Leading MBA™


A world-leading online Master’s program with its focus on leadership, leading and learning from the workplace that aims to make you the best leader you can be – supporting you and your business for long-term success.

Who is this program for?

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

  • Language: English

  • Start date: Spring 2023

  • 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

  • Price: £28,800

  • For businesses, see below

Program Details

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


Choose to pay a one-time payment, a payment at the start of each year of the program, or pay in 3 instalments per year in advance of each period.


One-time payment

£14,400.00 / year

1 payment in Year 1 + Year 2

£4,800.00 / 4 months

3 payments per year x 2 years

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