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Business schools lead the way to learning

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>01/2009
<mark>Journal</mark>Training Journal
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)48-51
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Purpose - Considers the quality of the leadership development programmes offered by UK business schools.
Design/methodology/approach - Discusses how the processes used by academic institutions fits in with the requirements of leadership development. Criticises outdoor management development and considers the rise of customised learning. Suggests that academic institutions can provide ongoing development and looks at how the use of accreditation provides transferable skills and qualifications. Notes the importance of evaluation and suggests that the infrastructure of an academic institution provides a richer learning experience.

Findings - Argues that, amongst the growing providers of leadership development programmes, academic institutions in the UK are particularly well placed to satisfy organisations' need for measurable outcomes from leadership development.

Originality/value - Shows how academic institutions can compete with other leadership development providers.