Become future-ready with Ulster University Business School

Regardless of your job role or industry, success in the modern workplace depends on having the key skills and capabilities to navigate an ever-changing environment.

To aid your career growth, we are offering FREE places on several part-time undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in business. Funded by the Department for the Economy, these courses will equip you, and your workforce, with the skills, knowledge and confidence to lead, innovate and adapt quickly to the fast-changing nature of work.

All courses are professionally accredited, open to qualifying NI residents and include:

Advanced Certificate in Management Practice (Transformational Management in a Digital World) 

Are you a manager, leader, business owner or aspiring leader? This course will help you understand and adapt to the challenges and opportunities facing modern businesses and emerge with the digital tools to lead in a rapidly changing digital world.

Start date: October 2022

PG Certificate in Professional Development (Enabling Business Resilience)

Develop your understanding of some of the business and management issues that will help shape your future and the future of business. The course is aimed at preparing you for a new post-Covid business environment.

Start date: October 2022

PG Certificate in Executive Leadership

This course is suitable for managers and leaders in all sectors who are charged with making critical decisions to guide their organisation.

Start date: October 2022

Strategic Marketing

Enhance your knowledge of key marketing principles and learn to critically evaluate and apply the major aspects of strategic marketing management to organisations within the hospitality and tourism industry.

Start date: October 2022

Business Sustainability and Innovation

Gain focus on innovation and entrepreneurship in the wider context of business sustainability and the triple bottom line in the hospitality, events and tourism industry.

Start date: March 2023

Who can apply?

Places are limited and open to applicants who are:

  • over 18 years of age;
  • eligible to work in Northern Ireland;
  • ‘settled’ in Northern Ireland, and has been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least three years; or
  • is a person who has indefinite leave to enter or remain in the UK.
  • meet the course specific entry requirements. See course pages for requirements.
  • Meet the General University Entrance Requirements
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. All courses are linked to an official University qualification. For more information on courses available and to apply, visit the Skill Up website.

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