Continuing Professional Development in Stirling Management School

Invest in your own development, or that of your staff and make a real impact on your organisation through participation in the University of Stirling Management School’s continuing professional development (CPD) activities.

Find out more about our CPD modules

Our specialist CPD courses will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to support career development and business growth.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The University of Stirling MBA is designed to transform capable managers into successful business and organisational leaders. The course can be studied in its entirety on a part- or full-time basis on-campus, or alternatively you can access available stand-alone modules. Find out more and apply for the MBA.

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Project Management

This module examines a variety of case studies from commercial and public sector organisations to illustrate the wide range of challenges facing project managers and why project management failure happens.

Attend public lectures and events

Expand your existing professional knowledge by attending one of our Industry Masterclasses, workshops, or events where you will hear from senior business leaders and entrepreneurs as they share key insights and experiences. See below for examples of some of the public lectures and events we have recently hosted.

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Family Business - Do You Dare To Grow?

In collaboration with the Small Business Charter (SBC) and together with other SBC-accredited Scottish Business Schools, the Dare to Know series provides Scotland’s entrepreneurs, family business leaders, entrepreneurial leaders spanning all sectors and sizes interested in leading their business with access to cutting edge ideas and discussion. Family Business Do You Dare To Grow featured Sandy Manson, Chair at Johnston Carmichael who provided insights observations and suggestions about how family businesses can recover from Covid-19.

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Women in management: The long and winding road

As part of the School’s commitment to leading on issues to do with equality, diversity and inclusion through Athena Swan accreditation, we were delighted to host Wendy Alexander, Vice Principal (International) at the University of Dundee who provided some personal reflections from her leadership role in higher education.