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Fully Funded Digital Skills Training for the Legal Sector

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UWE Bristol in collaboration with Bristol Law Society and Bristol + Bath Legal Tech have designed a series of short flexible modules aimed specifically at legal sector employees working for SME organisations* to help develop their leadership and collaborative working skills and expand their knowledge of digital tools and office-based technologies to improve channels of communication.

Applications for our fully funded, free-to-attend Skills Pathway Programme close on Friday 5 April 2024. Spaces are limited, so complete our Expression of Interest form to register your space.

Available modules include:

Each module incorporates 6 hours of online self-study activity, followed by a live session for participants to apply their learning into their own work settings.

How to Get the Most from Your Digital Resources

Develop the skills and knowledge you need to harness the full potential of digital resources, including Microsoft 365 and doc-u-sign, to improve efficiency in your workplace and ensure personal and professional success.

Online materials available from: Monday 8 April 2024

Live session: Thursday 25 April 2024, 09:30- 16:30

Effective Hybrid and Remote Working in a Digital World

Explore the benefits and challenges of hybrid and remote working including issues such as setting boundaries, promoting employee wellbeing, cybersecurity and data privacy.

Online materials available from: Monday 22 April 2024

Live session: Tuesday 14 May 2024, 09:30- 16:30

Digital Working - How to Collaborate and Communicate with Stakeholders

Learn how to put customers and stakeholders at the centre of your digital working practices by using empathy and understanding to establish clear and effective communication in a professional context.

Online materials available from: Tuesday 7 May 2024

Live session: Thursday 13 June 2024, 09:30- 16:30

Leading in a Digital World

This module will help learners consider approaches to building their own confidence around digital technologies while creating an inclusive digital culture in their team or organisation. Learners will explore how to cultivate a digital culture, embrace technological trends and review ways to build new digital capabilities within their team.

Online materials available from: Monday 8 April 2024

Live session: Tuesday 30 April 2024, 09:30- 16:30

Managing Hybrid and Remote Teams

This module aims to support learners in considering the impact flexible working offers your team and how you can create a culture of collaboration and good working practices that promote wellbeing while meeting business need.

Online materials available from: Monday 29 April 2024

Live session: Thursday 23 May 2024, 09:30- 16:30

 Leading Sustainable Change

This module aims to provide leaders and decision-makers with the skills and knowledge necessary to drive positive and lasting change while considering sustainability, including how to lead in addressing social and environmental issues within your organisation.

Online materials available from: Monday 20 May 2024

Live session: Thursday 20 June 2024, 09:30- 16:30

Introduction to Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Take a deep dive into different cybersecurity threats and the measures used to mitigate them, including firewalls, anti-virus software and encryption. Understand how to identify and analyse risk in order to develop your own cybersecurity plan and apply your newly acquired knowledge and skills in a simulated cybersecurity incident, working in teams to manage and address the issue.

Online materials available from: Monday 29 April 2024

Live session: TBC, 09:30- 16:30


Learning will incorporate online self-study modules, tutor-led sessions and 1-2-1 mentoring from industry experts.

You will also benefit from personalised support from our Learner Engagement Lead who will work with you to choose the pathway and modules that are best suited to your career development goals and business needs.

View a full list of available modules and find out more about our pathways, visit our website.

If you have any questions or want to arrange a time to speak with our Learner Engagement Lead, please email us at workforceskills@uwe.ac.uk

*An organisation is classed as an SME where they have fewer than 250 employees and a turnover of less than £50 million