Find out how our Business and Management Training Centre can up-skill you and your workforce.
We provide professional training courses to businesses, organisations, and individuals, which are specifically designed
to improve the business skills of you and your workforce.
Essex Business School work with a number of partner organisations to:
- offer consultancy advice and
- provide bespoke training solutions
- facilitate internships, workshops
- collaborate on events for our staff
Why not get in touch to see how we can work together?
Our Partner Organisations:
FLEX (UK) Ltd, part of the Software in Partnership group, approached Essex Business
School to help develop a sales and marketing strategy for their web-based HR system,
YouLink HR. Software in Partnership group, with offices in London and Essex, is an
established software provider offering user-friendly software to the insurance,
education and HR markets. The six month project was supervised by the FLEX team
and Professor Teck Eng of Essex Business School. Read
our case study here (pdf).
a long-established firm of solicitors, is the biggest legal aid provider in the
Eastern region. Keen to maintain its commitment to offering affordable and high
quality legal services for clients despite changes to the legal aid system;
QualitySolicitors FJG asked Essex Business School to conduct a thorough
review of the firm’s Family Law section and identify more efficient and
environmentally friendly practices that could be implemented. Essex Business
School conducted a year-long knowledge exchange collaboration with the firm,
through funding from the Low Carbon Knowledge-East of England-Partners.
our case study here (pdf).
Essex Chambers of
Essex Chambers of Commerce is a fully
independent body offering a comprehensive and
continuously developing range of business
services. They play an important role in
representing the views and needs of business at
local, regional and national level by engaging
with and influencing policy development forums.
On behalf of its members and associates they
also provide informed and expert business
support on a wide range of issues. EBS has
recently collaborated with Essex Chambers to
deliver bespoke training courses to regional
Revolution and Paper Mountain Solutions
StartUp Revolution Limited is an online service
offering new businesses a combination of
complete start up solutions and information.
Colchester based parent company, Paper Mountain
Solutions Ltd, has been delivering outsourcing
solutions to businesses around the UK since 2004
and was set up by two University of Essex
alumni. The company has provided several
internships to Essex Business School students
and is a regular contributor to EBS seminars,
conferences and workshops.
The Mercury Theatre in Colchester is a highly
respected regional theatre and home to the
critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company who
stage a broad mix of classics and new writing as
well as working extensively within the local
community. Michael Sherer, Director, EBS joined
the Mercury’s voluntary board as non-executive
director in October 2011. His contribution adds
a financial and managerial perspective to the
organisation’s governance and buildss upon the
existing links with the University.
The University of Essex is a key partner of
firstsite, the contemporary visual arts
organisation based in Colchester. firstsite’s
new building, designed by the Uruguayan
architect Rafael Viñoly, houses a dedicated
space for the University to showcase elements of
its unique Essex
Collection of Art from Latin America (ESCALA).
As business members, EBS supports firstsite and
uses its facilities for a variety of student and
staff activities and corporate events.
Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS): The MAS is
funded by the BIS (Department for Business,
Innovation and Skills) and is designed to help
manufacturers streamline processes, reduce
waste, become more energy efficient and
generally improve and grow their businesses. The
MAS Directory is an on-line searchable directory
to assist manufacturers to search for a suitable
consultant to deliver a MAS-funded project and
EBS is delighted to offer consultancy expertise
in this area.