Role of the Office Manager Programme (3 day course – CMI endorsed)

This course is open to Members’ Staff who are Office Managers and want to explore people management in more depth and achieve a CMI management accreditation.

This course aims to develop office managers to manage people to greater effectiveness and build respectful and positive relationships and working environments. There will be a series of three workshops each one taking one day to complete. The workshops will focus on building effective relationships, leading, motivating and creating a culture of empowerment to get the best out of people and the benefits of good recruitment. It is necessary to attend all three workshops to complete the course. Material will be sent out in advance of the course starting in order that attendees may profile themselves beforehand and the course can be more specifically targeted to them.

For full details, click here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=1270

Find It Online

Who should attend this course?
Think you know about searching online? Do you type a word or two into Google and find what you think you’re looking for?

This course focuses on effective research techniques and strategies to retrieve meaningful results when searching the internet as well as an introduction to other search tools.

This training course is open to any Intranet user who wants to improve their web searching and learn techniques for constructing successful searches.

Course overview and content
The Find It Online course focuses on effective research techniques and strategies to retrieve meaningful results when searching the internet as well as an introduction to other search tools i.e. Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yahoo

This course is part of the Library’s Find It training programme.

Learning objectives

This course will equip you with skills to control and minimise your search results and help you understand:

connectors to combine search terms
alternative search query types to narrow results to specific type of materials(s) or website(s)
advanced skills to construct effective search strategies
how to evaluate search results
Approach

The course will be a mix of:

presentation and online demonstrations
examples to work through to help you grasp different search techniques
You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and explore aspects of searching online that are particularly interesting for you.

Course Dates

  • 3 May 2019
  • 29 May 2019
  • 28 June 2019
  • 23 July 2019

To book, please visit

https://parliament.learningpool.com/enrol/index.php?id=87

 

Finding Parliamentary Papers Online

Course overview and content:

Learn how to find Command papers, select committee reports and deposited papers using a variety of online resources, including Parliamentary Search, Public Information Online and historical Parliamentary Papers.

Duration: 1.5 hours

Who should attend this course:

This course is open to any user of the parliamentary intranet who needs to search for parliamentary papers.

Course Dates

  • 21 March 2019

To book, please visit

https://parliament.learningpool.com/enrol/index.php?id=83