Advanced Management Achievement Course

A 3-week highly specialised programme designed for officers moving into management and executive careers.

During week one of this three-week course, an overview of the basic concepts within each subject area is shared. In the second week ideas are further developed and an understanding of their application to business discussed. The third week focuses on the relevance of pre-course knowledge, and course learning within the business context is more fully realised. The application of ideas by business managers in management situations is explored.



Teaching element from £3,090 |

Subsistence: £375


3 weeks

Upcoming Sessions

11 Feb - 1 Mar 2024

9 - 28 Jun 2024





Key Information

Course topics

  • Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Financial accounting
  • Business management
  • Contemporary business issues

How you learn

Through a mix of taught sessions, in-company visits and guest speakers, you will develop the confidence and management tools to take the next step into a new and unpredictable commercial environment.

In the supportive environment generated by our programme team and your fellow delegates, your new knowledge will inform key decisions you make on your next steps after the military.

How you benefit

  • Develop your planning for the open job market
  • Better understand business language
  • Gain skills to communicate effectively in your new environment
  • Develop your understanding of strategy, finance, marketing and other key business areas
  • Put your enhanced knowledge and skills into action through our business simulation
  • Use your new knowledge to inform key decisions about your next steps in the supportive environment generated by our programme team and your fellow delegates
  • Build a powerful network of fellow participants and experts to call upon in your new career

How your organisation benefits

Who should attend

All delegates on AMAC should have previous experience in military careers, whether they are still serving or have recently left the forces.

AMAC is specifically designed to support the ranks of:


  • Field Marshall
  • General
  • Lieutenant-General
  • Major-General
  • Brigadier
  • Colonel
  • Lieutenant Colonel
  • Major

Royal Air Force:

  • Marshall of the Royal Air Force
  • Air Chief Marshall
  • Air Marshall
  • Air Vice-Marshal
  • Air Commodore
  • Group Captain
  • Wing Commander
  • Squadron Leader

Royal Navy:

  • Admiral of the Fleet
  • Admiral
  • Vice Admiral
  • Rear Admiral
  • Commodore
  • Captain
  • Commander
  • Lieutenant Commander

Graduate entry officers with the rank of Captain, Flight Lieutenant or Lieutenant (RN) may also apply.

Course Lead


Certificate of attendance will be awarded from Alliance Manchester Business School.

A CMI Level 8 Certificate in Strategic Direction and Leadership will be awarded, subject to the submission of two assignments at the required standard.