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Tue 20 Feb, Tue 20 Mar, ... Tue 22 May 2018
09:30 - 15:30

Venue: Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Springboard: A Women's Development Programme
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Tue 20 Feb, Tue 20 Mar, ... Tue 22 May 2018

Description


Springboard is a personal development programme for all female staff/graduate students. It will give you the opportunity to take stock and consider your personal and professional goals.

During the programme you will explore your future in a practical way and learn how to develop your potential. You will undertake realistic self-assessment and set challenging goals.

Key areas covered include communication skills, assertiveness, self confidence, improving your work/life balance and developing positive skills and attitude. If you want to progress and develop, then this programme is for you.

The programme comprises four days over a three-month period and a workbook to be completed between sessions.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • PhD students
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

This programme requires attendance at all four sessions

Sessions

Number of sessions: 4

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 20 Feb 2018   09:30 - 15:30 09:30 - 15:30 Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room map Litsa Biggs,  Gina Warren
2 Tue 20 Mar 2018   09:30 - 15:30 09:30 - 15:30 Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room map Litsa Biggs,  Gina Warren
3 Tue 24 Apr 2018   09:30 - 15:30 09:30 - 15:30 Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room map Litsa Biggs,  Gina Warren
4 Tue 22 May 2018   09:30 - 15:30 09:30 - 15:30 Hughes Hall, Peter Richards Room map Litsa Biggs,  Gina Warren
Aims
  • to have assessed yourself and identified your strengths
  • to be able to communicate more assertively and effectively
  • to have increased your self-confidence and motivation
  • to be able to present a positive image and increase your visibility
  • to have identified how to improve your work/life balance
  • to have set clear goals to take you forward
  • to have met others and gained support to make changes
Feedback


'I underestimated what a positive influence Springboard could be. I have come away with a whole new range of skills to better manage my life and development.'
'I feel I have lots of useful Springboard experience that is making my life better - I feel more empowered and able to make positive changes in my life.'

Further information
Notes

The Springboard Programme will suit you if:

  • You are open to making changes in your life, whether or not that is urgent at present
  • You are open to considering personal and career issues, and everything in between
  • You are willing to participate within the workshops and undertake some work between them, for example, the workbook and coaching meetings
Duration

Four full day sessions

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