Alumni Services

Executive education

Access the latest business knowledge through open courses at the Business School and receive a 20% graduate discount.

Executive education

Bite-sized professional development from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

From one- and two-day Masterclasses to week-long MBA options, open courses are designed to challenge, inspire and transform your thinking.

Programmes blend different kinds of learning experiences, tailored to personal and team objectives and focused on the practical application of skills in the workplace.

Short courses provide an excellent opportunity to stay connected with the University, reflect on what you’re learning in the real world, and to stay up to date with the latest thinking. We have a long tradition of welcoming alumni from across the University to study with us and look forward to welcoming you.

Jenny BrittonHead of Executive Development


Each 1 and 2 day Masterclass explores the demands and skills required for good leadership. Upcoming topics for 2015 include leading strategic change and numbers, governance and leadership.

Additional courses are under development. To receive the very latest information please register your interest at the email address below.

Nothing but praise for this course. Excellent all round but in views of presentation and comms, James and Chris were excellent and complement each other very well.

Masterclass participant

MBA Options

Find out what it's like to be part of the MBA by joining a select number of week-long MBA options courses. Deepen your knowledge, refresh your skills and join the bright minds of the current MBA cohort.

Upcoming courses for 2015 include managing stakeholder communications, new venture creation, negotiation skills and project management.

Further information

For further information, including dates and booking details, please visit the Business School website.

When enquiring about a course, please include details of your Edinburgh degree including, if possible, your matriculation number, the name of your degree and year of graduation.

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