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Executive and professional education


Cambridge gives you the edge.

You will have access to an assurance of quality in teaching, academic environment, research strength, and some of the best academic staff in the world. You can be sure that the study you complete here will be innovative, flexible, and cutting-edge. Our work benefits from direct input and engagement with experts in the private and public sectors and civil society.

Education culture

You'll be surrounded by hard-working, driven people, and encouraged to debate, discuss, and analyse. In this collaborative environment, you'll be inspired, stretched and supported to succeed, and you have the added benefit of being part of a Cambridge global network.

Our executive and professional development courses are delivered by academics and associated high-calibre specialists, and are underpinned by world-class research and pedagogical expertise and frameworks. A balance of theory and practice is key.

Career benefits

Whether you choose to study a Cambridge executive and professional education course for your own individual benefit, or as part of your organisation's wider plan, you will learn concepts and strategies that you can apply to your working life immediately, significantly enhancing your career prospects.

Organisational benefits

We aim to help organisations develop and grow by meeting their needs. We take the time to really understand your organisational context, develop strategies, and provide real ways to lead improvement and change. If your organisation has a specific goal or need, say, to limit your environmental footprint, or to add value to your product, we can look at this particular aspect of your operations and find methods to achieve the result you have in mind. Find out more >>

Diversity and richness of portfolio

Our providers are individual and distinctive. Each one has a unique identity and offers complementary courses to meet the needs of organisations and individuals in many fields. Together they offer a rich and comprehensive suite of study opportunities. A number of providers focus on executive and professional education as core activities.

There are a number of collaborative courses, where providers work together to create strong, new programmes where fields converge.

Cambridge has research and scholarship strengths in so many academic disciplines that you are sure to find the sort of course you're looking for. And if not, we can try to build one for you!