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Durham University

Organisation Development

eLearning Resources for Managers and Leaders

In-house eLearning

HR-OD have developed an eLearning course which is mandatory for all managers who will be charing recruitment panels, click below for further details

Skill Boosters online courses

HR-OD are partnering with Skill Boosters, a provider of high quality video-based online training courses featuring leading experts. Online courses relevant for Leaders and Managers can be accessed from the 'Job Families Core Skills, Core Skill: Leadership and Management' section under 'My Organisations & Online Training' in DUO.

The following courses are available:

  • Managing remote workers: course (duration 30 minutes)

  • Motivating people: micro-course (duration 15 minutes)

  • Performance Appraisals: micro-course (duration 15 minutes)

  • Mental health - Managing Stress: micro-course (duration 15 minutes)

  • Dealing with sensitive issues in the workplace: course (duration 30 minutes)

  • Tackling Problem Behaviour: micro-course (duration 15 minutes)

  • Introduction to Coaching: micro-course (duration 20 minutes)

  • Inclusive Leadership: course (duration 60 minutes)

  • Maximising potential through developing strengths: micro-course (duration 15 minutes).

eBooks

A range of eBooks are availabe from Durham University eLibrary (Bookboon) click here for access to a variety of titles including Leading by Example, Leading VIrtual Teams and Managing through Change.

Webinars

Leading teams through uncertain times with David Algeo and Craig Smith

This webinar covers the following:

  • The importance of creating psychological safety during these challenging times
  • How to navigate continuum of being "Robust" and "Supportive" with team members
  • The four elements of successfully managing and supporting teams working differently:
    • Building trust when working at a distance (setting boundaries, empowering individuals)
    • Being an effective coach and facilitator
    • Supporting the wellbeing of your team members and yourself
    • Identifying and helping team members who are struggling or experiencing difficulties

Duration of webinar: approx. 55 minutes.

To access please click here.

A transcript of the webinar is availabe here.