Essex Business School

Executive Education

World-class professional development empowering organisations across the globe to turn ‘business as usual’ into something more productive and more sustainable.

Boost your skills, develop your team, and embrace large-scale organisational change - join one of our executive education programmes.

At Essex Business School, we have been teaching the next generation of business professionals for over 25 years. We are offering our expertise through these unique executive programmes to current business leaders.

This is your opportunity to access our innovative teaching so you can reach your personal and business objectives. Plus, our programmes provide the opportunity to create valuable networks with like-minded business leaders.

We are a business school where curiosity prevails; exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries isn’t just encouraged - it is expected. We offer a world-class education that can accelerate your professional career and personal development.

Our determination to make a difference in business and society means as a University, we are ranked 18th for promoting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal on Reduced Inequalities (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023), which ranked more than 1,400 universities around the world, Top 25 in the UK for Business and Economics in THE World University Rankings by Subject 2023, Top 25 for the most international student community in the The World University Rankings 2022, and no.1 in the UK for the Innovate UK-funded programme Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).

Why Essex?
  • You'll get an executive education, and not merely training. Backed by insights from academics and industry practitioners, we create a learning package for you based on your needs, and around your sector, so it's always relevant.
  • You'll be at the centre of learning. This will be an immersive, interesting and enjoyable experience. We don't just give lectures, we create inspiring and stimulating interactive sessions - because you will learn more when you construct, develop and share knowledge as a group.
  • We always make sure we develop you as an individual, whilst also making sure your new knowledge has impact on your wider organisation.

Our courses

Customised programmes

Essex Business School can also develop and deliver customised training programmes for you, whatever sector your business operates within. We use our unique methods to understand your needs, harnessing our expertise to ensure it has a positive impact to take you and your business to the next level.

Talk to us today about how our executive programmes and customised courses can add fresh thinking to your business.

Dr Debabrata Ghosh
"I welcome you to explore the exciting world of executive education. We are committed to helping professionals fulfil their aspirations in a constantly changing world. Our programmes draw upon the world-class research of our faculty and our teaching modules are designed to enhance participant-centred learning."
Dr Debabrata Ghosh Director of Executive Education
An Executive Education notepad and pen are laid upon a wooden desk
LB Group Chartered Accountants: An Essex Executive Education Case Study

Read our Executive Education Case Study on LB Group Chartered Accountants and find out how the Essex Business School helped them develop new approaches to key account management training.

Read the case study

Vision and Values

Essex Business School seeks to continually advance its reputation as a leading UK-based business school. As part of a leading dual-intensive University, its ambition is to be rated in the top 20% in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), providing excellent education and impactful research across all subjects in the school for the benefit of communities and businesses.

Committed to sustainability

The University of Essex has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2035. We declared a Climate and Ecological Emergency on 9 December 2020. And we have already cut our emissions by 28% (from a 2005 baseline). Sustainability is a fundamental part of our future planning and is directly referenced as an objective in the University’s strategy for 2019-25. We consider finding solutions for environmental issues to be a key factor in the educational experience of each executive.

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