Leadership and Management Academy

The Leadership and Management Academy is home to the University of Suffolk’s Postgraduate Business Programmes and research into Leadership and Management.

We want to be recognised as an Academy that fosters innovation and applied research to address the real-world issues of today and the future, placing leadership and management development at the core of everything we do. Our collaborative focus sees us working in partnership with local, national and international businesses, academic institutions, government agencies and communities to realise this vision.

A collaborative, creative approach is at the heart of everything we do. 

Our portfolio of postgraduate degree programmes benefit from bringing local business leaders, innovative technology & industry networks into the forefront of your learning experience. 

Suffolk Executive MBA
International Business and Management
Strategic People Management

Our research prioritises areas that have impact and public benefit through collaboration with students, academics, business and local community leaders to tackle social and economic challenges, both regionally and internationally. Our research specialisms lie in the following six areas:

Future of leadership
HRM / employee relations
Individual / institutional behaviour & policy-making
Work identity: individual / organisational
Consumer behaviour
Methodologies for organisation research and evaluation

We put students, businesses and community at the heart of everything we do


Postgraduate Executive Education

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View our range of postgraduate executive courses.

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Research with students, academics, business and local community leaders to tackle social and economic challenges.

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In-Career Education and Training Project ICET ESF

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50% funded leadership and digital skills training for organisations in Suffolk and Norfolk 

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Our staff

I have been at the University of Suffolk for the past 3 years as the Suffolk Executive MBA (SEMBA) Programme Leader and acting Programme Leader on the International Business Management programme.  During this time, I have acquired several different roles and redesigned several post...

Course Leader for the MSc MSc Strategic People Management programme.  Before joining academia, Adetola previously worked in various capacities within financial organisations in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. She joined the University of Suffolk as a Senior Lecturer and Course Le...

I am Professor of Leadership & Management and Associate Dean (Research) at the University of Suffolk Business School. In my research I take a social sciences approach to studying how managers and leaders learn and develop their practice.  Recent projects include Implications of...

Associate Professor, PGR Supervisor.  Diane is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and personal member of the University Forum for Human Resource Development, having represented the forum at institutional level and holding forum roles alongside holding Director level...

Robert Price is an Associate Professor specialising in organisational change management and leadership.  He contributes to the delivery of the Business School's continuing professional development programmes and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.  In addition, Robert leads the Busin...

Research Associate in Leadership and Management Studies.  Laura has just successfully completed her PhD in Management Studies at The Open University. Laura continues her interest in researching precarious events with her PhD concentrating on impacts of Brexit within the UK on migra...

Will is an Associate Professor in the School of EAST.  He is passionate about supporting the learning and development of students and in doing so, supporting the development of businesses locally and further afield. He is a student of Politics and Moral Philosophy, subjects that in...

Tom was recruited by Suffolk Business School in January 2012.  In addition to his lecturing, supervision and research responsibilities, Tom currently leads the Suffolk Business School Doctoral Programme. ...