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Salford Professional Development draws upon over 100 years of educational experience. Our delegates benefit from expert led international programmes together with an unrivalled range of world class facilities.

We enjoy strong links with a wide variety of business sectors, together with higher educational institutions around the world. Our partnerships allow us to draw upon the research, knowledge and expertise of an international network of academic and professional contacts.  

Our aim is that a wide range professionals and educators should be enabled to learn, experiment, develop new skills and improve their opportunities in their careers.  

What you can study

Our highly experienced tutors provide a first class learning experience.  We offer a comprehensive range of professional development courses across our specialist divisions that are available to both individuals and organisations. The majority of training carried out through Salford Professional    Development is accredited by world leading professional bodies that are widely recognised throughout industry. We also offer a diverse range of non-accredited short courses to address your business needs.  

We offer a comprehensive range of professional development services across the following sectors:  

Join Salford’s international business community

All of the courses on offer through Salford Professional Development are available to international delegates. We have developed a comprehensive remote learning infrastructure, meaning that you can realise the benefits of a Salford Professional Development programme no matter where in the world you      are based.    

For international delegates who wish to study on-campus, there are a host of internationally orientated courses available here in Salford. We host groups of international participants for Executive summer schools and block-intensive CPD delivery. On-site delegates can train at both our main central      Salford campus and our unique digital learning, teaching and research space at MediaCityUK, which is one of the most innovative and state-of-the-art facilities available anywhere in the United Kingdom. Our programmes concentrate not only on a strong taught element but focus on developing the participant’s      wider cultural awareness. All Executive Summer School Programmes involve a wide variety of social excursions and cultural visits.    

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Global business services

For organisations that require a truly bespoke training solution, we can provide a complete CPD consultation, delivery and support service. Our expert team can work directly with your business to design and deliver a programme of training that meets your specific operational and strategic needs.    

Our international partner organisations can benefit from a wide range of online and virtual learning resources that enable us to offer a true blended learning approach to our international provision    

How international professional development provision can help you personally

People may choose to undertake CPD training for a variety of reasons, to maintain a professional accreditation or membership, embrace new technology or working practices, or even to embark on a completely new career.    

Benefits of continued professional development include:    

  • Learning new skills and gaining globally recognised qualifications 
  • Individuals are kept informed, up-skilled and remain proficient to change in practice
  • Developing new ways of working, approaching problems and managing yourself and others
  • Preparation to take on additional responsibility and increase earning potential
  • Increased confidence
  • Learning at a pace that is right for you and fits around your existing responsibilities.

For further information please contact us on (0)161 295 3000 or email Dave Hall

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