The Warwick Executive Diploma in Strategy & Innovation

How confident are you in formulating strategy in dynamic and fast-changing environments? 

The Executive Diploma in Strategy & Innovation is founded on the latest thinking and best practice, bringing our strength and reputation in the fields of strategy and innovation to help executives navigate the long journey successfully and realise their strategic organisational and personal potential. 

You will learn to:

  • Identify and overcome the challenges that companies face when trying to innovate
  • Develop new ventures within long- or newly-established organisations
  • Adopt new strategic approaches to company direction and decision-making in order to build successful business models which exploit new opportunities
  • Take new approaches to stakeholder management, governance and funding
  • Develop robust but flexible plans for strategic execution.

You will be able to apply what you learn immediately, from conducting a strategy audit to being able to make strategic recommendations with confidence. Your ideas and thinking will be validated through feedback from faculty and your peers, and the programme is designed around application to your own organisation.

  • Next Application Deadline 29 July 2024
  • Start Date 10 September 2024
  • Duration 1 year
  • Location London - The Shard
  • Format Part-time
  • Fees £18,550 *

* See fees and funding for fees breakdown.

Why should you do this course?

The Executive Diploma in Strategy & Innovation has been designed to offer immediate impact and long term development for individuals and organisations.

Benefits to you:

  • The programme will allow you to develop strategic approaches to company direction and harness entrepreneurial frameworks in practice
  • You will gain the insight and understanding needed to lead organisations to compete successfully in a complex global business environment
  • You will be able to utilise your understanding in the field of current and complex issues in strategy and innovation within your own organisation and career  
  • The programme will support you to start the process of building and influencing your organisational context to one where creativity and innovation is enabled.
A deep dive into strategy and innovation
A deep dive into strategy and innovation

Take a deep dive into the role of strategy in business leadership and develop strategic thinking skills needed in leadership roles. You will be able to analyse the strategic positioning strategies of other organisations and how they can impact your strategy development.


Learn from world-leading experts in strategy and innovation
Learn from world-leading experts in strategy and innovation

Your teaching team is made up of experts from the worlds of academia and practice, in behavioural science and business. With their support, your knowledge, ideas and confidence can flourish. Meet the faculty teaching on this Executive Diploma...

Scholarships information
Scholarships information

We know that finances for everyone are being stretched right now, so if you're ready to do your Executive Diploma and need some support, you can apply for one of our scholarships of up to 50% off your fees. Take a look at the scholarships we offer...

Actionable learning through your assessments
Actionable learning through your assessments

For each module, you'll complete one to two assignments to ensure you can put what you've learned into practice. Your assignments will give you practical, actionable strategies and reports that you can take back to your organisation and implement immediately. Take a look at the modules...

A supportive peer network for life
A supportive peer network for life

Tackling challenges is easier as a team. You will get to know your peers who will become your support network, both during and after your studies. Take a look at what our current and former participants of the Warwick Executive Diplomas have to say...

Inspirational learning facilities
Inspirational learning facilities

You will study your modules at WBS London, our inspirational teaching spaces on Level 13 and Level 17 of The Shard. With fantastic transport links thanks to our proximity to London Bridge Underground and Railway Stations, getting here is easy. Take a look around the facilities you can experience...

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