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Online learning available now

What's new?

A series of new e-learning courses (30-45 minutes in duration) have recently been added to this page. Scroll down the page to see our latest offerings.

Blended courses

Blended learning is a combination of on-line learning and a face-to-face workshop and is therefore a great opportunity for you to complete the first section remotely.

Assertiveness, an Introduction

Emotional Intelligence, an Introduction

Influencing Skills, an Introduction

What is mentoring? (New) Note: A Mentoring Skills workshop, which builds on this e-learning course, is currently in development and will be available via the Open Programme in the autumn.

Online core training: new starters

All new starters should be directed to this page as part of their induction. Managers and individuals should also consider which content may be appropriate to existing staff.

This page has been designed to provide easy access for staff to online training and information, including sections which are essential, recommended or available as an optional extra to those who choose to extend their knowledge/learning.

Online training videos

A collection of video learning resources that offer flexible, stand-alone training and support activities, to help you address specific issues at work when dealing with colleagues, line management conversations or customer service issues.

External links for free online learning

British University Finance Directors Group (BUFDG): The University has subscribed to BUFDG Pro which means that all staff can access a number of e-learning courses suitable for those in both finance and non-finance related roles.

LinkedIn learning(free 1 month trial): Learn the most relevant skills with over 15,000 business, technology and creative courses.

Science of Wellbeing: Yale is now offering this online course for free. This 20-hour course will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change.

The Skills Toolkit is an online platform hosted by gov.uk which provides free access to high quality digital courses. Courses on offer cover a range of levels, from numeracy and tools for using email and social media effectively at work to more advanced training.