Continuing Professional Development Short Courses Specialist Training

In a world where change is constant, keeping pace with new trends and the latest skills and knowledge will give you and your business an edge.

Northumbria University offers a wide range of short courses and CPD opportunities, many with academic credits or professional body accreditation that will help you stay ahead of the competition.

Taught by academics who are recognised experts in their field, with extensive industry experience and contacts, we offer the right blend of academic excellence and commercial relevance across a number of sectors.

So, if you are a business that wants to develop your people or are looking for new ways to increase your bottom line, an individual looking for a fast track to promotion or the skills to change direction, or simply someone that wants to learn something new and follow their passion, we can give you the tools to make it happen.

Simply review all of our courses in the course directory below or, to refine your search, go to our Advanced Search and enter either the course name, subject area, sector or skills that you are interested in.

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Our portfolio includes a variety of formats from single modules, block learning, blended learning to single day events. Or, for a more tailored approach we can develop bespoke courses for your organisation.

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Rebooting your Business: Short Courses for Busy People

The Department of Business and Management (Newcastle Business School) delivers practical short courses for a range of businesses across the private, public and third sectors. Our courses are specifically designed for people who want to re-energise their business, without spending too much time away from the office.

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LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Workshops

The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is a technique which utilises visual, auditory and kinaesthetic skills and improves group problem solving. The issues addressed by each workshop will vary according to the needs of your team.

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Expert Witness (Civil)

One-day course - Civil Procedure Rules expert’s duties and responsibilities and report writing for civil proceedings or Two-day course - Giving expert evidence in civil proceedings

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Respiratory Disorders - Level 6 - AC0338

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders.

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Leadership Excellence and Talent Development in Construction Industries

“Retaining and developing top quality talent is crucial as we compete for work across the UK and internationally. Ten per cent of our workforce is currently taking a course customised for us by Newcastle Business School. It integrates with the latest thinking on project management, which is a huge part of what we do, and it’s leading to better performing individuals and teams.” Colin Peebles, Faulkner…

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Leading Innovation

The course will introduce unique new innovation tools and methodologies through which participants will develop “stress tested” value propositions that will be applied into the organisation as a driver for business growth, and in addition, releasing the potential of the expertise that resides in the organisation and its individuals.

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Continuing Healthcare Law

Aimed at local authorities, this two-day course will equip your staff with a comprehensive understanding of NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) law, enabling them to identify cases eligible for funding and challenge decisions where funding has been wrongfully denied.

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