Newly appointed Deans, Heads of Department and, where appropriate, new Heads of Research Divisions
Overview: The theme will be 'The Role of the Head of Department at UCL'. The first part of the programme is primarily an induction course, in which senior colleagues will join you in exploring aspects of your role, and looking at some of the issues currently facing us. Part 2 offers opportunities to discuss issues of leadership, and the management of change.
Anticipated learning outcomes:
By the end of this session, you will:
Build on your understanding of leadership and change in an individual, departmental and UCL wide context
Develop new strategies to work effectively with creative individuals and teams
Be able to identify the key components of human resource management within UCL and the broader legal framework
Gain an overview of UCL's financial management and budgetary control processes
Be able to identify appropriate opportunities to apply the above in your departmental leadership role
UCL management competencies addressed:
Develops and delivers the strategy of the team/division/ department /faculty/UCL
Maintains an awareness of the wider context (UCL wide, national and international as appropriate) and responds accordingly
Promotes excellence in areas of teaching, research, administration and the provision of support services
Addresses challenges and manages change in support of corporate and local objectives
Manages relationships with sponsors/funding bodies/collaborators/other faculties or other teams to deliver results
Promotes UCL's values and corporate objectives to colleagues and externally to UCL
Demonstrates a commitment to (and promotes) equality and diversity ensuring that UCL is an inclusive environment in which individuals are respected and unacceptable behaviours challenged.
Date, time and venue: 2 day workshop
The event is opened by the Provost and presentations are given by senior members of academic and corporate support services.
Free for all staff on the UCL payroll (UCL staff only)