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These workshops are for students registered on the Work Based and Integrative Studies programmes.

CWRS offers a strong portfolio of options for you to negotiate as part of your degree pathway. Some are delivered in powerfully practical workshops held in the North West of England, and others are facilitated at a distance in the form of online learning or work-based projects. Review our module catalogue, and speak with your tutor to integrate those which will have greatest impact in your context.

Module Catalogue

To benefit from one of our workshops, please review the schedule below and book using the following Booking Form, at least 4 weeks before the workshop is held. If you have any other queries, contact CWRS on  If you wish to attend a workshop, please book early.  If there are insufficient numbers on the workshop, it may be cancelled. 

If you would like to see a particular workshop run, please let your Personal Academic Tutor know or contact us via email.

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Module ID

Workshop Title


IS4121, IS5114, IS6119, IS7133  Communication Skills Monday 9th September 2019**
IS6023, IS7022 Designing Practitioner Research (DPR) Thursday 12th & Friday 13th September 2019 Also November/December, February ~~
IS4001, IS5001, IS6001, IS7001 Self Review & Negotiation of Learning Thursday 19th  & Friday 20th September 2019
IS4272, IS5272, IS6272, IS7272 Academic Skills for Work Related Study Monday 27th January 2020^^
IS4109, IS5109, IS6109, IS7109 Principles, Practices & Processes of Coaching Tuesday 28th January 2020**
IS4115, IS5111, IS6115, IS7148 Conflict Transformation Skills Thursday 30th January 2020
IS4124, IS5118, IS6125, IS7140 Effective Workplace Teams Monday 20th April 2020**
IS4001, IS5001, IS6001, IS7001 Self Review & Negotiation of Learning Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd April 2020
IS4118, IS5110, IS6121, IS7136 Stress & Stress Management Friday 24th April 2020
IS4272, IS5272, IS6272, IS7272 Academic Skills for Work Related Study Monday 6th July 2020^^
IS6023, IS7022 Designing Practitioner Research (DPR) Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th July 2020
IS4002, IS5002, IS6002, IS7002 Skills & Approaches for Work Based Learning Thursday 9th & Friday 10th July 2020, Also February ~~
IS4138, IS5126, IS6145, IS7160 Negotiation Skills Friday 10th July 2020
IS4270, IS5270, IS6270, IS7270 Finance for Non-Finance Managers October, February, March, July~~
IS4116, IS5112, IS6116, IS7219 Transition & Change Management September, October, January, March~~
IS4159, IS5158, IS6156, IS7156 Business Strategy & Planning September, December~~
IS4225, IS5225, IS6225, IS7225 Practical Marketing Communication October, December, April, July~~
IS4139, IS5119, IS6118, IS7226 Managing & Leading People November, January, May, July~~
IS4150, IS5133, IS6156, IS7204 Project & Programme Management September~~
IS4126, IS5121, IS6134, IS7149 Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace April~~
IS4153, IS5153, IS6123, IS7123 Organisational Environment September, October, December, March, June~~
IS4138, IS5126, IS6145 Digital Business & New Technology January, June~~

                                                                 ** These workshops are available for WBIS students and for those wishing to attend without assessment.  For further information contact

                                                                ^^These workshops are for WBIS students only and can be taken as attendance only or for credit.

                                                                ~~ Please contact for further information

Designing Practitioner Research - future dates for distance learning

  • March (start month for distance routes)
  • June (start month for distance routes)
  • October (start month for distance routes)
  • January (start month for distance routes)

Contact Information

Centre for Work Related Studies