University of Essex

MBA students

We wish all our new MBA students a warm welcome. Our University's central site for students is a hub for the information you need. Remember to also check your University email account regularly for updates from Essex Business School.

CMI ManagementDirect

As a student of the Essex MBA or Executive MBA, you are also a CMI (Chartered Institute of Management) Affiliate member during your studies. This gives you access to a range of exclusive benefits, including ManagementDirect, a comprehensive online management and leadership toolkit.

ManagementDirect provides a reference library of video interviews, business articles, company and industry profiles, business definitions, book chapters and more.

You should log in with the username and password you received in your CMI welcome email.

If you having issues logging in or questions about how to use the service, email: managementdirect@managers.org.uk

Student handbooks

Colchester building map

MBA student Facebook group

Contact us

We can help with any queries you may have during your studies.


Sian Savage

Sian Savage

MBA Programme Manager

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

Telephone 01206 873131

Email ssavage@essex.ac.uk