Our insight is rooted in our powerful industry links, world-class research and what works in practice. As such, we can make a real difference to you and your organisation, whether you are a multi-national company, a growing SME or a small start-up. Benefit from having tailored-made courses specific to your business needs, at a time and place that suits you. We can provide anything from a half-day workshop, to intensive week-long training, informed by the latest research and delivered by leading experts in the field.

Our academics often come from industry, and our research and education is geared to making a practical difference in the world. Cranfield has relationships with around 1,500 organisations through partnerships and applied research projects, and is ranked #1 in the UK in terms of industry income per academic. So whether it's a refresher session on key areas of understanding and practice, or a briefing on the latest innovations and developments in creative design, strategy and leadership, give your business and employees the cutting edge.

Experts from the Centre for Competitive Creative Design can support your business or organisation by delivering bespoke training in the topic areas listed below. Click on their names to connect with the expert and learn how they can help your business develop.

Design contacts

Adriana Encinas-Oropesa Dr Adriana Encinas-Oropesa
Material Product Design, Analysis and Testing






Mr Paul Lighterness Paul Lighterness
Concept Design and Invention Development






Leon Williams Professor Leon Williams
Innovation and Creativity Strategies for Business






Pedro Talaia Dr Pedro Talaia
Mechatronics and Electrical