Development & Alumni Relations Office 


19 July 2016

In another first, The William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen's hosted a Mini MBA at Riddel Hall in July in association with Allstate NI.

Designed and delivered exclusively by the William J Clinton Leadership Institute, the intensive programme was delivered over 5 days giving participants an insight into the modern business world, what to expect and how to maximise impact.

Speaking ahead of the week-long event, Anne Clydesdale, Director of the William J Clinton Leadership Institute, said: “This programme fills a vital gap in the market place – delivering a highly impactful grounding for the essentials of management and leadership in today’s business world. The need for such a programme has been reflected in the huge level of applications we received.

“The William J Clinton Leadership Institute brings together leading academics and industry experts to deliver world-class executive education and leadership programmes.

“This new Mini MBA is the latest addition to our range of programmes and the Institute is committed to stimulating and growing the Northern Ireland economy by providing for the next generation of leaders, in business and in public life.”

On offer over the course of the week were modules on Leadership and Strategy, Marketing and Sales, Finance Essentials and People and Performance. In addition, there was a Case Study assessment and presentation.

“Northern Ireland has been looking for a high-impact programme like this for a long-time and we are delighted we can now facilitate one, with an over-subscribed course.

“Our programme is delivered by experienced practitioners who will translate key business concepts and theories into practical application demonstrated through tried and tested learning experience," added Ms Clydesdale.

Queen's Management School is one of the top business schools in the UK and Ireland and prides itself on offering a world-class range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management.

A globally renowned centre of management education and research, it enjoys close links with the business community, a dedicated placement office and a financial trading room.

For further information on the William J Clinton Leadership Institute please visit:

Media inquiries to Queen’s University Communications Office tel: +44 (0)28 9097 3087.


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