Universally impacted by digital disruption, volatile markets, uncertain futures, complex economics and ambiguous political landscapes, leaders of major global organisations regularly turn to Cranfield Executive Development (CED) for critical thinking, contemporary education and business improvement.
Since Cranfield University’s inception in 1946, Cranfield has been committed to unlocking the potential of people and organisations by working with business leaders and their management teams to overcome industry specific challenges. We achieve this though our research, education and specialist expertise.
Embedded within a totally post-graduate university that has been creating leaders in technology and management for over 70 years, CED gives you access to a network of multi-disciplinary thought leaders, key influencers and industry experts.
Every client is regarded as a unique partner. We work alongside our clients, using our expertise in consultancy, diagnostics, assessments and executive development to fully understand their own specific context and unique challenges.
Over 15,000 people come to Cranfield each year from global organisations as diverse as Air Asia, BAE Systems, John Lewis, Kuehne + Nagel, Saint Gobain, Severn Trent, Total and Whirlpool Corporation, to benefit from our executive and professional development programmes.
Global forces are constantly triggering new challenges that will impact every organisation differently. Business leaders are faced with new challenges relating to their business models, organisational design, leadership and management.
We believe that effective customised executive development requires a totally customer-centric approach. Our approach is to start with the end in mind. We use our “Design for Impact” methodologies to surface opportunities. This enables us to determine, with you, the right combination of intervention, research, education and specialist expertise needed to design, build and deliver a solution that is right for you.
Cranfield clients gain access to our international industry network; building fruitful relationships with key players. Bringing Cranfield expertise into your organisation is a powerful way to build momentum for your business transformations, for resolving your organisational challenges.
Now in its fourth year the Senior Leader Apprenticeship, a leadership pathway co-created by large UK employers including Aon and Cranfield School of Management and powered by the Apprenticeship Levy is beginning to form a dynamic new playbook for others to follow
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