Managing workloads

I was delighted yesterday to have the opportunity to speak with the members of the Higher Education Strategic Planners Association (HESPA) workload management interest group at their annual meeting, hosted this year by the University of Hull.

To see a copy of my presentation, click here.

HESPA Presentation Photo

I also had the chance to promote my ‘Sockmonkey Guide’ to academic workload modelling, which you can download here.

AWM Guide Image

As well as the accompanying basic MS Excel workload modelling template (which is fully customisable and issued under a Creative Commons license), which you can download here.

If you’re looking for help in developing, improving or getting more out of an academic workload model, you might be interested in my brochure, which you can download here.

WLM Brochure

Or feel free to drop me a line for an informal and no-obligation chat. I’m always keen to learn what people are up to. And I’d love to hear from you.

On planners and planning

I had the honour last week of being invited to present a workshop at the annual conference of the Higher Education Strategic Planners Association (HESPA) at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. It was a great event. And I met some fantastic people. But it was the amount I learned in two short days that astounded me. Continue reading