 am – 12.30 pm The workshop is an...
  • Date:    2 April 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 7 MAY 2014 Time:   2.00 pm - 4.30 pm 12 participants maximum  Content: “Flipped...
  •   Date: 13 November 2013 18 February 2014   Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: Staff who need to make risk assessments in the workplace, e.g. Departmental Safety Advisors,...
    Health and Safety
  • Good Clinical Practice training is now only delivered through an e-learning package.  Access to the training is controlled by the University’s Research Governance Team or a Health and...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date 10 December 2013 Time 9:30-10:45am The Guide to Computing Facilities presentation is an opportunity for people new to the University to find out about the computing facilities and services...
  •   Date: 19 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Support staff wishing to learn more about how to handle conflict effectively in everyday situations.  This is an...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 12 February 2014 21 May 2014   Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for:   School and Directorate Health and Safety Co-ordinators and Safety Officers, and School...
    Health and Safety
  •   Dates: 2 October 2013 17 December 2013 18 March 2014 29 May 2014   Time: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm   Designed for: New Staff Content: Find out essential health and safety information,...
    Health and Safety
  • Date: 20 November 2013   PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum Facilitated by: LDS staff Content: Difficulties students...
  • Dates: 10 December 2013 13 March 2014 20 May 2014   Time: 9.45 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: All newly appointed staff to the University This course is an occasion for welcoming new staff...
    Central Induction Events
  •   Dates: 24 October 2013 25 February 2014 17 June 2014   Time: 9.20 am - 4.00 pm   Designed for: All newly appointed research staff in the University   Content:   Welcome...
    Central Induction Events, Effective Researcher Programme
  • This programme was successfully piloted in 2008-09 and will run again this academic year for the sixth time.  Participants have found the course very useful in dealing with day to day...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date: 16 October 2013 Time:  2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Additional course on:  12 February 2014, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm 18 participants maximum Content: This course provides participants with an...
  • Date Tue 6 May 2014 Time 9:30 am- 1pm This is a half day course that includes a presentation and a variety of practical exercises. This is an advanced course aimed at staff who are experienced at...
  •   Date: 19 June 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm    Designed for: Technical staff   Content: Develop skills in project planning techniques Focus on deadlines Action planning on your...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory, Personal and Career Development
  • Usually run twice a month during semester - view iTrent/QOL for dates This course provides an introduction to TERMINALFOUR, the University's Content Management System for web authoring. You will...
  •   This course is aimed at secretarial and clerical staff in grades 2 and 3 to help them gain knowledge, skills and confidence to provide a professional secretarial service to teams or...
    Administrative Skills, Personal and Career Development
  • Date Tue 18 Mar 2014 Time 9:30am-12:30pm This practical course is designed to assist those who want to learn about Word’s mail merge feature in order to efficiently create, save and print...
  • Date:  23 October 2013 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional courses on:  22 January 2014, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum Content: The role of a...
  • Date: 28 March 2014 Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: Technical staff involved with laboratory teaching in Engineering, Science and Health Sciences.   Content: The role of a...
    Communication Skills
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  • Date:  16 May 2014 Time:  10.00 am – 1.00 pm 16 participants maximum Content: Definitions, categories and relevance of research-informed teaching Examples of current teaching and...
  • Date Monday 26 May 2014 Time 9:30am-1pm Microsoft Outlook is an email and personal information management program that helps users to manage email messages, create appointments, calendars, tasks and...
  • This course will introduce key full text collections available to Queen’s staff, looking at both content and effective search strategies. The course will look at: • Library e-books •...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • Date: 22-23 January 2014 4-5 June 2014 Time: 9.15am - 4.30pm   Designed for: Research staff with approximately 4-5 years experience, who have responsibility for managing and mentoring others...
    Effective Researcher Programme, Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Dates: 22 October 2013 25 February 2014 6 May 2014   Time: 10.00am - 12noon   Designed for: This course is designed for staff who regularly lift and carry as part of their...
    Health and Safety
  • Date to follow This session is aimed at existing Office 2007 who wish to, or have, moved to Office 2010. The new features in Office 2010 will be demonstrated: across Word, PowerPoint, Excel and...
  • Dates: 6 November 2013 9 April 2014   Time: 10.00am - 12noon   This course will focus on typical office hazards and give you tips on how to make your office a safer place.    
    Health and Safety
  •   Date: 7 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: All staff with supervisory responsibilities  Content: Why have disciplinary and grievance procedures? Responsibility for...
    Human Resources/Personnel Events, Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date 8 October 2013 Time 9:30am-12:30pm Microsoft Office PowerPoint is a presentation graphics package that allows users to add a professional touch to presentation materials for use in areas such...
  •   Dates: 21 November 2013 1 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This short course provides early career researchers with an introduction to career planning in higher education. The topics...
    Personal and Career Development, Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date Fri 21 Feb 2014 Time 9:30 am to 12:30 pm This course provides participants with an opportunity to learn about more advanced features in PowerPoint 2013 in order to incorporate interactivity and...
  • Date 3 March 2014 Time 9:30am-12:30pm This specialised course will benefit staff who are interested in using PowerPoint 2010 to prepare static presentations for conferences or exhibitions....
  • Date:  16 October 2013 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  29 January 2014, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum...
  • Date:    23 October 2013 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  5 February 2014, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum, in two small groups of...
  •   Date: 29 October 2013 27 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for research staff applying for senior research positions or lecturehips. The topics explored will...
    Personal and Career Development, Research and Enterprise Skills
  • A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest.   Designed for: This two-day course is designed for any member of...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Date: 1 & 15 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm Register once to attend both sessions   Designed for: Research Staff Content: What makes a good presentation? Your...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 20 & 24 March 2014 Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Support staff who wish to develop and practice presentation skills for use in seminars, meetings, interviews...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Date: 27 June 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm Venue: Training Room C, Science Library   Course content: Develop skills in project planning techniques Focus on research projects Action...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 2 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   This session runs as part of the Senior and Junior Secretarial Skills Programmes
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 28 November 2013 13 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Attendance at this course is mandatory for anyone acting in the capacity of Nominated Buyer for their...
    Finance
  •   3 workshop dates: 5 December 2013 8 January 2014 12 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Content: What is it? A three part workshop based on practical activities aimed to provide...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  • A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest.    Content: Bibliometric data is an increasingly important...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • RefWorks is a bibliographic management service that enables you to create a personal database of references, automatically format citations and compile instant bibliographies. This can save you...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • RefWorks is a bibliographic management service that enables you to create a personal database of references, automatically format citations and compile instant bibliographies. This can save you...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • RefWorks is a bibliographic management service that enables you to create a personal database of references, automatically format citations and compile instant bibliographies. This can save you...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • RefWorks is a bibliographic management service that enables you to create a personal database of references, automatically format citations and compile instant bibliographies. This can save you...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • This tailored version of the general RefWorks course focuses on the databases and referencing styles specific to social sciences, education and law. The course will cover: • Creating an account...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  •   Date: 8 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Academic and research staff Content: Research should be conducted ethically. Across a wide range of academic disciplines there is...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when enough staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with dates.   Designed...
    Health and Safety
  • Date:    5 February 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 14 MAY 2014. Time:    2 pm – 4.30 pm 12...
  •   Dates: 25 September 2013 8 October 2013 14 November 2013 11 December 2013 29 January 2014 27 February 2014 27 March 2014 6 May 2014 10 June 2014 Time: 9.15 am - 4.45 pm   Designed...
    Human Resources/Personnel Events, Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   The Senior Secretarial Skills Programme is for those staff who have at least 10 years experience working in Queen's or are in senior grades 4, 5 and 6.  Staff who have previously...
    Administrative Skills, Personal and Career Development
  • Date:  9 October 2013 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional courses on: 6 November 2013, 2.00 pm – 5.00pm 24 January 2014, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm 19 February 2014, 2.00 pm...
  • Date Tues 3 June 2014 Time 9:30am-4:30pm SPSS is a popular statistical and data management application for analysts and researchers, used to present and analyse data arranged in a case-by-case...
  • Date Wed 11 June 2014 Time 9:30am-4:30pm This course will provide participants with knowledge of how SPSS can be used to conduct data analysis. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a...
  •   A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest.   Content will include: Use everyday signs such as...
    Supporting Staff and Students with a Disability
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  •   Dates: 7 & 8 November 2013 3 & 4 February 2014 14 & 15 May 2014 Time: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm   Designed for: Support staff that have, or hope to have, supervisory...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory, Personal and Career Development
  • Trainer:  Dr Jo Douglas, The Spectrum Diagnostic and Assessment Centre Date: 27 January 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED BUT  ANOTHER IS BEING SCHEDULED FOR...
  • Date Tues 6  May 2014 Time 9:30am-12:30pm Microsoft Word can be used to create forms for completion on a computer that allow users to enter text or select options without altering the structure...
  • Date:    19 March 2014 Time:  2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 16 participants maximum Content: planning, preparation and methods of organisation for larger lectures communicating in a...
  • Date: 12 February 2014 Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum Aim and Content: The emotional climate of a classroom has an impact on its effectiveness as a learning environment and...
  • Trainer: Dr Harry Rafferty, School of Psychology  Date:  20 January 2014  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED Time: 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm 20 participants maximum...
  •   Date: 25 - 26 June 2014 Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm   Designed for: This programme is aimed at early career staff researchers within the first 3-15 months of a research contract with project...
    Effective Researcher Programme, Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 25 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Support staff but especially those who work in offices. Content: The need for time and priority management Identifying...
    Administrative Skills
  • Dates: 3, 4 and 10 March 2014 (3 x half days) Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   8 participants maximum   Designed for: Staff who wish to deliver training to staff within their areas or to various...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates for this course will be organised when a sufficient number of staff have indicated an interest to attend by registering on iTrent.  Staff will then be contacted with...
    Health and Safety
  • Date: 6 November 2013 -- 6 x 30 minute periods over 6 weeks.    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Time:  This course will be provided online through a series of...
  • Date:    4 October 2013 Time:    9.30 am – 4.30 pm Additional courses on:  13 November 2013, 5 March 2014, 18 June 2014 9.30 am – 4.30 pm 12 participants...
  • Date:    8 January 2014    RESCHEDULED DATE -  20 MAY 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum Content: The use of technology has become...
  •   This course is ideal for staff who wish to increase their confidence in using a computer and improve their efficiency at file management techniques. Through a series of practical exercises,...
  • Date:    23 October 2013 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  26 March 2014, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum Content: The Personal...
  • Date:    2 October 2013 Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm Additional course on:  26 February 2014, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 18 participants maximum Content: This workshop is...
  •   Dates: 12 December 2013   Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: All Purchase Card Users Content: Transaction limits Use of the card with suppliers Acceptable use policy VAT...
    Finance
  •   This course will provide an ideal foundation for anyone interested in learning about Microsoft Word 2010 and will ensure participants are prepared for further courses in Word and other...
  •   Date: 13 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: University Support Staff Content: Identifying readers' needs and their level of expertise Making sure you write the...
    Administrative Skills, Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 26 September 2013 5 March 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for research staff applying for senior research positions or lectureships.  This is a...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date Wed 16 April 2014 Time 2:00-4:30pm This half day course is aimed at academic staff interested in using social media in their teaching or research activities. The course will begin with an...
  • Date: To be confirmed Time: 3.00 pm - 4.30 pm   This seminar provides some basic advice and guidance on planning and developing your academic career with the aim of successfully applying for...
    Personal and Career Development
  • Date: 25 February 2014 Time: 10.00 am - 1.00 pm Venue: Auditorium, The McClay Library   Course aim To increase cultural awareness and sensitivity among those working with international...
    Communication Skills, Equality and Diversity
  •   Date: 7 April 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 11 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 14 January 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 27 May 2014 Time: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 5 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 23 October 2013 Time: 10.00 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Dates: 28 January 2014 Time: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 30 May 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 2 April 2014 Time: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 27 November 2013 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Designed for: Mid-level managers/leaders and professional specialists in both academic (Grade AC2 and above) and professional support...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date Mon 24 Feb 2014 Time 2:00pm-4:00pm This is for any staff member who is interested in using Facebook for social networking. This course will introduce participants to the key features of...
  •   A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest and staff on the waiting list will then be...
    Health and Safety
  •   Date: 15 November 2013 Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm   Objectives: To raise the awareness of customer service at the reception desk and assist staff in providing exceptional customer...
  •   Dates: 13 November 2013 28 April 2014 Time: 9.15 am - 1.30 pm   This course is an occasion for welcoming academic staff to Queen's.  It is designed to facilitate the transition of...
  •   Dates/Times: 17 October 2013, 10.00 am - 12.00 pm 3 February 2014, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm 12 May 2014, 10.30 am - 12.30 pm   Venue: The above courses will be held in the Peter Froggatt...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Dates: Mon 14 April (followed by clinic on Thurs 17 Apr, 9.30 to 12.30) Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm Designed for: All academic and research staff involved in the collection and analysis of qualitative...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date Tues 6 May Time 2:00 pm to 5 pm Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software and storytelling tool that can be used to present concepts on a virtual canvas using a variety of media including...
  • Qiqqa is free reference management software which will automatically format the citations in a Word document and produce a list of references at the end of that document. It differs from RefWorks,...
    Library Training for Academic and Research Staff
  • This half day course is aimed at anyone interested in using social media, either personally or professionally. The course will include an overview of the history and concept of social media and a...
  • Dates: 21-22 November 2013 - PFC/03/028 10-11 March 2014 - ELTC/TR 2 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   This two-day course provides an overview of Stata 12, the latest version of Stata. ...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date 12 May 2014 Time 10:00am-12:30pm This course is aimed at any staff member interested in using LinkedIn for social networking. LinkedIn is a professional social networking site which can be...
  • Date Mon 3 February 2014 Time 10am-4pm This full day course is aimed at staff with responsibility for (or intending to set up) a social media site for the University. The course will begin with an...
  •   Date: To be confirmed Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   The main aims of the mental health awareness (half-day) course are to highlight the main mental health issues and disorders and give an...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Date: 17 January 2014 Time: 9.15 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for all staff   Content: Motivation is an intrinsic part of all of our lives.  We need to be able to...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Date: 9 May 2014 Time: 9.15 am – 1.00 pm   This course is designed for all support staff who have line management and supervisory responsibility.  It will help staff...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   A waiting list will be compiled for this course via iTrent.  A date will be scheduled if there is sufficient interest and staff on the waiting list will be contacted.    This...
    Health and Safety
  •   Date: To be confirmed Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   This course is designed for all Queen's Staff.   This half day course aims to show the main factors that cause stress both in and out...
  •   Date: 21-22 May 2014 Time: 9.15 am - 4.30 pm   Overview: Collaboration is more than the icing on the research cake; it now lies at the heart of the research model for the 21st Century....
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 11 December 2013 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm Location: Postgraduate Student Centre, Seminar Room 3   Aimed at: Academic and Research staff and PhD students   Do you want to...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 19 February 2014 Time: 2.00 - 5.00 pm   Do you want to get a grant or achieve more publication outputs? This workshop looks at how to be strategic about where you put your research...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 19 February 2014 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm   Overview: Would you like to know the secret to high output, low stress scholarly writing? In academia it is often assumed that writing...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date 3 March 2014 Time 2:00pm - 4:30pm This course is aimed at any staff member interested in using Twitter for social networking.Twitter is an increasingly popular social networking and information...
  • Wed 14 May, 2pm to 4pm Microsoft Visio 2013 is a diagramming package that works with stencils, shapes and connectors to create a variety of schemes, such as flowcharts, organisation charts, office...
  • Date Friday 6 June Time 10 am to 11.30 SharePoint Site Administrators (Owners) are nominated staff who have full control of a SharePoint site. This means that Site Administrators can add/remove...
  • Date: Wed 28 May Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm SharePoint Site Contributors (Members) are nominated staff who help to maintain a SharePoint site by adding announcements, uploading documents, adding...