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Impactful learning

Powered by Lancaster University Management School, the Centre for Training and Development (CETAD) provides high quality education for practising managers and professionals; locally, nationally and globally. We excel in Management Learning as well as in Business and Management Research so you will benefit from innovative, distinctive learning methods as well as leading-edge thinking.

Our teaching teams include practitioners and academics, ensuring you gain practical outcomes that are relevant to you. We work across all sectors from aspiring leaders to top teams, and if there isn't a programme that suits your requirements we work in partnership to co-design programmes, providing tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

Our programmes

Discover open programmes for individuals and customised programmes for organisations and businesses, including programmes which lead to a qualification. Our range of flexible options includes online learning so that you can balance work, life and study.

  • Professional development

    From short courses to part-time Master’s Degrees. Develop your skills and career and benefit your organisation.

  • Bespoke programmes

    Collaborate with us to create a programme as unique as your organisation, with delivery organised around your world.

  • Online+ programmes

    High-quality learning opportunities with the flexibility and support to enable you to learn wherever you are.

  • Help to Grow: Management Course

    Develop your strategic leadership skills and boost your business's long-term growth with this practical management training course.

Introductory training and qualifications

  • Coaching and mentoring

    Impact organisational culture and performance, and build your confidence to coach and mentor others to achieve their potential.

  • Mindful manager

    Develop your practical wisdom - your capacity to make good judgements in a volatile, complex, and ambiguous world.

  • Writing for Publication

    Master the art of publishable content, delve into various writing styles, and improve workplace communication skills.

  • Future-proofing your career

    Develop career confidence and prepare for career development and career change