Advanced Management at University of Warwick - UCAS

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Course summary

The Executive Diploma in Advanced Management has been expertly designed for business leaders and senior managers. Study at Warwick Business School at The Shard, and invest in your leadership development at your own pace. Course overview Balancing your career, personal life, and finding time to study and progress in your career isn't easy. That's why we've designed the Warwick Leadership Pathways to work around you and your organisation. The Executive Diploma in Advanced Management allows you to invest in your leadership development, at your own pace. You can choose your own path through our varied Postgraduate Awards. Our four-day Postgraduate Awards offer bite-sized learning with practical application. Covering a wide range of subjects, you'll build your leadership skills and knowledge in key business topics. Choose any combination of our Postgraduate Awards from across the portfolio, plus the assessed Project Module (40 credits) to achieve your Executive Diploma in Advanced Management. This information is applicable for 2024 entry. Given the interval between the publication of courses and enrolment, some of the information may change. It is important to check our website before you apply.


Core modules The programme is delivered in four modules of your choice, each over four days at WBS London, so you don’t need to divert from your usual responsibilities at work. Upon successful completion you will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management from the University of Warwick. The four Postgraduate Awards that you choose to study will build and develop new leadership thinking and transform your strategic understanding enabling you to utilise your new learning immediately in your own organisation between modules as well as through your Project Module. You can choose for your modules to be taught between a one and five year period, depending on the pace that works for you. Modules

  • Marketing Strategy and Planning
  • Enhancing Customer Centricity and the Customer Voice
  • Driving Digital Transformation within Sales
  • Innovation Strategy, Process, and Culture
  • Enhancing Customer Centricity and the Customer Voice
  • The Strategic Mindset of Leadership
  • Developing Executive Leadership
  • Leading an Agile and Resilient Organisation
  • Leading People Through Change and Disruption
  • Business Impacts of Artificial Intelligence
  • Behavioural Science for Consumers and Markets
  • Behavioural Science for Ethical Leaders and Negotiators
  • Behavioural Science for Organisations and Innovation
  • Behavioural Science in the Real World
  • Business Analytics for Executives
  • Leading Digital Transformation
  • Platform Strategy
  • Creating Strategic Advantage
  • Strategic Choices
  • Strategy Execution
You can also choose to study any of the above modules individually as a Postgraduate Award with variable start dates throughout the year. These Postgraduate Awards run across four days of face-to-face teaching at our London base in The Shard, with a six week window to complete your assignments. Successful completion of three Postgraduate Awards will grant you a Postgraduate Certificate. Read the module descriptions for this course on the Warwick Business School website.

Assessment method

You will be required to complete written assessments, plus a further strategic project. All assignments are designed to be directly related to your own organisational context and challenges. In order to gain the qualification of Postgraduate Diploma awarded by the University of Warwick, you will need to attend all four taught modules, and pass the assessment in each module and your project.

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Participants who will gain most from the programme may be facing strategic challenges within their organisation which need outside inputs and new thinking, and/or who wish to address areas within their own development to help them get to the next level of performance. Applications are encouraged from a wide cross-section of industry sectors, both commercial and non-profit/public sector, and business functions. Applications are welcomed from candidates who can demonstrate that their experience and responsibilities will allow them to take an active part in discussions and benefit fully from the programme. Successful applicants are expected to have at least 5 years of management experience that reflects the contribution and impact they have made as a leader in their career so far. Final admission decisions will be made by the Programme Director and Admissions Committee. English language requirements You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: Band B IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. All of our courses are delivered in English so, if English is not your first language, you have not graduated from an English speaking university or worked in an English speaking environment for at least two years you must demonstrate a minimum overall standard in the following recognised tests of English. The certificate will be required as evidence. International qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

As well as tuition fees and living expenses, some courses may require you to cover the cost of field trips or costs associated with travel abroad. General costs to be considered: - Core text books - Printer credits - Dissertation binding As well as tuition fees and course costs, students should budget for: - Accommodation - Food - Clothes and leisure - Robe hire for your degree ceremony

Sponsorship information

We offer a variety of postgraduate funding options for study at the University of Warwick, from postgraduate loans, university scholarships, fee awards, to academic department bursaries. It's important that you apply for your postgraduate course first before you apply for a University of Warwick scholarship.

Advanced Management at University of Warwick - UCAS