Our Executive Experience
How we teach
Action learning is key. You will apply theory and cutting-edge research to solve management problems based on real life scenarios. You will get an introduction to study skills and one-to-one coaching from a personal tutor.
A schedule that works for you
Our innovative structure means we only need you for dedicated study block periods. Which means you’ll bring in fresh ideas and insight back into your organisation, right from the start.
Every class is taught by an expert
Our teaching staff are leaders in their research fields, and offer insights into the latest business thinking. We consult with industry partners, and invite guest speakers to enhance the learning experience.
ROI for your organisation
You will be troubleshooting for your organisation from day one. We encourage you to base your assignments and project work on opportunities and challenges from within your organisation. You will apply your new skills to strategic challenges your organisation is facing.
Exclusive Learning Environment
You will be taught in cutting-edge spaces, designed to facilitate interactive and collaborative learning. The executive experience will also provide you with social space in the teaching breaks to network and develop relationships over lunch and coffee.* *included as part of the experience.
Meet the team.
Our executive experts
Carole is the Executive Education Fellow and is an accredited provider of emotional intelligence, team climate and personality preference training.
Dr Carole Bain
Executive Education Fellow
Yvonne is responsible for the development of valued added strategic & executive partnerships.
Professor Yvonne Beach
Chair in Management Education
Associate Dean for Strategic & Executive Partnerships
Dr Mel Bull
Senior University Teacher in Leadership and Leading Change
Stefan has extensive experience in senior corporate leadership, organisational consulting, academic research and teaching at Universities.
Dr Stefan Cantore
Senior University Teacher in Organisation Development and Change Management
Programme Director for MSc In Management and Strategic Leadership (closed)
Matthew is the Executive Education Programmes Administrator. Supporting learners throughout their time at the University.
Executive Education Programmes Administrator
Carole's industry experience includes senior international sales and marketing roles within Scottish & Newcastle plc and Diageo plc.
Dr Carole Couper
Lecturer Executive Education
Programme Director for MSc in Management and Strategic Leadership (open)
Ron has over 20 years of project management experience across multiple sectors, and has worked on several large IT integration projects.
Dr Ron Dyer
Director of Executive and Professional Education
Programme Director for Executive Masters in Business Administration (TUoS)
Graeme has over 28 years experience in the manufacturing and food industries across multiple sectors.
Dr Graeme Heron
Senior University Teacher in Operations Management and Continuous Improvement
Programme Director for Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Competence and Management for Engineers
Kristin has worked in leadership development within a large multinational company, and is regularly involved in consultancy projects.
Dr Kristin Hildenbrand
Lecturer in Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
Dr John Lang
Senior University Teacher: Entrepreneurship, Strategy and International Business
Lina has work experience in Scandinavian financial institution and teaching experience in university, professional and executive education.
Dr Lina Kloviene
Senior University Teacher in Managerial and Corporate Economics
Programme Director for Executive Masters in Business Administration (Open)
Lara is the Executive Education Student and Programme Support Assistant. Working to help and support learners throughout their time at the University.
Student and Programme Support Assistant
Lyubo spent several years running his own IT consultancy firm with a focus on business information systems and automated decision making.
Dr Lyubo Mishkov
University Teacher in Digital Information Innovation and Management
Programme Director for Executive Masters in Business Administration (Advanced Manufacturing Management)
Nicola leads the professional services team to support the implementation of strategy and high-quality student experience.
Executive Education Programmes Manager
Dr Beth Patmore
Senior University Teacher in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Steven is a Business Education specialist with over 20 years’ experience of teaching and research across secondary and higher education sectors.
Dr Steven Pattinson
Senior University Teacher in Strategy
Liz has over 20 years Pharmaceutical Industry experience, she will be managing local business partnerships.
Partnerships Development Manager
Beat spent several years working for companies across various sectors including: measurement and instrumentation, machine tools, pulp and paper.
Dr Beat Reber
Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Financial Management
Anna has worked with organisations looking at leadership, wellbeing, employee engagement, organisational change processes and workplace diversity.
Dr Anna Topakas
Lecturer in Work Psychology
Simon is the Learning Technologist for the executive programmes and is responsible for creating an interactive and engaging learning environment.
Executive Education Learning Technologist
John has work and consultancy experience across many sectors including: aerospace engineering, banking, defence, health, law, oil, pharmaceuticals.
Dr John Wilson
Senior University Teacher
Programme Director for for MSc in Management and Strategic Leadership (TUoS)