Cranfield's longest running programme, which has in its different forms benefitted and inspired executives since 1980. Realise your leadership potential through in-depth self-examination. Read more Read less

This programme is for senior executives who wish to develop their leadership potential through in-depth self-examination. It provides a transformational experience, which will allow you to find your own authentic style of leadership, be more comfortable with ambiguity and improve your understanding of people. It takes you on an intensive journey of personal development and self -awareness to create an experience that will have a lasting impact on the ways in which you lead. By the end of the programme you will have expanded your emotional comfort zone. 

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 21 Nov 2016
    • 27 Mar 2017
    • 05 Jun 2017
    • 20 Nov 2017
  • Duration5 + 2 days residential
  • LocationCranfield Campus
  • Cost2016: £8,350 + VAT, 2017: £8,760 + VAT

Module dates

The programme modules run on the following dates:

Module November 16 Programme March 17 Programme June 17 Programme November 17 Programme
1 21 - 25 November 2016 27 - 31 March 2017 5 - 9 June 2017 20 - 24 November 2017
2 26 - 27 January 2017
15 - 16 June 2017 14 - 15 September 2017 7 - 8 February 2018


What you will learn

  • A more genuine, open, and sensitive style of leadership
  • An improved understanding of how your behaviour impacts on others
  • A better ability to empathise and understand why others behave as they do
  • An understanding of how to manage yourself and others under pressure
  • Increased emotional intelligence, focus and direction
  • An increased ability to develop and support others.

Core content

  • Learn how to use your own unique story and life experience to inspire your leadership
  • Explore deep-seated attitudes and beliefs to give you insights to build on your strengths, shift unhelpful attitudes and create more choice in how you behave
  • Use depth psychology, group participation, feedback and individual development time to create a lasting impact both in and outside work.

Who should attend

  • Senior executives and directors who want to become better at using themselves as an instrument to communicate and inspire
  • Those who recognise blind spots that may hold them back
  • Executives who need to become better at taking people with them
  • Those who feel at a crossroads within their career
  • Highflyers who need to achieve a healthier work life balance. 

Because of the connections that develop during this programme past participants have often created an ongoing professional peer group that continues to meet once or twice a year.


Accommodation options and prices

Tuition, course materials, full board accommodation and lifelong access to Alumni Membership benefits are included in the price of this course.

Location and travel

Cranfield School of Management is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. 

The School is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world.

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield Management Development Centre
Wharley End
MK43 0HG

This course is provided by Cranfield Management Development Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of Cranfield University