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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.

Help to Grow

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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Business & Management

Leadership and Change

Online; self-paced

£1,000.00

This course addresses how leadership influences organisational success, creating and inspiring the future vision of the sustainable organisation.

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Transformational Leadership

Online; self-paced

£1,000.00

This course is designed for practitioners, executives, managers, employees and scholars who want to know more about transformational leadership and provides a critical insight into the behaviours required to transform your organisation.

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Digital Transformation for Business

12 weeks; online

£1,000.00

This short course is developed for middle to operations level managers, focusing on the procedures and the underlying technologies required to plan, develop and implement digitization, automation and workflow transformation of business operations.

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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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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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The Future of Events

4 live online sessions

£1,000.00

Examine the impact of COVID-19 and other external environmental factors on the events industry and explore how to ensure its future survival

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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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Certified Lean Six Sigma - Yellow and Green Belt (online)

3 weeks self-paced tutor-led

£1,800.00

Certified process improvement and quality management qualification

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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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Health

Responding to Public Health Challenges

16 weeks

£1,000.00

This module is a Masters (SCQF Level 11) module and is part of our MSc Health Studies programme

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Introduction to Health Research

6 weeks online

£250.00

A short course for any healthcare or allied health professional looking to conduct or understand health-related research

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Assessment of Capacity

16 weeks

£1,000.00

Masters Module in Leading People-Centred Integrated Care

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Leadership for Effectiveness

16 weeks

£1,000.00

This is a Masters Level (SCQF 11) module

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Leading and Transforming Together

16 weeks

£1,000.00

Masters Module in Leading People-Centred Integrated Care

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Risk Assessment and Management Approaches

16 weeks

£305.00

This is one of three modules in the Graduate Certificate for Personality Disorder

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Therapeutic Skills for Mental Health

16 weeks

£1,000.00

Masters Module in Mental Health Practice

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Environmental Management

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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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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Project, Process & Quality Management

Certified Lean Six Sigma - Yellow and Green Belt (online)

3 weeks self-paced tutor-led

£1,800.00

Certified process improvement and quality management qualification

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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 - 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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Project Management: Project Fundamentals Qualification

15 hrs

£465.00

Project Fundamentals Qualification Preparation Course

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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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Science & Technology

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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Introduction to Health Research

6 weeks online

£250.00

A short course for any healthcare or allied health professional looking to conduct or understand health-related research

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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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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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