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UWE manager programme

As part of the People and Performance strategic programme, the UWE Manager Development Programme has been reviewed to support managers to fulfil their role in managing others. Attendance on the programme is mandatory for all managers who are responsible for managing people. Participation in this programme will ensure that all managers will have a consistent, appropriate and current level of knowledge, skills and experience in managing others. Additionally it will professionalise the management role at UWE Bristol so that people managers are appropriately supported to manage their staff and recognised for the important role they play in delivering the University's strategy.

Core modules

All managers must complete the following 6 essential modules regardless of how long they have been at UWE Bristol. New managers to UWE are expected to complete the programme within two years. Please click on the boxes below to see the course outline and to book a space on the session.

High performing leadership
(2 days)

or

High performing leadership for experienced managers
(1 day)
Performance and development review
(1 days)
Recruitment and selection 
(1 day)
Managing Stress in the workplace
(1 day)
Creating an inclusive workplace
(0.5 days)
Health and safety
(0.5 days)

Refresher modules

After completing the 6 modules above, managers will be expected to refresh their skills in the following modules every 3 years:

Performance and development refresher
(0.5 days)
Recruitment and selection refresher
(0.5 days)
Creating an inclusive workplace refresher
(0.5 day)
Health and safety
(0.5 days)

NB All staff and managers are expected to complete the on line fire safety module and on line equality essentials module when they commence employment. They will also be expected to attend the UWE Welcome Fair.

The programme team

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Jacqui Reich

PDR
Recruitment and selection
Managing stress

Jacqui has broad experience consulting in the field of human resources and professional development, including facilitation of group processes, coaching and counselling, leadership and management, career development, and the development and delivery of training/learning programs, working with individuals and groups. Jacqui has worked as a consultant for 20+ years after a career in change management, staff development and organisational consultancy. Her experience encompasses private and public sector organisations, not for profit and higher education institutions. Jacqui joined UWE in 2016 as Manager Trainer in the Learning & Development Centre.

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Amanda Brown

High performing leadership

Amanda has a varied career, with many years' experience in a number of marketing, communication and project based roles at all levels. Since 2015 she has been working at UWE Bristol, creating and delivering programmes for the university's staff and management teams. She specialises in Leadership and Management development with a keen focus on aligning and supporting performance in staff.

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Simon Nelson

Creating an inclusive workplace

Simon Nelson is a part time Equality and Community Cohesion officer at Bristol City Council, where he has worked for the past seven years. His business, Same Difference offers bespoke equality training and diversity coaching to the private, public and voluntary sectors. He is also a qualified mediator, providing professional mediation to the workplace.

http://samedifference.org.uk/

Health and Safety team

Health and safety for managers

The Health and Safety for Managers session is delivered by Health and Safety Advisers from the University's Health and Safety Team. The Team are highly experienced professionals with a wide range of skills and backgrounds in health and safety from across an array of industries and sectors, e.g. HE, NHS, construction, manufacturing, enforcement etc. The scope of our work extends not only to development and ensuring the implementation of the University's health and safety strategy and associated policy, but also advising across the range of its risks including chemical, physical, biological, fire, the workplace environment, work-related health and human factors.

Page last updated Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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