North Wales Business Academy (NWBA)

North Wales Business Academy offers short course Higher Education training modules to businesses in North West Wales. The project is led by Grŵp Llandrillo Menai and delivered in partnership with Bangor University and Wrexham Glyndŵr

North Wales Business Academy courses:

Strategic Business Analysis Module (SBA) - aimed at business owner leader or general manager is a 2 day course designed to help to review the direction and strategy of your business against 7 business themes. This course is delivered over 2 days and an experienced  business mentor will provide you with up to 6 hrs business mentoring.

Some of our most popular courses:

Creating High Performing Teams - The module aims to give you or your team leader/manager the knowledge and understanding on how to build a team that delivers consistent high level of performance in your business. You will learn what makes a high performing team; how to build the team and what is needed to maintain the team’s performance in the future.

Train the Trainer - support participants in understanding the principles and actions involved in developing effective training programmes. It will provide the participant with key competencies of delivering effective and memorable training programmes and evaluating the training programme to ensure that it is useful, motivating and educational, leading to organisational improvement.

Social Media Marketing - Participants will analyse the impact of social networking and the implications of this for customer service. They will identify and combine technologies and platforms to develop a coherent social media marketing approach for their business.

Finance for non finance managers - the course will benefit managers working in a non accounting function whose job role requires an understanding of company/business finance  or small business owners who require further understanding of
finance and accounting techniques.

Managing Teams - Participants review team dynamics and how this is translated back into the workplace; the dynamics of a team including roles and responsibilities; motivation and team development; leading teams effectively and how this reflects on team behaviour.

Other courses available Customer Service, Applying Project Management, Integrated Marketing Comms and Business Marketing. For more information visit

The business will benefit from:

  • Up to 70% discount off the full course fee for each module
  • Minimal time away from the office
  • New practical business related skills to take back to your workplace
  • Delivery from experienced tutors with real business experience
  • Opportunity to network with like minded individuals

In fact, an impressive 92% of business owners and managers who attended the Strategic Business Analysis Module would recommend it to fellow business owners.

Your commitment

All of our courses are either 2 or 3 days and as a business owner or employee you can do as many or as little of our courses as you want. There is no pre decided program of courses for you to undertake at the North Wales Business
Academy, as a business owner you make the decision on what courses suit you and your business.

Are you and your business eligible?

NWBA  and its courses is open to business owners based in North West Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy and Denbighshire) and their employees with a minimum of level 2 certificate.

You can find further information on the programme by visiting the NWBA Website or emailing

NWBA  is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Project end date currently December 2019

Programme Checklist EU funds in Wales
Delivery Area North West Wales
European Social Fund
Status  Live
Supported by the European Social Fund? Yes
Programme Lead

Welsh Government