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We offer a number of exciting programmes which enable you to gain new perspectives on a variety of business and management issues.

As a research led institution, you can be assured that our teaching is derived from the very latest thinking. It is delivered through a variety of different methods, case studies, simulations and practical applications, to ensure effective knowledge transfer.

Upcoming courses

Lean Six Sigma Fast Track Yellow and Green Belt training (Online)

We’ve moved our Cardiff Business School Lean Six Sigma online. You can now study anywhere in the world and gain a Lean Six Sigma qualification from Cardiff University, who along with MIT, gave birth to the Lean Thinking movement.

Join Professor Maneesh Kumar on this five-day virtual programme that will give you the tools and techniques you need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your business processes.

You can choose to attend both our Yellow and Green Belt, or you can select to attend the Yellow only. To attend our Green Belt only, you need to obtain Yellow Belt before progressing further.

Upcoming course dates:

If you would like to find out more please contact Hannah at pearceh@cardiff.ac.uk.

Cardiff LBA (Leadership and Business Administration) Programme (Online)

Our Cardiff LBA (Leadership and Business Administration) course is designed to be a mini, work-based taster of the Executive MBA programme. It will help you gain essential business knowledge and enhance your professional performance to enable you to realise your career potential.

This exciting programme will provide you with the knowledge and confidence needed to take a leading role within your organisation. It will help you to develop your strategic knowledge and give you the insight needed to influence and effect real change.

The Cardiff LBA is designed to fit around your work and home commitments as it is delivered in one-day sessions across 9 months. Our course will be delivered online, via Zoom, every 4 to six weeks, meaning you'll be able to take ideas back to your organisation and apply them straight away.

Topics covered:

  • Leadership and professional development: 20 April 2021
  • Digital leadership: 18 May 2021
  • Operations management: 10 June 2021
  • High performing teams: 13 July 2021
  • HR and performance management: 7 September 2021
  • Finance for non-financial managers: 13 October 2021
  • Digital strategy: 9 November 2021
  • Strategic management: 14 December 2021

Book on the Cardiff LBA course

We've designed this programme to be as flexible as possible, so you can just study those topics that are of particular interest (find individual LBA sessions) or you can study the whole programme and benefit from a cost saving as a result.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Hannah and John on Executive-Education@cardiff.ac.uk

During the ongoing pandemic, this course will be delivered online, via zoom. If the situation changes later in the year, we may be able to revert to face to face teaching.

Expert LEAN Programme

This five-day programme is designed to equip change agents, managers and leaders with the necessary knowledge and skills to lead successful transformations particularly those within service organisations.

It will provide new insights to those who already have a good understanding of lean, and also to those who are experienced in the application of lean within a manufacturing context and wish to understand the latest contributions discovered in the world of service.

Different, cutting edge perspectives about a variety of improvement methodologies will be introduced and their strengths and weaknesses critically evaluated. At the end of the programme, delegates will possess a deep understanding of the latest thinking within the improvement arena.

Core programmes

Our core programmes form the basis of our Executive Education offering and include a focus on leadership, innovation and efficiency in business.

These programmes are held intermittently throughout the year and will be advertised through our events pages when available. For further information, please contact the team.

Building on the success of the National Assembly’s Women in Public Life Development scheme, facilitated by us and development agency Chwarae Teg, this programme will help organisations to redress inequality within their senior leadership team.

This will be achieved through reflection, coaching and group evaluation of the findings from our academic research. A transformative development programme, critically aimed at both men and women, this initiative will help organisations keen to achieve 50:50 representation by 2020.

In line with our new School strategy, this leadership programme will assist you to appreciate the benefits of an ethical approach to business, one that understands the importance of contributing to society as well as generating profit.

You will be invited to investigate and discuss the grand challenges facing society and, in partnership with some of the leading lights within leadership, public management and governance, start to raise and respond to these challenges.

This programme brings together Professor Robert Morgan and Dr Joe O’Mahoney, thought leaders in their field, who will work with organisations to: assess their current innovative capability and develop the innovation capability of participants so as to effectively harness and increase their innovation potential.

Our Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water case study will give you a better understanding of how this programme can work for your organisation.

We offer organisations and individuals a unique perspective on service improvement thanks to its prestigious improvement heritage. This course discusses different types of service innovation and improvement methodologies.

It assists you to understand and practice a range of techniques, whilst considering the practicalities of how to deploy these tactics within your organisation, winning hearts and minds.

This five-day Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt training is a practical programme that enables you to start applying the tools and techniques to improve efficiency and effectiveness of business processes, irrespective of the size or type of industry.

Contact us

For more information about any of these courses, contact us:

Sarah Lethbridge

Sarah Lethbridge

Director of Executive Education

+44 (0)29 2087 5096
Hannah Pearce

Hannah Pearce

Executive Education Co-ordinator

+44 (0)29 2087 5001

John Parry-Jones

Business Relationship Manager