PgD Industrial Leadership (Engineering)

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Duration Part-time, Part-time, 2-5 Years
Start date September 2021 (Assuming completion of PgC)
Entry Requirements Programme specification (PDF)
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The programme is available for students from September 2019, from PgC to MSc, and meets the immediate demand for higher level skills development of graduates inengineering organisations. To further enhance programme relevance, industrial experts will co-deliver the programme alongside our own academic staff. Modules will be delivered by a combination of online learning and face-to-face delivery with 3 days of scheduled face-to-face delivery for each module, typically delivered as 2+1 day blocks.

This programme was co-created with industry & meets the immediate demand for higher-level skills development of graduates in industry. The focus of the programme is the continuous development of 5 key competencies identified by employers as being core characteristics and behaviours of effective leaders and manager, namely: Leadership Behaviours, Management, Commercial, Interpersonal Skill, & Innovation. Delivery has been designed for this programme to support practitioners in the world of work.

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Timetable

  • IFIP7005 Operational Excellence – Autumn Semester 2021
  • IFIP7006 Technical Innovation and Commercialisation –Spring Semester 2022
  • IFIP 7007 Operational Risk Research & Technology – Spring Extended Semster 2022    

Graduate destinations

The skills developed on the programme are vital for leadership and continued career progression across industrial settings.  Post-completion, you will be prepared for positions of increased responsibility enabling you to lead in innovative, responsive business settings.

Our links with industry have been used to guide and focus the creation of this programme, ensuring that it is aligned with the skills demands of employers. The competencies that will be developed here are those identified by industry as underpinning characteristics of effective leaders and managers.

It is also intended that the programme helps you develop your interest and understanding of the benefits and contribution of research and the development of case studies in a professional/work context.  It is hoped that this will encourage and inspire some participants to continue postgraduate study and develop research ideas, perhaps at a MSc Masters or PhD/Doctoral level.