The Business and Strategic Leadership MSc is a unique opportunity to sponsor your high-potential managers through a highly-regarded programme, that develops their leadership capability whilst actively taking forward your organisation’s strategic agenda. Who is it for? The programme is for employers who want to accelerate the development of a cohort of high-potential leaders, building the organisation’s leadership pipeline and strategic leadership capability. It is also designed to support the organisation in achieving strategic change, as participants progress from analysing to implementing strategic initiatives. The programme can be run for one employer organisation or a small consortium. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Level 7 Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship. Benefits to your learners Your ambitious future leaders will benefit from a postgraduate qualification and personal development opportunity with one of the UK’s top business schools. The applied nature of the programme enables personalised, specific and organisationally aligned development. The programme will equip them to: • Set strategy, direction and vision. • Provide a clear sense of purpose and drive strategic intent. • Take into account global/macro level market trends and environmental influences. • Identify longer-term opportunities and risks. • Act with agility to deliver results. • Build ethical, innovative and supportive cultures. Benefits to your organisation As an employer you will strengthen your leadership pipeline, improve retention, and empower a network of individuals to work on meaningful strategic initiatives with the support of a world-class business school partner.
Business impact through customisation to your strategic agenda
Group Projects that advance your organisation’s strategic agenda
Application of all learning to your organisation’s context
Alignment to your organisation development initiatives
Coaching support for application of learning to role in your organisation
Assessment by assignment focused on progressing your strategic agenda
Elective modules that can provide an industry or function-specific focus
Course details The Business and Strategic Leadership MSc is a practical course, requiring the ability to apply theory to live issues. It is set up as a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) which leads to a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and then to a Master of Science (MSc).
Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) Strategy 1
Part-time 2- 3 years
Delivery Face-to-face modules (45 days in total), online materials, project work and self-study. Assessment is through assignments and presentation of project work.
Start date - flexible Tailored to the employer organisation.
Fees As this programme is customisable, please contact us for further information. Eligible organisations in the UK will be able to fund the programme under the Apprenticeship Levy scheme. Location Flexible – in agreement with the employer organisation.
Cohort size This programme can be run for a cohort of
Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
25-30 from one business. Alternatively, a learning set of six can take part within a consortium programme alongside sets from a number of other businesses. Please note that the consortium approach will mean less flexibility in start date.
Master of Science (MSc) Research Methods
Entry requirements A first degree or three to five years’ relevant management experience .
Applied Strategic Project
Our partners Cranfield University has partnerships with leading organisations around the globe, built up over 50 years. These include:
Cranfield School of Management Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate management and technology university, we are uniquely placed to connect technology andmanagement. Drawing on faculty from across Cranfield School of Management, many of whom have come from business, the programme is led by Cranfield’s Centre for Customised Executive Development, consistently ranked as one of the top two providers in the UK and one of the top ten in Europe. Accreditation Cranfield School of Management is one of an elite group of business schools worldwide to hold triple accreditations from:
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