Cranfield School of Management
Business School

Cranfield School of Management

Transforming knowledge into action through the unique Cranfield Experience

Cranfield School of Management

Established 1967

Business School

Language of Instruction:

Accreditation & Recognition:

Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of Cranfield University, the UK’s wholly postgraduate university, we are uniquely places to connect technology and leadership.

Our contribution to global innovation is world-leading, changing the way society thinks, works and learns. We are internationally recognised for our excellence in leadership development and for our powerful industry links and real-world focus.

Key activities

  • Leading edge, collaborative research and consultancy
  • Postgraduate degree programmes (MBA, MSc, DBA, PhD)
  • Masterships® - Senior Leaders Master’s Apprenticeships
  • Executive Development for middle and senior managers
  • Customised company programmes.

Over 15,000 people come to Cranfield each year to benefit from our executive and professional development programmes. We design our programmes in flexible and innovative ways, supported by state-of-the-art learning technologies, to meet your personal or organisation’s needs. You can study full-time or on a flexible modular or part-time basis.

Key to this is our faculty, who are actively engaged in consultancy and business-relevant research, putting them in close touch with the needs of business and government. They are committed to practicality, which means they are consistency current and topical in their teaching. They bring not only experience, but rigout to their programmes.

Organisations as diverse as Jaguar Land Rover, BAE Systems, Royal Dutch Shell, L’Oréal, UNICEF and the African Development Bank have benefited from our work, which ranges from management research projects, though staff talent management development programmes on our MBA courses, to customised executive programmes.

Our Mission

To transform the practice of management around the world by creating and disseminating applied knowledge.




Tel : 01234 754500


Ranked among the Top 10 business schools in Europe and top 2 in the UK for customised executive development, we will partner with you to develop learning programmes that are absolutely customised to your needs.

Our starting point is to understand the impact you are seeking to achieve. What is happening in your organisation? How will this learning programme contribute to the achievement of your strategy? What do you people need to be able to do differently?

We will partner you with an Executive Development Director (EDD) from our team. They will work closely with you, from discovery and design, through delivery, to evaluation, on learning programmes that are uniquely created to meet your objectives, whilst drawing on expert faculty, facilitators, coaches, networked learning and business simulations.

Drawing on our unique Design for Impact process, the EDD will ensure that together we meet the impact expectations of a complex group of your stakeholders including senior sponsors, line managers and participants.

We with more than 60 client organisations each year, many of them partnering with us over several years. Clients include many major international brands, younger organisations in high growth phases, and several large public sector organisations. Companies include; Air Asia, EDF Energy, Etisalat, Henkel, Telekom Malaysia, Sport England, NATS and UNFPA.

Our expertise has recently been recognised with an EFMD Gold Award for Executive Development.


Discover more about Custom Programs >

Google Analytics Alternative