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Browse OD&PL training, events and resources:

Browse our current OD&PL training and events which are available to book now - more opportunities are continually added, so check back regularly. To keep up-to-date with all things OD&PL, you can also follow us on Twitter @UniLeedsODPL. Students and staff at Leeds also have free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses to develop their skills and support personal and career development. 

All Staff Development

Additional support and resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Grades 2-5 Development

Browse the following opportunities or visit the grades 2-5 development section on our OD&PL Leadership and Professional Practice website to view all development opportunities aimed at colleagues working in roles graded two to five.

  • Monthly drop-in sessions at the LOGIK CentreMonthly Drop-in Sessions (Grade 2-5 Development) - Monthly drop-in sessions take place at the LOGIK Centre every fourth Tuesday of the month between 10am and 12noon, unless this falls on a day when the University is closed.
  • Career Planning First Steps - These sessions give participants the opportunity to look at where they are in their career, reflect on their achievements, identify any future goals and start to create a career plan for themselves. View upcoming dates and more information on the Career Development Programmes (Grades 2-5) webpage.
  • Careers Information, Advice and Guidance - This programme consists of three modules providing colleagues on grades 2-5 career planning and development support. The programme covers effective interview skills, mock interview practice, developing skills profiles and creating effective CVs and job applications. View upcoming dates and more information on the Career Development Programmes (Grades 2-5) webpage.
  • Fresh Steps Development Programme - Fresh Steps is a three-month innovative personal and work development course. It enables people to view their professional progress, reassess their priorities and direction and set and achieve new personal and work goals.
  • Springboard for Women (Grades 2-4) - This three-month programme is designed specifically for women’s personal and professional development and covers topics including improving self-confidence, being more proactive, effective communication and assertiveness. View the Springboard webpage for more information and to see upcoming dates.
  • Introduction to LinkedIn Learning for grades 2-5 - This session provides you with the opportunity to explore LinkedIn Learning and how it can support your learning and development whilst at the University of Leeds. Our LinkedIn Learning expert form OD&PL will share top tips for how to use the many features available within LinkedIn Learning for maximum personal and professional impact. View the Introduction to LinkedIn Learning webpage for more details and for upcoming dates.

Additional support and resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Leadership Development

Leadership Development Programmes - Dates for 2022/23 are now available:

Our ways of working support and resources - Various session dates available and self-paced resources.

Additional support and resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Management Development

Additional support and resources:

  • Management Development Resources (New to Management, Management Essentials, Managers Toolkit, and Professional Practice)
  • LinkedIn Learning - All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses which provides a number of courses on theme of management.

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Student Education Development

Additional support and resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Researcher Support

Additional Support and Resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Digital Practice

Additional Support and Resources:

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you'll find these at the bottom of the page).

Using the Course Catalogue

The University Course Catalogue can be used to find courses and workshops from various services across the University, including OD&PL. When on the catalogue you can:

  • Search for keywords for courses if you know the training you're looking for
  • Select a specific date range (leaving blank will return all future events)
  • Choose a catalogue using the drop-down list, first in the list is the OD&PL training and events catalogue (click to open the OD&PL course catalogue)
  • Once you have made a search, you can click the links to get further information or to add the event to your cart. To return to the previous page after clicking on an event using the 'Return to search results' button

Please note that not all OD&PL development opporunities are bookable via the catalogue so we recommend browsing our website or this page to see all current opportunities.

Latest News (Events)

Looking ahead to 2023: Grades 2-5 development support

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OD&PL will be opening the doors of the LOGIK Centre for a new series of drop-in sessions exploring learning and development opportunities for colleagues on grades 2 to 5. These monthly events, starting on Tuesday 27 September 2022, will take place from 10am until 2pm every fourth Tuesday of the month - unless it falls...

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