Keele University Leadership and Continuing Professional Development Programmes

Keele University is internationally acclaimed for its academic and research expertise, with 97% of the University’s research ranked as world leading.  It is through this expertise that we are able to assist businesses in the development and training of their workforce.

We offer a range of leadership programmes and short courses:


Mercia Centre for Innovation Leadership

The Mercia Centre for Innovation Leadership is a prestigious innovation leadership programme addressing distinctive organisational and leadership challenges for innovation-led, knowledge-intensive businesses across the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership area. To find out more about the Mercia Centre for Innovation Leadership, please click here


Keele Clinical Leadership Academy

We are delighted to offer a range of opportunities to people working in healthcare who want to improve their leadership and management skills. Click here to find out more about the Clinical Leadership Academy.


Keele Science Learning Centre

The Keele Science Learning Centre provides a high quality, innovative science continuing professional development programme for primary, secondary and further education teachers, as well as technicians and teaching assistants. Our aim is to work with you and your school to realise your vision for science and to develop the curriculum and teaching that your students deserve. To find out more about the Science Learning Centre, please click here.


Health & Rehabilitation

‌The School of Health and Rehabilitation offers clinicians and therapy staff an opportunity to learn about the latest evidence based management for patients. Please click here to find out more.


Nursing and Midwifery

The Learning Beyond Registration portfolio offers an extensive programme of Post-Graduate and Undergraduate-Graduate level programmes in a number of specialities.  Students can undertake modules as part of a wider component of study, or as a ‘stand-alone’ module in order to broaden their depth of knowledge and enquiry, and relate this to personal interests and clinical placement expertise. To find out more, please click here.


Pharmacy and Healthcare

Click here to find out more about the CPD opportunities in Pharmacy and Healthcare.


We can also work with your business to develop new bespoke short courses tailored to your specific needs and requests.


For more information on the opportunities available, please contact one of the Business Gateway team: