The Imperial College and Corndel

Executive Development Programme (Level 7)

A world-class executive leadership programme that brings together the academic excellence of a world-leading University and the expertise of the UK’s largest management training provider.

Our mission is to empower and upskill entrepreneurial leaders

A world-class executive

leadership and management programme

Imperial College Business School and Corndel have formed a powerful new partnership to revolutionise leadership and management skills in the UK workforce. This new approach combines academic rigour with exceptional vocational training delivering tangible business impact. The programme can be entirely funded through the Apprenticeship Levy.

The strategic partnership breaks down the silo between academic excellence and vocational training, giving a new generation of leaders both the management theory and the practical skills required for today’s workplace. 

Our impact

A transformative development journey

The technology enabled, blended programme features one-to-one online coaching, a pioneering digital learning curriculum, online group seminars and masterclass sessions from renowned academics.

Key themes include:

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Strategy and Change Management
  • Implementing Business Solutions
  • Driving Business Performance
  • Leadership and the External Environment

Learner experience

A transformative and personalised development journey

Masterclasses from Imperial College Business School experts

Award-winning delivery

Professional accreditation

Blended, flexible delivery to fit around work schedules

Imperial College and Corndel Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship

CMI Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership Practise and Chartered Fellow Status (CMgr FCMI)

Executive Education Alumni Status with Imperial College Business School

Imperial College and Corndel learner events Network, Learn, Explore

Join senior leadership learners from across industries and sectors for exclusive learning and networking events hosted at Imperial College London.


Who is the programme for?

Designed for ambitious managers with 5+ years of experience. These managers will be working alongside the Board and C-Suite executives, ready to take the next step in their leadership journey.

The curriculum equips participants with the skills and knowledge required to become effective business leaders and improve performance through entrepreneurial leadership.

Meet our Experts… World-class thinkers, mentors and educators

Delivered by experts – one to one coaching is at the heart of the Corndel experience. We match each participant to an experienced leadership coach who will personally support them throughout the programme, ensuring they confidently apply their new skills. 

Jerry Stokes

Jerry Stokes is a Leadership & Management coach with 24 years experience as Managing Director, Deputy Chief Executive and Operations Director in the skills and employment and health & social care fields. He has a background in education and social work. Qualified Coach Diploma in Professional Management.

Roz Young

Roz Young is an experienced Sales Director and Top 10 global performer in sales while ASM with IWG. She has experience working in Legal, Banking, Recruitment and Education sectors. Roz is successful in managing teams, self motivated and tenacious, strong communicator, and excellent presentational abilities.

Helen Martin

Helen Martin has over 30 years’ experience in professional and financial services, and technology. She holds an MSc. in Coaching and Behavioural Change, is a certified Business Psychologist and is a member of the Association for Coaching. Helen is a school governor and is a non-exec Director at a social housing association.

Masterclasses from Imperial College Business School

Imperial College Business School is home to many of the world’s brightest minds in the fields of entrepreneurial thinking, business leadership and data analysis.

As an integral part of your apprenticeship programme, learn from Imperial College academics and experts about the organisational challenges and technological changes that are rapidly coming over the horizon to impact how you do your job. Take away important, inspirational and practical information that you can immediately use in your role, all packaged in a digestible and engaging two-hour Masterclass.

Omar Merlo
Creating a Personal Brand
Celia Moore
Responsible Leadership: Integrity, Sincerity and Compassion
Maurizio Zollo
Corporate Sustainability and Organisational Culture
Sankalp Chaturvedi
Leading in a Technology Driven World
Ileana Stigliani
Idea to Innovation: A Design Thinking Approach
Chris Tucci
Understanding the Sources of Value in a Digital World
Deeph Chana
Privacy Regulation & Cybersecruity
Daniel Rowles
A Framework for Implementing a Digital Transformation
Livio Scalvini
Sustainable Business Model Innovation and the Role of Technology

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