What is MANAGE?

Management development is already happening across the University although it has previously been disconnected, adhoc and voluntary. Given the significant levels of change currently taking place across Higher Education, we want to ensure that all managers across the University have access to cohesive, high quality and targeted support to improve and build their management skills.

In response to this MANAGE will: This will actually help you and your manager/s to:
  • Meet the differing needs of particular roles and Faculties/Professional Services in an ever changing University context
  • Offer a series of learning events which support the recognition and celebration of excellent management
  • Be led by Faculties/Professional Services, and supported by Human Resources
  • Save time on management activity
  • Make life easier for people who manage and are managed
  • Inspire high performance at every level
  • Develop networks and effective cross-University working
  • Improve confidence, relationships and team working
  • Make managing at any level a positive and rewarding experience

Need help today?

If you have a specific query relating to MANAGE you can email

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Core Sessions for senior managers

Core sessions will be advertised directly to individuals by email. These have included 'Leading Change', 'Performance Enhancement', 'Fierce Conversations' and 'Reward and Recognition' training sessions.

MANAGE and faculties

MANAGE in faculties

What to expect and when.

Key activities commenced in Autumn 2014.


Development Everywhere can help you build and improve your management skills at a time and in a way that suits you; you will find a range of resources from online, face to face learning events, books and more.

Take a look at the 'useful guides'.

There are compehensive management guides on the HR policy pages, including change management and performance management toolkits.


University staff have access to the Leadership Foundation's 'MyLF'? You have to register for it, and when you get in there, there's loads of great resources.