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Courses

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.

Business & Management

Webinar: Boost Your Business with Help To Grow - Funded Management Programme at UWS

1 Hour

Join UWS Academics and guest speakers for a free webinar exploring the Help to Grow: Management Progamme. Delivered by the School of Business and Creative Industries, Help to Grow is a government funded initiative, designed for SMEs who are looking to scale up.

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Help to Grow Programme

12 weeks; blended learning

£750.00

The Government-backed Help to Grow Management programme is delivered in collaboration with industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs who will provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and accountability to help your business reach its full potential.

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Enterprise Creation

12 weeks; online

£305.00

This practical module is designed to give participants a unique opportunity to experience what it is like to start up and run their own business, from idea inception, to exploring business opportunities and presenting a feasible and robust business concept.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

14 weeks; hybrid

£305.00

The aim of this course is to provide learners with a fundamental understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in an organisational context, including policy approaches, support and the elimination of barriers for minority people

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Digital Marketing Practice

Online; self-paced

£1,000.00

Masters module in Digital Marketing Practice

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SFEDI Diploma in Business & Enterprise Support

6 months

£1,600.00

Professionally-accredited course for individuals working in business support roles

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Entrepreneurial Leadership

Online; self-paced

£500.00

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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Leadership Theory and Practice

Online; self-paced

£1,000.00

This module provides a critical insight into leadership research and practice; emerging paradigms and theories of new approaches to leadership are identified and addressed

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Project Management: Project Fundamentals Qualification

15 hrs

£465.00

Project Fundamentals Qualification Preparation Course

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Lean Six Sigma

Certified Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt (online)

4 days self-paced tutor-led

£480.00

Certified process improvement and quality management qualification, in three levels

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Certified Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt (online)

2 weeks self-paced tutor-led

£1,440.00

Certified process improvement and quality management qualification, in three levels

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Certified Lean Six Sigma - Black Belt (classroom)

5 days

£5,000.00

Certified Lean Six Sigma Qualification - Black Belt

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Environmental Clerk of Works

Environmental Clerk of Works (ECoW) Foundation Course

Blended learning

£1,500.00

IEMA-Approved, online foundation programme for those already working as Environmental Clerks of Works (ECoW) within Scotland, or similar roles across the UK.

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Carbon Champions

40PD points
400PD hours

South Ayrshire Carbon Auditing Training (for CRF Funded participants only)

10 Weeks

It is a funded training programme to upskill and reskill internal carbon auditors from the 28 companies based in South Ayrshire to be able to conduct carbon audits themselves. It is working towards IEMA accreditation and is open to business sponsors participating if they are from the same company.

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Education

Career Guidance and Development: CPD Course 2

4 weeks online

£400.00

CIAG Practitioner-Led Research 2 (Research in the Workplace: Research Project)

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Career Guidance and Development: CPD Course 1

4 x 1 hour live sessions

£400.00

CIAG Practitioner-Led Research 1 (Research in the Workplace: Research Proposal)

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Computing & IT

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance

Online

£500.00

Topics include essential frameworks, international standards and best practices involved in risk assessment and management, business impact analysis, asset identification, business continuity and disaster recovery

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Dementia

Dementia Skills

15 weeks online

£305.00

Short course in dementia skills, for health & social care staff who support people living with dementia

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Health

Dementia Skills

15 weeks online

£305.00

Short course in dementia skills, for health & social care staff who support people living with dementia

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