ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING
Whether you’re looking to market your department, your project or your services this excellent introduction to practical marketing will help develop marketing, communications or customer engagement skills. It is of great value to anyone in HEIs leading projects, services or departments and needing a better understanding of effective marketing techniques.
If you’re new to marketing, this programme, facilitated by Rosemary Stamp, will provide you with the skills to develop and execute, in collaboration with your teams, more effective marketing strategies and outreach plans. It will show you how to raise the profile of your project, service or department and attract the attention of key opinion formers. You’ll benefit from a greater awareness of how to market your initiatives internally, within your organisation, and externally and learn the techniques to help you develop an effective, integrated approach to managing relations with your stakeholders and become more customer focused.
Application deadline: Monday 13 April 2015
Starts: Tuesday 12 May 2015, Birmingham
The HR Business Partners Programme aims to equip senior HR managers/business partners with the competencies, practical approaches and political awareness required to operate as an effective HR professional, capable of adding real value to the delivery of the institutional mission during challenging times.
Application deadline: Friday 1 May 2015
Starts: Wednesday 13 May 2015
For new managers and administrators, IHE provides an excellent introduction for professionals new to higher education. Over two seminars, you will gain an insight into a wide spectrum of issues influencing higher education. You will hear from speakers, including vice-chancellors and deputies, registrars, directors of professional services and senior academics, whose sessions provide a 'fast-track' to understanding many of the key aspects of the higher education system.
Application deadline: Monday 4 May 2015
Starts: Tuesday 2 June 2015
Designed to engage and assist those facing the challenges of the corporate leadership, planning and change agenda. This 4-day programme emphasises innovation and creativity as a means to implementing effective
and sustainable change. It gives particular attention to intellectual stimulation as a focus for leaders.
Starts: Wednesday 6 May 2015, York
LAPB is about stepping up to leadership. It provides the structure, inspiration and insight, so you can do this in your organisation by looking at your own personal leadership development. You will explore and question your leadership style and your management and leadership role with experienced professionals, and tackle a problem-solving challenge in a dynamic interactive simulation based on the kind of real-life scenarios you might encounter and receive personalised feedback on your approach.
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Designed to develop the leadership skills of both research academics and professionals, our programmes are highly focused and practical, with learning outcomes linked to the application of key leadership and management skills.
Application deadline: Wednesday 15 April 2015
Starts: Thursday 30 May 2015, Birmingham
Research has shown that using good management practices improves performance. But it’s not always easy to move from being the researcher to being the one responsible for teams and all the management problems
that come with the leadership role. Let RTL help you develop your skills as a research team leader at a time when you may be new to leadership. RTL reached its 50th Cohort this year and has over 750 alumni.
Application deadline: Friday 24 April 2015
Starts: Thursday 7 May, Edinburgh
Leading research teams is a challenge; leading multiple research teams and projects an even bigger challenge. How do you prepare yourself to deal with the obstacles? LRL will develop your ability to address the challenges
involved in leading other research team leaders and of managing significant research projects. You’ll be introduced to a framework for research leadership that encompasses the roles of team leadership, operational leadership, and strategic leadership in a multi-stakeholder environment.