Centre for General Management Development
Preparation for Director Level Leadership
Cranfield Advanced Development Programme
Senior managers who want to realise their business leadership potential will develop the skills and strategies to do so on the Cranfield Advanced Development Programme.
Through the programme, aspiring leaders broaden their business horizons, develop their organisational leadership ability and are supported to take on the challenge of leadership.
“Participants discover their leadership strengths, develop their potential to lead and build the confidence to succeed in strategic positions.”
Dr. Martin Clarke, Programme Co-Director
The Cranfield Advanced Development Programme prepares high potential managers for business leadership roles. It raises your leadership contribution and shifts your focus from operational management to strategic leadership.
There are 5 modules:
1 Thinking and Acting Strategically
2 Beyond Management to Leadership
3 Beyond the Immediate Horizon
4 Progress Review – 3-month
5 Continuing Development Review – 12-month
Find out more about the programme structure
Managers with significant practical experience or operational responsibility, who have often progressed rapidly to their current position, and who are expected to take up a business leadership level role in the near future, or have recently done so.
Read more details on a typical participant profile and the companies who have attended.
“The best learning and development experience in my professional career.”
Andrew Wilkinson, Managing Director, Sodexo Property Solutions
Read more of Andrew Wilkinson’s experience
of the Cranfield Advanced Development Programme.
You will leave the programme with:
- An understanding of the many factors now shaping business
- The ability to think strategically about your industry sector and business
- A clear vision of how to inspire and engage those you lead
- The skills and confidence to influence business strategy
Dr Martin Clarke
Dr Catherine Bailey