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Leadership Development

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Managing Yourself

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Communication, Marketing and Engagement

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International Expert Classes

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Business Improvement and Project Management

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Public Sector

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Finance, Accounting and Economics

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MÄ ori Language, Society and Culture

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Research Skills and Software

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Software for the Office

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Post-Experience Programmes

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How to Enrol

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Course Calendar

April to December 2013

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Meet the team

About this Programme

Meet the Victoria University Professional and Executive Development team...

Welcome to Victoria's Professional and Executive Development programme for 2013.

Our team is a responsible for the short executive and professional development courses and programmes offered by Victoria University.

course information

As well as the more than 150 programmes in this booklet we also coordinate many customised and specialised programmes. If you have any questions about the courses or would like to customise them to meet your organisation's learning needs please don't hesitate to contact one of of our team: Programme Advisors, Tania McGowan or Maciu Raivoka can help you with programme content and development and customised courses. Email tania.mcgowan@vuw.ac.nz or maciu.raivoka@vuw.ac.nz

Programme Administrator, Louise Kotze coordinates course administration and logistics. Email louise.kotze@vuw.ac.nz Jeff Ashford is the Manager of the Professional and Executive Development team as well as the Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning. Contact Jeff about how Victoria can work with your organisation to build the capability of your colleagues. Email jeff.ashford@vuw.ac.nz

This booklet gives a brief summary of our courses. For full information and course outlines for each course refer to our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

Course dates Only the first two scheduled dates for each course are listed. Many courses have further dates throughout the year. Check the calendar at the back of this booklet or our website for further course dates.

New courses We'll add new courses as well as additional dates for existing courses throughout the year so keep checking our website for more information or sign up to our email newsletter

Keep up to date with courses Sign up to our email newsletter and receive monthly updates on our courses as well as special offers and previews of upcoming courses. Visit our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev to sign up. Or you can follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ victoriaprofdev

Early Bird Fees Don’t forget to take advantage of our early bird discount. Save 10% on most courses by booking four weeks in advance.

In-house AND customised courses Can't find what you're looking for? Have you got a suggestion for a course or subject area not included in this booklet? Want something specific to your needs? We can deliver in-house courses, customise existing courses or design new programmes to suit your requirements. Reasons to choose an in-house or customised course: 1. Convenience - delivered anywhere in New Zealand, and in a format that suits your workforce needs.

The PED team: From left to right: Maciu Raivoka, Jeff Ashford, Louise Kotze, Tania McGowan Contact us on: maciu.raivoka@vuw.ac.nz, 04-463 6935 jeff.ashford@vuw.ac.nz, 04-463 6553 louise.kotze@vuw.ac.nz, 04-463 6871 tania.mcgowan@vuw.ac.nz, 04-463 6561

2. Relevance - content and examples customised and contextualised to your industry, sector or organisation. 3. Cost effectiveness - courses can be designed to your budget and are often more cost effective than sending multiple staff to public courses. 4. Quality options - as Victoria University's specialist short course unit we can access the best of local, national and international academics, trainers and industry experts. 5. Added benefits - in-house courses provide great team building experiences, as well as drawing out your organisation's issues and needs which can be debated and resolved within the confidential context of a training programme.

Contact us on 04-463 6556 or email profdev@vuw.ac.nz

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Leadership Development

The High Impact Leader

change leaders development programme This four-day (over four months) Change Leaders Development Programme focuses on the key capabilities necessary for the successful leadership of organisational change. -> Wed 14 August, 13 September, 16 October & 13 November, 9am–4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $3295 exc GST

The Leadership Incubator: Accelerating the development of your high-potentials ‘High-potentials’ are employees who have the ability, commitment to your organisation and motivation to rise to and succeed in more senior roles. This practical workshop focuses on helping participants to understand the requirements for effective leadership, and how to make the most of their leadership potential.

-> Mon 29 & Tue 30 April, 9am–4.30pm (check our website for further dates)

Lawrence Green

Fee: $1590 exc GST

The Leadership Accelerator This four-day (over four months) programme focuses on the critical competencies for leadership effectiveness. That is, the 20% of competencies, which when you apply them successfully, will help deliver 80% of the results you are looking for, for the least amount of energy and effort. -> Fri 23 August, 27 September, 25 October & 22 November, 9am–4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $3295 exc GST

-> Mon 17, Tue 18 & Wed 19 June, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $2295 exc GST

Leading Positive Change This workshop uncovers the reasons why leading change can be hard. It introduces brain-based tools and techniques to enable leaders to lead change in a way that encourages buy-in from all participants. -> Mon 7 October, 9am-4.30pm Jenny McDonald

This two-day workshop for mid to senior leaders focuses on the few competencies needed to improve your impact and your ability to move from being a good leader to becoming truly outstanding.

Market-Led Strategic Change NEW This course provides an understanding of markets, how to analyse your organisation in respect of your markets, how to develop competitive market-based strategies, and how to integrate these strategic changes through your organisation to gain sustainable advantage. -> Thu 26 & Fri 27 September, 9am-4.30pm David Crick & Martyn Gosling Fee: $1590 exc GST

Fee: $795 exc GST

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change leaders development programme

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Management

Managing Stakeholders: A Systems Approach

Building a Resilient Workplace: for Managers For leaders and managers wanting to develop a resilient workplace where their staff remain productive, engaged and calm—even while experiencing pressure or adversity. -> Wed 22 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 20 November, 9am–4.30pm Gaynor Parkin

Fee: $609 plus GST

Management in action: ManAging your staff effectively

This course introduces you to a systems approach to identify and manage stakeholders using tools such as ‘stakeholder analysis’, ‘group model building’ and ‘causal loop modelling’, that you can use immediately in your workplace. -> Tue 23 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 19 November, 9am–4.30pm Arun Elias

Fee: $795 plus GST

Foundations in New zealand Employment Relations NEW This course provides advanced study of the regulation (or governance) of employment relations in New Zealand. It is intended for professionals working in employment relations in New Zealand, or people wanting to move into this field.

Develop your people management skills and get the best from your team. The programme consists of four one-day workshops, a half-day conclusion session and a one-hour individual coaching session.

-> Thu 17 & Fri 18 October, 9am–4.30pm Stephen Blumenfeld

-> Tue 14 & 28 May, 11 & 25 June, 9am–5pm & 9 July, 9am–12.30pm -> Tue 15 & 29 October, 12 & 26 November, 9am–5pm & 10 December, 9am–12.30pm Trish Stonestreet Fee: $3295 plus GST

critical approaches to organisational culture change in the public sector

Influencing Skills for Managers and Executives This applied, practical and skills-based course will enable you to create favourable outcomes through influencing. The course uses Neuro Linguistics, Neuroleadership and other brain-based techniques and methods. -> Fri 17 & 24 May, 9am-4.30pm -> Fri 13 & 20 September, 9am-4.30pm Jenny McDonald & Geoff Summers

Fee: $1590 plus GST

Performance Plus: Enhancing Individual and Team Performance This two-day course equips participants working in highstress environments with knowledge and practical tools that have been shown to improve memory, concentration, executive functioning, performance and accomplishment. -> Thu 20 & Fri 21 June, 9am-4.30pm -> Thu 10 & Fri 11 October, 9am-4.30pm Gaynor Parkin & Pascal Saker

Fee: $1350 plus GST

Fee: $1290 plus GST

In this one-day course, we explore frameworks for analysing organisational culture, consider why culture is difficult to manage and develop strategies for successfully delivering culture change in the public sector. -> Thu 25 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 21 November, 9am–4.30pm Todd Bridgman

Fee: $795 plus GST

Managing Yourself ACHIEVING better self-management Improve your skills of self-management to increase your productivity and become truly focused on outcomes that matter in your professional and personal life. This two-day course is followed up with a private one-on-one coaching session. -> Mon 1 & Tue 2 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Mon 4 & Tue 5 November, 9am–4.30pm David Keane Fee: $1590 plus GST

Strengthening Resilience For the Workplace

Leadership Coaching

Leadership coaching is for leaders who: • are confronted by significant challenges • a re time poor yet want to accelerate their progress and impact • w  ant to succeed more quickly without sacrificing their health and important relationships • n  eed a development solution tightly tailored to their individual needs and challenges. Lawrence Green is a sought after professional speaker, author, and leadership specialist with over 20 years’ experience in developing people and 15 years’ experience in working directly with leaders and the challenges of leadership. Contact us to discuss a coaching programme to meet your needs.

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This course applies the latest thinking on resilience to everyday working and personal lives. It will equip you with practical tools to continue to improve your resilience. -> Mon 8 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 23 October, 9am–4.30pm Gaynor Parkin

Fee: $609 plus GST

time and stress management for the office Gain knowledge and tools for better time management and techniques for coping with the stress that comes with busy and demanding roles. -> Thu 11 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 19 September, 9am–4.30pm Robyn Bennett

Fee: $575 plus GST


Communication, International Expert Marketing and Engagement Classes Group facilitation skills This interactive workshop is for anyone who facilitates groups (your own team, project groups, focus groups, etc) or who wants to make presentations or training more interactive. -> Wed 11 & Thu 12 September, 9am–4.30pm Trish Stonestreet & Keryn Weir Fee: $1200 plus GST

confident and CREATIVE PRESENTATION skills

Visual business intelligence for enlightning analysis and communication With international data visualisation expert Stephen Few. Stephen Few of Perceptual Edge focuses on the tools and techniques to help you make better use of your valuable information assets. This is a 3-day programme ‘Show Me the Numbers: Table and Graph Design’; ‘Information Dashboard Design’; and ‘Now You See It: Visual Data Analysis’.

Learn how to tap into your strengths and build on your unique qualities as a communicator. For those who would like to explore a creative approach to developing powerful public speaking.

-> Wed 20, Thu 21, Fri 22 November, 9am-5pm Stephen Few Fee: $2995 plus GST

-> Thu 18 & Fri 19 April, 10am–4.30pm -> Thu 7 & Fri 8 November, 10am–4.30pm Angie Farrow Fee: $1095 plus GST

With internationally recognised writer, educator and speaker on renewable energy Dr Eric Martinot.

ENGAGING EFFECTIVELY WITH YOUR STAKEHOLDERS An introduction to contemporary thinking on stakeholder engagement, which will give you the tools to manage stakeholder relationships and help you develop an engagement strategy. -> Wed 15 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 4 September, 9am–4.30pm Geoff Pearman

Fee: $675 plus GST

Marketing Principles for Better Business NEW Gain an understanding of markets and how to compete with market-based strategies. You will learn how to analyse your organisation and its evolving market, how to be more competitive, and how to lead these winning strategies within your organisation. -> Thu 15 & Fri 16 August, 9am-4.30pm David Crick & Martyn Gosling

Fee: $1290 exc GST

Using Social media for effective public engagement This two-day course explores the opportunities, challenges and conditions under which social media can be used by public sector agencies to achieve effective public engagement. -> Thu 4 & Fri 5 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 14 & Fri 15 November, 9am–4.30pm Miriam Lips, Laura Sommer & Simon Wright Fee: $1395 plus GST

writing essentials: clear, concise, compelling Good professional writing is about being clearer, more concise and more compelling. Learn the essential skills and strategies behind successful professional and business writing. -> Wed 26 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Mon 11 November, 9am–4.30pm Simon Hertnon

Fee: $595 plus GST

writing For Science An introduction to the art of science writing for professionals. You will learn to identify the characteristics of good science writing, understand your ‘audience’ and research and plan the structure of a piece of science writing. -> Tue 28 & Wed 29 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 8 & Wed 9 October, 9am–4.30pm Dave Armstrong

Fee: $1195 plus GST

Sustainable energy NEW This interdisciplinary course surveys energy technologies, resources, economics, environmental impacts, and public policies, with an emphasis on renewable energy and energy efficiency for the power, transport, and building sectors. -> Wed & Fri, 7 August to 6 September, 9.30am–12.20pm Eric Martinot Fee: $895 plus GST

Public-Private Partnerships: Understanding the Economics of Building Future Infrastructure NEW With internationally acclaimed economist Professor Ronald Fischer, with contributions from associates of the New Zealand Institute for the Study of Competition and Regulation. This workshop will explore the economics of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in theory and practice, from the perspectives of both the public and private stakeholders. It is targeted at senior managers and policy-makers engaged in the design and delivery of PPP projects. -> Tue 27 & Wed 28 August, 9am-4.30pm Ronald Fischer Fee: $1995 plus GST

Archives and Cultural Memories Masterclass NEW With international archive expert and researcher, Prof Eric Ketelaar . This masterclass will examine the specific role of archival documents as memory texts supporting collecting memories. It places archives in the context of a broader discourse on collective/cultural/social memory, the construction of communities’ identities and uses of the past. -> Tue 3 September, 10am-3pm Eric Ketelaar

Fee: $495 plus GST

GLAMorous Futures?: Reflecting on integrative practice between Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums NEW With keynote address from international archives expert and researcher, Prof Eric Ketelaar. The increasing development of buildings designed to collectively house our galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM), along with new models of joined-up operation provide both challenges and opportunities for the cultural heritage sector. This one day seminar provides a forum for academics, practitioners and public to come together and consider the future of GLAMorous practice. -> Fri 6 September, 9am-4.30pm Eric Ketelaar

Fee: $150 plus GST www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

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Business Improvement and Project Management

This two-day course provides you with useful project management frameworks, concepts and tools that you can apply in your organisation immediately.

Building Robust Business Cases

-> Mon 23 & Tue 24 September, 9am–4.30pm Ron Eckman Fee: $1590 plus GST

Presented in partnership with Xelocity Ltd. This one-day course aims to give participants an understanding of the vital role of a business case in enabling sound investment decisions, setting up project delivery to succeed and ultimately realising planned benefits. -> Tue 11 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Mon 14 October, 9am–4.30pm Erik van den Top

Fee: $675 plus GST

Benefits Management: Maximising Value from Projects Presented in partnership with Xelocity Ltd. A practical course on the concepts, approaches and techniques that can be used to plan and deliver business benefits that add value to your organisation. -> Thu 6 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 19 September, 9am–4.30pm Gary Philip

Fee: $675 plus GST

Improving Service Delivery Management in the Public Sector Presented in partnership with Xelocity Ltd. This course explains how Supply Chain thinking and disciplines can be applied as an effective approach to improving service delivery management within the public sector. -> Tue 21 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 6 August, 9am–4.30pm Ikhlaq Kashkari

Fee: $675 plus GST

PRACTICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT A basic foundation in project management principles that provides a framework and set of practical tools that can immediately be applied to projects. -> Mon 24 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Mon 11 November, 9am–4.30pm Ron Eckman

Fee: $795 plus GST

PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEVEL 1

PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEVEL 2 This interactive two-day course is designed to extend your project management knowledge and skills. -> Mon 12 & Tue 13 November, 9am–4.30pm Ron Eckman Fee: $1590 plus GST

Business Growth through Research AND Development Learn how to go about researching and developing new products and processes that meet the needs of both existing and new customers and how to take advantage of external funding and support to maximise your investment in these business growth activities. -> Tue 30 July, 9am-4.30pm Kevin Crume & Kieran Nolan

Fee: $495 plus GST

Systems thinking This course focuses on the qualitative system dynamics approach to systems thinking and gives you practical tools to understand complexity, design better operating policies, and guide effective change. -> Mon 22 April, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 3 July, 9am–4.30pm (see calendar for further dates) Bob Cavana Fee: $675 plus GST

How to Make Decisions In this course you will apply concepts and frameworks from cutting-edge research in neuroscience to strengthen and enhance your decision-making abilities. -> Tue 4 & Wed 5 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 15 & Wed 16 October, 9am–4.30pm Jim Sheffield Fee: $1290 plus GST

Problem Solving in a Changing World This course offers a structured approach to exploring options and finding creative solutions to a wide range of problems and dilemmas. -> Fri 3 & 17 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Fri 9 & 23 August, 9am–4.30pm Vicky Mabin

Victoria Business School Annual Leadership Day

Victoria University raising leadership capacity with sessions by leading thinkers, practitioners and leaders. Details on speakers to come.

-> Mon 26 August, 9am-4.30pm Fee: $495 plus GST For more information, fees and to enrol visit the leadership category of our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

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Enrol, view full course outlines and information on teaching staff on our website or contact us on 04-463 6556 or profdev@vuw.ac.nz

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Public Sector

Public Sector Decision Making wiTH official Data

Creating Environments for Ethical Behaviour in the State Sector Learn tools and techniques for creating and maintaining an environment that promotes sound ethical judgement. For new and experienced State Sector managers who are conversant with the State Sector Code of Conduct and who wish to create organisational habitats which support their staff to act ethically. -> Wed 17 July, 9am–4pm -> Fri 4 October, 9am–4pm Russell Harding

Fee: $675 plus GST

STRATEGIC THINKING FOR GOVERNMENT: LEVEL 1 This course introduces public and private sector analysts to the vocabulary, concepts and tools that they will find essential in strategy formulation and implementation. -> Wed 2 October, 9am–4.30pm Lance Beath & Greg Claridge

Designed to extend the practical strategy skills and knowledge of analysts, this course is intended for those who have attended Strategic Thinking for Government: Level 1, or who are experienced practitioners looking to update their knowledge.

Fee: $675 plus GST

Making policies work: skills for policy analysts and advisors This course introduces five methods that can be used, singly or in combination, to learn about how different types of policies work—in theory and practice—and to draw relevant conclusions for cases at hand. -> Mon 10 June, 9am–4.30pm Amanda Wolf

National Certificate of Official Statistics

This 40 credit qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for interpreting and using statistics to form conclusions and make management, organisational or government policy recommendations in a public sector context. The certificate is on the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) National Qualifications Framework (NQF). It includes the four unit standards workshops listed below, assessment and a research project. Each course can also be taken as a stand alone, non-assessed course. Visit our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev for more information or call us on 04-463 6556. -> Starts Wed 31 July Course Fee: $1500 plus GST, Assessment Fee: $800* plus GST * Assessment subsidies available

Fee: $675 plus GST

STRATEGIC THINKING FOR GOVERNMENT: LEVEL 2

-> Wed 7 August, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 20 November, 9am–4.30pm Lance Beath & Greg Claridge

In conjunction with Statistics New Zealand, the Official Statistics System and The Skills Organisation.

Fee: $675 plus GST

The following courses can be taken as stand alone, non-assessed courses, at the prices listed below, or together as part of the National Certificate of Official Statistics - see above.

Ethical and legal issues in official statistics Analyse privacy, security and confidentiality issues, and issues relating to the impact on respondents of the collection and use of data in a public sector context. -> Wed 31 July, 9am–4.30pm Sharleen Forbes

Fee: $495 plus GST

Interpreting Descriptive official statistics Calculate and interpret results from data collections for a public sector project; time series variables for a project; demographic information; and describe and justify the use of a descriptive statistical procedure to answer a specific policy question.

roles and skills of policy analysts and advisors

-> Tue 10 & Wed 11 September, 9am–4.30pm John Harraway Fee: $895 plus GST

An introduction to policy work in the New Zealand context, including policy processes, the roles and accountabilities of advisers and the skills and competencies required to be successful at policy work.

Assess data collections, make and evaluate inferences from sample surveys, and draw conclusions from statistical data.

-> Fri 11 October, 9am–4.30pm Claudia Scott

-> Tue 29 & Wed 30 October, 9am–4.30pm Irene David Fee: $895 plus GST

Fee: $675 plus GST

Making recommendations with officIal statistics

Advanced Policy Leadership workshop This course provides an overview of theory and practices surrounding policy analysis and advising for more experienced advisers. It explores the concept of policy leadership and ways in which greater value can be derived from the policy advisory system. -> Thu 18 & Fri 19 April, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 5 & Fri 6 September, 9am–4.30pm Claudia Scott & Shenagh Gleisner

Making Inferences with official statistics

Fee: $1395 plus GST

Learn to assess and select relevant data sources; develop a design for statistical information collection; evaluate reports based on statistical information; and use reports based on statistical information to make management, organisational or government policy recommendations in a public sector context. -> Tue 3 & Wed 4 December, 9am–4.30pm Sharleen Forbes Fee: $895 plus GST

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Finance, Accounting and Economics Measuring organisational performance in the Public sector This course provides an introduction to key performance concepts and management processes used to measure organisational performance in the public sector, including basic tools for designing and measuring performance. -> Tue 23 April, 9am–4.30pm -> Mon 18 November, 9am–4.30pm Lynley Hutton

Fee: $675 plus GST

UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCE The art of finance can be daunting to the uninitiated manager. This practical one-day course provides you with a sound grounding in the fundamentals of finance in the public sector. -> Fri 26 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Fri 6 December, 9am–4.30pm Lynley Hutton

Fee: $675 plus GST

UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC SECTOR BUDGETS This practical one day course starts with the basics and takes you through the internal and external budgeting process in the public sector. -> Fri 28 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 27 November, 9am–4.30pm Lynley Hutton

Fee: $675 plus GST

Introduction to Accounting for Non-Accountants Gain a good understanding of accounting principles and processes. This course is suitable for managers, administrators and anyone who has to communicate with accounting staff or who wants to gain a broad knowledge of accounting basics. -> Wed 22 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 11 July, 9am–4.30pm (see calendar for further dates) Lisa Marriott Fee: $675 plus GST

FINANCE and accounting FOR NON-FINANCIAL MANAGERS Understand the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and gain practical techniques that will transform your effectiveness as a manager. -> Thu 23 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 14 November, 9am–4.30pm Lisa Marriott

Administration The personal Assistant role This course for new and aspiring PAs provides practical tools and information to help you carry out your work in supporting your manager and team. It includes pre-course work, a one-day workshop and an individual coaching session a week after the course. -> Tue 13 August, 9am–3.30pm (course) & 20 August (coaching) -> Tue 30 April, 9am–3.30pm (course) & 7 May (coaching) Robyn Bennett Fee: $795 plus GST

management skills for ea/pas Want to move into a management role? This interactive course provides an overview of management roles and will assist those who are, or will be, managing staff and/or budgets. -> Thu 6 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 17 September, 9am–4.30pm Robyn Bennett

Fee: $575 plus GST

Minute Writing for Experienced Minute takers Extend your minute writing skills with this course. It is intended for experienced minute takers and people who have attended ‘The Art of Minute Taking’. -> Tue 9 July, 9am–4.30pm -> Fri 18 October, 9am–4.30pm Robyn Bennett

Fee: $575 plus GST

professional reception skills This course provides receptionists and front-office staff with practical skills and knowledge to ensure they offer professional and outstanding service to their internal and external clients. -> Wed 8 May, 9am-4.30pm -> Wed 16 October, 9am–4.30pm Robyn Bennett

Fee: $575 plus GST

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATORS This interactive course focuses on what administrators need to know about the theory and practice of managing projects. -> Wed 5 June, 9am–4.30pm -> Thu 15 August, 9am–4.30pm (see calendar for further dates) Robyn Bennett Fee: $575 plus GST

successful event management Fee: $675 plus GST

ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS AND POLICY MAKERS This two-day intensive course will introduce you to the microeconomic foundations of information and incentives, the strategic interaction that emerges with decision-making and transacting. -> Thu 13 & Fri 14 June, 9am–5pm -> Thu 31 October & Fri 1 November, 9am–5pm Bronwyn Howell Fee: $1395 plus GST

Organising an event in a work environment? Is it a conference, product launch, staff function or team event? This course provides the skills to ensure you organise a successful, creative and memorable event. -> Thu 2 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Wed 18 September, 9am–4.30pm (see calendar for further dates) Robyn Bennett Fee: $575 plus GST

THE art of minute taking All you need to know to take effective minutes for a variety of types of meetings. Designed for those new to minute taking or wanting a refresher. -> Wed 1 May, 9am–4.30pm -> Tue 4 June, 9am–4.30pm (see calendar for further dates) Robyn Bennett Fee: $575 plus GST

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Māori Language, Society and Culture

Research Skills and Software

Introduction to the treaty of waitangi

NVIVO 1: WORKING WITH DATA AND BASIC ANALYSIS

Informative and insightful, this course will help you to understand how the story of the Treaty is pieced together. You will explore the past to learn more about the position of the Treaty of Waitangi in present-day New Zealand society.

NVivo is the very latest in qualitative data analysis software by QSR International, and combines their two previously popular packages, NUD*IST 6 (N6) and NVivo.

-> Tue 9 & Thu 11 July, 9am–1pm -> Tue 12 & Thu 14 November, 9am–1pm Peter Adds

-> Thu 13 June, 9am–4pm -> Thu 7 November, 9am–4pm Lyn Lavery

Fee: $595 plus GST

Fee: $595 plus GST

NVIVO 2: extending ANALYSIS functions

Tikanga and te reo MĀori A practical introduction to Māori culture and language. This course includes te reo Māori pronunciation, aspects of Māori culture and protocols. -> Wed 8 & Fri 10 May, 9am-12.30pm -> Wed 31 July & Fri 2 August, 9am-12.30pm

This course builds on the basic functions learnt in NVivo 1. It looks at the additional NVivo tools and discusses the means of extending and simplifying NVivo qualitative analyses. -> Thu 27 June, 9am–4pm -> Thu 21 November, 9am–4pm Lyn Lavery

Fee: $595 plus GST

(see calendar for further dates)

Mike Ross & Te Ripowai Higgins

Fee: $595 plus GST

Te Ata Tuhi: Te Reo Māori AND Tikanga IN the Workplace In this 8-week introductory course you will learn basic Māori language for communication at work and gain an understanding of cultural concepts and protocols as they relate to workplaces. -> Tue 21 May to 9 July, 11am-12.30pm -> Tue 3 September to 22 October, 11am-12.30pm Awanui Te Huia/Mike Ross Fee: $395 plus GST

Languages Whether you are wanting to learn a language for business or for fun we offer language courses to suit your needs. Choose from one of our existing 10-week language courses below or we can provide group or individual tutoring in most languages. Māori Arabic French Italian Russian Pacific Languages

NZ Sign Language Chinese German Japanese Spanish

For more information visit our website www.victoria.ac.nz/conted or contact us on 04-463 6556.

Software for the Office We offer a range of half and full day courses in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Please refer to www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev for details and dates.

Industrial Relations Centre Annual Seminar and workshop Series Bargaining Trends and Employment Law Update This seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of bargaining and case law development over the past 12 months. Stephen Blumenfeld and Peter Kiely -> Dunedin, Wednesday 31 July, 8.45am-12.30pm -> Christchurch, Thursday 1 August, 8.45am-12.30pm -> Hamilton, Tuesday 6 August, 8.45am-12.30pm -> Auckland, Wednesday 7 August, 8.45am-12.30pm -> Wellington, Friday 16 August, 8.45am-12.30pm

Dispute Resolution and Mediation in the Workplace This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the services of the Mediation Service, the dispute resolution options for different situations and issues. The session will include a presentation from the Mediation Service and an interactive session to help participants to better understand the options and actions that they might take. Colleen Hicks, Mediator, Mediation Service MBIE. -> Christchurch, Thursday 1 August, 1.30pm to 5pm -> Auckland, Wednesday 7 August, 1.30pm to 5pm -> Wellington, Friday 16 August, 1.30pm to 5pm For more information, fees and to enrol visit the management category of our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev For more information about the Industrial Relations Centre visit www.victoria.ac.nz/som/industrial-relations-centre

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Post-Experience Programmes Post-experience programmes are postgraduate certificates, diplomas and masters programmes designed for professionals in work. They can be taken part-time and, as well as day-time classes, some are delivered either as block courses, evening classes or by distance. Entry requirements vary according to the qualification, but they do not always require an undergraduate qualification.

Accounting www.victoria.ac.nz/sacl

Architecture www.victoria.ac.nz/architecture

Biological Sciences www.victoria.ac.nz/sbs

Chemical and Physical Science www.victoria.ac.nz/scps

Economics and Finance www.victoria.ac.nz/sef

Education www.victoria.ac.nz/education

Government www.victoria.ac.nz/sog

History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations www.victoria.ac.nz/hppi

Information Management www.victoria.ac.nz/sim

Law www.victoria.ac.nz/law

LINGUISTICS AND APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES www.victoria.ac.nz/lals

Management www.victoria.ac.nz/vms

Marketing & international business www.victoria.ac.nz/smib

Museum & Heritage Studies

How to Enrol YOU CAN ENROL Online at our website: www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev Email: profdev@vuw.ac.nz Phone: 04-463 6556 Post: Freepost 93822 Professional and Executive Development Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600, Wellington 6140 Or in person: Level 2, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington City – Pipitea Campus

FEES → Fees exclude GST → Early Bird discount (10%) is available on most courses when booking four weeks in advance → Discounts are available for group bookings or multiple enrolments. Contact us for details → 15% discount for full-time students and Victoria University staff.

VENUES You will be sent venue information prior to the course. Courses will usually take place at one of our Pipitea Campus locations: Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay or at the Railway Station, West Wing. → All venues are wheelchair accessible → Please phone to advise of your mobility parking needs

CONTACT DETAILS Please advise of any changes to your contact details immediately.

CANCELLATION POLICY If a course is cancelled by us you will be advised as soon as possible and your fee refunded.

WITHDRAWALS POLICY A substitute may be sent at no additional cost. If this is not an option then the following fees apply.

www.victoria.ac.nz/museum-heritage Business days before start of course

Refund (% of

Transfer Fees

course fee)

(% of course fee)

NURSING, MIDWIFERY AND HEALTH

More than 21 days

100%

No fee

www.victoria.ac.nz/nmh

21-8 days

80%

10%

For more information contact: Charlotte Deans, Postgraduate Liason Officer, charlotte.deans@vuw.ac.nz or on 04-463 6667.

5 days to 48 hours

50%

25%

Less than 48 hours

no refund

50%

NEW ZEALAND SCHOOL OF MUSIC www.nzsm.ac.nz

Enrol online @ www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

Enrol, view full course outlines and information on teaching staff on our website or contact us on 04-463 6556 or profdev@vuw.ac.nz

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STATUTE OF CONDUCT The University’s statute of conduct applies to all course participants. The statute can be found at www.victoria.ac.nz/policy/studentconduct


Professional and Executive Development Course Calendar 2013 COURSE NAME

APR

MAY

JUN

Achieving Better Self Management Advanced Policy Leadership Workshop

JUL

AUG

OCT

1&2

NOV

18 & 19

5&6 3

Benefits Management: Maximising Value from Projects

6

Building a Resilient Workplace: For Managers

19

22

Building Robust Business Cases

20 11

Business Growth Through Research and Development

14 30

Change Leaders Development Programme

14* 18 & 19

7&8

Creating Environments for Ethical Behaviour in the State Sector

17

Critical Approaches to Organisational Culture Change in the Public Sector

25

Economics for Managers & Policy Makers

4 21

13 & 14

Engaging Effectively with Your Stakeholders

31 & 1 Nov

15

4

Ethical and Legal Issues in Official Statistics

31

Excel Smartskills

18

Excel Start

30

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

1

23

14

Foundations in New Zealand Employment Relations

17 & 18

GLAMorous Future?: Reflecting on integrative practice between Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

6

Group Facilitation Skills

11 & 12

How to Make Decisions

4&5

Improving Service Delivery Management in the Public Sector

15 & 16

21

Influencing Skills for Managers and Executives

6

17 & 24

13 & 20

Interpreting Descriptive Official Statistics

10 & 11

Introduction to Accounting for Non-Accountants

22

11

Introduction to the Treaty of Waitangi

24

9 & 11

12 & 14

Leading Positive Change

7

Making Inferences with Official Statistics

29 & 30

Making Policies Work: Skills for Policy Analysts and Advisors

10

Making Recommendations with Official Statistics

3&4

Management in Action: Managing Your Staff Effectively

14*

Management Skills for EA/PAs

15* 6

Managing Stakeholders: A Systems Approach

17 23

19

Market-led Strategic Change

26 & 27

Marketing Principles for Better Business Measuring Organisational Performance in the Public Sector

15 & 16 23

18

Minute Writing for Experienced Minute Takers

9

18

NVivo 1: Working with Data & Basic Analysis

13

7

NVivo 2: Extending Analysis Functions

27

21

Outlook: An Organising Tool Performance Plus: Enhancing Individual and Team Performance Practical Project Management

*Start date (see our website for full dates)

DEC

4&5

Archives and Cultural Memories Masterclass

Confident and Creative Presentation Skills

SEP

17 20 & 21 24

10 & 11 11


Professional and Executive Development Course Calendar 2013 COURSE NAME

APR

MAY

Problem Solving in a Changing World

JUN

JUL

3 & 10

Professional Reception Skills

AUG

SEP

5

15

17 23 & 24

Project Management Level 2

12 & 13

Public Sector Decision Making with Official Data

31*

Roles and Skills of Policy Analysts and Advisors

11

Strategic Thinking for Government: Level 1

2

Strategic Thinking for Government: Level 2

7

20

Strengthening Resilience for the Workplace

23

Successful Event Management

2

18

Sustainable Energy 3

Te Ata Tuhi: Te Reo Māori and Tikanga in the Workplace

21*

The Art of Minute Taking

1

6 3*

4

10

14

25

6

29 & 30

The Leadership Accelerator

23*

The Leadership Incubator: Accelerating the Development of Your High Potentials The Personal Assistant Role

5

7* 22

The High Impact Leader

DEC

16

Project Management Level 1

Systems Thinking

NOV

9 & 16

8

Project Management for Administrators

OCT

17, 18 & 19 30

13

Tikanga and Te Reo Maori

8 & 10

31 & 2 Aug

Time and Stress Management for the Office

11

Understanding Public Sector Budgets

15 2&4 19

28

Understanding Public Sector Finance

27 26

Using Social Media for Effective Public Engagement

6

4&5

14 & 15

Visual Business Intelligence for Enlightening Analysis and Communication

20, 21 & 22

Word Smartskills Word: Formatting Long Documents Writing Essentials: Clear, Concise, Compelling Writing for Science

26 28 & 29

11 8&9

*Start date (see our website for full dates)

CONTACT US Online at our website: www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev Email: profdev@vuw.ac.nz Phone:

04-463 6556

Post:

Freepost 93822 Professional and Executive Development Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 Wellington 6140

Or in person: Level 2 Rutherford House 23 Lambton Quay Wellington City – Pipitea Campus

Can't find what you're looking for? Have you got a suggestion for a course or subject area not included in this booklet? Contact us as we may be able to work with you to develop a course to meet you needs. Contact us on 04-463 6556 or email profdev@vuw.ac.nz. Don’t forget to take advantage of our early bird discount. Save 10% on most courses by booking four weeks in advance. Full course outlines for all our courses can be found on our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev


Professional and Executive Development Brochure April 2013  

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