General

Why should I attend an Executive Education Programme ?

Attending an Executive Education programme at Imperial gives you an opportunity to learn from top academics, network with senior professionals from across the globe and be a part of the Imperial College London family. Through our distinctive methodologies, including case studies, group discussions, lectures and business simulations, you’ll gain the strategies, tools, and insights to solve your most challenging problems. Drawing on research and real life experience from our faculty, participants will walk away feeling empowered and ready to take on the world. All of our programmes are designed so that participants return to their companies ready to apply what they’ve learned. The Alumni network at Imperial comes with a host of benefits, including global networking opportunities and access to our events.

Who attends our Executive Education Programmes ?

Professionals usually with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, from different sectors, countries and organisations. Their main objective is to develop their skills and take their career to the next level.

What is the duration of the programmes ?

Varies from 2 days to 12 days

Can I visit Imperial College London and speak to someone from the Executive Education team ?

Yes, please feel free to contact us via our contact us page and we can arrange for you to visit the campus.

When should I apply for a programme ?

We recommend that you apply at least two months before the programme starts to guarantee your place.

Admission Process

Is there a qualification process that I need to complete prior to applying to a programme ?

No

How can I apply for an Executive Education programme ?

All our applications need to be completed online

When will I know if my application was successful ?

We will get back to you within 48 hours (excluding weekends)

Do I require work experience to attend an Executive Education programme?

In most situations you would do, but we analyse all applications by merit, not based just on work experience.

Is there an application fee?

No

Do I need a formal interview with Imperial College?

No, sometimes the Programme Director might have some additional questions regarding your application

Do I need a VISA to study at Imperial College London Executive Education?

Depends on the country you fly in from, we can provide a letter stating that you were approved to attend our programme

I am an Imperial College London Alumni, do I have any discount?

Yes, you get a 20% discount

Programme Information

When do I need to arrive at Imperial and where would I check in?

You will receive this information in your joining instructions.

What does a normal day at Executive Education look like?

Arrive at 9am, 2 sessions in the morning including a coffee break, then participants will be provided with lunch and another 2 sessions in the afternoon with a coffee break. The course usually ends at 5pm.

Are meals included in the programme fees?

Yes, 2 coffee breaks and a lunch, and usually 1 evening will be organised with networking drinks giving you an opportunity to spend time talking to other participants on the programme.

When will I receive the joining instructions?

We will send the joining instructions 4 weeks before the programme starts, this will include access to the Imperial College Hub and any pre-work that needs to be completed for the programme

How much free time will I have?

Most of our courses run from 9am to 5pm however there might be exceptions to this. Please refer to the sample timetable for an idea of how the programme will be structured. You will receive more detailed information in your joining instructions.

Do I have to attend every session?

We recommend you attend every session to get the most from the programme. If you have any issues about this, speak to the Programme Director.

Will I receive a completion certificate?

Yes you will receive a certificate upon completion

Payment and Cancellation Information

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept credit cards as well as bank transfers. If you are paying by bank transfer or are being sponsored, we will send you an invoice to the billing contact nominated as your executive sponsor. Payments terms are normally 30 days upon receipt of invoice. If you are paying via credit card you will receive a link to make payment via email once your application is approved.

What is your cancellation policy?

All cancellations must be confirmed in writing to execed-info@imperial.ac.uk and will only be effective from the date of receipt. Cancellations received more than 42 days prior to the commencement of the programme will be subject to a £500 administrations fee. Cancellations received after that time will be subject to the following penalties:

  • 0 – 14 days 100% of the programme fee.
  • 15 – 28 days 50% of the programme fee
  • 42 days 25% of the programme fee

If a candidate does not attend, the full fee will be retained as a cancellation charge. Please note that no part of the fee will be refunded or used towards payment for another programme in the event a participant only partially attends the programme. In the unlikely event that we cancel a programme, participants will be entitled to a full refund. Full term and conditions are available on our website here.

How to get to Imperial College London

What is the nearest underground station?

South Kensington, Circle, District and Piccadilly Line

Which is the nearest airport?

Heathrow: take the Heathrow Express to Paddington station, then take a taxi or use the Underground.

Gatwick: take the Gatwick Express to Victoria station, then take a taxi or use the Underground.

Stansted: take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street station, then take a taxi or use the Underground.

City Airport: take a taxi or use the DLR and the underground.

Will Imperial pay for my transport to and from the airport?

No, travelling to and from the airport is the responsibility of the individual.

What is your full address?

Imperial College Business School, 29 Exhibition Rd, Kensington, London SW7 2AS

Where to stay

Can you recommend any hotel close by?

Our programme managers will be able to recommend local hotels and special rates for our participants

Is accommodation included in the programme fees?

No