Short Courses & CPD

The University of Hertfordshire, a Gold-rated teaching institution, is renowned for its business-facing ethos and offers many short courses and CPD in business and management. Our courses are designed to provide opportunities for professionals to expand their knowledge and enhance their workplace effectiveness.

All our short courses are led by experienced professional practitioners and academic subject experts.

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Courses available for bespoke delivery

We can also be commissioned by employers and organisations to deliver customised in-house solutions on a variety of key business areas (see below).

Contact us to enquire about customised workshops for your organisation

Key Business AreaCourses and Workshop areas available
Business Essentials

Fundamentals of Project Management

The Management of Projects

Introduction to MS Project

Creating Value in Projects

Agile Development for Managers

Finance for non-financial managers

CIM L4 Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing

CIM L6 Diploma in Professional Marketing

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching in the Workplace

Management Coaching

Create a Mentoring Culture

How to Be a Mentor

CMI L5 Certificate in Management Coaching & Mentoring


You as a Leader

You and the Team

Responsible Leadership

Thinking Strategically

Being Creative and Entrepreneurial

Leading Cultural Change

Social Enterprise Leadership Foundation (SELF)

Collaborative Governance

People Management

Developing the Effective Manager

Creating High Performing Teams

Management Coaching

Managing Difficult People

Managing Change

Building Resilience: Managing Work-Life Balance

Personal Effectiveness

Developing Confidence and Credibility

Build Better Relationships

Assertiveness in the Workplace

Personal Impact - Creating your own brand

Power and Politics in the Workplace

Effective Networking

Productivity Skills

Be Time-Smart

Effective Delegation

SMART Planning

Creative Thinking - Better Decisions

Building and Writing a Business Plan

Presenting With Impact

Get, Keep and Grow Customers using Social Media

The HR Professional

Successful Recruitment and Selection

Sustainable Talent Management

Implementing Psychometric Assessments

Understanding Consulting

Running a Consultancy Project

Becoming an Effective Consultant

Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Understanding Market Research

Statistics/Getting Started with Stats