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Who we are

We’re a specialist unit at Aston Business School

Who we are

Aston University prides itself in being the UK's leading university for business and the professions.

The Centre for Executive Development is part of Aston Business School, one of the top 1% of business schools worldwide to be awarded the coveted triple accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.

Close partnership with business

Since its foundation in 1947 as the Department of Industrial Administration, Aston Business School has always sought to forge close partnerships with business, and enjoys an exemplary legacy of devising and delivering successful development programmes.

This means our clients have access to an enviable portfolio of proven expertise and thought leadership in executive, leadership and management development.  We exploit research judged to be ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by the UK’s official Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The Centre for Executive Development team are specialists at working in partnership with clients to develop people who can tackle their most pressing business challenges.


I am very impressed by the School’s commitment to add value through partnership, which exactly matches our business philosophy.

Contact us to discuss your executive development needs.

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