Next Open Programme: Mini-MBA  |  1st – 4th July 2024  |  DUBAI   

Mini-MBA  |  1st – 4th July 2024  |  DUBAI    

Mini-MBA  |  1st – 4th July 2024  |  DUBAI    

Who We Are

Illuminare Executive Education was founded to meet the needs of global corporations and professionals who appreciate and demand high-quality education and services that the UK Higher Education sector is renowned for. Here at Illuminare Executive Education, we provide it in ways that are easy to access, agile to engage with, and applied in delivery.

We are proud that our founders and team are all leading UK academics and practitioners. We bring you our knowledge, skills, experience, and support through university endorsed, globally recognised programmes, bespoke corporate solutions, consultancy, corporate and 1-2-1 executive coaching that we deliver to you, with you, and for you. We work in your country when you need us.

Due to our extensive experience, we recognise that individual needs vary. Therefore, along with our existing suite of programmes, we offer the opportunity to work with us in more bespoke ways, ensuring that every minute of your time, and every pound, dirham, or dollar that you spend, brings you value. 

We’re a UK based company, with offices in London and Dubai. Please make an enquiry or send us a message if you’d like to speak with a member of our team. We can arrange telephone, online or in-country appointments.

Who We Are

Illuminare Executive Education was founded to meet the needs of global corporations and professionals who appreciate and demand high-quality education and services that the UK Higher Education sector is renowned for. Here at Illuminare, we provide them in ways that are easy to access, agile to engage with, and applied in delivery.

We are proud that our founders and team are all leading UK academics and practitioners. We bring you knowledge, skills, experience, and support through university endorsed, globally recognised programmes, bespoke corporate solutions, consultancy, corporate and 1-2-1 executive coaching which we deliver to you, with you, and for you. We work in your country when and where you need us.

Due to our extensive experience, we recognise that individual needs vary. Therefore, along with our existing suite of programmes, we offer the opportunity to work with us in more bespoke ways, ensuring that every minute of your time, and every pound, dirham, or dollar that you spend, brings you value. 

We’re a UK based company, with offices in London and Dubai. Please make an enquiry or send us a message if you’d like to speak with a member of our team. We can arrange telephone, online or in-country appointments.

HERE FOR YOU

Global

You’ll be in safe hands. Our team have extensive experience of working in and with organisations from around the world.

Academic

Experience the latest UK Higher Education research, teaching and learning combined with the most current professional practice, in ways that work for you.

Executive

We understand that your time is precious, that’s why we provide focussed, sector leading services to accelerate your executive status.

Welcome to Illuminare Executive Education

Our Vision

To become the premier global provider of executive education and corporate services, setting new standards for quality and impact in the industry.

Our Mission

To meet the educational and developmental needs of global organisations. Through the expertise of our academics and industry-leading professionals, we deliver exceptional services rooted in the standards of UK Higher Education and Masters-level provision.

Our Commitment

To offer accessible, flexible, and practical solutions that adapt to the ever-changing market landscape and deliver real-world impact. Operating with agility, customisation, and responsiveness, we will ensure alignment with the evolving demands and requirements of businesses.

Our Values

Are centred around people, quality, and impact. We prioritise the development and well-being of our clients and employees, uphold the highest standards of quality in all our endeavours embracing innovation to stay ahead of the curve, and strive to make a meaningful difference in the organisations we serve and the communities we impact. Our services come with UK Higher Education Institution endorsement and certification, providing our clients with confidence in the quality and credibility of our offerings.

Our Approach

Is sector led, characterised by accessibility, flexibility, and practicality, ensuring that our offerings are readily available, adaptable, and highly applicable in real-world scenarios. We bring our services to our clients, how, when and where they need them.

Our Services

Executive Education | Corporate Solutions | Executive Coaching

Our Services Empower Leaders and Organisations to Adapt and Thrive

In today’s rapidly evolving corporate landscape, the needs of the workforce are undergoing significant transformation. Statistics reveal that individuals are now embarking on an average of 6 to 8 distinct careers throughout their professional lives, a stark contrast to previous generations. Moreover, many of the jobs existing today are projected to become obsolete within the next three decades, replaced by automation, artificial intelligence, and technological advancements. This shift underscores the critical importance of ongoing training and skills development to ensure adaptability and resilience in the face of such dynamic changes.

Leaders too are facing an array of challenges unlike any seen before. With the rapid pace of technological advancement, shifting market dynamics, and evolving consumer preferences, the traditional paradigms of leadership are being continually reshaped. Furthermore, the rise of remote work and the gig economy presents new complexities in managing and motivating teams dispersed across geographies and time zones. To navigate these challenges effectively, leaders must embrace innovation in their approach, fostering a culture of adaptability, creativity, and resilience within their organisations.

As the nature of work continues to evolve, individuals and leaders alike must equip themselves with a diverse set of competencies and capabilities to thrive in this ever-changing environment. Investing in continuous learning and up-skilling is essential not only for personal growth but also for remaining competitive and relevant in the modern workforce.

Meet our Directors

Sarah Brennand
BSc (Hons). PGCHE. MBA. FHEA.

Sarah is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Illuminare Executive Education as well as the Founder and provider of all L7 Executive Coaching Services.

Sarah is a Certified Executive, Licensed Emotional Intelligence, and Master NLP Coach, specialising in high-performance coaching with an impressive track record of over 2000 executive coaching hours, catering to C-suite executives. Approved as a Business Mentor and recognised as a profile specialist, Sarah excels in leadership, emotional intelligence, personality profiling and communication, as well as interpersonal and team dynamics.

In addition to her coaching expertise, Sarah brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as an International Trainer and Advisory Panel Member for CPD international regulation. With over 18 years of experience as a UK Senior Higher Education Institution (HEI) Leader and Academic, she has been instrumental in designing and delivering executive education, postgraduate, and undergraduate degree programmes across diverse locations including the UK, Singapore, Botswana, Greece, Switzerland, Denmark, The United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

Beyond academia, Sarah has founded and managed her own businesses in coaching, training, corporate well-being, and education sectors. Through these ventures, she has collaborated with clients from various sectors and renowned establishments. Sarah’s client portfolio spans education, leisure, sport, finance, investment, technology, and IT solution specialists. With a proven track record and a unique skill set, she is dedicated to delivering unparalleled coaching and educational experiences, contributing to the success and growth of individuals and organisations alike.

Stephen Smith
BA (Hons), MA, AFHEA, FPC

Stephen is the Co-Founder & Commercial Director of Illuminare Executive Education, he is also the Founder & CEO of Illuminare Medical Education and Illuminare Education.

He is an accomplished business leader and entrepreneur with a passion for executive education and organisational development. With a track record of success in both corporate and academic settings, Stephen has dedicated his career to empowering leaders and driving organisational excellence.

In a career that has spanned 38 years in Corporate Finance, Property Development, Hospitality and Academia, Stephen is passionate about the value of executive education, experiencing first-hand the value of both formal and informal education and commercial development during that time. The value of learning within an organisation, with a focus on the organisation is the way that people and businesses grow.

John F Kennedy said that ‘Leadership and Learning are indispensable to each other’. Throughout his career Stephen has seen the value of learning and the benefit ‘educated’ leadership has on the growth and success of an organisation.

Stephen co-founded Illuminare Executive Education to enable leaders to really lead through their own education and the education of their teams.

Make an Enquiry

Registered Business Address:
128 City Road
London
EC1V 2NX

t: +44 (0)20 8058 1510
e: office@illuminare-executiveeducation.com

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