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Case studies

Our case studies showcase the professional learning opportunities we're involved with across the University.

China Scholarship Council University Management and Innovation Programme

Delivered by Cardiff Business School and the CPD Unit, this three year collaboration between the University and China Scholarship Council resulted in a bespoke, comprehensive 13 week programme for a delegation of mid to senior level staff from Chinese universities.

Newport Wafer Fab Ltd

University academics from the Institute for Compound Semiconductors have delivered their first short course for Newport Wafer Fab Ltd.

Leadership Development Programme Kuwait University

We created a 5-day customised leadership programme for a delegation of mid to senior staff from Kuwait University, which has run annually since 2017.

Leadership and management in the Chinese public sector

An intensive, interactive two-week programme for a delegation from China.

Workplace development in gas turbine technology

A one-day bespoke programme to upskill professionals on the latest developments in gas turbine technology and the UK energy landscape.

Enhancing medical knowledge at Legal and General

Delivering medical training for underwriters and claims assessors.

Practical Project Management Pullman Rail

We developed a 2-day course that explored a broad range of project management skills, from project planning and organisation to engaging with stakeholders and managing quality, risks and issues.

Project Management training courses

We offer a wide range of project and programme management training courses, including AgilePM, PRINCE2, MSP and non-certified courses. Click for details.

Mount Isa Mines in Australia

Professor Tom Blenkinsop visited Mount Isa Mines in Australia to deliver a CPD workshop about possible controls on the ore bodies.

Understanding Leadership - Hugh James

In 2016, Cardiff Business School and Hugh James embarked on a programme of learning designed to equip 10 key figures in the Business (equality and salaried partners) with essential leadership knowledge to help develop them as leaders within a transformation organisation.

The Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA)

We created and delivered a one-week executive course for ACMA counsellors and executives from the Indian automotive industry in lean, quality improvement and productivity, leadership, and innovation.

NHS Wales Finance Academy

Cardiff Business School’s Executive Education team helps to upskill Finance Leaders in this bespoke training course, developed in partnership with the NHS Wales Finance Academy

Embedding Innovation at Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water

Cardiff Business School’s Executive Education team helps to upskill Finance Leaders in this bespoke training course, developed in partnership with the NHS Wales Finance Academy.

Problem Solving in Paediatric Palliative Care

A case study about the Masters level short course in paediatric palliative care, created by the University in collaboration with Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice and the All Wales Managed Clinical Network for Children’s Palliative Care.

Innovative Teaching Practice programme

The Innovative Teaching Practice Programme is designed and developed to enhance trainees’ advanced understanding of higher education teaching practices in the UK. Read more about this programme:

Essentials in Palliative Medicine course delivered to GPs across Gibraltar

The University’s Palliative Care team has delivered three days of professional training to GPs in Gibraltar, as part of a formal collaboration to increase resource to palliative care services.