Joint ILM City & Guilds & CIC Awards (Higher, ABA, EBA, EMBA) on

Executive Mastery of Business Administration (Joint Programme)

The Programme is prepared and designed for men and women who want to improve and develop advanced business management and administration skills for senior, executive and Board-level managerial positions.

Men and women enrolling should be adults with several years of significant work experience, and/or who may have studied at high levels (such as undergraduate degree levels) previously.  

The Programme is for men and women who aim to achieve one or more of these following goals:

-    To gain high-level expert knowledge and understanding of a range of leadership, strategic, organizational and business management subjects;

-    To prepare for and achieve promotion and/or advancement to senior levels;

-    To increase management knowledge, analytical ability, leadership and specialist skills;

-    To develop knowledge and high-level understanding across a range of management/business/leadership/administration subjects;

-    To better conduct their high-level managerial, leadership, administrative and directional roles. 


(1) Anybody enrolling for this Programme before 31st December 2024 will also be enrolled FREE for a Course on Strategy, Quality & Contemporary Business Concerns; the only requirement is that you provide your personal email address to the College on enrolment.

(2) If - for reasons such as “Covid-19” (Corona virus) outbreaks and lock-downs, or war, conflict or severe travel restrictions - you cannot sit an Exam, then enrolled Members may be allowed to attempt an Assignment (home-based course work) instead of sitting an Examination.


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Executive Mastery of Business Management & Administration - Joint (double) Awards from ILM City & Guilds and from Cambridge International College.

Specialisations are offered in:

  • Accounting & Management
  • Business Management 
  • Financial Management 
  • Hospitality Management 
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Management
  • Leadership & Management 
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Management
  • Project Management 
  • Strategic Management 

To qualify for the Joint Awards, the studies which must be completed are a CIC EMBA Programme.

The Programme has been Endorsed, which means that: the Programme Aims and Objectives, the Content and Study Materials, the Delivery/Learning Methods, the Programme Staff, the Assessment Methods, and the administration of learners are all Approved - which means you can be confident in the high quality content and professional delivery of the Programme.


Fees include registration, all Study Materials and all Exams and Assessments for the 13 core Subjects of the Programme, both Awards, and a detailed Transcript.

The aim is to provide significant and high-level far-ranging practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding across a wide range of business, management, administrative and leadership areas.

The Programme aims to assist career development and advancement to higher levels and to give learners the potential to achieve successful careers with good remuneration and employment benefits. 

Further graduate-level studies are available with CIC.  There is a wide range of options for further study - see the "Related Courses" section for suggestions – which include a second EMBA specialization (you will only need to study the 2 additional Specialization subjects), the 'Double Award' EBA & BBA Bachelor degree Programme (if not already held), the 'Double Award' EMBA & MBA degree Programme, and the PhD/Doctorate Programme.  You are welcome to ask the College for advice, and of course you can see details of these Programmes on this website.

Executive Mastery of Business Administration (Joint Programme)
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Payment Options:

British Pounds:
Single payment of £2550
Or 3 monthly payments of £920
Or 10 monthly payments of £325
US Dollars:
Single payment of $5100
Or 3 monthly payments of $1820
Or 10 monthly payments of $650
Single payment of €3810
Or 3 monthly payments of €1295
Or 10 monthly payments of €490
Fee payment methods

Duration & Assessments

The Study Period is 36 months, but this is flexible. The Programme can be completed more quickly or take longer depending on personal progress.


An Examination/Assessment on 12 Subjects of the Programme must be passed, and a Project.  Each Exam** is attempted under Exam Conditions supervised by an Appointed Invigilator in your own area/region.  Exams comprise essay questions. Exams are set ONLY on the content of the professional Study Materials provided as part of the Programme Fee.  Full information on all aspects of Exams is provided to you when you enrol.  Full information and guidance about the content and structure of the Project is provided to you when you enrol.

**An Assignment Option is available instead of an Exam for the ‘Covid-19’ (Corona) virus period.


Awards from an international accredited College (CIC) and the UK’s largest awarding organisation for leadership & management qualifications (ILM City & Guilds).