Enhance your leadership and business skills and demonstrate your commitment to continued professional development


Complete any four of our short business courses to achieve the Manchester Professional Diploma in Leadership

Designed to equip you with practical, impactful skills to implement into your organisation, the Manchester Professional Diploma in Leadership allows you to strategically plan your professional learning journey by choosing short business courses that align with your career interests.

Whilst each of our short courses is a Professional Certificate in its own right, by completing any four of our four-day short business courses from our extensive portfolio, you will be awarded with the Manchester Professional Diploma in Leadership.

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Solutions to your unique business challenges

Curate your own professional development programme, combining applied theory and practical approaches to your own unique business challenges

Flexible learning pace

Learn at a pace which fits into your lifestyle and commitments by having 4 years to complete the diploma

Expand your network

Connect with a diverse group of business leaders and expand your professional network as you complete each course

Personal growth

Prioritise your personal growth as you strengthen your unique skill set in areas that interest you

Dynamic learning environment

Engage with Alliance Manchester Business School’s world-leading academic faculty in a dynamic learning environment


If I have completed one or two qualifying short courses in the past, will these count towards the MPDL?

Yes, if you have previously completed one or two short business courses at Alliance Manchester Business School these will be considered for the Manchester Professional Diploma in Leadership.

How do I register?

If you are interested in completing the diploma, please get in touch with one of our course advisors who can support you in making the right course selection for you.

When is payment due?

You will pay for each course individually as per our terms and conditions. You will benefit from 20% discount on the final three courses, this discount will be applied on the third and fourth course.