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Case studies

The University of York CPD Unit regularly engages with firms to provide high quality training to their staff, from Yorkshire businesses to international organisations. We cover a wide range of topics from leadership development to time management.

We believe training can make a real difference to companies, whether they are established brands or just starting out, but you don't have to take our word for it. Read through the current case studies below to find out how the CPD Unit has had an impact on the day-to-day operation of these businesses.


Museum Development Yorkshire

Museum Development Yorkshire’s experience of the Bespoke Developing and Embedding Innovation programme

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United by Design

Owen Turner, Managing Director, Founder and Creative Director of United by Design shares his experience of undertaking the Peer Network Programme and how it helped him to focus on the small things to get the greatest impact on the business.

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MooD Int

Enterprise performance software provider MooD Int worked with our team to develop a specific training programme based on the university’s well established York Strategic Leadership Programme (YSLP)

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Control F1

Digital product firm Control F1 and their Head of Development’s experience on the York Strategic Leadership Programme (YSLP)

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Hear from Mary Meyer, HR Manager at Yorwaste about how undertaking Bespoke Leadership and Management Training Programme made a real impact on their organisation.

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UK cloud experts Bytemark enrolled in the York Strategic Leadership Programme (YSLP), one of the University of York's executive development courses.

Malaysian Export Academy 

Malaysian SME owners and decision makers and a representative of the Malaysian Export Academy, completed a Bespoke five day Leadership course in Innovation in Leadership for SME Owners.


Solicitors firm Hethertons and their experience on the York Strategic Leadership Programme (YSLP)

Cummins Inc

Engine technology specialist Cummins Inc and their experience on the York Strategic Leadership Programme (YSLP)

Case studies from past projects

Read through our past project case studies below to find out how the CPD Unit has had an impact on the day-to-day operation of these businesses.

Edwards & Pearce Ltd

Recruitment Consultancy Graduate employee explains how the Specialist Skills Support Programme (SSSP) ‘Develop your Business through Graduates’ course helped to develop her confidence, communications and engagement skills.

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Kinesis A&G - Product of Kinata Ltd

Commercial Operations Director at IT Service and Consulting Kinata Ltd shares the practical tools and approaches he implemented as a result of experience gained on our ‘Support for Changing Markets’ programme.

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University of York Student Union (YUSU)

YUSU Graduate shares her development around communications and networking skills gained through the SSSP Graduate Programme. 

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If you would like to find out about how the CPD Unit could help your business, please contact us on or 01904 32 5145. 


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