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Executive Education

Impactful Learning

Powered by Lancaster University Management School, CETAD provides high quality education for practising managers and professionals; locally, nationally and globally. We excel in Management Learning as well as in Business and Management Research so you will benefit from innovative, distinctive learning methods as well as leading-edge thinking.

Our teaching teams include practitioners and academics, ensuring you gain practical outcomes that are relevant to you. We work across all sectors from aspiring leaders to top teams, and if there isn't a programme that suits your requirements we work in partnership to co-design programmes, providing tailored solutions to meet your specific needs.

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Our Programmes

Discover open programmes for individuals and customised programmes for organisations and businesses, including programmes which lead to a qualification. Our range of flexible options includes online learning so that you can balance work, life and study.

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  • Open Programmes

    Programmes for individual learners, from short courses to part-time Master’s Degrees. Develop your skills, career and benefit your organisation.

  • Bespoke Programmes

    Collaborate with us to create a programme as unique as your organisation, with delivery organised around your world.

  • Certificates, Diplomas and Masters

    Designed for you to gain recognition and accreditation, we offer a range of part-time learning opportunities in a range of fields.

  • Online+ Programmes

    High quality learning opportunities with the flexibility and support to enable you to learn wherever you are.

  • Business Growth Programmes

    Designed for small-and medium sized businesses with our expertise of supporting SME business leaders.

Coaching and Mentoring

Impact organisational culture and performance, and build your confidence to coach and mentor others to achieve their potential with flexible learning through our one-day webinars, short courses and Postgraduate qualifications.

Coaching and Mentoring

Managing Strategic Change

Gain a better understanding of drivers for change facing your business and learn practical methods to implement changes.

Managing Strategic Change

Mindful Manager

Develop your Practical Wisdom - your capacity to make good judgements in the volatile, complex, and ambiguous world with which you contend.

Mindful Manager

Participant Insights

  • Jo Telfer

    As Head of Behavioural Insights at Sellafield Ltd’s nuclear facility in West Cumbria, Jo gained clarity, efficiency and new thinking through a professional Masters from Lancaster University.

  • Chris Mayne

    Running a business and helping to raise a young family proved no obstacle for Chris, Managing Director of Forsberg Services, in completing a Masters with Lancaster University.

  • Ondřej Kalenský

    A Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Development from Lancaster University Management School helped Ondřej Kalenský grow as an engineer and a team player.