KnowHow: development at your desk

Want to engage in some professional development but only have a few minutes to spare? KnowHow, the University's online learning platform for staff, can help you develop your skills from the comfort of your desk.

How can KnowHow help me?

Finding time for your own development can be difficult. KnowHow allows you to participate in personal and professional development activities whilst sitting at your desk. You can use the resources for your own purposes or, if you're a manager, with your staff members to help improve their individual or team performance. 

On the platform you'll find:

  • Top tips, 'how to' guides and practical checklists for handy, bitesized learning
  • Videos, animations and infographics based on the latest research
  • Self-assessments, templates and team exercises you can use with your staff

*NEW for 2018*: Management 101 e-learning modules

The 'Management 101' e-learning course breaks down the challenges of management and gives you the confidence to go forth and manage with aplomb. Ten one-hour modules cover Leadership, Problem Solving, Decision Making, Communication, Difficult Conversations, Self Development, Time Management, Coaching, Networking and Creativity. Whether you're an aspiring, first time, or experienced manager the skills, tips and tools offered in this e-learning will make a positive impact on your role.

What sort of topics does KnowHow cover?

Start exploring

All these resources and many more are at your fingertips, so why not bookmark KnowHow and dip in regularly, whenever you need some support or a skills refresh? And look out for the weekly KnowHow newsletter on a Monday which will keep you up-to-date with new and interesting resources.

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