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Cranfield School of Management

United Kingdom

Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe. As part of

Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university, the School of Management is uniquely placed to connect technology and leadership. Cranfield’s contribution to global innovation is world-leading, changing the way society thinks, works and learns.

Management has been part of Cranfield University since the 1950s.

The School of Management grew out of industrial need for management training and was formally established in 1967 (although the Cranfield MBA dates back to 1964). The School of Management has one of the most extensive portfolios of Executive Education of any school in Europe.

Cranfield is globally recognised for its excellence in leadership development and for its powerful industry links and real-world focus. At Cranfield learning embraces practice, so that knowledge leads to action. The Cranfield MBA and EMBA are flagship programs that deliver a practical, purposeful and powerful learning experience, helping to transform today’s high potentials into the leaders of tomorrow. The goal is to develop robust leadership skills, and a broad range of management tools and techniques in tune with the fast-moving world of business, where management skills are often at a premium.

Cranfield is one of an elite group of schools worldwide to hold the triple accreditation of: AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (the Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System).

Cranfield School of Management Mission

To transform the practice of management around the world by creating and disseminating applied knowledge

Cranfield School of Management Vision

To be a world leading management school for responsible management thinking and practice

To conduct research that has a real impact on the practice of management around the world

To be an employer of choice for faculty who are passionate about transforming the practice of management.