Learning opportunities in September

A range of learning opportunities are offered to maximise your development with a focus on building capability and providing career development opportunities.

Discover the opportunities that are available on your campus and online in September.

Register via the links below or visit the Learning Calendar to explore other learning opportunities.


Creating an Inclusive Environment
Tuesday 13 September, 9.30am–1.30pm
All staff
An inclusive workplace respects and values the diverse talents and abilities of all individuals and is a place where people feel a sense of belonging that aligns with our mission at ACU. In this workshop, learners explore specific actions and skills they can personalise and use to create an environment of inclusion. You’ll learn about unconscious bias and negative stereotypes and what you can do to mitigate them and will develop an “all in” plan for being inclusive.


High Impact Feedback and Listening
Tuesday 6 September, 9.30am–1.30pm
All staff
Become more confident in giving and receiving positive and developmental feedback, and enhance your listening skills to accurately understand messages as they are intended by the speaker.

Developing Yourself and Others
Thursday 15 September, 9.30am–1.30pm
This program is designed to introduce supervisors to a practical process to guide development planning for their team members and themselves. You’ll learn to create meaningful plans that focus on individual and team development needs and increase the likelihood that development plans will be implemented and their goals achieved.

Networking for Enhanced Collaboration
Monday 26 September, 9.30am–1.30pm
All staff
This course will help learners increase personal and team value by teaching them to cultivate a network they can contact for information, advice and coaching. Learners identify what information and expertise they need and who can provide it, practise asking for help, and then learn techniques for maintaining strong working relationships.


R U OK? Day
Thursday 8 September, 12pm–1pm
Audience: All staff
R U OK? Day is a national call to action to empower people to connect in supportive ways, each and every day. You will learn about four simple and effective steps that can help you start a conversation and confidently respond to someone who is not OK. The session will acknowledge the mental wellbeing continuum and where to access further support and resources.

The Role of Chair
Friday 2 September, 9.30am–11am
Audience: Hiring managers
Gain a greater understanding of the end-to-end recruitment process and the role and responsibilities as the selection committee chair, ensuring the process is equitable, transparent and timely and candidates have a positive experience.

The Art of Behavioural Interviewing
Monday 12 September, 9am–1pm
Audience: All staff
This workshop explores how to conduct interviews that are objective, fair and provide the candidate the opportunity to shine. You’ll learn how to build rapport, manage an interview and ask pertinent questions to gather data that are predictive of future on-the-job success.

Coaching Essentials
Wednesday 21 September 9.30am–1.30pm and Wednesday 28 September 9.30am–1.30pm
Audience: All staff
Develop a coaching mindset and practise a structured process to accelerate development by bringing out the best in others. This is a two half-day virtual workshop.

Note: The following sessions appeared in the original version of this article but have now been cancelled or rescheduled: 

North Sydney
Setting Goals and Reviewing Results
Thursday 1 September, 9.30am–1.30pm

North Sydney
Developing Yourself and Others
Friday, 2 September, 9.30am–1.30pm

Embracing Change
Tuesday 6 September, 9am–1pm

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