The University of Derby is a university of and for business. We use our research, knowledge, talent and facilities to help companies grow and innovate. The University offers a variety of programmes which can provide your organisation with the skills and support to help meet your business goals. Many of the initiatives are fully or part-funded, meaning there is little or no cost to your organisation. Follow the links below to find out more:
Smart and Inclusive Leadership (SAIL) Programme:
A fully funded leadership and management programme, particularly suited to graduates, supervisors, managers and aspiring leaders.
Help to Grow Management:
A programme for senior managers and leaders of SMEs to boost their business’s performance, resilience, and long-term growth.
ENSCITE Learning Labs:
SMEs in the aerospace, rail and automotive supply chain, can attend these workshops to learn the tools and techniques to improve their operational processes.
Employ a recent Derby University graduate and your business could get £1,000 funding towards the cost of the internship, as well as a free recruitment service to help you find the right person.
Rail Research and Innovation Centre:
Support to develop new products and solutions for the rail industry through workshops, 1:1 advice and collaborative research and innovation.
Practical Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, designed in conjunction with employers to embed new skills and grow talent in the workplace.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP):
Partner with the University and a recent graduate to drive forward a high-priority project for your business. We can access government funding, which can pay for up to two thirds of the project cost.
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