Getting things done

‘Getting things done’ entails these behaviours and competencies:

  1. Achieves agreed objectives, using resources and deploying staff flexibly
  2. Thinks ahead, planning and delegating work and leading change effectively
  3. Influences stakeholders to achieve desired change
  4. Makes the most of current and emerging talent
  5. Shows awareness of the wider context of the university, managing risk and reputation
  6. Seeks to do things better, evaluating progress, innovating and taking action where necessary

These guides aim to help you achieve success in some key practical areas of being a manager, such as planning business and change, using and safeguarding resources including the time and skills of your team, managing risk, and ensuring continuous improvement.



Checklist analysis of needs

To help identify priority areas for development, download the checklist analysis of needs


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