Access the latest business knowledge through our programme of open courses. From one- and two-day Masterclasses to week-long MBA options, our courses are designed to challenge, to inspire and to transform your thinking.

About our open programmes

Our programmes blend different kinds of learning experiences, tailored to personal and team objectives and focused on the practical application of skills in the workplace.

Strategic Leadership Masterclass Series

Introducing a series of 2-day Masterclasses throughout the year, exploring the demands and skills required for good leadership.

Our topics include:

  • Strategic Communications
  • Leading strategic change
  • Leading innovation
  • Numbers, governance and leadership
  • Dynamic strategic management

To book a place on one of these 2-day Masterclass series events please visit our events page.

Executive education events


Masters Series

A series of 1- and 2-day Masterclasses exploring topics from our broad range of programmes including the MBA and specialist Masters. 

Our topics include:

To book a place on one of these 2-day Masterclass series events please visit our events page.

Executive education events


MBA Options

For the first time, industry delegates have the opportunity to join a select number of week-long MBA options courses. Joining the current MBA cohort, participants will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the subject area, refresh their skills and find out what it's like to be part of the MBA.

  • New venture creation 16 - 20 March
  • Managing stakeholder communications 23 - 30 March
  • Negotiation skills 27 April - 1 May
  • Project management 4 - 8 May

For more information please email us at executive@business-school.ed.ac.uk.


Customised programmes

In addition to our open programme, we can create development programmes tailored to your company's needs.

To find out more about our customised programmes email us at executive@business-school.ed.ac.uk.