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Commercial Units & School Enterprise

​​​​​ A number of commercial units are available to provide day-to-day services to the public, industrial and professional support. They include:​


Creative Leadership and Enterprise Centre             

Delivering top class leadership training to the future leaders of both private and public sector organisations. For more information click here​.


Centre for Health, Safety and Environment

The Centre for Health, Safety and Environment (CSHE) has a wealth of professional experience in consultancy, research and training to assist your organisation. For more information on CSHE please click here.

Conference Services

​​​​​​​​​​​​Whether hosting a large conference, training course, meeting, exhibition or sports event Cardiff Metropolitan University have an extensive range of facilities and services available with friendly and experienced staff on hand to ensure your event is successful. ​To view what Cardiff Metropolitan University Conference Services has to offer please click here​.

Centre for Performance Analysis

Running a variety of projects in association with external bodies to support their analytical needs. For more information click here.

​English Language Training Centre ​

Offering specialist study programmes in general English Language, English for business and academic purposes, or tailor made programmes. For more information on the ELTC please click here


FabLab Cardiff is a workshop equipped with the latest in digital manufacturing technology that can be used by designers, artists and the public, as well as companies and other organisations. Accredited by the global Fab Network users can take advantage of the Cardiff School of Art and Design's research and expertise to make just about anything.  For more information follow the link below:

FabLab Cardiff

ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre

Supporting food businesses in both a technical and operational capacity, enabling them to compete more effectively in the global market place. For more information visit their external site on http://www.zero2five.org.uk

PDR International Centre for Design and Research

PDR is a world leading design consultancy and applied research centre. Discover more about PDR by visiting our website: www.pdr-design.comPDR_Black_Logo_Small.png

The Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies

For further information please email cshs@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

School Enterprise 

​​​​​​Each of our Academic Schools at Cardiff Metropolitan University provide enterprise support for their specialist areas. To find out more information on Enterprise within our schools please click on the drop down boxes below:

School of Art & Design

Cardiff School of Art and Design staff are engaged in the development of world-leading research and meaningful collaborations with industry, public sector and community organisations.

CSAD regards Research, Enterprise and the cultivation of an exciting learning environment as integrated and mutually beneficial activities. The School is determined to ensure that our students feel the benefit of its research & enterprise excellence in both the richness of our student’s education and in their career prospects of our graduates.​ 

For more information follow the link below:

 Enterprise in Cardiff School of Art & Design 

School of Education and Social Policy

The Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy includes the Department for Initial Teacher Training, the Department for Professional Development and the Department for Humanities. Across these three departments, lecturers have a broad and varied range of experience and are able to offer applied research and consultancy services, continuing professional development programmes as well as short courses, sharing this expertise with collaborative partners and interested individuals. The School engages with SMEs (small to medium enterprises) and community organisations as well as schools and Local Authorities. The diversity of the skills and knowledge brings a vibrant dynamic to the School which we are keen to share. ​​​

For more information follow the link below:

Enterprise in Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy

School of Management

Cardiff Metropolitan University proudly focuses on giving its students education, training and experience which enhances employability and personal success. Cardiff School of Management’s Enterprise activities focus on both bringing organisations into the university and on taking the university's expertise into the outside world. These exchanges of staff and students provide opportunities to apply learning and research in the world of work and facilitate valuable knowledge exchange in both directions.

To this end, the Enterprise function within CSM provides:

  • Higher Apprenticeships

  • Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

  • Leading edge consultancy

  • Bespoke education and training including work-based learning

  • A part time Executive MBA

  • Distance (Including international) delivery via blended learning

  • Business Networks - The Forum and the CSM Business Club

  • Professional qualifications in a variety of disciplines

  • Taster sessions and summer schools

  • Support and Sponsorship of prestigious events in the Cardiff and environs business calendar e.g. Cardiff Business Club, the Leading Wales Awards, Superwoman 

For more information follow the link below:

 Enterprise in Cardiff School of Management

School of Sport & Health Sciences


In striving to be the UK’s leading School of Sport we look to lead through the quality of our services, enable our partners and stakeholders, and develop a wide netwo​rk of internal and external partners. Our enterprise is achieved through specific centres of excellence that provide bespoke services, education and training opportunities in coaching, performance analysis, dance, leadership and management, sport science, and sport and exercise medicine.

The school possesses high quality academic, coaching and sport development staff and students, as well as first-class facilities and education resources. 

Our enterprise activities inclu​de, but are not limited to consultancy, work-based learning, knowledge transfer / exchange, enterprise education, commercial provision of analytical services and equipment, spin-outs, professional body engagement and social / cultural activities.

For more information follow the link below:​

 Enterprise in Cardiff School of Sport​

Health Sciences

In addition to our broad range of full and part time programmes across the Health Sciences we are also able to offer both accredited and non-accredited short courses across a range of disciplines.

These provide opportunities for continuing professional development for employees within the workplace, as well as opportunities for individuals to train within new areas.  Many of our short courses also offer a route to further study at degree level.

In addition, the School has established a number of initiatives which share information and expertise with organisations in industry.