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Open programmes

Our Executive Education open enrolment portfolio comprises over 40 well-crafted programmes that will expand your skills and understanding in service of your organisational, personal development and career objectives. These programmes are designed by world-class faculty for managers and leaders looking to learn and grow.

Executive courses for individuals

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Custom programmes

A customised executive education programme often forms part of a wider strategic effort to lift organisational performance and hone leadership effectiveness. Working closely with you, we will co-design a programme to support your strategic and corporate initiatives. Our programmes are rigorous and highly immersive. We look to engineer the content and approach to our specific context, delivering sustainable and long-lasting change.

Programmes tailored for your business

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Cambridge Live Online

Our Live Online programmes bring Cambridge to you wherever you are, delivering the best aspects of a face-to-face learning experience here in Cambridge, into your office or home. Using technologies we are all now familiar with, you will take part in breakout groups with real time interaction between your peers and Faculty. You will engage in realistic simulations or use software-enabled “sprint” design development. We also introduce guest speakers, live “Cambridge Union”-style debates and panels of experts and practitioners into the class.

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Our open programmes

All of our open programmes offer the same high-quality teaching from our world-leading, research-driven faculty. This might be through the experience of face-to-face classes in Cambridge, in a real-time Live Online classroom, or on one of our self-paced online programmes. Our programmes offer the unique opportunity to benefit from small class sizes, high levels of interaction between faculty and peers, and the chance to network with a diverse group from around the globe.

Our Leadership programmes are designed to offer executives and senior leaders the opportunity to build their skills in key areas of business management and to refresh their leadership agenda.


Anyone aspiring to build their career must learn to manage people. These programmes provide up-to-date frameworks for leaders to develop a high-performance culture, maximise organisational effectiveness or lead change.


Growing your role will require new skills as you tackle different situations and more complex problems. Our programmes offer innovative toolkits to help you address such challenges; from leading negotiations to understanding finance.


Knowing how to develop and deploy new strategies is key for senior executives. You may wish to create competitive advantage, re-think your strategy or develop performance management systems. Our Strategy programmes can act as a catalyst for change.


Whatever your discipline, you need to understand your markets to succeed in business. Our programmes give a broad under­standing of how the various strands of Marketing come together to build a competitive business.


Our programmes will enable you to build innovation across your organisation. You will learn how to blend corporate and entrepreneurial innovation, understand and implement new business models and explore service design and innovation.


These unique programmes focus on the challenging aspects of leading and managing professional practices. These include how to differentiate and grow practices, as well as how to nurture and develop unexperienced professionals.


Executive education is often about building new capabilities; to enable a step-up in one’s career or to enable a career switch. Our Certificates of Achievement are a useful platform to help you take that next step.


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Contact us

To discuss an individual placement on one of our open programmes please call:

+44 (0)1223 762183

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