Personal Development

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

Why choose Cass Executive Education for your personal development?

  • Join a growing network of business leaders who are helping global businesses thrive through change and uncertainty
  • Choose from a wide range of training courses in leadership, communication and finance, suitable for those looking to progress in their current role or seeking a career change
  • Learn at our central London campus, perfectly situated between one of the world’s greatest financial capitals – the Square Mile – and a vibrant entrepreneurial and digital centre – Tech City.

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 2018). We’ll work with you to deliver customised programmes to fit your business need and goals. Find out more about our custom programmes.

Open Programmes in Personal Development:

Effective Negotiation Skills: Influencing with Impact
Duration: 1 day | Fee: £995

Developing your Core Consulting Skills
Duration: 3 days | Fee: £2,100

Professional Development Programme for Aspiring Non-Executive Directors
Duration: 1 day | Fee: £995

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Academic experts teaching on Cass Executive Education

Professor Cliff Oswick

Cliff joined Cass in 2011 as a Professor in Organization Theory. He also served as Head of the Faculty of Management and Deputy Dean at Cass 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 Cass 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 Cass Business School, 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.