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15th - 19th July, 2024




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Special Executive Masters Programme (S.E.M.P)

This programme is geared at enhancing working executives' careers. The SEMP is an encapsulated Senior Management Programme for the High Performance Managers and Directors who work in critical roles and need an intensive course to cover the key areas that drive success and profit in business today.

What makes us different ?

We are a dynamic multicultural community that educates, inspires, and connects some of the world’s most forward-thinking business talent. We flip the traditional approach to education by using learning-by-doing experiences to transform students' skillset.

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Programme Impact

Your opportunities just went global

Be open to change, innovation and big thinking. To new experiences and diverse perspectives.

We offer a rich and innovative portfolio of in-person programmes, and a selection of online courses in a range of innovative formats.

Who attends?

This programme is ideal for for the High Performance Managers, CEOs, Founders, COOs, Entrepreneurs and Directors who work in critical roles and need an intensive course to cover the key areas that drive success and profit in business today.

How to Apply

Submit your application through our online application form.

Wait for feedback from the admissions team within 48 hours.

Learning, Luxury and Leisure

Short Executive Programme for Globally-Focused Leaders



5-Star Hotel

5-Star Hotel







Study Pack

Study Pack

Case Studies

Case Studies



Prepare for an exciting experience

Gain the tools to build a positive environment with evidence-based techniques from our faculty and distinguished guest speakers.

The SEMP makes all the difference

Why is it that some leaders inspire success, while others struggle to motivate their people? Why do some organisations thrive where others fail? Most importantly, how can any of us be certain our organisations will survive an uncertain future?

Leading Businesses into the Future offers leaders new insights into these questions, with a ground-breaking blended format that offers both a comprehensive review of your organisation and expert-led sessions on how to succeed in the modern economy.


Discover the actions leaders must take to unite their people around meaningful work and steer their organisations to sustainable success.


Gain the tools to build a positive environment with evidence-based techniques from our faculty and distinguished guest speakers.

We help you create the leaders of tomorrow for your organisation. Drive your business towards growth with employee development. Our programs are designed to identify, train and help develop the necessary skills for your employees.

This programme has an emphasis on developing global perspectives to ensure that participants are well prepared for the unique challenges of leading and innovating in an ever-changing, international business environment.


Discover different stages of team development and leadership styles needed to move them toward success.


Your employees gain practical insights from industry-wide leaders about team development.

Who attends the SEMP?

Frequently Asked Questions

How to apply

Complete your application now to secure a seat at the SEMP programme.

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Not ready to apply? Learn more about the programme

We recommend you apply at least three months before the programme starts to guarantee your place. The application form will take approximately 15 to 30 minutes to complete.

We’ll acknowledge receipt of your application by email within 48 hours, if it’s received during normal working hours (Mon-Fri – 09:00-18:00 GMT). We will review and respond to your application within two working days. We do this in order of receipt and acceptance is not automatic.

Yes. We can hold a provisional place for you for up to two weeks, but be aware that completed applications take priority and programmes often fill up several months in advance. You can reserve a place online, by phone or by email.

The programme is taught in English, so a good working knowledge of the language is essential. If English is not your first language, we may ask you for evidence of your proficiency.

If you have any more questions, please read our FAQs here.

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Learn more about the programme

This comprehensive training Seminar aims to prepare the learner to simulate audit scenarios and situations that assurance professionals will encounter. It will provide the basis for a systematic and thorough independent review of all key aspects of Corporate Governance and provide the Board and senior management with a clear picture of the maturity of the process. Furthermore, this training will provide all the tools and techniques essential to audit the complex and wide-ranging field of Corporate Governance. It will help to ensure that you are applying the very best practices and meet all regulatory requirements for the risk and compliance of the audit process for the organization.

About the Special Executive Masters Programme

The MSBM Special Executive Masters Programme is a short certificate training/seminar designed for anyone who would benefit from more in-depth business knowledge delivered in a short and intensive Programme. This programme is suitable for successful professionals or specialists in the private, public or non-profit making sectors that have new management responsibilities and need to expand their management knowledge quickly.

The (SEMP) Programme serves as a refresher course for those who had their Master's Degree a long time ago and need a quick reminder or as an academic update while it serves as a crash Programme for those very experienced professionals who never made time out for their masters yet they require the academic and practical relevance of this masters’ experience. It is a good Programme for individuals who are newly promoted to managerial post, the program enables them to acclimatize to the new position as well as help them intake the right decisions.


After attending this course, participants would be able to:

  • Understand the Audit risk management process.
  • Understand the techniques for assessing governance risks.
  • Analyses a proven method for analyzing governance controls.
  • Key governance board risks being reviewed.
  • Understand the approach to review key issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and reputation management.
  • Meet stakeholder expectations regarding Corporate Governance (CG).
  • Corporate Governance requirements and recent changes
  • Find out the gaps and challenges which need to be dealt with.
  • Analyze the overall maturity of the CG process.
  • To learn about the areas where increased vigilance is required in auditing risk and compliance.

Who should attend?

  • Lead Auditors and Senior Auditors.
  • Audit Managers and those about to be appointed to that role.
  • Assurance providers that need a greater understanding of Corporate Governance.
  • Managers in need of a broader understanding of how to review Governance maturity.



Day 1: Understanding the Auditing Governance and Compliance:

  • Cases of national and international auditing governance and risk compliances and success stories. 
  • Discuss the key auditing Governance Requirements.
  • Understand the auditing Governance Assessment Techniques.
  • Analyzing and Assessing the Effectiveness of auditing Controls.
  • Discuss the Key Parties within Governance for auditing and compliance.
  • Analyses the Governance and Accountability Tool.
  • Developing a Terms of Reference for the Assignment.
  • Understand the Audit Programme.
  • Assist the Audit Committee in their Corporate Governance (CG) role.
  • Assess sustainability and environmental governance.
  • Audit joint ventures and partnerships.
  • The efficiency and ownership of the process.
  • Scoping a Governance audit.
  • Auditing the ERM process.
  • Auditing complex areas such as the audit Committee's role in Governance.


Day 2: Understanding the key requirements for auditing and Risk Compliance:

  • Understand the Role in the Preparation of the Audit.
  • Understand the Scoping Governance Audit.
  • Analyze the Need for a Governance Audit of the Board.
  • Understand Auditing the Overall Risk Management Process.
  • Learn Assessing auditing controls.
  • What techniques and standards are followed in policy-making for the whole auditing process?
  • Understand the role of Evaluating Risk Appetite.
  • Learn about the Escalation, Delegated Authorities, Whistleblowing, and Accountabilities.
  • Learn about the policies for Data Integrity.
  • Auditing risk management and Compliance procedures for the auditing process.


Day 3: Understanding the Auditing Reputation and Approaches to the modern business environment:

  • Learn about Auditing the Audit Committee Process.
  • Understand the Auditing Reputation. 
  • The Increasing Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
  • Analyze the new IIA Standard 2110 Re-auditing of Ethics.
  • Understand the Sustainability and Environment Audit.
  • Understand the Auditing of Joint Ventures and Partnerships.
  • Reviewing a Current JV or Partnership.
  • Understand the Auditing Business Continuity Planning.
  • The Need to Assess the Risks.
  • Determining the Key Risks and Causes in an organization.
  • Understand The Audit Approach in this Sensitive Area.
  • Understand How to gather the evidence?
  • Analyze the Inventory of Information Requirements.
  • How to Validate Information from External Sources.

Day 4: Cases in Auditing and risk Compliance for the Business Environment:

  • This unit introduces and discusses a case study of auditing, risk, and compliance.

Day 5: Understand Auditing Technology Governance and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Reviewing Key Controls Over Technology.
  • Assessing Management Information Governance.
  • Tools and techniques for auditing according to international Standards.
  • Understand how Communication goes Internally and Externally.
  • Ongoing Evaluations to Ascertain Whether the Components of Internal Control are Present and Functioning.
  • Develop a Baseline for Effective Internal Control Processes.
  • Analysis of how to have a Mix of Evaluations from Different Sources.

All MSBM courses are accredited by the relevant partners and awarding bodies.  Please refer to MSBM accreditation in about us for more details.

There is no strict Academic Requirement for this Programme as it is a Non-Credit Bearing Programme. However, Students are expected to have working experience as a Team Lead, Supervisor, or Manager.


Please check with your Country’s Ministry of Foreign Affair to know if you require a UAE VISA to come into the country. 

If you do require a UAE Visa, kindly send down the following documents:

- Editable application form including DOB, Email ID, contact no, home address & signature.
- Scanned copy of your International Passport Data Page.
- E-copy of your Passport Photograph.

Your Visa and Hotel Confirmation Slip, (if handled by us) along with your Joining Instructions would be sent to you before the program commences.


Please check with your Country’s Ministry of Foreign Affair to know if you require a UK VISA to come into the country. 

If you do require a UK Visa, kindly note that you are required to handle this on your own without any recourse to us.

We advise that Delegates already hold a UK Visa with at least 3 months' validity before registering for the Programme.

Your Hotel Confirmation Slip, (if handled by us) along with your Joining Instructions would be sent to you before the program commences.

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