Professional development

At Sheffield University Management School, we are only too aware of how important it is to stay ahead of your game and how quickly the business environment can change. The extra benefits you receive as a Management School alumnus are therefore designed to enhance your professional and personal development, and provide you with access to the Management School's range of expert resources.

Programmes and further study

If you are interested in continuing or furthering your studies, the Management School delivers a suite of Masters level programmes and Executive Education to enhance your specialist skills and knowledge. There are scholarships available to Sheffield alumni, and more information about our full programme of study can be found at:

Below you will find further information about our Executive Education offer.

Excel in three core challenges of modern business with the Sheffield MBA - entrepreneurship, leadership and consultancy – essential skills for the modern executive and the foundations of the Sheffield MBA. Placed in the QS Global rankings, acknowledged particularly for its superior research and employability offer, MBA teaching is based exclusively in the School's Executive Education suite, which offers an ideal environment for you to study, collaborate and socialise.

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This two-year programme combines degrees from two of the University of Sheffield’s world-leading departments – Engineering and Management. Designed to excel entrepreneurial and managerial skills of those in the engineering sector, your first year of study is an engineering-based MSc which leads straight into the Sheffield MBA. Here, you will develop the necessary professional skills and knowledge to succeed in a competitive sector.

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This part-time 21-month Executive MBA is ideal for working professionals looking to progress in a variety of advanced manufacturing sectors such as aerospace, automotive, medical devices, nuclear, marine and defence. It's about improving productivity, but not just on the production side; in accounting, finance, marketing and sales. You will learn about streamlining supply chains, identifying new markets and understanding your customers better.

We’re looking for people from all sectors of manufacturing, any functional role and from both large and small businesses. Whether you are the next generation in a family business or someone with a technical background transitioning into a managerial position and you have the potential and the ambition to lead your organisation and career to the next level, we’d love to hear from you.

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Professional memberships

Some modules and programmes at Sheffield University Managment School are accredited by professional bodies. Students graduating from an accredited programme can gain professional recognition or membership upon graduation, or you can join the professional body upon graduation or during your studies. For the School’s full list of institution and programme accreditations, visit:

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is the international honour society serving business programmes accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Today, accreditation from AACSB ensures excellence across the school's critical areas including the school’s mission, operations, faculty qualifications and contributions and programmes.

Following accreditation from AACSB, Sheffield University Management School established the Sheffield BGS Chapter in January 2013.

Member eligibility

  • Undergraduate Level*: Students in the top 10% of their year at the point of graduation, according to their academic results, will be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma membership.
  • Masters Level and MBA*: Students in the top 20% of their year at the point of graduation, according to their academic results, will be invited to Beta Gamma Sigma membership.
  • Doctoral level (PhD): All those completing their doctoral requirements are eligible.

Eligible students will be contacted on or around graduation with information about BGS and how to accept membership into the chapter.

*applies to programmes accepted by AACSB International as a basis for the School’s accreditation.