University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Business School

The University of Portsmouth has a prestigious 'Gold' rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – one of only four Gold-rated universities in the south east. We support startups and SMEs through our Business Enterprise Centre, giving access to the University’s expertise and resources. Last year we supported over 300 small businesses.

Whether you're a start-up, SME or large organisation, we offer consultancy and support for your business. The University's Business Enterprise Centre brings together our services for business. It's a one stop shop, giving easy access to expertise from across the University. Small and medium size enterprises are at the heart of the UK economy. As proud trailblazers of the first degree apprenticeships in the country we are now in the process of recruiting our second cohort for our Chartered Manager Degree offering the triple guarantee of a quality degree, on-the-job experience and professional pathway for future development.

Fulfill your strategic ambitions with our support to develop and grow your business.

Past Events

Pure Networking

Portsmouth Business School

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Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm Part of the ‘Pure Networking’ series of FREE networking events spread around the county. A selection of complimentary networking events for Hampshire…

Postgraduate and part-time undergraduate Open Evening

Portsmouth Business School

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We hold open evenings throughout the year at Portsmouth Business School for those interested in our part-time undergraduate degrees, full and part-time…

The Institute of Leadership & Management – Developing the corporate athlete

Portsmouth Business School

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Join us for this free event! Sports and business are both quintessentially high performance environments sharing the same requirements for leadership, teamwork and a high…

Business Advice

Tapping into Student Talent

Every autumn, thousands of students descend on cities and towns across the country to study at university. Armed with their academic timetables, one of the first things they will…


Case study: An effective career-enhancing initiative for students

900 Students, 61 Workshops, 31 Business Presenters, highlights of the University of Portsmouth’s successful IMPACT week 2017 From time to time I am challenged by businesses as to…

South coast business schools collaborate to support small businesses during COVID-19

Business Schools at Solent University and the University of Portsmouth are collaborating to support regional businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. With regional economies…

Success Stories

CRUNCH and Small Businesses – collaborative research beyond business and management

What if small businesses were active collaborators in projects across a range of disciplines, such as sustainability? Portsmouth Business School demonstrates how such projects can…