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.

Engage with us to build a course

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

Business Leader Peer Mentoring Programme

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

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.

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.

Higher level apprenticeships

Take your employees' careers to the next level. Find out how we can support your business to nurture talent and develop leaders through our funded higher level programmes.

The Business of Possibility Podcast

A podcast series hosted by Wendy Austin and brought to you by Ulster University Business School.

News

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/october/graduate-employersneeddigital-soft-skills,-communication-skillsand-technicalitrelated-skillsfrom-future-workforce

Graduate employers  need  digital soft skills, communication skills & technical  IT  related skills  from future workforce

Ulster University graduate employer survey gives unique insight into graduate labour market recruitment needs

14 October 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/october/building-a-future-focused-northern-ireland

Building a future-focused Northern Ireland

Ulster University is playing a leading role in ensuring Northern Ireland secures its future as a global hotbed for talent, expertise and research excellence

6 October 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/august/allstate-ni-partnership-with-ulster-university-continues-to-drive-technological-innovation

Allstate NI partnership with Ulster University continues to drive technological innovation

The Allstate NI and Ulster University partnership has flourished over a number of years.

11 August 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/august/ulster-university-business-school-invites-employers-to-partner-on-market-leading-customer-operations-degree-apprenticeship

Ulster University Business School invites employers to partner on market-leading customer operations degree apprenticeship

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) is calling on employers across Northern Ireland to join its Degree Apprenticeship in Customer Operations Management

5 August 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/august/ulster-university-business-schools-latest-podcast-spotlights-female-entrepreneurship

Ulster University Business School’s latest podcast spotlights female entrepreneurship

A new podcast episode exploring the powerful work being done to empower the next generation of female entrepreneurs

2 August 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/june/business-leaders-appointed-as-new-visiting-professors-at-ulster-university-business-school

Business Leaders Appointed as New Visiting Professors at Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has announced the appointment of four new Visiting Professors.

3 June 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/may/ulster-university-business-school-students-support-businesses-with-international-growth-plans

Ulster University Business School Students Support Businesses with International Growth Plans

Organisations based in Northern Ireland and the USA are benefiting from valuable business strategy and market research support through a new global experiential learning initiative developed by Ulster University Business School (UUBS) in partnership

21 May 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/may/pwc-and-ulster-university-business-school-partner-to-launch-new-fully-funded-degree-apprenticeship

PwC and Ulster University Business School partner to launch new fully funded Degree Apprenticeship

Applications have opened for 50 fully funded degree apprenticeship places at Ulster University Business School, following a partnership with PwC Northern Ireland.

11 May 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/may/belfast-community-scholarships-launched-to-help-more-students-access-higher-education

Belfast Community Scholarships launched to help more students access higher education

Ulster University has announced 40 new Belfast Community Scholarships

6 May 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/april/degree-apprenticeships-bringing-business-and-education-together

Degree apprenticeships: bringing business and education together

It's NI Apprenticeship Week and Ulster University is celebrating its success as NI's largest provider of Degree and Graduate Apprenticeships

28 April 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/april/attract-and-retain-top-talent-with-a-higher-level-apprenticeship

Attract and Retain Top Talent with a Higher Level Apprenticeship

Danielle McWall, Head of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics at Ulster University Business School, discusses the role of Higher Level Apprenticeships in future-proofing organisational talent and skills.

21 April 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/april/ulster-university-to-host-gastronomy-summit-2022

Ulster University to host Gastronomy Summit 2022

In April next year, Ulster University will host Gastronomy Summit 2022, a landmark event that will bring together members of the global culinary community to explore and celebrate the transformative power of food, drink and hospitality.

20 April 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/april/ulster-university-business-school-skills-courses-help-reignite-futures

Ulster University Business School Skills Courses Help Reignite Futures

Over 300 people have benefitted from free online business related courses delivered by Ulster University Business School

14 April 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/april/ulster-university-business-school-publish-new-podcast-on-skills-and-economic-recovery-with-economy-minister-diane-dodds

Ulster University Business School Publish New Podcast on Skills and Economic Recovery with Economy Minister Diane Dodds

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has published a special podcast episode examining the critical importance of skill-building and innovation in powering Northern Ireland’s rebuilding agenda.

1 April 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/march/ulster-university-partners-with-dublin-city-university-to-deliver-report-informing-the-launch-of-the-dublin-belfast-economic-corridor

Ulster University partners with Dublin City University to deliver report informing the launch of the Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor

This week eight local authorities from either side of the border came together to launch the Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor in response to challenges facing the region, which have been identified by a joint report from Ulster University and Dublin

25 March 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/march/back-to-the-start-up-report-launched-by-fsb-ni-and-ulster-university-business-school

'Back to the start-up' report launched by FSB NI and Ulster University Business School

The report reviews existing support for business creation in Northern Ireland

23 March 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2021/february/ulster-university-business-school-introduces-new-programmes-to-support-the-future-workforce

Ulster University Business School introduces new programmes to support the future workforce

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has developed a new part-time MSc Business in Technology programme, co-created with industry in Northern Ireland to ensure the development of relevant knowledge and skills in the professional and technology

4 February 2021

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/december/fintru-launches-scholarships-programme,-to-champion-equality-in-the-finance-industry

FinTrU launches scholarships programme, to champion equality in the Finance Industry

FinTrU has today launched their Women in Finance Scholarship for one female student from Queen’s University Belfast and one from Ulster University.

14 December 2020

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/news/2020/november/ulster-university-business-school-supports-regional-upskilling-and-reskilling-with-funded-online-courses

Ulster University Business School supports regional upskilling and reskilling with funded online courses

The online business related courses will upskill and retrain individuals impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic

30 November 2020

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



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