This course will cover the essentials of good writing which are needed for drafting briefings such as content, structure, layout & use of language that meets the reader’s needs, and the process of drafting, editing and clearing a briefing.
For full details and dates, click here: https://parliament.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=553
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
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.
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
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.
- 3 May 2019
- 29 May 2019
- 28 June 2019
- 23 July 2019
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