Personal Development programmes

Invest in your professional development with Bayes Executive Education to enhance your leadership skills and improve your business’s bottom-line.

Why choose Bayes Executive Education for your personal development course?

  • Join a growing network of business leaders who are helping global businesses thrive through change and uncertainty
  • Choose from a wide range of open programmes and custom training courses in leadership, communication and finance
  • Suitable for those looking to progress in their current role or seeking a career change.

Our Personal Development courses (applications are open):

Finance for Non-Financial Leaders
15th - 18th November (online)

Strategic Decision Making for Leaders
19th - 22nd October (online)

Developing your Core Consulting Skills
30th September - 22nd October (online)

Becoming an Effective Leader: for Aspiring Leaders
Details: Date TBC

Effective Negotiation Skills: Influencing with Impact
Details: Dates TBC

Leadership Communication: Present Yourself with Lasting Impact
Details: Available for custom programme enquiries.

Practical Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs
Details: Available for custom programme enquiries.

View our finance or leadership programmes.

Looking for ways to upskill your team?

Invest in the professional development of your employees to renew their skills and knowledge to give them exactly what they need to achieve both their goals and yours.

Our custom programmes are ranked 2nd in London (Financial Times Executive Education Custom ranking 2019). We’ll work with you to deliver customised programmes to fit your business need and goals. Find out more about our custom programmes.

Academic experts teaching on Bayes Executive Education

Professor Cliff Oswick

Cliff joined the Business School (formally Cass) in 2011 as a Professor in Organization Theory. He also served as Head of the Faculty of Management and Deputy Dean at Bayes between January 2011 and January 2016.

Cliff’s research focuses on the application of aspects of discourse, dramaturgy, tropes, narrative and rhetoric to the study of organizations and organizing. He is particularly interested in the study of leadership processes, employee engagement, and organizational change. He has published over 120 academic articles and contributions to edited volumes, including contributions to Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies, British Journal of Management, Organization, and Organization Studies.

Beyond his academic responsibilities, Cliff has also undertaken a variety of consultancy projects, senior coaching activities and executive development assignments with a number of high profile corporate clients. Read more about Cliff.

Professor Paolo Volpin

Paolo is Professor of Finance and Head of the Faculty of Finance at Bayes Business School. He is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Prior to joining Bayes, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at London Business School.

He has published on the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Economic Perspectives and other journals. His research in corporate finance, especially in the field of corporate governance, has won several awards. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University. Read more about Paolo.

Covid-19 response

We continue to closely monitor developments in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More information and FAQs can be found on the City, University of London’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic web page.

Our staff and faculty remain dedicated to supporting all our clients during this challenging time; please feel free to reach out with any questions or requests to your dedicated Client Director in our team or