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ourcambridge Training Programme 2019-2020

Programme of events provided by ourcambridge
(Wed 11 Sep 2019 - Fri 28 Aug 2020)

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Wed 11 Sep 2019 – Wed 6 May

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September 2019

Wed 11
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Tue 24
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

October 2019

Wed 16
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Mon 21
ourcambridge seminar - Introducing Communities of Practice new Finished 13:30 - 15:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium

The seminar is being held in response to staff ideas submitted under the Supporting our Staff work stream. It is designed to introduce the concept of CoPs and will look at what they are and how they can support collaboration, communication, peer to peer support and career development. There will also be an opportunity to hear from UCL (University College London) and UIS (University Information Services) about how they have introduced CoPs and the benefits they have brought, plus their future plans.

Why attend? The seminar is an ideal opportunity for you to find out more about CoPs and discuss with your colleagues how they can support the work of our professional services staff. Your opinion really counts and we are very keen to hear your thoughts and ideas.

Thu 24
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

November 2019

Tue 19
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Thu 21
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

December 2019

Thu 5
Business Improvement at Cambridge - Knowledge Sharing Seminar 6 new Finished 12:00 - 13:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Auditorium
  • Dan Ford and Elin Davies will share their "take aways" from the LeanHE England Event held in Cambridge on 4th September
  • There will be an open discussion about the shape and format of these seminars moving forward, including ideas for future content/speakers
  • There will be an opportunity for informal networking with other members of the Business Improvement at Cambridge community
Tue 17
Embedding professional services values workshop - and a festive celebration! new Finished 10:00 - 17:00 Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

Following the work under ourcambridge to produce a set of values for our professional services staff, we would like to invite you to take part in a workshop on how to embed those values within the University. You will also hear a series of short talks relating to ourcambridge from the following speakers:

  • Freya Villis (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)
  • Greg Strachan (Institute of Metabolic Science)
  • Stephen Kent-Taylor (Finance Division)
  • Emma Rampton (Registrary)
  • Gillian Weale (Department of Physics)
  • John Harding (Disability Resource Centre)

With the festive season fast approaching, which also sees the first anniversary of the ourcambridge programme, we will be offering some festive fare for you to enjoy - as well as giving you the opportunity to wear a Christmas jumper. How you interpret what constitutes a Christmas jumper is up to you!

Wed 18
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

January 2020

Tue 14
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Wed 22
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

Mon 27
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new Finished 09:15 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

February 2020

Wed 12
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Mon 17
Lean Practitioner Course new charged (1 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by a third party company.
  • The course provides an accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day face to face training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.
Tue 18
Lean Practitioner Course new charged (2 of 2) Finished 09:30 - 17:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room
  • This course has been commissioned by ourcambridge and is delivered by a third party company.
  • The course provides an accredited Lean Practitioner qualification. The course involves a 2-day face to face training session followed by completion of a 6-week project.
Wed 19
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

Wed 26
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new Finished 12:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

March 2020

Mon 16

The University's most loved bird, Raven [1], is 15 years old now and is getting some changes [2] like second factor validation [3]. Join us at this session where we'll show you some of these changes and where we will also talk about identity services like Lookup [4]. You will come away with some tricks on how you can make best use of these services to make yourself more discoverable and find other people in the University.

[1] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/service/accounts-passwords/it-staff/raven/raven-how
[2] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/news/raven-devops-sept2019
[3] https://help.uis.cam.ac.uk/service/support/help-for-institutions/google-cloud-identity
[4] https://www.lookup.cam.ac.uk/

This seminar is presented by UIS in partnership with ourcambridge.

Tue 17
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new CANCELLED 14:00 - 16:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Wed 25
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new CANCELLED 12:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.

Thu 26
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace CANCELLED 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

April 2020

Mon 20
Analysing Business Processes: Where Do I Start? new CANCELLED 10:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

Wed 29
Introduction to Lean in HE: Making Improvements in the Workplace CANCELLED 09:30 - 16:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to make improvements to processes. This session will focus on how to break down a problem and work towards a justifiable and confident decision to achieve the best outcome you can.

May 2020

Wed 6
Facilitation Skills for Continuous Improvement new CANCELLED 09:15 - 13:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

This course is designed to help delegates plan and deliver process improvement workshops and is complementary to other courses within the Business Improvement theme.