Cambridge Senior Management Programme

Step up to transformational leadership

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Designed for your success

The Cambridge Senior Management Programme is designed with the needs of busy executives in mind. The programme offers a blended learning format, including online and in-person faculty sessions, guest lectures and case studies for maximum career and business impact.

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Aspirational

Benefit from the experiences of world-class faculty and influential leaders from the Cambridge community to build a lifelong global network.

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Practical

Draw upon the School’s cutting-edge academic research and groundbreaking thought leadership to solve real-world business challenges.

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Immersive

Engage on campus with your cohort peers through in-person modules and leverage the Cambridge ecosystem.

What you will learn

This transformational learning experience will enable you to:

  • Develop key leadership skills and drive strategy in an uncertain and evolving business environment

  • Harness the power of digital transformation and AI and drive innovation and efficiency in your organisation

  • Enhance your ability to lead and manage change across teams and business units

  • Maximise your personal learning and development through individual executive coaching

  • Transition to a senior management role in your organisation or in an entrepreneurial venture

Key programme features

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Core curriculum

Enhance your leadership skills to be a transformational business leader, with in-depth learning of over 20 topics.

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Immersive learning

Engage with faculty, peers and industry experts during highly interactive in-person modules held on the Cambridge campus.

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Executive coaching

Make significant progress on your leadership agenda through individualised personal development sessions.

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World-class faculty

Learn from renowned Cambridge Judge Business School faculty who are experts in their fields.

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Peer interaction

Connect with a distinguished group of peers who bring diverse experiences and perspectives.

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Alumni benefits

Become an associate member of the CJBS network of more than 14,000 alumni worldwide.

Curriculum

The Cambridge Senior Management Programme offers a tailored curriculum to help you expand your business acumen and take on a greater leadership role. It covers three themes for transformation.

Note: The session topics mentioned are subject to change.

Campus immersion at Cambridge

Immerse yourself in the rich Cambridge ecosystem on the UK campus. During the in-person modules, you will engage in meaningful discussions with programme faculty and industry experts, gaining invaluable knowledge and perspectives from their experience. You will also have the opportunity to network with global peers, participate in group exercises and engage in hands-on learning activities. This immersive experience will deepen your understanding of strategic leadership, improve your decision-making skills and enhance your ability to lead and manage change across teams.

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Individualised Personal Development (IPPD) sessions

Individualised Personal Development (IPPD) sessions

The Individualised Personal and Professional Development (IPPD) Sessions will give you a range of opportunities to understand yourself better as you look at your behaviour from multiple perspectives and use them, along with the other content from the programme, to make significant and sustainable progress on your development plan — for which you are responsible. It involves a combination of class work, small group work, coaching and individual reflection space to maximise your personal learning and development.

How does it work?

  • Combination of class work, small group work, coaching and individual reflection space to maximise your personal learning and development.

  • Pre-work that will enable you to start to think about who you are and how you “show up” in your professional role.

  • Small group and live sessions that will provide opportunities to look at yourself and your impact on others during the programme.

  • A 360° instrument that gives you the opportunity to get feedback on both you and your impact from those at your regular place of work.

  • Personality framework tool to help you understand the difference between behaviour and preference.

  • Individual coaching over the duration of the programme to make a significant difference in your leadership.

Meet the faculty

Learn from world-leading CJBS faculty who are renowned for their cutting-edge academic research and bring extensive industry experience to help you address the challenges of today's business environment while anticipating tomorrow's needs.

KISHORE SENGUPTA, PHD
KISHORE SENGUPTA, PHD

Academic Programme Director; Professor of Operations Management, Cambridge Judge Business School

Kishore Sengupta is an expert in operations and technology management and has served as advisor on several projects with the US Government Department of Defence and NASA. He h...

Contributing faculty

Jenny Chu

Associate Professor in Accounting

Stylianos Kavadias

Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth

Christoph Loch

Professor in Management Studies

Kamal Munir

Professor of Strategy & Policy

Andreas Richter

Professor of Organisational Behaviour

Mark de Rond

Professor of Organisational Ethnography

Thomas Roulet

Professor of Organisational Sociology and Leadership

Khal Soufani

Management Practice Professor of Financial Economics & Policy

Philip Stiles

Associate Professor in Corporate Governance

Patrizia Vecchi

Professor in Organisational Behaviour

Suzanne Weeks

Leadership Development Consultant, Executive Coach

Eden Yin

Associate Professor in Marketing

Note: Faculty list is subject to change

Certificate

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a digital certificate by Cambridge Judge Business School Executive Education.

Who is it for?

The Cambridge Senior Management Programme is ideal for:

  • Senior functional or technical managers looking to make the transition to a general management role

  • Experienced professionals who aim to start new entrepreneurial ventures

Programme eligibility criteria include:

  • Accomplished work experience in functional, technical or business roles

  • More than five years of management experience with a successful track record in one or more functional areas of business

  • An agenda for change

Past participant profile

Diverse industries

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A wide range of work experience

Global cohort

Hear from our participants

It was personalised and made for me to learn and that was very liberating for me. I have a support group of faculty members who work with me to ensure I succeed as a leader and implement the changes t...
Managing Director
SAGE Publications Asia-Pacific
The coaching really helped me to understand who I am as a leader, what I can contribute, where is my passion and blind spots, what I do not see, and what I can do to improve and lead a better future.
Senior Vice President
Head of Market Access & Policy, Biocon Biologics

Select alumni benefits

Join CJBS’s global network of more than 14,000 alumni in over 147 countries as an associate member and receive select benefits, including:

  • Invitations to exclusive events

  • Monthly newsletter with updates on the School’s latest research and activities

  • CJBS.net email for life

  • Access to the CJBS Executive Education LinkedIn group

  • 20% discount on all future CJBS Executive Education open-enrolment programmes

  • Access to Cambridge Judge Business School’s online alumni network

  • Access to country and special interest groups

Programme calendar

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Location

Module 1: An end-to-end perspective on business

24–29 November 2024

Cambridge, UK

Module 2: Coping with flux

6–7 February 2025 | 13–14 February 2025 | 20–21 February 2025 | 27–28 February 2025 | 6–7 March 2025

Ten live online sessions with faculty | 9am–12.30pm UK time

Module 3: Utilising the levers of the organisation

27 April–2 May 2025

Cambridge, UK

Note: Programme schedule is subject to change.

FAQs

Connect with a programme adviser for a 1:1 session

Our programme advisers have helped senior executives around the world choose the right programme for their career goals. Schedule a 1:1 to get a deeper understanding on why the Cambridge Senior Management Programme is the right fit for you.

Email: cambridge_smp@emeritus.org

Phone: +971 800 0321209 (UAE) / +44 178 664 9936 (UK) / +1 573 527 3654 (USA) / +52 55930 20507 (LATAM)

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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