AUA Accreditation Programme

AUA Accreditation Programme

AUATaught development programme designed to support all staff - Professional Services, Academic and Research staff - who perform professional services roles (administration, management and technical), in gaining professional recognition and accreditation at Accredited Membership level with the AUA. It is also aimed at enhancing participants' continuing professional development (CPD) aligned to the AUA CPD Framework. Staff who successfully complete the programme will be entitled to use the post-nominal designation AMAUA on any correspondence.

The programme is engaging, pragmatic and activity based. It adopts a blended learning approach utilising virtual session delivery and the Canvas virtual learning environment. It provides participants with valuable ways to enhance the impact and influence of their work within the nine AUA Professional Behaviours. It is recommended for staff wanting to enhance their CPD related to working in HE and gain professional accreditation for this. This innovative programme was highly commended during LJMU's AUA Mark of Excellence submission and also won a award for its development in 2017.

During the programme participants look at continuous improvement and lean techniques, leadership, emotional intelligence, critical thinking and problem solving, action learning sets, coaching, mentoring, NLP, self-awareness, engagement theory, reflective thinking and writing, and team work; aligned to the AUA CPD Framework.

This is a three-session programme and you must book on to all three sessions: Session 1, Session 2 and Session 3. The programme includes writing a three-paragraph statement.

The discounted registration cost of the programme is £75. You must have line manager support to register. You will be sent an AUA Registration Form after signing up, if your department are funding the cost you will need to add the cost code from your line manager.

To book this programme please check for available dates on the Staff Development Calendar.

Programme Leader: Michael Monaghan - 0151 904 6112

The AUA (Association of University Administrators) is the main professional body for professional services staff within Higher Education. LJMU has achieved the AUA Mark of Excellence. 

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