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Wellington Programme

There is a scheduled programme of courses and workshops planned for the Wellington Campus. As well as the programmed training, staff can access any eLearning modules.

For any more information about these courses, please contact either hrtraining@otago.ac.nz or your local Senior HR Adviser.

eLearning

PDR: developing your staff

Learning objectives: By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • Conduct a skills audit within your team
  • Identify development needs for individuals
  • Work with staff to instate a development plan

Session approach:

This is an online course which you can work through at your own pace. There is also downloadable quick reference resources to help you in considering development options for your staff.

Intended audience: Those with responsibility for conducting PDRs.

Cost: No charge

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PDR: Supporting the Process

Learning objectives: At the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Assess your own PDR approach
  • Consider new ways of managing the process

Session Approach:
This online course is designed to support managers through the PDR process. You can use the self-assessment tool, watch video interviews with a number of managers from around the University and access downloadable resources.

Intended Audience: Those with responsibility for conducting PDRs.

Cost: No charge

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PDR: making the most of your PDR

Learning objectives: By the end of this session you should be able to:

  • Prepare for your annual PDR meeting
  • Clarify your own development needs
  • Align your needs to departmental/University objectives
  • Research relevant development options
  • Practise assertive communication techniques
  • Provide feedback to your manager

Session approach:
This interactive course focuses largely on personal reflection, planning development and effective communication within the PDR. It even gives you the ability to download a PDF of the reflection activities that you can take with you to your PDR meeting.

Intended audience: Anyone interested in driving their own professional development forward.

Cost: No charge

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