The seminars/workshops offer a more in depth look at particular subjects.
November 2020: The International Working Policy and Brexit
Phil Jukes, Global Mobility Manager, is currently launching the new International Working Policy with divisions. This is another opportunity to hear about key risks of international working, with specific examples, and the University’s approach to managing them, plus any impacts arising from Brexit.
Who should come: anyone that may be involved in supporting colleagues working overseas, including identifying when the risks become relevant.
December 2020: Managing the Impacts of Brexit
With a focus on movement of goods, movement of people, and impact on research, this seminar will help you understand the impacts of Brexit and how we can best manage them internally. Join the Tax Team, the Purchasing Department, Research Accounts and the Immigration Team.
Who should come: anyone who’s work support purchasing and research might be affected by Brexit.
January 2021: Best practice forecasting at the University
This seminar will highlight good practice in departmental forecasting identified across the divisions, with an emphasis on how forecasting works at the University.
Who should come: anyone involved in budgeting and forecasting.
March 2021: Understanding the role of the Purchasing Department
The Purchasing Department plays a number of important roles in the University, including helping the University purchase wisely and harnessing the University’s spending power. Come and learn more about the work of the Purchasing Department and good practice relevant across the University.
Who should come: anyone involved in supporting colleagues making purchases in departments.
May 2021: Recognising and Managing Fraud Risk
Attempted fraud can provide a wealth of information on how effectively controls are operating – and where there might be gaps. We will be looking at where risks might lie and how we can learn from them.
Who should come: anyone interested in managing risks and implementing effective processes