Staff Development

Events

The Staff Development Unit runs courses throughout the year for all University of Sussex staff.

For upcoming courses, please view our events below, or go to Staff development courses to view all our courses in their different categories.


Making legally fair disciplinary decisions

Apr
29
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Wednesday 29 April
10:00 until 16:30

This course helps managers ensure that investigations and hearings are reasonable, fair and stand up to legal scrutiny.


Fixed-term Contracts

Apr
30
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Thursday 30 April
10:00 until 13:00

This course is essential for all managers who are responsible for staff employed on a fixed-term contract.


Appraising your staff – for Professional Services staff appraisers

May
12
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Tuesday 12 May
9:30 until 13:00

For all new managers in Professional Services who are to carry out appraisals.


Gaining the most benefit from your appraisal – for Professional Services staff appraisees

May
12
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Tuesday 12 May
14:00 until 16:30

For all staff in Professional Services who are to be appraised and haven't yet received training in this area.


Recruiting and Selecting Staff

May
14
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Thursday 14 May
10:00 until 16:30

For staff of grade 7 and above.


Putting Equality Law into Practice: a guide for managers

May
20
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Wednesday 20 May
10:00 until 13:00

Essential for all managers, this course looks at the Equality Act and its practical impact on the implementation of University policies.


Effective writing and minute taking

Jun
2
2015

Staff Development Unit events
Location to be confirmed on booking
Tuesday 2 June
9:30 until 16:00

Learn how to write in a Plain English style - vital for producing effective, readable written communication.