Professional Skills Programme for 2018

All staff are invited to book a place. Limited numbers of spaces available (15 per course).

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Programme

Speaker  

Date & Venue

Minute-taking Made Easy

  • Understand the role and responsibility of the minute-taker.
  • Create minutes that are a clear, concise, accurate record of salient points
  • Listen more effectively and take shorter notes
  • Use simple techniques to write clearly and concisely.

Pre-course work:
Complete online Lynda.tcd.ie playlist “Trinity minute taking” by clicking on this link: https://www.lynda.com 

Sarah Marriott
Plain English.

27th February 2018,
9.30am – 1pm

Room G8,
Loyola Institute


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Editing for Professionals

  • Understand how to create documents that are clear, concise, correct and readable
  • Have the skills to ensure documents will:
    • Communicate your message quickly and effectively
    • Respond to the needs of the target audience
    • Display a consistent and professional style
    • Look accessible and readable
    • Contain no errors of grammar, punctuation etc.

Pre-course work:
Complete online Lynda.tcd.ie course “Editing and Proofreading
Made Simple” by clicking on this link
https://www.lynda.com

Sarah Marriott
Plain English.

20th March 2018
9.30am – 1pm

The Alex Hotel,
41-47 Fenian St.,
Dublin 2

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Practical Writing for Success

  • Feel confident that you can create strong, readable, polished documents
  • Write with clarity, simplicity and brevity
  • Plan and write effectively – by focusing on the target audience and the objective
  • Identify and avoid common errors of grammar, sentence structure,
    English usage and punctuation
  • Edit your own and others’ written work.

Pre-course work:

Sarah Marriott
Plain English

25th April 2018
9.30am – 4.30pm

The Alex Hotel,
41-47 Fenian St.,
Dublin 2


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Writing for the Web

  • Understand the issues involved in making online writing accessible to all readers
  • Understand how users ‘read’ websites
  • Know how to achieve a reader-focused style and structure
  • Be able to explain information quickly, clearly and concisely
  • Understand how to adapt hard copy for the web
  • Recognise common errors in punctuation and use of English

Pre-course work:

Sarah Marriott
Plain English

2nd May 2018
9.30am – 4.30pm

Room G7,
Loyola Institute


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Project Management – two day event

  • Organisation Context for a Project
  • Roles & Responsibilities / Stakeholder Analysis
  • Project Lifecycle / Triple Constraint
  • Business Case / Risks / Initiation
  • Project Initiation Report
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Closeout

Pre-course work:
Complete online Lynda.tcd.ie course “Managing Small Projects” by clicking on this link: https://www.lynda.com

Angela Gallagher

17th and 18th April 2018
9.30am – 5.00pm

Room G7,
Loyola Institute


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