Edinburgh Napier Business School
Edinburgh Napier University was opened as Napier Technical College in 1964, taking its name from John Napier, the inventor of logarithms, who was born at Merchiston Castle. It gained full university status in June 1992. In 1994, Napier University acquired its Craighouse campus and in 1996 the university gained a new Faculty of Health Studies through a merger between the Scottish Borders College of Nursing and Lothian College of Health Studies. At present Edinburgh Napier University employs 1,648 people.
Edinburgh Napier Business School is part of Edinburgh Napier University. During the last two years, Edinburgh Napier's Business School has proved to be the strongest part of the University. Achieving the rare Chartered Management Institute (CMI) certification and it was rated best new business school in the United Kingdom by the Guardian in 2007.
Napier Business School has created the Edinburgh Institute of Leadership and Management Practice. The Edinburgh Institute will act as a nexus of strategic learning partnerships between leaders, practitioners and academics in the private and public sectors, to work with our partners and clients to. It will offer a range of courses in the fields of leadership and management practice. Courses available vary in duration and level but will predominantly focus on Masters level provision. All of the courses can be customised and contextualised to meet the specific needs of organisations.
The Institute will shape the leaders of tomorrow into true authentic leaders associated with sincerity, honest and integrity who can retain their distinctiveness as individuals, but are able to adapt to the corporate and social cultures.
- Develop confident, high performing leaders and managers
- Share and develop effective, responsible, ethical and sustainable attitudes, skills and behaviours
- Allows established businesses to work with the talent of tomorrow
- Enhance individuals employability and career development
- Contribute to individuals organisational development