Training Resouces: Personal and Career Development Resources UUL Agreed with Pansophix
An Unlimited User Licence (UUL) for a broad range of on-line personal and career development resources has been neogtiated with Pansophix as an extension to the UUL to University of Manchester.
These resources are freely available for download by all bona fide members (including all ESRs, ERs and Lead Scientists) of the AquaTRAIN MRTN via the bespoke Pansophix AquaTRAIN Portal. Access details via the AquaTRAIN website wiki (aquatraindeliverables),
The training materials cover:
- A Useful Guide to Assertiveness
- A Useful Guide to Create a New You
- A Useful Guide to De-Stress You
- A Useful Guide to Delegating
- A Useful Guide to Effective Change
- A Useful Guide to Facing Redundancy
- A Useful Guide to Goal Setting
- A Useful Guide to Interview Success
- A Useful Guide to Managing Meetings
- A Useful Guide to Managing People
- A Useful Guide to Managing Teams
- A Useful Guide to Minute Taking
- A Useful Guide to Networking
- A Useful Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
- A Useful Guide to Problem Solving
- A Useful Guide to Self Management
- A Useful Guide to Time Management
These Useful Guides are now part of our training and development resource.
A Useful Guide to Assertiveness will help you learn to be more assertive. If you've ever shrugged your shoulders in despair, been frustrated with a particular situation and wanted some practical help and advice on how you can just fix it, then this Useful Guide will help you deal with the situations you wish you could do something about.
A Useful Guide to Create a New You will help you to find out how small actions can make big differences to how you see yourself and ultimately how others see you. This powerful book allows you to look critically at yourself and decide who you really want to be.
A Useful Guide to De-Stress You is aimed at you if you feel you are suffering from worry, pressure, nervous tension, anxiety, fear or to put it another way ...... stress! By the end of the book you will have lots of ideas about managing your own stress and getting it under control.
A Useful Guide to Delegating will help you to become a more effective delegator. Do you find you are just doing TOO MUCH? Are you working late and never getting on top of your "To Do" List? How good are you at sharing this load? A Useful Guide to Delegating will provide you with ideas and pragmatic tips to make a real difference.
A Useful Guide to Effective Change will help you manage any change initiative through to successful completion. As nearly 70% of all major change initiatives do not meet their original objective this Useful Guide may help you make your change one of the successful ones!
A Useful Guide to Facing Redundancy gives advice on how to manage your own career change and, if it happens, how to cope with redundancy.
A Useful Guide to Goal Setting gives you - clear guidance on how you gain clarity about what you want (and why you want it!); a practical and powerful process to turn what you want into a set of goals that will work for you; a comprehensive toolkit that includes all the templates you need and help on effective, practical, strategies to help you follow through and achieve your goals.
A Useful Guide to Interview Success helps you to put your CV into a format that potential employers appreciate and helps you to prepare for, and perform well in, your next job interview.
A Useful Guide to Managing Meetings will help you to confidently chair meetings effectively, be an effective participant and hopefully reduce the time you spend at meetings.
A Useful Guide to Managing People is a really useful reference resource if you are about to become a manager, or have been in your first management position for less than 2 years. It contains challenges supported by 23 worksheets which you can either print off to write on or download to your computer. It covers helpful tips and insight into Leadership, Communication, Induction and Training, Maintaining Standards, Managing change, Motivation and Getting Organised.
A Useful Guide to Managing Teams is for team leaders who want help on making their teams more effective. Full explanations of the 16 key team indicators are given along with practical exercise that can be done with all team members to help resolve issues and create clarity of purpose.
A Useful Guide to Minute Taking. Spend just one hour on this compact and powerful eBook and you will be ready to take minutes at any type of meeting and deal with any minute taking eventuality.
A Useful Guide to Networking provides a simple, useful and practical guide to help you develop and improve your networking skills. It explains the benefits of networking and how you can be a better networker to help you and others in both your business and personal life. The book includes a number of Tools you can use to help you tackle your networking objectives in a logical way and also provides refreshing insights from interviews with those who are expert at networking.
A Useful Guide to Overcoming Anxiety provides some useful guidance on how you can reduce your anxiety levels and increase feelings of calmness. This Guide will help you understand many of the sources of your anxiety, recognize key beliefs and assumptions underlying your anxiety and learn practical techniques for dealing with anxiety whenever it arises.
A Useful Guide to Problem Solving is for people who are responsible for fixing problems permanently. If you want to actually solve a problem, rather than just stick a piece of sticking plaster over it, you need to be thorough, follow a process and have management support. This Useful Guide will help you work your way through fixing a problem in a practical, step by step, approach. You will learn the appropriate skills and how to use the problem solving framework. You will be given the tools you need to use a factually based approach to problem solving and avoid having to accept opinions at face value.
A Useful Guide to Self Management leads you through some of the critical thinking relating to how to manage yourself more effectively and offers you a palatable array of products for your consumption along the way. This Useful Guide, includes a comprehensive toolkit for you to capture your thoughts (and others' perceptions of you) to help you manage how you would like others to see you.
A Useful Guide to Time Management provides a simple, useful and practical guide to help you manage your time more effectively. It contains lots of time management tips which will enable you to claim some of your valuable time back. It does this by helping you analyse your present use of time, determine problem areas in the way you currently manage your time so you can develop an Action Plan to deliver your time management savings.
Feedback on the usefulness of the resources is welcomed!