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New Manager Induction


We want to ensure that all staff taking on people management responsibilities at Edinburgh Napier feel equipped and confident to do so. This Induction programme provides new managers with vital skills, training and development opportunities in the early days of their new role.​


About the process

This new managers induction process consists of a number of flexible workshop modules. New managers are asked, in discussion with their own manager, to select and participate in the modules most relevant to their particular remit, with the following guidelines:


             ·       The management essentials programme is essential and must be completed 

             ·       Your new manager induction checklist should be complete within 3 months of starting your new role

             ·       Participation in other modules is self-determined, new managers are expected to take a proactive approach to their development and attend all relevant modules to help them to excel in their new management role  



Your Induction checklist


Your induction checklist includes links to mandatory induction modules and a list of essential tasks to complete within your first three months. This is for all new starts at the University.

By working through the process and accompanying documentation you should be well on your way to understand the responsibilities, skills and training that's required to be an effective manager at Edinburgh Napier University.


Please download your induction checklist


New manager induction checklist​​


Essential management programme


In order to develop your skill to be an effective manager you will be required to complete the following workshops

1.              The role of the manager at ENU

2.              HR for people mangers

3.              My contribution for managers

4.              Managing difficult conversations

5.              Managing resources

6.         Managing teams 

Developing your skills


The development workshops we offer are available to all grade 4 and above managers and leaders.  Both academic and professional service staff are welcomed to a stimulating, creative and collegiate environment in which the subject of management & leadership can prosper and develop to enhance your role.​

To find out more about these development opportunities please visit the online staff training events page ​

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