The Warwick Executive Diploma in Behavioural Science

Programme structure

The programme is delivered in four modules, each over four days at WBS London. 

While all of your modules will be taught within a one-year period, submission of your final assessed project and subsequent grading by our academic team can mean that the awarding of your Warwick Executive Diploma may extend beyond one year. Upon successful completion you will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Behavioural Science from the University of Warwick.

Behavioural Science for Organisations and Innovation

Are you looking to develop a cooperative, creative and collaborative culture in your organisation? Effective collaboration and positive organisational culture can have a huge impact on well-being, innovation and incentivising team members. 

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Behavioural Science for Ethical Leaders and Negotiators

This module focuses on two of the most crucial 'people skills' in modern business: Negotiating with people and leading them.

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Behavioural Science in Consumers and Markets

How and why do we make certain decisions? Individual decision-making affects markets and organisations. Develop a toolkit that will enable you to have better personal decision-making, better design of products and services, and more effective workplaces.

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Behavioural Science in the Real World

Human behaviour is at the heart of every business, and so understanding how to apply behavioural science theory and insights can have a real impact on your organisation. 

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Applied Project

Develop a strategy for implementing behavioural science into your organisation.

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Teaching methods

  • Peer networks and debate: Questioning, discussion and debate with a support network of peers as well as truly interactive relationships with teaching faculty
  • Bespoke distance learning platform: Inter-modular support from the my.wbs platform, which is used to deliver our Distance learning MBA
  • Guest speakers and practitioners: relevant and relate-able speakers from industry and practice will feature within each individual module
  • Personal development and action learning: Utilising reflective practice, psychometric tools and analysis as well as learning through doing.

Learning in London, the financial capital of the world 

Opened in June 2015 on the 17th floor of The Shard, WBS London houses a 100-seat lecture theatre and a smaller one at 80 seats, plus seminar rooms and space to network. In October 2017 we announced that WBS is expanding our London base to include the 13th floor, increasing our footprint at The Shard by 50 per cent.

The Shard is situated next to the London Bridge transport hub so getting to us from anywhere in London, the UK, and international locations, could not be easier.

This is a face-to-face programme, allowing you to benefit from meeting your fellow executives and our teaching team in person.