All of our training programmes have been developed in
collaboration with our training partners, Pera Training, and are
delivered by highly experienced practitioners from Pera, supported
by NISW staff. Our courses are constantly evolving in order
to allow us to introduce the latest approaches and use relevant
case studies combined with interactive exercises and discussion.
Each programme is designed to develop delegates' ability to
encourage, create and deliver productive innovation and change for
their organisation. They provide well-proven, practical tools and
techniques that are combined with "back at home" projects and
follow-up to deliver tangible and sustainable benefits for
We offer a full portfolio of
courses ranging from facilitated 'Space to Innovate' sessions for
individual departments or organisations to full 1 -3 day Innovation
Masterclasses and short-courses. These courses are aimed at
individuals or teams who will be playing an active role in
championing innovation and who will be engaging with colleagues to
drive innovation policy and practices or developing new care
pathways and methodologies.
NISW and Pera Training work closely together to ensure that our
courses and facilitated workshops meet clients' needs and
objectives and also provide ongoing support to secure the impact
and sustained benefits from attendance on the course for candidates
and their organisations.
Core course content is drawn from the very successful NVQ
Level 5, CMI accredited, "Diploma in Innovation & Change
Management" that has been achieved by nearly 50 Trust Innovation
Leads from around the South-West, many of whom have gone on to
senior roles or to work in national NHS organisations.
The range of courses we offer are all fully accredited and can
lead to progression from an Award to Certifcate and/or full
Diploma and will qualify for CPD points.
Full details of our two flagship programmes, the Diploma and
Innovation Skills "blended learning" courses can be found in
accompanying pages on this site.