Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an essential part of ensuring an effective workforce to enable business innovation and growth.

The University of Portsmouth is undergoing a thorough review of its CPD offering, with a strategic aim of tackling the current workforce skills deficit. Through launching an enquiry into training needs, the University seeks to support the productivity agenda and is aligning itself with the local, regional and national organisations intent on addressing this issue.

“The University of Portsmouth is committed to helping businesses tackle the workforce skills deficit.” (Lisa Rhodes, Director of CPD)

Offering state of the art facilities and staff with a wealth of experience, the University of Portsmouth is keen to discover how best we could use these to meet your CPD needs. Lisa Rhodes, Director of CPD, is inviting organisations of all sizes to get in touch and discuss how we can help you develop the best workforce to help you stand out in a competitive market.

Lisa can be contacted via email,, or telephone, 023 9284 2961. Alternatively You can complete our short survey on Continuing Professional Development by following this link.

If you would like to discuss other ways the University of Portsmouth can engage with your business, please call Research and Innovation Services on 023 9284 6191 or email .