Executive Education

Rethinking Business

About Us

Hull University Business School offers a range of open and bespoke courses for professionals wanting to further develop their leadership and management skills and to transform their business. Our academic experts and professional associates draw upon world leading research and practical business experience to deliver high quality, impactful training for executives. We combine practical knowledge with an entrepreneurial mind set to ensure that participants on our programmes are equipped with the tools and attributes to build and grow successful organisations.

We are a leading UK business school with internationally recognised accreditations from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). We’re dedicated to the development of responsible leadership for a complex world. Our aim is to inspire those who study and work with us to make a sustainable difference in business and society. Our independent accreditations (including the AACSB – held by fewer than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programmes) place us in a select group of UK business schools. So our students can be confident about our commitment to providing an outstanding experience. And they can rely on the enduring value of a Hull University Business School degree in the global employment market.


Programmes For Individuals

Hull Executive MBA

The AMBA-accredited Hull Executive MBA (EMBA) helps shape strategic and responsible leaders through a challenging, business relevant, and internationally recognised programme. The EMBA is also available as a Degree Apprenticeship.


Future Leaders Programme

For first time managers to experienced leaders this accessible programme will help executives develop their management and leadership skills, shape high performance behaviours, gain access to peer to peer mentoring and be in great company as part of the Future Leaders Network.


Open Programmes

Hull University Business School regularly runs programmes, events and masterclasses for individuals looking to access the latest business thinking and practice.


Programmes for Organisations


Our world-class team has the capacity to undertake research and consultancy projects for a broad spectrum of organisations, which are proven to result in tangible and substantial positive change – be that in increased profitability, enhanced skills or organisational revolution.

Our services range from leadership through to change management;

Organisational Transformation & Change

Sustainability Optimisation for Organisations

We also have expertise in many other areas such as Supply Chains, Digital Marketing and Digital Transformation


Customised leadership and management programmes

We work with ambitious companies wanting to access the latest in management thinking and ensure that their executive team is operating at the top of its game. With a wealth of industry best practice and academic expertise to draw upon we can develop a programme that helps organisations tackle challenges head on whilst developing and meeting your strategic goals.


Degree Apprenticeships

We offer a range of Degree Apprenticeships that have been designed with employers drawing on industry best practice and cutting edge academic thinking to help retain and nurture home grown talent whilst increasing productivity and performance. Degree apprenticeships are a cost-effective way of developing and training your staff, from school leavers through to experienced workers. We will work with you to ensure that training is tailored to attract and develop the talented and motivated employees who will boost your productivity and performance.


Support for SMEs

Help To Grow Programme

Designed to be manageable alongside full-time work, this programme will support you to develop your strategic skills with key modules covering financial management, innovation and digital adoption. By the end of the programme, you will develop a tailored business growth plan to lead your business to its full potential.

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SME Business Clinic

Our SME Business Clinic provides free support & advice to SMEs and organisations who are looking to grow by taking their business in a new direction, explore new challenges or require fresh eyes to help them succeed.

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Entrepreneurs in Residence

Our Entrepreneurs in Residence are embedded across the Business School using their experience to advise on the early stages of business development, inform research and build external relationships.

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Workshops & Masterclasses

Series of workshops and masterclasses designed to support innovation, growth and learning within the SME community. Primarily aimed at establishing a strong network that encourgages knowledge exchange and provide crucial insights, learning and development.

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Feature News

Hull University Business School has been ranked as one of the top two per cent in the world after securing prestigious re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

It demonstrates the University Business School’s efforts to provide the highest-calibre teaching, curriculum and student interaction opportunities, with a focus on adapting the curriculum to meet the evolving needs of organisations both in the UK and globally.

Professor Stephen Hardy, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics at the University of Hull, said: “The University is delighted that we have been reaccredited by AMBA which serves to evidence our Business School’s commitment to providing excellence in educating future business leaders.

SME Engagement

Despite the disruption of both COVID and BREXIT, we have increased our engagement and impact with SMEs in the Humber region and further afield. We are proud to support and inform a range of different SMEs through our knowledge exchange activties, research and consultancy projects and through student engagement.  To find out more on how you can engage with Hull univeristy Business School, simply email us at fblp-business@hull.ac.uk