The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) Centre for Continuing Professional Development is hosting a virtual taster day to showcase its variety of CPD programmes.
The free online sessions are designed to give a flavour of the variety of professional development courses on offer through UWS. It will cover a range of topics, from quality management to mental health and mindfulness, digital marketing to frailty in older people.
The virtual taster day will run on Wednesday 26 August, from 9.30am to 4pm.
Many of the sessions have been developed in the context of COVID-19, exploring how this has impacted the way that we work and the importance of continuing to upskill and further our professional development.
Supporting local communities
Johnny Mone, Head of Business Innovation at UWS, said: “Businesses and individuals across the country are feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and UWS is absolutely committed to supporting local communities and national industries on their journey to recovery.
“The taster day offers the ideal opportunity for individuals and employers to find out more about the variety of training and funding opportunities that we have to offer and the role that this can play in their development.”
Sessions running on the day include:
- Supporting Economic Recovery Through Training
- Talent Development: How UWS can help
- Introduction to Cybersecurity
- Internet of Things
- Digital Marketing
- Lean Six Sigma and Quality Management
- Environmental Clerk of Works
- Project Management
- Mental Health and Mindfulness for Managers
- Get yourself F.I.T.T. for Frailty
While the sessions are free to attend, advanced registration is required. To register for the event visit the UWS CPD portal at cpd.uws.ac.uk.