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As Scotland’s leading career-focused university, UWS has an impressive track record working with private, public and third sector organisations to fulfill the training and development needs of their employees. Our range of flexible short courses have been developed to support continuing professional development in the workplace.

CPD Taster Day 2021

CPD Taster Day 2021: Overview

1 day of online sessions

Taster sessions on a variety of professional training topics

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CPD Taster Session: Lean Six Sigma

Online, 45 minutes

Lean Six Sigma is a certified process improvement and quality management qualification, in three levels: Yellow Belt, Green Belt and Black Belt

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CPD Taster Session: Mindfulness

Online, 45 minutes

Practicing Mindfulness can help to reduce stress, enhance performance and encourage us to take a step back to gain perspective

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CPD Taster Session: Entrepreneurial Leadership

Online, 45 minutes

The dynamic nature of the business environment and the challenges faced by managers and entrepreneurs has led practitioners and academics to embrace entrepreneurial leadership

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CPD Taster Session: Environmental Clerk of Works

Online, 45 minutes

This live session is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our IEMA accredited course that has been developed in collaboration with industry bodies including SEPA

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CPD Taster Session: Develop your Talent with Graduate Apprenticeships

Online, 45 minutes

Created in partnership with industry, Graduate Apprenticeships support business leaders to develop their talent pipeline – to attract new recruits, to develop their current workforce and to retain skilled employees

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CPD Taster Session: Project Management

Online, 45 minutes

In this taster session, you will find out more about our brand new APM Project Fundamentals Qualification, an introductory qualification aimed at individuals who are looking to improve or gain fundamental knowledge in the area of project management

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CPD Taster Session: Digital Marketing

Online, 45 minutes

Digital Marketing is core to the success of branding and promotion of organisations of all size in today’s economy, in all sectors, in all regions of the world

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CPD Taster Session: Professional Doctorate (DProf)

Online, 45 minutes

UWS is delighted to present its innovative, blended learning, part-time Professional Doctorate (DProf). This course combines the art and science of professional practice and the concept of reflective practice with relevant academic theory helping you to apply this to the investigation/exploration of problems.

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CPD Taster Session: The Future of Events

Online, 45 minutes

The Future of Events is a Masters Level CPD course that explores the impact of COVID-19 and other external environmental factors on the events industry and explores how to ensure its future survival, with a particular focus on the use of digital technology

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CPD Taster Session: Integrated Care and Support

Online, 45 minutes

This taster session explores two modules from our MSc Leading People Centred-Integrated Care Programme: Creating the Conditions for Integrated Care (SCQF Level 11) and Leading and Transforming Together (SCQF Level 11)

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CPD Taster Session: Eating Disorders

Online, 45 minutes

This taster session explores eating disorders and examines the support systems that are available to those living with eating disorders, from primary care, through to specialist inpatient services and the third sector

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CPD Taster Session: CMI Qualifications

Online, 45 minutes

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualifications offer a range of development opportunities across various levels, aligned to real job roles and the skills that employers are searching for

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Computing & IT

Growing through Paid Ads: Social Media & Search Engine Marketing

1 day/6 hours online

£500.00

Scared or unsure how to run pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns?

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Growing Digital Communities: Third sector and non profit organisations

Half day/from 4 hours online

£300.00

Techniques and strategies to create value by building strong digital communities.

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Converting traffic to value using new technologies

Half day/from 4 hours online

£300.00

Configuring conversion strategies for new technologies

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Growing Organically: Social Media Management

Half day/from 4 hours online

£200.00

Put your social media engagement skills in to practice

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Get found online: Search Engine Optimisation

1 day/6 hours online

£500.00

A very basic but hard to achieve skill in digital marketing

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Developing Online Communication Strategy

1 day/6 hours online

£500.00

Five popular approaches to Digital Communications

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1 day/from 4 hrs online

£300.00

Automation for onboarding

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