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:

To book a place on one of these 2-day Masterclass series events please click on the links above. 

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:

  • Behavioural finance

To book a place on one of these 2-day Masterclass series events please click on the links above.

Executive education events


MBA Options

Applications for courses in 2015 are now closed. For details about applications for courses in 2016, contact the Executive Education Team

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. 

MBA option course Dates Brochure
New venture creation 16 - 20 March View brochure (PDF)
Managing stakeholder communications 23 - 29 March View brochure (PDF)
Negotiation skills 27 April - 1 May View brochure (PDF)
Project management 4 - 8 May View brochure (PDF)

For further information


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.