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Learning and Development offer a comprehensive range of training and development programmes and learning options for staff.

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SharePoint sites

Have you visited our SharePoint sites? These sites contain a range of links to online learning opportunities and resources to support you in your work.

Learning and Development

How we work: resources for staff

Training programme

We run a programme of interactive workshops and information sessions. To keep up to date with our courses, you can subscribe to receive an updated calendar of events each month.

Subscribe to the calendar

Click a title to access further information and enrol.

As some of our courses are extremely popular we recommend that you enrol early.

If a course is full or there is no date, what are my options?

Contact us and have a chat.

If a course is full, a link will appear, which allows you to add your name to a waitlist. If enough people are on a waitlist, we will consider running another session.

For more information:



Online learning resources available to University of Otago staff

  • Linkedin learning contains a range of topics collated into courses and learning paths
  • GoSkills

More information can be found on the Learning and Development Sharepoint site

Additional online resources

Aspiring Leaders programme

Information and the application form can be found on the Aspiring Leaders Programme page

Essential Management programme

Information and the application form can be found on the Essential Management Programme page

Mentoring programme

More information and extra resources including a career planning workbook can be found on our mentoring programme page


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My training history

Would you like a list of courses you have attended?
Log in to view your training history and create a PDF.

Workshop series posters

Professional development booklets

Social media

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Want to keep in touch with Learning and Development? Did you know we have a Yammer site, updated weekly?

Key contacts

Heather Day
Learning and Development Manager
Tel +64 3 479 8258

Suzy Keene
HR Senior Training Adviser
Tel +64 3 479 8743

Don Townsend
Training Specialist
Tel +64 3 479 5755

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