Leadership development

Our philosophy and practice at Westminster Business School is to enable leaders to grow in ways that are effective, ethical and empathic. Our senior-level programmes and courses are designed to draw out and build on your capabilities, skills and wisdom, to address the leadership challenges you encounter in your working life, and to maximise opportunities for your team and organisation.

When you take a course with us you can expect fresh perspectives, a sustained focus on your specific needs, and a variety of inspiring and evidence-based approaches that provide you and your organisation with tangible and enduring benefits.

Leadership MSc

Designed for those with 5–10 years' management experience, our innovative new practice-based MSc focuses on the challenges participants are facing in their workplaces. Running over 18 months, the programme combines intensive three-day learning sessions, one-to-one tutorials and action learning sets.

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Women for the Board

Our flagship programme offering women who are a step or two away from a board role the skills, knowledge and support they need to take their next step with confidence. Within six months of completing the programme 40% of alumni achieve a board role or significant promotion.

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Ethical Leadership

Exploring ethical approaches to leadership in the context of modern organisations, this three-day course will challenge your approach to leadership and provide tools and techniques enabling you to deal with complex issues and dilemmas calmly and effectively.

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Leadership Workshops

Intensive half-day workshops for senior managers and board members who want to apply the latest evidence-based approaches to their leadership practices. Covering innovation, change leadership, risk management, leading people, and social media.

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Governing, Leading and Managing in Healthcare Postgraduate Certificate

Developed for people working in healthcare settings, this accredited course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required for senior governance-related roles. It explores all aspects of healthcare governance through participants' experience and the specific challenges they face in their workplaces.

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Leading and Managing Health and Social Care Postgraduate Certificate

Designed for team or organisation leaders and managers working in healthcare, social work and social care in public, private and voluntary sectors, this accredited course offers modules in leadership, management and governance. As with all Westminster Business School's leadership qualifications, individual modules are customised to address the real-life leadership and management challenges participants are tackling at work.

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Management and Leadership Development

From financial management to change leadership, this five-day programme provides an introduction to all the skills you need to meet present and future challenges as you move into management and leadership roles. The essential package for aspiring executives and functional specialists preparing to take their next career step.

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Social Media for Business Innovation

This short course is designed to enable you to use social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn to address your business requirements and be able to measure all activity using Google Analytics.

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Professional and short courses

We have a long track record of working with organisations and individuals to develop their professional and personal skills, and we offer short courses in a number of subject areas.

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Prepare to work with, for and on boards with our new generation MBA.

Alumni and media

Read testimonials from our alumni and what the media have said about the Women for the Board programme.

Contact us

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Ruth Sacks
University of Westminster
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London NW1 5LS

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