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University of Warwick: Engineering Business Leadership

Institution University of Warwick
Department Engineering
Telephone 02476 524585
Study type Taught


Our MSc in Engineering Business Leadership will help you to enhance your engineering leadership knowledge and skills and make a difference to your company.

The ability to operate in a complex and global environment is crucial for any Engineering Leader today. You need to be agile and innovative, influence others across the business, be a strategic thinker whilst also inspiring and leading your team.

This course will equip you with appropriate knowledge and skills to help you understand how businesses operate and become a more effective leader. It will encourage you to look at how to evaluate challenging business problems and optimise efficiency and competitiveness.

We liaised with industry leaders across the UK to develop a new and engaging curriculum aligned to what modern businesses need today. By understanding the latest applied knowledge, tools, and techniques you will be able to lead your team to identify and deliver effective business solutions on time and on budget.

We cover a wide range of subjects on the course, including strategy, finance, people, technology, operations, and supply chain management. Our aim is to give you a broad understanding of any technology or engineering-led business, whilst focusing on how you can maximise value. You will learn important problem solving and decision-making skills to make effective and sustainable improvements to your business.

The applied nature of this Master’s course means you can take knowledge learnt on the programme and immediately apply it to your role via work-based assignments, instilling the theory into practice. Your business will benefit from your increased knowledge and confidence as you will feel empowered to make improvements and lead the change in your organisation. You will gain an academic qualification from a top 10 UK university and develop yourself professionally.

If you’re not yet ready to commit to a period of long-term study, you can also build up to your MSc in stages by stopping after two years with a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).

This course is designed for employees working in an engineering or technology-based organisation – from the first line managers to middle and senior managers. It is particularly suited to employees with a technical or engineering background or who have relevant work experience, and who are looking to progress their careers in a leadership role. It is also suitable for people who have been in their role for some time and want formal recognition for the skills and knowledge they have.

This information is applicable for 2024 entry. Given the interval between the publication of courses and enrolment, some of the information may change. It is important to check our website before you apply.


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