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University of Bath

Executive education open programmes for managers and leaders

Find out how you can transform your capabilities and fuel your career by joining one of our cutting-edge executive education programmes.

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You'll learn alongside ambitious peers from other leading organisations

Learn with the leaders

Choose from a range of innovative executive development programmes led by renowned management thinkers and practitioners. We’ll equip you for the biggest challenges you face in your job so you can maximise your performance.

Specialist learning

Our difference is that we specialise. We only offer programmes in areas where we have unique insight and expertise. The ideas and methods we teach are based on our rigorous academic research into what we know works in the world’s best companies.

Above all, our programmes are highly practical. We’ll make sure you leave with new skills and tools you can use the moment you’re back in your workplace.

High-quality environments

Join us on campus in the World Heritage City of Bath and you’ll learn in state-of-the-art facilities alongside ambitious peers from across industries.

Whatever stage you have reached in your career, our programmes will stimulate, stretch and inspire you.

Choose your open programme

We offer a range of executive education programmes in areas where we have unparalleled expertise.

Leadership and change

Leading Transformational Change
Proven concepts and frameworks for successful strategic change. Based on the definitive approach to change management created by renowned management thinkers from Bath.

International Senior Executive Development Programme
A unique leadership programme that will equip you to drive change, motivate and inspire others and capitalise on emerging opportunities in economies worldwide.

Women in Leadership
Breakthrough leadership skills and practices to take you to the top – with Professor Veronica Hope-Hailey, world authority on leadership.

Leading Effective Team Performance
Advanced interpersonal and leadership skills to build and manage teams that perform when it matters most.

Better Corporate Governance
Critical corporate governance capabilities for aspiring board directors.

Non-Executive Director
Learn what it takes to be a successful and sought-after Non-Executive Director. Based on research with outstanding NEDs around the world.

First Line Managers
Essential management skills and practices: from leading teams to financial decision-making, engaging people in change and operational management.

Generating new business opportunities, the Entrepreneurial mindset
Accelerate innovation and generate new business opportunities in the face of unprecedented levels of change.


Finance for Non-Financial Managers Gain the financial language, skills and understanding to effectively drive financial decisions

Human resources

Managing Talent for Competitive Advantage
Pioneering people management practices that deliver a competitive advantage.


Managing Complex Procurement and Projects
A state-of-the-art approach to managing complex procurement arrangements and projects (for example, platforms, systems, infrastructure and public-private partnerships).

Sales and account management

Client Management for Professional Services
Best practice in client management, business development, sales and marketing, distilled from the world’s top professional services firms.

Digital transformation

Introduction to Analytics
A powerful new approach to analysing small and big data using open-source R software. Led by prominent thinkers in data science and forecasting.

Register your interest

To attend a programme, please fill in our form to register your interest. We'll get back to you to arrange payment. We can also talk you through all the accommodation options and make reservations for you at a discounted rate.

Register your interest in an open programme

Find out what participants think

Veronica Hope Hailey was outstanding. She is highly engaging, hugely experienced and draws on that experience to inform the sessions. She is able to switch into understanding of settings with which she is not familiar and provide opportunities to explore these.

Caroline Pickstone, Associate Director (Digital Innovation), NIHR Clinical Research Network. Participant in Leading Transformational Change

I found the content and the participants interesting, and have taken more value from the five days than from any other professional training I've attended.

Jo Tamworth, Operational Director within an Investment Management firm. Participant in Women in Leadership

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