leadership safety and other opps
Leadership development opportunities for Academic and Professional Support staff include:
Health and Safety legislation requires employers to provide adequate health and safety training.
The LDC provides comprehensive, generic training that is available to all staff and postgraduate students and works closely to support and advice on local training tailored to specific need.
Coaching at Imperial
Working with a coach offers an in-depth confidential opportunity to explore work-based challenges with a trained coach from a different part of Imperial.
The coach supports the coachee’s thinking to help them identify goals, develop appropriate skills or strategies and feel empowered to take action. For managers it can help focus on ways of enhancing their ability to lead and communicate with others.
Mentoring at Imperial
Mentoring is a widely used development tool that has proved to have a beneficial impact in effectiveness, confidence and career advancement.
At the heart of mentoring is a relationship based on trust and mutual regard where one colleague uses their expertise and knowledge to support the development of another colleague.
Resolving differences and mediation
Difference and conflict at work can be positive – stimulating healthy debate and innovations. Sometimes it becomes negative leading to hostility, non-cooperation, loss of productivity and a stressful, atmosphere.
Training, team building and mediation (using a neutral third party) are all valuable approaches.