Planning and Organisation

Planning and Organisation is the ability to plan and organises your own work effectively, setting clear priorities and ensuring deadlines are met. Task management to deliver outputs in a clear timeframe to realise School/Unit/College/University objectives is a key strength.

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Who should attend? This course is aimed at all staff members.

Description: The aim of this half-day event is for participants to explore some of the behaviours associated with personal effectiveness and how they can implement these behaviours for improved effectiveness. The course will look at the area of initiative, ways to become more proactive, make decisions and develop a solution focus.

Participants will create an action plan for personal effectiveness during the session.

Course Notes:

List what elements of your own personal effectiveness you would like to strengthen as a result of this course,

List a couple of instances where you have recently taken the initiative and your experience in doing so.

Scheduling Notes: 3.5 hour 

Places: 16

Booking:

For details of upcoming events or to book your place on available courses, please visit the HR - Professional Development booking centre  If your chosen course is fully booked or no longer available, you can access the UCD LinkedIn learning portal via your UCD Connect login where you will find a range of eLearning courses. The 2021/22 training course catalogue will be launched and available to book from the start of the next Academic Year

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.

Who should attend? This course is suitable for all employees

Description: The aim of this workshop is to give participants the tools and approaches to make significant changes to how they work.  The first workshop will focus on personal habits and skills and the second workshop will help participants to interact and work with others more effectively.

At the end of the workshops, participants will:

  • Have much greater insight into their work patterns and how they have been framed.
  • Have identified and made plans to shift the focus of their work so that they minimize time spent on maintenance and delivery and maximize time spent on strategic tasks
  • Be more skilled in anticipating how long tasks really take
  • Be able to identify the key success factors for their main outputs, ensuring that they make good and timely decisions around how to focus their resources
  • Be adept at negotiating around deadlines
  • Be able to say “no” where appropriate

Course notes: A journal will be sent to all participants in advance of the workshop, inviting them to collect information which will help them to make the most of the workshop.

Scheduling Notes: This workshop takes place over two mornings, one week apart.  Each workshop last 3.5 hours.

Places: 20

Booking: 

For details of upcoming events or to book your place on available courses, please visit the HR - Professional Development booking centre  If your chosen course is fully booked or no longer available, you can access the UCD LinkedIn learning portal via your UCD Connect login where you will find a range of eLearning courses. The 2021/22 training course catalogue will be launched and available to book from the start of the next Academic Year

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.

Who should attend? This course is aimed at all academic and professional staff.

Description: Participants will develop skills to plan, prioritise and manage their time effectively.

By the end of the programme participants will have identified their key priorities – linked to their own values and UCD’s objectives, and identified time wasters and stealers and put in place strategies to deal with these. Participants will learn how to put in place a practical time management system that suits their own way of working and can be used on paper or electronically.

Course Notes: To gain the maximum benefit and subsequent impact from the course each learner will be asked to undertake some light pre and post course work.

Scheduling Notes:  

This course is scheduled as 2 x 2.5-hour workshops run a week apart plus 1 hour Action Learning Set (ALC) 2 months later.  The course is run twice a year - once in November 2020 and the next in March 2021

Note: When booking, please be sure to also diary the date for the 1 hour (09.30-10.30) ALC session to be held on 13 January 2021 (for November dates) and 5 May 2021 (for the March dates of this course).

Places: 20

Booking:

For details of upcoming events or to book your place on available courses, please visit the HR - Professional Development booking centre  If your chosen course is fully booked or no longer available, you can access the UCD LinkedIn learning portal via your UCD Connect login where you will find a range of eLearning courses. The 2021/22 training course catalogue will be launched and available to book from the start of the next Academic Year

If you have any further queries on this programme, please contact peopledevelopment@ucd.ie or call ext 4919.

 

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