Mini-Exec MBA

A bespoke course for individuals based in Northumberland that will equip you with advanced tools needed to be effective in your role in an ever-changing business environment.

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This scheme is provided by Connect Northumberland

Connect Northumberland

    Connect Northumberland are now recruiting Northumberland-based employers / employees for cohort 5 of their bespoke Mini-Exec MBA delivered in partnership with Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University.


    A bespoke course that will equip you with advanced tools needed to be effective in your role in an ever changing business environment. This development programme will integrate with the realities of your workplace, with real-time experience to improve your relationships with your team. You will have space and time to learn best practice from peers and a safe space to practice tools, techniques and strategies to use in the day job. 

    Objectives and Goals

    The following 3 objectives can be achieved by attending this programme:

    • Develop leadership skills that will help you in the future
    • Understand more about business on a strategic level
    • Connect with talented people that share a passion for place.

    Who is the programme for?

    This course is for Northumberland based individuals that have been recently promoted into senior leadership roles or seeking such promotions within the next 12 months. With a leadership, diversity and inclusion focus, this development programme will equip senior leaders to tackle 21st Century business problems and ensure business growth.

    Dates and fees

    Cohort 5 will aim to commence in September 2024 with 5 full day sessions, 1 per month from this date for delivery with an additional half day networking event planned in March/April 2025.

    There are up to 20 spaces available with only 1 space per employer. Connect Northumberland has secured funding to subsidise this training making it only £500 per participant/business. 

    See further details and complete this short form to express interest.

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