Executive Education

Peer Networks

The Peer Networks programme is a fully funded programme specifically designed to enable small business owners to grow their businesses.

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Small business leaders
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Executive Leadership Level 7 Apprenticeship

Ideal for senior managers wanting to develop their leadership skills and take on the next stage of their career.

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Give direction to your ambition

Our professional development programmes will enhance your skills and help grow your business

Our approach
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Our approach

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If you would like to discuss how we can help, then one of our team would be delighted to talk to you

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Sarah Underwood, Director of Executive and Professional Education
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Executive and Professional Education

Are you looking to develop your professional skills? Grow your business? Or enhance the capability in your teams? At Leeds University Business School, we can provide you and your organisation with a wide range of transformational learning experiences.

We can customise courses to suit your needs and provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals. As a research-intensive institution, these executive and professional programmes are informed and driven by leading academics across the full spectrum of business disciplines. 

What we offer

If you are not sure what is right for you then you can contact us (cepe@leeds.ac.uk) and one of our team can talk you through the options.

If you are leading an SME organisation then we can help you develop and grow your business. We provide a range of networks, courses and customised support.

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If you are looking for in-house training and development for your teams then we can develop programmes to suit your needs.

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Ideal for senior leaders and managers looking to develop leadership skills, our open programmes are designed for individuals and include a range of short courses available to book online.

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Recent delegate feedback from our SME Peer Network programme 2021

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Working with business

We work with small businesses, large corporate organisations and public bodies to deliver collaborative research, consultancy and training.

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Success stories

Find out what people think about our courses, where they are now and how their experiences at Leeds have helped them

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Case study: helping a small business build an effective strategy

Read our case study of how a local small business owner benefited from our leadership programmes

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Professor Sarah Underwood
Staff | Director of External Engagement
Whether you want to grow, encourage innovation, improve leadership skills, enhance decision making or manage change we have a wide range of customised solutions, open programmes and small business growth support to meet your organisational needs.