Short Courses for Entrepreneurs

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training in key business areas in a dynamic, engaging learning environment.

Boost your business learning with challenging courses at London’s global university

At UCL Advances, we offer a wide range of courses and programmes for entrepreneurs, small-to-medium-size businesses and UCL staff and students.

Located in the heart of London, UCL offers the ideal learning environment for those who want to boost their understanding of business in a global context. Taught by a range of leading business figures, the UCL Short Courses for Entrepreneurs offers access to unrivalled perspectives on an interconnected world.

Whatever level you’re at, you’ll find a course that suits you, providing accessible, comprehensive content that matches your current expertise and training needs. 

What benefits do they offer?

  • For small companies - You’ll learn key strategies to evolve your business, develop your business skills, and achieve success in both the short and long term.
  • For staff and postgraduate students - You’ll gain essential insights into the business environment; learn effective communication to business audiences, and learn the fundamentals for starting your own company.

"Found the course brilliant- immensely useful! By far the best course either of us have been on so far, really recommend for all managers!" – Leadership & Management
Luka Blackman-Gibbs, October 2013

External Accreditation



UCL Advances short courses have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service. This service helps organisations provide certified Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and acts as a point of contact for those seeking to obtain certified CPD material. 

It supports further learning initiatives being undertaken by Government, professional institutions, trade associations, individual organisations and other training providers.

Each of our courses have been submitted for assessment by a member of an independent panel of educationalists and technical experts and the majority have subsequently been awarded CPD Certification status.

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