Business and management

Thinking about money

Some resources to help clinicians and other non finance staff understand NHS finances.

Learning resources around businesses skills

NHS Skills Development Network
The Skills Development Network operates across all NHS organisations in England, providing the infrastructure for improving leadership and professional development skills, raising standards and sharing best practice through economy wide learning. Activities include

  • Professional Education and Qualifications
  • Lifelong Learning and Continuing Professional Development
  • Sharing best practice

ACAS Learning Online
Free modules to build knowledge and improve our approach to employment relations issues (including equality and diversity and performance management).

A free learning platform for education and skills training, including business courses. It is a for-profit social enterprise. Courses include a Diploma in Project Management

Revamped in 2017, Businessballs is a free collection of business  and management resources, with courses on  leadership, delivery management, management and operational management. Includes a collection of free resources including training templates, resources and tools.

Hyper Island toolbox
Another collection of resources supporting team collaboration, self leadership  and innovation.

Includes a range of free resources supporting organisational development including Team Effectiveness AssessmentLeadership Motivation Assessment; and How good are your motivation skills?

The CPD Zone is brought to you by the GP schools of Health Education England working across Thames Valley and Wessex, in association with Oxford Health FT Library.​

Page last reviewed: 12 March, 2021