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From two-day Masterclasses, accredited MBA level courses or customised programmes tailored to your company's needs, our courses are designed to challenge, inspire and transform your thinking.

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1-3 day masterclasses are held throughout the year, exploring a broad range of business topics.

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October
24
 
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Non-Executive (NXD) Directors Programme: Session Two - The Audit Committee

📅24th October 2017
18:00
📅 To be confirmed

👤Gary Hughes (et al.)
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Upcoming courses


24 October 2017
18:00
TBC

Non-Executive (NXD) Directors Programme: Session Two - The Audit Committee

£250
Gary Hughes - Non-executive Director and Chair - Audit Committee, Booker Group plc (et al.)
As the responsibilities and accountabilities of Non-Executive Directors intensify, so the support, knowledge and experience required also increase. But where can you get practical insight for the development of NXDs, for the real issues they have to deal with? Session two features 'The Audit Committee' with speaker Gary Hughes.

25 October 2017
08:30
TBC

Strategy as Practice Masterclass - Edinburgh 2050

From £895
Professor Martin Kornberger - Professor in Strategy and Organisation - EM Lyon (et al.)
Set against the backdrop of a new vision for Edinburgh, this Masterclass explores the process of strategy making in the public sector. More specifically, how impact can be achieved as a result of the approach taken.

6 November 2017
09:00
TBC

Seeing, Thinking & Doing Design Masterclass

From £250 (€300)
Nick Richmond - EODF Co-chair & Director - Tricordant Ltd. (et al.)
This Masterclass explores the relationship between the individual designer and organisational design. You will learn different frameworks, models, foundational approaches as well as contemporary trends/hypes, and explore what designing organisations actually means to each of us.

16 November 2017
08:30
TBC

Digital Leadership Masterclass

From £895
Dr Jim Hamill - Director - Future Digital Leaders
The changes brought about by the internet over the last twenty years are nothing compared to what is to come over the next few years. No industry, no organisation is immune from the threat of digital disruption and with labour markets being transformed by artificial intelligence and automation, no individual is immune. A new breed of senior executive is required to drive digital transformation - Digital Business Leaders. Is your organisation ready for digital change? Are you ready?

20 November 2017
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

From £895
Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh
This 2-day programme on leading strategic change is designed to equip leaders with the ability to understand when and why change is needed in business, and how to deliver it effectively and sustainably.

1 December 2017
08:30
TBC

Compassion in the Age of Disruption

From £375
Professor James Doty - Director - CCARE (et al.)
Navigating the Digital Tsunami: A one-day summit for a select group of cutting edge business and thought leaders. This summit explores how deep human values will forge a transformative way ahead in the powerful era of artificial intelligence.

5 March 2018
09:00
TBC

Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions - MBA Option Course

£1525
Dr Arman Eshraghi - Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of MSc Finance and Investment - University of Edinburgh
Why do some investors relish in danger and others flee at the first sign of market volatility?

19 March 2018
09:00
TBC

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

£1525
Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh
Designed for those who want to test and develop new business ideas, this 5-day course is highly practical and intensive. The course includes both group and individual activities, company visits and has an emphasis on growing a personal business network.

26 March 2018
09:00
TBC

Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Dr Caroline Marchant - Lecturer in Marketing - University of Edinburgh
Make sure you are one step ahead in identifying your corporate stakeholder relationships while understanding the importance of a clear vision and brand.

23 April 2018
09:00
TBC

Project Management - MBA Option Course

£1525
Projects are an important part of every organisation in our economy and are a key component of strategy delivery. With an increased emphasis on delivering projects on time, to budget, and against agreed acceptance criteria, we must now push ourselves to devise smarter, unique approaches to avoid costly project failures or over-runs.

30 April 2018
09:00
TBC

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Ballie Gifford Chair in Financial Markets and Director of PG Programmes - University of Edinburgh
In the competitive market of corporate control, perfecting the skills of negotiation and deal making is essential for successful mergers and acquisitions.

30 April 2018
09:00
TBC

Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Mr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh
Not only does developing and enhancing these skills lead to the crafting of more effective deals and commercial agreements, but it also allows teams to be managed more efficiently, promotes more constructive interactions with colleagues and enables conflict to be handled more successfully.

14 May 2018
09:00
TBC

Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0
Join this highly active course where future digital leaders will use a ‘business first’ rather than a ‘technology led’ approach to explore the why, what, how and who of digital transformation strategy, implementation and performance measurement.


TBC

Advanced Sustainability Programme (ASP)

From £1345
Professor Kenneth Amaeshi - Chair in Business and Sustainability - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)
Sustainability is a very dynamic and fast-paced field. This is further complicated by the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) global challenges shaping and informing sustainability practices in different contexts. A recent fundamental change to the sustainability landscape is the global emphasis on meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Professionals in this space are required to make sense of these developments, and strategically reconcile the demands of sustainability with the quest for enhanced organisational performance.

Past courses


8 June 2017
08:00
TBC

A Practical History of Financial Markets

Professor Russell Napier - Co-founder - ERIC Electronic Research Interchange (et al.)

29 May 2017
09:00
TBC

Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0

15 May 2017
09:00
TBC

Innovation Management and Design Thinking - MBA Option Course

Dr Raluca Bunduchi - Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

8 May 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Ballie Gifford Chair in Financial Markets and Director of PG Programmes - University of Edinburgh

8 May 2017
09:00
TBC

4 May 2017
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

1 May 2017
09:00
TBC

Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Mr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh

25 April 2017
09:00
TBC

Best Practice in Research Procurement Masterclass

Mr Alistair Haig - Early Career Fellow in Finance - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)

27 March 2017
09:00
TBC

Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Dr Caroline Marchant - Lecturer in Marketing - University of Edinburgh

20 March 2017
09:00
TBC

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

2 March 2017
09:00
TBC

Seeing & Thinking Design Masterclass

Nick Richmond - EODF Co-chair & Director - Tricordant Ltd. (et al.)

27 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Strategic Human Resources and the New Economics of Personnel - MBA Option Course Part 2 of 2

Professor Susan Murphy - Chair in Leadership Development and Head of Organisational Studies Group - University of Edinburgh

27 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course - Part 2 of 2

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

20 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions - MBA Option Course

Dr Arman Eshraghi - Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of MSc Finance and Investment - University of Edinburgh

15 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Strategic Human Resources and the New Economics of Personnel - MBA Option Course Part 1 of 2

Professor Susan Murphy - Chair in Leadership Development and Head of Organisational Studies Group - University of Edinburgh

15 February 2017
09:00
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course - Part 1 of 2

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

24 November 2016
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

13 October 2016
09:00
TBC

Digital Leadership Masterclass

Dr Jim Hamill - Director - Future Digital Leaders

25 May 2016
08:30
TBC

The Future of the Finance Function Executive Retreat

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

23 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Digital Strategy - MBA Option Course

Dr Jim Hamill - Owner and Director - Energise 2-0

17 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Strategic Communications Masterclass

Professor Chris Carter - Chair in Strategy & Organisation - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

16 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Negotiations - MBA Option Course

Mr Tom Hutcheson - Owner Exfacie Negotiation Consultants - Associate of the Business School, University of Edinburgh

9 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Innovation Management and Design Thinking - MBA Option Course

Dr Raluca Bunduchi - Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Head of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

5 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

2 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Financial Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions - MBA Option Course

Professor Jo Danbolt - Ballie Gifford Chair in Financial Markets and Director of PG Programmes - University of Edinburgh

2 May 2016
08:30
TBC

Project Management - MBA Option Course

Professor Nick Wake - Director of Operations Leaders - Warwick Business School

28 April 2016
08:30
TBC

Reporting, Governance and Leadership Masterclass - managing the organisation in an uncertain world

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - University of Edinburgh Business School

19 April 2016
08:30
TBC

Advances in Behavioural Finance Masterclass

Dr Arman Eshraghi - Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director, MSc Finance & Investment - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

21 March 2016
08:30
TBC

Managing Stakeholder Communications - MBA Option Course

Mrs Caroline Marchant - Early Career Fellow in Marketing - University of Edinburgh

14 March 2016
08:30
TBC

New Venture Creation - MBA Option Course

Dr Joanna Young - Course Design Manager and Consultant - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

29 February 2016
08:30
TBC

Financial Analysis - MBA Option Course

Professor David Hatherly - Professor Emeritus of Accounting - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

15 February 2016
08:30
TBC

Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions - MBA Option Course

Arman Eshraghi - Lecturer in Finance and Accounting and Director of MSc Finance and Investment - University of Edinburgh

28 January 2016
09:00
TBC

Digital Leadership Bootcamp

Dr Jim Hamill - Future Digital Leaders

26 November 2015
08:30
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Professor John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

13 July 2015
08:30
TBC

Sustainability Strategy, Leadership and Management

Dr Kenneth Amaeshi - Reader in Strategy & International Business and Director of University of Edinburgh Business School Sustainable Business Initiative - University of Edinburgh (et al.)

7 May 2015
09:00
TBC

Numbers, Governance and Leadership Masterclass

Prof. Paolo Quattrone - Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation - Univeristy of Edinburgh Business School

4 May 2015
09:00
TBC

27 April 2015
09:00
TBC

21 April 2015
09:00
TBC

Leading Strategic Change Masterclass

Prof. John Amis - Chair in Strategic Management & Organisation - University of Edinburgh

23 March 2015
08:30
TBC

16 March 2015
09:00
TBC

16 February 2015
09:00
TBC

Behavioural Finance Masterclass

Prof. Ben Jacobsen - Chair in Financial Markets - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)

27 January 2015
09:00
TBC

Strategic Communications Masterclass

Chris Carter - Chair in Strategy and Organisation - University of Edinburgh Business School (et al.)