As an Executive MBA at WBS you will have access to tailor-made leadership and professional development designed around our Career Management Cycle specifically for Executives. Through tailored guidance and one-to-one coaching, we will ensure that you leave WBS feeling confident with all the skills to make your next career move. Our career services don’t stop when you complete your programme. You will still be able to access online resources, one career consultation and our Professional Interest Groups for free. You’ll also be able to participate in our career skills masterclasses and webinars on a pay as you go basis.
The following services are integrated into the programme:
Recruiter events – Opportunities to meet company representatives face-to-face to discuss upcoming opportunities. Previous companies have included Deloitte, Jaguar Land Rover and Capco
Annual MBA networks fair – An opportunity to meet a selection of employers at WBS London, to discuss potential recruitment opportunities
The Change Maker Series – Practitioner lectures provide an insight into different industries, and give the opportunity to network with MBA students on other programme formats. Previous presenters include Chris Murray, UK Energy Sector CEO and Chairman of APX3 Ltd; Michael Kerr, Vice President of Aston Martin;
Nick Eastwood, CEO of Wasps RFC; Louise Ainsworth, CEO UK of Kantar Millward Brown; Marc Barlow, Head of Strategic Marketing at GE Healthcare
Sector specialist presentations – Experienced guest speakers share first-hand industry insights. Recent sectors have included finance, consulting, marketing, and manufacturing.
When you become a Warwick Business School student, you will gain access to a wealth of networking opportunities including preplanned networking sessions each time you visit for a required module, LinkedIn groups and our Professional Networks.
Recent Professional Network events include Demystifying Algorithmic Trading, Entrepreneurial Ideas – take them or leave them, Smart Buildings and The Economic Power of Fintech - the winners and losers
We’ve created a leadership and development programme that is both integrated and comprehensive but if you’d like to focus even further on your career, you can choose to access enhanced career services for an additional cost:
Please contact CareersPlus for more details.
You will have the opportunity to participate in case competitions organised by students here and at other leading business schools. Previous MBA participants have represented WBS in the Hult Challenge in London, San Francisco and Dubai, Nespresso Sustainability Challenge, Mckinsey Business Challenge, the RSM Private Equity Challenge and the Financial Times Business debates
These intensive challenges increase your exposure to leading companies, new sectors, industry specialists and other MBAs from around the world and provide the ideal opportunity to showcase your critical thinking and problem solving skills. Previous WBS MBA students have beaten off competition from business schools including London Business School, Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University (RSM) to secure a £5,000 prize in the WBS Healthcare Challenge which they donated to dementia research.