Leading MBA™ has been designed for owners, chief executives, directors, partners and senior managers working anywhere in the world. It’s suitable for leaders from all industry sectors, including private companies, family businesses, partnerships and charities, employing from 10 to 1,000 staff.
Leading MBA™ builds on yours and others’ leadership experiences, provides a community for learning, offers valuable tools and techniques for you to apply in your business and accelerates your development. The program requires commitment, an appetite for learning, reflection and thinking deeply.
The two-year part-time program offers real life learning that’s both practical and academic, achieving the gold standard in education: an MBA accredited by a British university, fully online meaning you do not need to leave home or your job to travel. Entry to the program is based on your professional experience, which means you do not need to have any previous qualifications to join Leading MBA™.
Number of modules: 10
Duration: 24 months
Start date: Autumn 2022
Mixture of self-directed learning and live online sessions
Facilitated by Dr Stewart Barnes, Rachael Ramos, Jo Draper and tutors at University of Gloucestershire
Qualification: MBA (Leading Business) from University of Gloucestershire, the UK’s most sustainable university
For businesses, see below
Module 1 – Leadership Practice
Module 2 – Leading Change
Module 3 – Leading Teams
Module 4 – Winning, Business Planning & Strategy
Module 5 – Know your Business
Module 6 – Reflection
Module 7 – Work-Based Learning
Module 8 – Organisational Development & Culture Change
Module 9 – Innovation
Module 10 – Purpose-led business
Access to Masterclasses from inspirational expert speakers on a variety of different leadership and business topics
Six one to one coaching sessions in Year 1 aimed at helping you take immediate, practical, actionable steps
Work with small group of peers in six facilitated virtual action learning sessions in Year 1 where you can share experiences and resolve real business issues whilst developing your own coaching skills
Work with small group of peers in facilitated virtual Board meetings in Year 2
Learn new tools, techniques and approaches and gain new perspectives from like-minded peers
Complete a work-based project to help you to apply and embed your learning in your team / department / organisation
Direct tutorial support on work-based learning assignments and project
Take time out to focus on your business. Time commitment is up to 20hrs self-directed learning and applying your learning in your business plus up to 5hrs live online sessions per month.
24/7 access to online ‘Discussions’ area to share learning with fellow delegates, facilitators, coaches and tutors
BA (Hons) MA, Director
Rachael is an experienced and qualified business coach and is an owner-manager and director of companies in the UK and Brazil. She understands at first-hand the issues that business leaders face. This experience together with her coaching expertise are invaluable in helping business people develop themselves and forge further success. Rachael has worked closely with numerous companies in sectors as diverse as automotive, airline, chemical, steel, oil and gas, food and drink, manufacturing, and professional services.
Dr Stewart Barnes
BSc (Hons) PhD MBA DipM
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Stewart has over three decades of experience in leading, growing and developing a variety of businesses in different markets in different countries transforming organisations and their performance. His work on transformational change, leadership, business planning, employee engagement, productivity, innovation and work based learning has been featured in a number of books, articles and Government best practice guidance documents. As well as being the CEO of QuoLux™, Stewart is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Gloucestershire and a Non-Executive Director and trusted advisor to a number of organisations.
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