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    SPIRAL - Managing and Delivering Successful CPD Sessions
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    A highly practical full-day, fully online workshop for staff designing or delivering professional development sessions for external stakeholders (e.g. colleagues from other institutions, industry, government, etc.) with a focus on engagement and effectiveness.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Webinar

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: For academics / researchers expected to deliver CPD sessions to groups of professionals

This practical workshop is for Academics and those in Professional Services who are currently delivering or are likely to deliver CPD sessions as part of their KE activities to professionals in industry.  It will offer a framework for the development and design of sessions and workshops that will be engaging and relevant.   The workshop will enhance your facilitation skills and allow you to explore the difference between teaching to a student audience and a group of experienced practitioners.  It will increase your confidence in the organisation and delivery of CPD sessions.   

Course Outcomes/Objectives;

  • Understand how adults learn 
  • Be confident in facilitating a group of adult learners 
  • Have a basic approach to CPD training assignments 
  • Understand how to construct learning sessions 
  • Feel confident in how to market and organise CPD sessions 
  • Feel more confident to seek out CPD opportunities 

Full day, fully online workshop 




We are committed to ensuring our events and courses are accessible to all staff. If you feel you have a disability, health issue, or neurodivergent condition that may affect your ability to access, participate or engage in this course, please get in touch with us at osdu@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific support requirements.

Delivered By: Laurence Clarke, Taylor Clarke



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Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.