XED Institute of Management partners with University of Leeds to launch the Leeds Business Management Programme (LBMP) in India

New Delhi : XED Institute of Management, one of the largest providers of Executive Education in India, Asia, and the Middle East, announces the launch of the Leeds Business Management Programme Leeds (BMP) for experienced professionals in India and the Middle East in partnership with the University of Leeds.

Leeds BMP is a comprehensive, six-month, multi-modular course delivered entirely online by academic experts from the Leeds University Business School. Taught across 24 consecutive Saturdays, it provides working professionals with the skills needed to make informed decisions in the world of business. The programme provides the insights needed to make strategic decisions in an uncertain environment taking into consideration both the internal organisational strengths and the ever-changing external environment, while at the same time, reflecting on one’s own leadership effectiveness and journey.

Through the six-month journey, the course navigates seamlessly through topics such as leadership, strategy, innovation, customer advocacy, marketing, negotiation, finance, and digital, all of which are essential skills for the contemporary working professional.

Leeds BMP offers a unique opportunity for executives to gain high-quality education from a UK top ten business and management research institution. The Leeds University Business School is a leading, full-service business school, consistently ranked by the Financial Times, QS and The Economist. It is also one of the few schools worldwide to be triple-accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. An internationally renowned centre of business excellence, it supports and collaborates with organisations regionally, nationally and internationally. The business school is a faculty of the University of Leeds which is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.

Speaking on the occasion, Tone Thomas Vaduthala, Director of Executive Education Programmes at the Leeds University Business School said, “We are quite excited about the launch of the Leeds Business Management Programme in collaboration with XED. As a research-intensive business school, we recognise the challenges faced both by individuals and businesses in these uncertain and tumultuous times. These insights have formed the basis for the design of the Leeds Business Management Programme. With over 30,000 alumni in more than 145 countries, we welcome this opportunity offered by XED to extend our impact to even more individuals from the Indian subcontinent.”

Established in 2015, XED has partnered with educational institutes across the globe such as Cornell University, INSEAD, Chicago Booth School of Business, University of North Carolina, Singapore Management University, National University of Singapore, University of Leeds and so on. The firm delivered a top line of USD 8 million and is gearing up for more than USD 20 million over the next 2 years. More than 10,000 senior executive leaders have participated in XED run programmes from organisations including PepsiCo, JSW Group, Tata Group, IBM, Cipla, WNS, Raymond, John Deere, Bank of America, Swiggy, Adobe, SBI Group, Hindustan Petroleum, Bajaj Finance, among several others.

Commenting on the partnership, John Kallelil, Founder and Director of XED, said, “In addition to our custom programmes tailored for companies, we are increasingly focused on delivering public programs in Management and Digital Leadership for executives in India and the Middle East. In keeping with our vision to bring world-class executive education to the region, we are proud to be associated with the University of Leedsto bring the best in British executive education to India. The ongoing EdTech revolution, coupled with the high internet and mobile network penetration in India, enables us to make high-quality executive leadership development accessible to an even wider pool of experienced professionals and senior leaders globally.”

The first cohort of the Leeds Business Management Programme will start on 10 July 2021. To know more about the program, either visit https://leeds.bmp.xedinstitute.org or email leeds@xedinstitute.org.


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