Human Resources

Courses and Resources

Access to personal effectiveness, management and leadership resources, workshops and eLearning for all staff.

Overview of Workshops, Toolkits and Programmes 2020/21

Personal Effectiveness



  • Autism Awareness and Nuerodiversity in the workplace
  • Career Development
  • Change
  • Communication
  • Personal Impact
  • Project Management
  • Resilience
  • Resilience Building
  • Time Management
  • Understanding Depression and Anxiety
  • Aspiring Manager
  • Delegation
  • Developing Your Team
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • The Edinburgh Manager
  • Line Management Essentials
  • Managing Teams Remotely
  • Meaningful Management Conversations
  • Menopause Awareness for Managers
  • New Manager
  • Setting Effective Objectives
  • Candid Conversations for Leaders and Managers
  • Coaching
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Emotional Intelligence 
  • Influencing Others
  • Influencing Skills
  • Leadership
  • Leadership Programmes
  • Leadership for Strategic Change
  • Leadership Development - External
  • Looking after your Mental Health
  • Thinking and Acting Strategically 
  • Thinking and Acting Strategically Workshop

Personal Effectiveness

Drive your own development and access resources as and when you need them with our personal effectiveness toolkits and workshops.


Resources, workshops and programmes for people managers and team leaders.


Resources, workshops and programmes for current and aspiring leaders.

Using the Toolkits

Each toolkit gives you access to specifically curated content providing direct links to between 6 to 8 different resources.

Online Development Toolkit

Quick online resources for leadership, management and personal development

Psychometrics and Feedback Tools (secured)

This guide has been produced to provide an overview of psychometric tests and feedback tools available to University of Edinburgh staff.

External Leadership Programmes and Networks Guide (secured)

The following guide provides an overview of external leadership programmes available in 2021. It is aimed at experienced leaders within the University who are seeking leadership development and networking to complement their existing skills and knowledge in leadership.

HR eLearning courses

HR eLearning modules including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Recruitment.

Other learning providers

Information on other training, learning and development providers within the University.


If you can’t find what you’re looking for or have any feedback please contact Learning and Organisation Development. 

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