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Open Programmes


For individuals who wish to evolve their career, gain new skills and refine existing ones, develop creative and innovative business solutions, meet new people and make valuable connections.

Each course we deliver aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to flourish in your chosen career and apply your learning to your organisation immediately after completing the programme.

The programme will leave you feeling energised and motivated.


Economic Forecasting with the National Institute of Economic and Social Research
This short Executive Course will provide a guide to producing and interpreting economic forecasts by means of economic models. Participants will be guided by NIESR staff and by other recognised international experts in forecasting.
Close the deal: the art and science of successful negotiation

Taught by top staff from a leading Economics department, expert practioners and guest speakers this 3 day intensive course will teach you to be a more effective negotiator and provide you with tools, concepts and strategies to deploy in the workplace.

Innovation Insight: leading innovation in your organisation

This one-day workshop offers a practical guide to leading innovation in organisations. Giving you a unique insight and a renewed action plan for developing your own creative ambitions and building innovative capacity in your organisation.

Foresight on Africa: be prepared for the future

This one-day course brings together three world-leading organisations to offer you unique analysis of Africa’s possible trajectories over the next 20 years, insights into the possible futures for Africa and what they could mean for your organisation.

The State of the Nation with the National Institute of Economic and Social Research

The prospect of leaving the European Union has forced the UK to debate its economic future today. 3 day intensive course covers the steps we need to consider to engineer a successful economy in the 21st Century.

Custom Programmes

Or for something more bespoke, do enquire about our ability to provide custom courses.