Business Engagement

Our programmes are designed so that investment in people is realised quickly and consistently.

Find out about our programmes

Ulster University Business School is a leading provider of entrepreneurial education, research and impact, helping to shape future growth and learning through innovative approaches and new educational models.

We are focused on working with organisations to help navigate and capitalise on the extensive experience and expertise of the Business School.

We can provide an educational consultancy approach to support you and your organisation. This may take the form of customised training and programme development solutions or simply provide guidance on the most appropriate programme of study.

We would welcome a conversation with you to see how we can grow your organisation together.

Build a course

We offer courses that are professionally accredited and relevant and we can also tailor courses to meet your organisation’s requirements.

Executive Education

World-class programmes based on up-to-date thought leadership through links with Harvard Business School and Babson College.

Covid-19 Support for Business

As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation continues to intensify and present significant challenges for businesses, the need for business support has never been more prevalent.

The Apprenticeship Hub

The team at the Apprenticeship Hub welcomes enquiries from all employers, particularly those who seek to make the most appropriate use of their levy.

Business Leader Peer Mentoring

The aim of this programme is to enrich the learning and experience of Ulster University Business School postgraduate students.

Postgraduate Short Courses

A range of postgraduate short courses can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development.

The Business of Possibility Podcast

Hosted by Veteran BBC broadcaster and journalist, Wendy Austin, The Business of Possibility podcast series aims to inspire listeners through insightful conversations and practical tips from a host of dynamic business leaders, industry experts and academics.

News

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/october/ulster-university-business-school-welcomes-first-cohort-of-fintech-apprentices

Ulster University Business School Welcomes First Cohort of FinTech Apprentices

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has welcomed the first cohort of new apprentices to its pioneering Financial Technology Higher Level Apprenticeship degree – an innovative programme co-created with industry to strengthen Northern

27 October 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/july/secure-the-next-generation-of-fintech-talent-through-ulster-university-business-school

Secure the next generation of FinTech talent through Ulster University Business School

New innovative degree apprenticeship to recruit skilled financial technology graduates

10 July 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/july/ulster-university-launches-free-online-courses-for-workers-affected-by-covid-19

Ulster University launches free online courses for workers affected by COVID-19

The online courses will upskill and retrain people whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

6 July 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/june/ulster-university-ranked-first-in-uk-for-hospitality,-leisure,-recreation-and-tourism-courses-in-complete-university-guide-2021

Ulster University ranked first in UK for Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism courses in Complete University Guide 2021

Ulster’s Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism courses have been ranked first out of 54 higher education institutions in the UK in the latest Complete University Guide 2021, up three places on last year.

22 June 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/june/ulster-university-business-school-launches-new-business-support-initiative

Ulster University Business School Launches New Business Support Initiative

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has unveiled a new portfolio of business support services to help organisations respond to current challenges presented by COVID-19 and plan for future recovery.

15 June 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/june/ulster-university-launches-innovative-fintech-degree

In response to industry growth Ulster introduces innovative FinTech degree

In response to sustained growth of the FinTech industry in Northern Ireland and to support the need for skilled financial technology graduates, Ulster University’s Business School has launched an innovative Financial Technology degree.

10 June 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/november/ulster-university-research-indicates-optimistic-housing-market-in-ni

Ulster University research indicates optimistic housing market in NI

Ulster University research indicates optimistic housing market in NI

12 November 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/november/ulster-university-lecturer-supporting-local-businesses-ahead-of-brexit

Ulster University Lecturer supporting local businesses ahead of Brexit

In response to the current Brexit uncertainty, Ulster University have partnered with Manufacturing NI to provide a suite of online supply chain management Brexit resources.

8 November 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/november/allstate-it-lab-opens-at-ulster-university-magee-campus

Allstate IT Lab opens at Ulster University Magee campus

Northern Ireland’s largest IT company Allstate has today opened a new state of the art computing lab at Ulster University’s Magee campus, representing a major investment in educational resources for the North West region.

5 November 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/october/ulster-university-hosts-cross-sector-intelligent-innovation-workshops

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

16 October 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/september/new-and-returning-ulster-students-encouraged-to-harness-their-entrepreneurial-skills

New and returning Ulster students encouraged to harness their entrepreneurial skills

Ulster University undergraduate and postgraduate students will have free access to a comprehensive support programme to help them launch their own business. Over a quarter of students currently run or plan to run a business whilst they are at

30 September 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/september/ulster-university-exports-education-provision-to-boost-higher-education-provision-in-doha

Ulster University exports education provision to boost higher education provision in Doha

Ulster University exports education provision to boost higher education provision in Doha

4 September 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/august/ulster-university-explore-trail-of-possibilities-for-local-businesses

Ulster University explore trail of possibilities for local businesses

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the TrailGazers project which examines the contribution that investment in walks and recreational infrastructure makes to the local economy.

2 August 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/june/ulster-universitys-coleraine-campus-to-host-the-open-camping-village

Ulster University’s Coleraine Campus to host The Open Camping Village

Ulster University’s Coleraine Campus to host The Open Camping Village

26 June 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/june/northern-ireland-housing-market-remains-robust-amid-brexit-uncertainty

Northern Ireland housing market remains robust amid Brexit uncertainty

Northern Ireland housing market remains robust amid Brexit uncertainty

26 June 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/may/ulster-university-spin-out-company-axial3d-one-step-closer-to-$1,000,000-win

Ulster University spin-out company axial3D one step closer to $1,000,000 win

Ulster University portfolio company axial3D will represent Northern Ireland in the Startup World Cup in San Francisco on the 15th of May which sees the overall winner securing $1,000,000 investment in their company.

10 May 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/may/ulster-university-celebrates-excellence-in-research-and-business

Ulster University celebrates excellence in research and business

Ulster University celebrates excellence in research and business

9 May 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/april/novosco-and-ulster-university-work-together-to-develop-future-it-skills

Novosco and Ulster University work together to develop future IT skills

40 school pupils from around Northern Ireland will have the chance to sample life with a leading IT business as part of a summer initiative to develop future computing skills.

16 April 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/april/ulster-university-school-conference-inspires-next-generation-of-economists

Ulster University school conference inspires next generation of economists

Ulster University school conference inspires next generation of economists

3 April 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/april/impressive-sculpture-to-mark-50-years-of-ulster-university-in-coleraine

Impressive sculpture to mark 50 years of Ulster University in Coleraine

Planning permission has been granted for Ulster University’s public art project to mark its 50th anniversary in Coleraine.

1 April 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/april/ulster-university-and-causeway-enterprise-agency-event-encourages-local-businesses-to-harness-their-creativity-to-survive-and-thrive-post-brexit

Ulster University and Causeway Enterprise Agency event encourages local businesses to harness their creativity to survive and thrive post Brexit

Ulster University and Causeway Enterprise Agency brought together local and international business leaders to help businesses in Coleraine, Portstewart, Portrush and Ballycastle develop personal and professional creative leadership skills to survive

1 April 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/february/worlds-largest-study-of-anxiety-and-depression-seeks-to-understand-the-genetic-links-to-mental-health-issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/february/northern-ireland-housing-market-remains-resilient-despite-political-and-economic-uncertainty

Northern Ireland housing market remains resilient despite political and economic uncertainty

Northern Ireland housing market remains resilient despite political and economic uncertainty

7 February 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2019/january/ulster-university-launch-creative-learning-space-on-the-coleraine-campus

Ulster University launch creative learning space on the Coleraine campus

Ulster University launch creative learning space on the Coleraine campus

25 January 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2018/december/new-ukas-accredited-testing-facility-set-to-transform-fire-safety-in-construction-industry-across-island-of-ireland

New UKAS accredited testing facility set to transform fire safety in construction industry across island of Ireland

New UKAS accredited testing facility set to transform fire safety in construction industry across island of Ireland

4 December 2018

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2018/november/northern-ireland-housing-market-slows-but-remains-sustainable

Northern Ireland housing market slows but remains sustainable

Northern Ireland housing market slows but remains sustainable

6 November 2018

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2018/october/memorable-night-for-ulster-university-students,-staff-and-alumni-at-invent-2018

Memorable night for Ulster University students, staff and alumni at Invent 2018

Memorable night for Ulster University students, staff and alumni at Invent 2018

12 October 2018

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2018/september/creative-industries-partnership-will-drive-the-generation-of-over-6-billion-for-the-local-economy

Creative Industries partnership will drive the generation of over £6 billion for the local economy

Creative Industries partnership will drive the generation of over £6 billion for the local economy

7 September 2018



Updates

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/awards/award-success-for-hospitality-management-student-niall-beatty

Award Success for Hospitality Management Student Niall Beatty

Ulster University Business School student, Niall Beatty, was recently named as a finalist at the highly coveted 2019 Young Guns Competition held in London.

21 March 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/awards/uubs-investment-management-students-achievements-recognised

UUBS Investment Management Students Achievements Recognised

Students on the BSc Finance & Investment Management and MSc Global Investment Management had their achievements recognised at the CISI annual dinner held in St. Anne’s Cathedral.

6 March 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/awards/student-success-at-management,-leadership-and-marketing

Student Success at Management, Leadership and Marketing Awards

Class of 2018 Excellence Awards organised by the Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing.

27 February 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/other/new-visiting-professor-for-uubs

New Visiting Professor for UUBS

UUBS has announced the appointment of a new Visiting Professor. Alain Kerloc’h, who is co-owner of the Michelin starred restaurant OX, has taken on the voluntary role for a four-year period.

13 February 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/external-media/uu-working-to-improve-our-skills-market

UU working to improve our skills market

Through a progressive approach to business engagement across UUBS, we are taking a critical role in identifying and responding to clear signals in the NI skills market, but also increasingly within Ireland and GB.

12 February 2019

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/ulster-university-business-school/updates/courses/pwc-and-ulster-university-to-deliver-uks-first-masters-in-professional-services-operational-delivery2

PwC and Ulster University to deliver UK’s first Masters in Professional Services Operational Delivery

PwC and Ulster University launch MSc in Professional Services Operational Delivery - the first such qualification in the UK.

31 January 2019