mixed group of business professionals sitting around a meeting table

Business, marketing and digital

- Training and continuous professional development (CPD) courses

Get the edge in your career or open the door to new opportunities through a master’s degree or professional programme at Staffordshire University Business School.

Our team of well qualified staff offer specialist knowledge and practical experience. As well as a rewarding experience, it’ll provide the foundation for a successful career.

Fully funded courses

Supported by the Staffordshire E-Skills & Entrepreneurship Gateway (SEGway) programmes, we offer a variety of continuous professional development courses and micro-credentials to individuals and SMEs alike, providing you meet the following criteria:

  • all applicants must be over 18
  • applicants must be either:
    • be student or holder of an undergraduate degree and living in Staffordshire;
    • OR work for a Staffordshire based SME (a business with 2-249 employees).

The SEGway courses are part funded by the European Social Fund.

Digital Transformation

This course is designed to develop the fundamental knowledge of Cloud, Infrastructure and App Development in Cloud Environments, Agile Practices and Continuous Delivery & the Internet of Things.

Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Ethical hacking is highly valuable for a business looking to secure and prevent security breaches. This course highlights the need for penetration testing and how it can help enterprises to identify the flaws within their own IT infrastructure.

Data Analytics

This course is designed to develop the fundamental knowledge of data analysis and how to use data to respond to changes and take advantage of new opportunities.

Artificial Intelligence Overview

In this course, learners will learn how to define and differentiate between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), the philosophies underpinning AI, and how to identify and use appropriate tools to build AI/ML modelling for real-world problem-solving. 

Introduction to Python Programming

This course provides the fundamental knowledge and practical skills of the world's third most popular programming language: Python. A versatile and easy-to-use language, Python is in high demand and offers a future-proof skill for life.


Staffordshire University Innovation Enterprise Zone, Staffordshire E-Skills and Entrepreneurship Gateway
UK University

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

for Job Prospects

StudentCrowd University Awards 2022

for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022