Programme for
2014/15

Programme for 
2013/14

All Courses

  •   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:   5 November 2014 Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Content: Adaptive testing is a form of testing that dynamically adapts the test questions to the user’s level of ability....
  • Dates: Wed 15 Oct 2014 Mon 03 Nov 2014 Times: 10:00am - 13:00pm 09:30am - 12:30pm Adobe Photoshop is a popular and professional image manipulation package allowing you to work with greyscale and...
  •   Dates: Mon 27 Oct 2014 Mon 10 Nov 2014 Times: 9:30am-16:30pm  This course provides a continuation of the Basic Digital Image Editing Using Adobe Photoshop course for those wishing to...
  • Date: Wed 03 Dec 2014 Time: 09:30 - 16:30 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 on...
  • Date Fri 21 Nov 2014 Time 09:30 - 16:00 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...
  • Date:    17 September 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  21 January 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 20 participants maximum Content: Queen’s...
  •   Date: 22 October 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 makers/service...
    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:     29 April 2015 Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 16 participants maximum Content: What is the Professional Standards Framework? The four HEA descriptor levels...
  • Date: 1 October 2014 Time:  10.00 pm – 12.30 pm Additional Course on:  23 June 2015, 10.00 am – 12.30 pm 16 participants maximum Content: The role of an adviser: what are the...
  •   Date: 20 March 2015 Time: 12.00 pm - 1.00 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: 9 October 2014 19 January 2015 24 April 2015   Time: 9.30 am - 3.00 pm   Venue: Training Room A, 7 Lennoxvale     Designed for: Support...
    Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 22 January 2015 26 May 2015 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
  •   Dates: 6 October 2014 31 March 2015   Time: 9.15 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: Staff who have previously attended the course 'Effective Minute Taking' and who service committees, or...
    Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
  •   Dates: 19 November 2014 9 February 2015 19 May 2015   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: 3 December 2014 27 January 2015 14 April 2015   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 Fri 14 Nov 2014 Time 09:30am - 12:30pm 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...
  • Date:   11 March 2015 Time:  2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Content: In this practical workshop staff will be introduced to some of the advanced features of Excel 2013 which can be used to create...
  • Date Mon 17 Nov 2014 Time 13:30 - 16:30 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:  12 November 2014 Time: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm 16 participants maximum It would be helpful if participants brought a module specification with them. Content:  HE context for...
  • 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: 6 February 2015 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:    10 December 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum Content: The CMS templates offer staff the capacity to build online learning materials...
  •   Date: 5 February 2015 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: 25 March 2015 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: 2 October 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: 18 June 2015 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: 2 December 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: 21 April 2015 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: 4 March 2015 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: 19 February 2015 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: 9 December 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 Mon 01 Dec 2014 Time 14:00 - 17:00 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: 25 February 2015 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: 18 February 2015 Time:  2.00 pm - 5.00 pm 18 participants maximum Content: This course provides participants with an opportunity to learn about more advanced features in PowerPoint 2013...
  • Date Thu 20 Nov 2014 Time 09:30 - 12:30 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 fields; how...
  • Date: Thu 27 Nov 2014 Time: 09:30 - 12:30 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...
  •   Dates: 30 September 2014 11 March 2015 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...
    Administrative Skills, Communication Skills
  •   Date: 23 January 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 1.00 pm     Designed for: Research staff   This is a vocal workshop to help you find your natural voice.  Do you want to get the...
    Communication Skills, Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date:    4 March 2015 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum  It would be helpful if participants brought the assessment materials/details for a...
  • Date: 13 May 2015 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...
  • Date Mon 13 Oct 2014 Time 9:30am-15:30pm This practical course is the essential starting point for anyone interested in learning how to produce spreadsheets using Microsoft Office Excel 2010 and...
  • Date Thu 06 Nov 2014 Time 09:30am - 12:30pm 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:     Launch Event - 12 June 2014Module 1 - 1-2 October 2014Module 2 - 16-17 December 2014Module 3 - 11-12 February 2015Module 4 - 25-27 March 2015Close Event - 14 April...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date:   14 January 2015 continuing with on-line activities through to the second session on 28 January 2015 Time on both dates:    2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants...
  •   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:    24 September 2014 Time:   10.00 am – 12.00 pm Limited to 20 participants  The workshop is an opportunity for new and experienced users of the Flexible...
  • Date:    1 April 2015 Time:   9.30 am - 4.30 pm 12 participants maximum  Content: “Flipped teaching” or the “inverted classroom” represents a form...
  •   Dates: 12 November 2014 17 February 2015 6 May 2015   Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: Staff who need to make risk assessments in the workplace, e.g. Departmental Safety...
    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: 18 February 2015 Time: 10.00 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: 11 February 2015 20 May 2015   Time: 10.00 am - 12.30 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: 29 October 2014 Time: 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum  Facilitated by: LDS staff Content: Difficulties students may encounter with studying Recognising and diagnosing...
  • Dates: 24 October 2014 15 December 2014 3 March 2015 26 May 2015 Time: 9.45 am - 1.00 pm   Designed for: All newly appointed staff to the University This course is an occasion for welcoming new...
    Central Induction Events
  •   Dates: 23 October 2014 19 February 2015 17 June 2015   Time: 9.15 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 Wed 19 Nov 2014 Time 09:30 - 12:30 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: Fri 05 Dec 2014 Time: 09:30 - 12:30 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:  15 October 2014 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional courses on:  22 January 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants maximum  Content: The role of a...
  • Date: 11 March 2015 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:  15 May 2015 Time:  10.00 am – 1.00 pm 16 participants maximum  Content: Definitions, categories and relevance of research-informed teaching Examples of current...
  • Date Wed 29 Oct 2014 Time 9:30am-13:00pm Microsoft Outlook is an email and personal information management program that helps users to manage email messages, create appointments, calendars, tasks...
  • 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: 28-29 January 2015 3-4 June 2014 Time: 9.30am - 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: 21 October 2014 24 February 2015 5 May 2015   Time: 10.00am - 12.00 pm   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: 12 March 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 12.30 pm   Designed for: All staff with supervisory responsibilities   Content: Why have disciplinary and grievance procedures? Responsibility...
    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...
  •   Date: 24 March 2015 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 explored will...
    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:  15 October 2014 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  28 January 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 16 participants...
  • Date:    22 October 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  4 February 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum, in two small groups of up...
  •   Dates: 18 November 2014 7 May 2015 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: To be confirmed 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: 21 & 27 April 2015 Time: 9.30 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: 6 November 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: 13 November 2014 11 December 2014 21 January 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   Content: What is it? A three part workshop based on practical activities aimed to...
    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: 22 January 2015 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...
    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
  •   Dates: 16 September 2014 7 October 2014 11 November 2014 21 January 2015 18 February 2015 26 March 2015 23 April 2015 21 May 2015 25 June 2015 29 July 2015 Time: 9.15 am - 4.30...
    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:  8 October 2014 Time:  2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional courses on: 5 November 2014         2.00 pm – 5.00pm 23 January...
  • Date Tue 18 Nov 2014 Time 09:30 - 17:00 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 Tue 02 Dec 2014 Time 09:30 - 17:00 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: 12 & 13 November 2014 10 & 11 February 2015 7 & 8 May 2015 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
  • Date: Fri 07 Nov 2014 Time: 09:30 - 12:30 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 of...
  • Date:    18 March 2015 Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 16 participants maximum Content: planning, preparation and methods of organisation for larger lectures communicating in a...
  • Date: 11 February 2015 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...
  •   Date: 30 June - 1 July 2015 Time: 9.15am - 5.00pm   Designed for: This programme is aimed at early career staff researchers within the first 3-15 months of a research contract with...
    Effective Researcher Programme, Research and Enterprise Skills
  •   Date: 20 February 2015 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: 2, 3 and 9 March 2015 (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...
    Personal and Career Development
  • Date:    24 September 2014 Time:   2.00 – 4.00 pm Content: PowerPoint 2013 will be installed in all teaching rooms for 2014-15 academic year. This will require use of...
  •   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:    10 October 2014 Time:    9.30 am – 4.30 pm Additional courses on: 12 November 2014, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm 4 March 2015, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm 17 June...
  • Date:    8 October 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm Additional course on:  11 February 2015, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 17 participants maximum Content: This workshop is...
  • Date:    22 October 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  25 March 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum  Content: The use of...
  •   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:    24 October 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Additional course on:  18 March 2015, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm 12 participants maximum Content: The Personal...
  • Date:    1 October 2014 Time:   2.00 pm – 4.30 pm Additional course on:  25 February 2015, 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm 17 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: 27 February 2015 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 right...
    Administrative Skills, Personal and Career Development
  •   Dates: 25 September 2014 3 March 2015 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: To be confirmed 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: 28 April 2015 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: 27 January 2015 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: 4 November 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: 13 May 2015 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: 27 May 2015 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: 26 November 2014 Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm   Course Overview The aim of this course is to to develop staff in the core Queen’s behaviour of achieving results (through adopting lean...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  •   Date: 21 October 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
  •   Dates: 4 March 2015 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: 6 May 2015 Time: 9.30 am - 1.30 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: 19 November 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: 26 November 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 October 2014 Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm   Overview: The aim of this course is to to develop staff in the core Queen’s behaviour of continuing ones own personal learning and...
    Leadership, Management and Supervisory
  • Date Tue 11 Nov 2014 Time 09:30am - 12:30pm 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: 20 April 2015 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: To be confirmed 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 new members of...
  •   Dates/Times: 13 October 2014, 2.00pm - 4.00pm 3 February 2015, 2.00pm - 4.00pm 8 May 2014, 2.00pm - 4.00pm     Training on use and completion.  Are you planning research...
    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 Wed 05 Nov 2014 Time 10:00am to 12:00pm 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...
  • 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: To be confirmed Time: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm   This two-day course provides an overview of Stata 12, the latest version of Stata.  Participants will learn how to open and create...
    Research and Enterprise Skills
  • Date: Wed 26 Nov 2014 Time: 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Visio 2013 is a diagramming package that works with stencils, shapes and connectors to create a variety of schemes, such as flowcharts,...
  • Date Mon 01 Dec 2014 Time 09:30 - 12:30 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 Thu 13 Nov 2014 Time 10:00am-16:00pm 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...
  •   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: To be confirmed 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: To be confirmed 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: To be confirmed 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 Mon 17 Nov 2014 Time 09:30am - 12:30pm This course is aimed at any staff member interested in using Twitter for social networking.Twitter is an increasingly popular social networking and...
  • Date Thu 23 Oct 2014 Time 10:00 am to 12:00 pm SharePoint Site Administrators (Owners) are nominated staff who have full control of a SharePoint site. This means that Site Administrators can...
  • Date: Wed 22 Oct 2014 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,...