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Organisation Development (OD) Partners:

Patrick Buckley (Professional Support) ext 4601

Mark Dolphin (Schools and RKE) ext 4028 

The Organisational Development (OD) service supports the University to achieve its strategic aims by enabling our people to give their best and deliver exceptional performance.

We do this by working collaboratively with leaders, managers and staff to: 

  • Enhance performance of staff members, teams and departments
  • Develop people and leadership capability, confidence and experience
  • Foster a sense of pride and belonging with Aston University employees
  • Create a collaborative, positive, sustainable and inclusive working environment

As well as offering a range of learning and development programmes and coaching support, OD Partners provide tailored development to leaders, managers and their teams, to improve performance and engagement across the University. 

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Our areas of work 

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Other learning & development opportunities

Provide leadership in: learning and teaching innovation; technology enhanced learning; the development of flexible and work-based curriculum delivery; and encourage pedagogical research

Development opportunities for research students 

IT Services provides IT training on most MS Office applications for staff and research students.