Executive MBA for the Creative Industries

Ashridge Executive Education

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

Executive MBA for the Creative Industries

Ashridge Executive Education

Why an Ashridge MBA?

  • Triple-accredited business school (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB)
  • Ranked globally in the top 1% of business schools
  • Dual US and UK degree awarding powers
  • Ashridge works with two thirds of FTSE companies each year, over 850 corporate clients and 6,500 executives across the globe

Who is it for?


It is for busy professionals either already working in the creative sector or looking to make the transition into the sector, who wish to gain the strategic skills and knowledge required to respond to increased digitisation and globalisation.

Programme details

The programme is designed and taught by Ashridge Executive Education with the expertise and contribution from two experienced industry partners: Creative Skillset and Atticus Education. This qualification is also uniquely supported by an Advisory Board of experienced senior professionals in the creative industries including from film, television, radio, publishing, advertising, fashion and many more. These professionals will be providing case studies, teaching and sharing their expertise to make this a lively and interactive qualification which is directly relevant to the creative industries. You will learn how to lead and inspire innovation and how to build a culture of creative excellence whilst balancing the demands of commercial enterprise. With a focus on practical application, small group learning and high interaction with real organisations, this programme provides an integrated view of business and the key challenges faced today such as globalisation, sustainability, leading organisational change and innovation. This programme is delivered part time, with a mixture of residential weeks at Ashridge and online study over a period of two years.


  • Business Finance
  • Effective Leadership
  • Creating Strategy
  • Leading the Creative Process
  • Marketing
  • Achieving Scale
  • Masters Project


On this executive MBA programme assessments are done through practical assignments, presentations and as consultancy projects rather than through exams. These are all business based, you may use your own organisation as the focus for your assessments, enabling valuable consultancy and strategic analysis.

Find out more

Open days and webinars are a great way to find out more about the programme content, our unique learning methods as well as to meet with faculty and alumni. If you would like to join any of our prime events this year, please register online at https://www.ashridge.org.uk/qualifications/executive-mba-for-the-creative-industries/events/

You can also speak to our programme admission team and the programme faculty. Email admissions@ashridge.hult.edu Phone +44 (0) 1442 841120

We look forward to meeting you!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 17, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
2 years
Part time
32,500 GBP
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Start date Oct. 2017
United Kingdom London, England
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End date Sept. 28, 2018
Duration 2 years
Price 32,500 GBP

Executive MBA for the Creative Industries