Working in collaboration with:

University of Chester
CIM Recognised Programme
University of York
Liverpool College

Welcome to In Professional Development (INPD)

At In Professional Development we provide accredited leadership and management courses to professionals across every sector. We are firm believers in investing in people. We work with people and businesses to help them realise their potential within their profession and industry space.

Our courses are designed to strengthen the delegates mindset and skill set. They provide practical tools and strategies for implementation within their organisation. We work with academic partners and governing bodies to offer a quality learning experience with industry recognised qualifications. Our qualifications are flexible and are tailored around your professional and personal commitments. Making access to quality higher education and training easy than ever before.

Our Services

Training Courses

Our learning is delivered by leaders, for leaders. We offer courses suitable for all industries and sectors, providing great opportunities for peer learning and networking. We pride ourselves on delivering a premium learning experience; resulting in consistently great feedback, with a 5 star rating on Trustpilot.

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Depending on your needs, we can offer a range of accreditations and qualifications. These include Post Graduate Certificates (PG Cert), ILM and CMI. We have created two new and unique PGCerts , specifically aimed at senior professionals in industry. These programmes have been designed around a work-based model, helping executives from both an academic and non academic background turn their professional experience into an academic qualification.

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Join our free In The Know membership and access a wide range of resources and all the latest industry information. As a member you are entitled to 15% off your booking every time you book with us. Plus, you’ll get exclusive member only benefits such as discounted rates from a number of our partners.

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Upcoming Courses & Events

Advanced Management Programme Accelerator
  • Understand the key aspects of management and improve your overall performance
  • 5 day programme
  • Held in venues across the UK
  • Also available as distance learning via the Virtual Classroom
  • CMI Level 7 qualification
Virtual Classroom
Jan 18th, 2021 - Jan 22nd, 2021
4 places remaining
Non-Executive Directors’ Development Programme
  • Providing leaders with the skills to be a highly effective Non-Executive Director
  • 5 day course
  • Held in venues across the UK
  • Also available as distance learning via the Virtual Classroom
  • Accredited by the University of Chester
Virtual Classroom
Jan 18th, 2021 - Jan 22nd, 2021
2 places remaining
Digital Marketing and Social Media Programme
  • Learn how to transform your organisation’s digital presence
  • 4 day programme
  • Held in venues across the UK
  • Also available as distance learning via the Virtual Classroom
  • Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
Virtual Classroom
Jan 18th, 2021 - Jan 21st, 2021
2 places remaining



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Getting the most from your course


We specialise in tailoring courses to meet the needs of managers, company directors, chief executives, managing directors, the board of directors, company secretaries, and other senior leaders. Delivering flexible learning to those in esteemed and responsible positions that may find it difficult taking time away from the office. We cover topics such as leadership skills, corporate governance, strategic planning and marketing, plus much more. Ensuring our courses deliver maximum return for a minimum investment in time and cost.

All of our training courses are delivered in city centre locations so they are easily accessible. Our courses are delivered in locations with good transport links, such as Manchester, London, Chester and Birmingham.

We like to go that extra mile to make sure you feel comfortable whilst on your training courses. So we hand pick premium training venues that offer quality facilities with superb catering. At In Professional Development we cater for a number of special requirements, from dietary request to learning needs support. If you have any special requirements just get in touch to see how we can tailor your learning experience.

If you have a group of 7 people or more within your business that require training, it may be more cost effective for us to come to you. Our in-house and bespoke training is a highly flexible, cost and time effective way to get the maximum return on your training and development investment. Plus, your team are learning together allowing them to discuss and debate the unique circumstances of your organisation, making the learning even more relevant and effective.


Why Choose INPD

In Professional Development provides accredited leadership and management courses, transforming the learning of professionals across every sector.

From your first contact with us, we will help you tailor the precise training you or your company needs.

That’s the INPD way.

Benefits of using INPD

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered face-to-face in modern, convenient locations and can also be delivered in house on your premises
  • Receive maximum return on your training and development investment
  • Get involved in high-quality, content-driven events and programmes that enable specialist communities to meet, connect, network and share knowledge