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

Northumbria University offers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited short courses, specialist training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes. These are delivered locally, nationally and internationally, for individuals or employers with single or multiple learners. For employers with group requirements we can provide on-site customised CPD programmes, tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our CPD courses are based on the ground-breaking research of our academic experts. By increasing skills and knowledge and introducing new ways of thinking and working we create impact in performance for you and your staff. 


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Help to Grow: Management

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IoC Skills Bootcamps

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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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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Executive Education

At Northumbria University we deliver bespoke development programmes for major commercial, public, and third sector clients in General Management and Leadership, Change Management, Finance and Accounting Strategy, Marketing and Innovation.

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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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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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