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Introduction to Counselling Skills | 3-5 July

Introduction to Counselling Skills This three day course is a general introduction to basic counselling skills, which can be applied in most work settings. The course aims to enhance participants’ listening and communication skills; focusing particularly on attending skills, active listening, body language, and verbal skills such as paraphrasing, reflection, using questions appropriately and summarising….
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Solution Focused Brief Therapy | 4-5 July

Solution focused brief therapy is an approach to counselling which, in essence, concentrates more      on finding solutions than examining problems. This two day introductory course for staff and managers will provide a lively and engaging introduction to the theory underpinning the approach and the techniques it employs. The course will comprise of a theoretical discussion/presentation…
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Project management lessons you didn’t expect to learn from the UEFA Champions League

History will be made in Cardiff this weekend as Wales plays host to the UEFA Champions League for the first time. Real Madrid and Juventus will go head-to-head at the National Stadium of Wales to battle it out for football’s most prestigious prize. As thousands of fans descend on the capital, it’s hard to escape…
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Introduction to Art Therapy

USW Commercial Services are pleased to announce ‘Introduction to Art Therapy – Foundation Course’ Are you looking for a new professional career? Are you interested in creativity and personal growth? Whether you are starting to shape your professional path or want to change an established work career, this course will help you to find out…
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4th Annual Welsh Coaching Conference

16th March saw the ‘4th Annual Welsh Coaching Conference: Challenging Limitations’ take place at Cardiff City Hall. The hugely successful event was run in partnership with USW Commercial Services and sponsored by Academi Wales. Around 200 delegates were in attendance from Public, Private and Third sector organisations across Wales. The conference had a packed agenda…
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Details released of 4th Annual Welsh Coaching Conference: Challenging Limitations

The University of South Wales has had a proud association with the coaching profession for several years. Through our Workplace & Executive Coaching Centre, we routinely deliver ILM Coaching qualifications, CPD evenings and host the South Wales Co-Coaching Group for the Association for Coaching. In collaboration with Academi Wales, we are delighted to present our…
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Introducing our new LEAP into Leadership and Challenge Programmes

Summer 2016 sees the launch of our new management and leadership development programmes. The LEAP into Leadership and The Challenge Programme have been specifically designed to address key issues. Click here to listen to our tutor Kevin Christie explain a little more about the philosophy behind them. To discuss either or both of the programmes in…
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3rd Annual Welsh Coaching Conference receives fantastic feedback

It was with huge pleasure that we welcomed a packed room of eager coaches and practitioners to the 3rd Annual Welsh Coaching Conference on Thu 10 March 2016. Moving to a bigger venue at Cardiff City Stadium for 2016,  this year the theme focused on ‘Moving to Mastery’ of Coaching practice. Building on the success…
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New courses added to our successful Project Management portfolio

Following a series of webinars and in response to client demand, we have added further depth to our project management delivery. Working closely with our lead trainer – the excellently reviewed Miles Huckle, we now offer Agile PM and Change Management accreditations in addition to our established APM Project Management, PRINCE2 and MSP delivery. For more information, click here to download our new…
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Prisons Enterprise Training Scheme successfully piloted

USW Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, Paul Peachey successfully pilots an innovative Prisons Enterprise Training Scheme (PETS).  The PETS concept was devised to empower inmates and encourage them to develop entrepreneurial skills which will confidently lead to them creating their own business. Paul Peachey has worked closely with Her Majesty’s Prison Services’ support and training units…
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Arriva UK invests in its future Leaders in partnership with USW

80% of middle managers at Arriva UK Trains who have undertaken a flagship leadership programme with the University of South Wales (USW) have been promoted to Director roles as a result. USW’s Commercial Services Ltd team developed the continually evolving leadership development programme for the transport company – which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group…
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USW adds more than £1.2 billion to UK economy

A new expert report has revealed that Wales’s largest university group contributed more than £1.2bn to the UK economy last year. The study into the University of South Wales Group, by independent consultancy BiGGAR Economics, concludes that for every £1 generated as a result of direct operations in the 12 months up to September 2015,…
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Venturefest returns to Wales for its third year with world record breaking speaker

Organisers of Venturefest have announced that the investment and collaboration event is set to return to Wales’ SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, for its third consecutive year on 28 September 2016. This year’s Venturefest Wales event will focus on breaking through the common business barriers that Welsh business leaders and entrepreneurs have identified are holding them back,…
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2nd All-Sector Welsh Coaching Conference: Promoting a Sustainable Coaching Culture

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For study from Sept 2014 onwards – Enrol for CIPS Professional Diploma today

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Venturefest Wales 2014 aims to inspire business growth

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