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Supervising Staff at Flinders University - Online Course

Course description

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This is a mandatory online course for all staff in a supervisory role. The course consists of two training modules:

Roles and Responsibilities of Supervisors:
This module explores the generic capabilities and responsibilities of supervisors in a range of areas including, but not limited to, understanding and guiding compliance within the University's policy and legislative framework, inlfuencing workforce effectiveness, exercising duty of care, managing change, human resources matters, performance review and development, OHS, equal opportunity and diversity.

Managing the Workplace Environment:
This module provides practical advice and information on key policy/procedures which underpin and inform the supervisor's role at Flinders University, with a particular focus on Performance Review and Development. It provides participants with the opportunity to work through a case study which involves putting policy into practice.

You will need to self-register for this course. After you do this, you will be sent a confirmation email advising you have been enrolled in the course, and the link to the online content.

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Type of course

Hands-on computer course

Who should attend

All managers/supervisors who have staff reporting to them.

What you will learn

This training will provide you with

  • a comprehensive point of reference for policies and other information sources relevant to supervising staff at Flinders University
  • advice and guidance in operating effectively in your role
  • an opportunity to seek clarification, share insights and interact with other supervisors.

Participants will also become familiar with Performance Management processes and review, and refresh their knowledge and skills base in areas including:

  • Position descriptions
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Induction/probation
  • Leave management
  • Grievance procedures
  • Discipline

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge

Familiarity with the Reference Manual for Supervisors