Cambridge Senior Management Programme (SMP)

The Cambridge Senior Management Programme is an intensive, six-month, multi-modular, general management and leadership programme that is aimed at helping participants transition into senior management roles.

Participants explore a wide range of management topics during the Cambridge Senior Management Programme, through interaction with world renowned Cambridge Judge Business School faculty, a diverse peer group and the application of learning though project work.

Key Benefits

  • Learn from Cambridge Judge Business School faculty who are world renowned experts and thought leaders in their fields
  • Enjoy face-to-face sessions in one of the world’s most famous centres of learning, Cambridge and a dynamic global business centre, Singapore
  • Learn from an experienced group of peers who bring different experiences and perspectives to the classroom
  • Identify new trends and demands of the market in an ever changing business and economic landscape
  • Integrate learnings from the three pillars of the Cambridge SMP curriculum: Formulating your Strategy, Managing Technology and People and your Future
  • Benefit from flexible learning which minimises time away from work
  • Become an associate member of Cambridge Judge Business School’s global network of alumni

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Participant Profiles

Participants might come from large organizations or medium sized companies or even from start-ups. The Cambridge SMP will help senior functional or technical managers to make the transition to a general management role or start new entrepreneurial ventures.

The learning journey is specifically designed for senior managers with:

  • Accomplished experience in functional, technical or business roles
  • More than 5 years’ management experience with a successful track record in one or more functional areas of business
  • An agenda for change
  • Confident fluency in written and spoken English
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  • Years of Work Experience

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Program Curriculum

  • Strategy

    • Strategy formulation
    • Strategy implementation
    • Leading complex, strategic projects
    • Leading negotiations
    • Operational excellence
    • Accounting strategies
    • Managing the financials
    • Strategic choice
    • Driving marketing excellence
    • Alternative finance in closer detail
    • Leading change
  • Digital Innovation

    • The role of social media
    • Unleashing and enhancing innovation
    • Developing a vision for digital innovation and managing resistance to change
    • Business models
    • Managing big data
    • Cyber security
    • Breakthrough digital innovations
    • Innovation in digital marketing
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Leveraging existing technology in innovative ways
  • Organisational Transformation

    • Leading people
    • Managing the organisational culture
    • Coaching – others and yourself
    • The future of the firm
    • Networks – influencing without formal authority
    • Managing across cultures
    • Managing high performance teams
    • Preparing for your transition
    • Circular economy
Note: The list of topics is not exhaustive and is subject to change.


  • Andreas Richter

    Andreas Richter

    Reader in Organisational Behaviour

  • Christoph Loch

    Christoph Loch

    Director of Cambridge Judge Business School

  • Eden Yin

    Eden Yin

    University Senior Lecturer in Marketing

  • Geoff Meeks

    Geoff Meeks

    Research Director

  • Jane Davies

    Jane Davies

    Senior Faculty in Management Practice

  • Jenny Chu

    Jenny Chu

    University Lecturer in Accounting

  • Jochen Runde

    Jochen Runde

    Professor of Economics & Organisation

  • Kamal Munir

    Kamal Munir

    Reader in Strategy & Policy

  • Kishore Sengupta

    Kishore Sengupta

    Academic Programme Director

  • Khal Soufani

    Khal Soufani

    Senior Faculty in Management Practice

  • Mark de Rond

    Mark de Rond

    Professor of Organisational Ethnography

  • Philip Stiles

    Philip Stiles

    Academic Programme Director

  • Stelios Kavadias

    Stelios Kavadias

    Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth

  • Suzanne Weeks

    Suzanne Weeks

    Professor of Information Systems & Innovation Studies

  • Robert Wardrop

    Robert Wardrop

    Co-founder and Director, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance


Dates & Fees

Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
Dec, 2019 Online $22,000 USD*
Jan 12–16, 2020 5 Days Dubai, UAE
Apr 12–19, 2020 8 Days Cambridge, UK
Deadline Application Fees
Round 1 August 12, 2019 $500
Round 2 September 9, 2019 $600
Round 3 October 7, 2019 $800
Round 4 November 4, 2019 $900