The Executive Development Network

Next-level management and leadership training

Grow your talent pool with EDN’s award-winning apprenticeship and vocational courses

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Training with a difference

EDN, the Executive Development Network, provides award-winning management and leadership training courses.

EDN works directly with businesses to create bespoke talent development programmes. These professional apprenticeships empower teams and individuals, helping them become better managers, board members and leaders.

Nurturing talent at every level

EDN’s training courses are suitable for Professionals, Practitioners and Executives across all industries.

Choose from ‘open cohort’ for individuals or ‘closed cohort’ to get a curriculum tailored to the talent development requirements of your business or organisation.

EDN 3rd Horizon Events

At EDN, our focus is to develop and inspire the next generation of leaders. We enrich your apprentices’ learning experience with our 3rd Horizon events.

EDN’s quarterly 3rd Horizon events feature cutting-edge learning from a variety of different sectors – from sport to music, to science. These hour-long sessions will give your apprentices the opportunity to engage and gain fresh perspectives of how inspirational leaders from other industries approach problem-solving and foster long-term innovation and business growth.


Business and leadership training – including courses for everyone from entry level professionals to senior managers and board level executives.

Business Administrator Apprenticeship

Gain practical business expertise for any industry.

Level 3

15 months

Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship

Foundation skills for providing quality customer service.

Level 2

12 months

Customer Service Specialist Apprenticeship

Develop a professional knowledge of your business and support its customers.

Level 3

15 months

Inclusive Leadership Level 3

Inspiring leaders to create an equal work culture

Level 3

12 months + EPA

Inclusive Leadership Level 5

Developing equity focused leadership.

Level 5

15 months + EPA

Learning and Development Practitioner Apprenticeship

Learn how to create and deliver business training to colleagues.

Level 3

18 months

Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeship

Gain the skills needed to teach adults and young people.

Level 5

24 months

Level 6 BA (Hons) Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMI)

Develop a detailed understanding in all areas of business management.

Level 6

48 months

Level 7 Senior Leader Masters Degree, MBA (CMI)

Helping senior managers reach their full potential.

Level 7

24 months

Operations or Department Manager

How to manage teams, projects or departments effectively and efficiently.

Level 5

18 months

Sales Executive Apprenticeship

How to improve, lead and manage sales within a business.

Level 4

18 months

Team Leader Apprenticeship

Learn how to manage teams and deliver results.

Level 3

12 months

EDN: A trusted apprenticeship provider

The Executive Development Network is part of the award-winning training company, HIT Training Ltd.

Why we’re different:

  • OFSTED ‘Good’ rated
  • UK-wide coverage
  • Blended learning
  • Exclusive partnership with Arden University
  • Bespoke training packages for your organisation.
Find out more about us

EDN is regulated by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and Ofsted.

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EDN’s management and leadership courses are suitable for all levels and business sectors. See what we can offer.

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