Advanced Diploma in School Business Management

A National College programme designed to develop the knowledge and skills of experienced School Business Managers (SBM) enabling them to work more strategically and enhance their contribution in complex settings.

ADSBM is a level 6 programme which requires you to be an experienced SBM working as part of the senior leadership team.

The ADSBM comprises of four phases which are broken down into six modules. You will complete an online induction which will be followed by three 2-day face to face workshops. You will complete the modules using a variety of learning methods including face to face sessions, online modules, school-based projects, guided and independent research activities and private study. You can complete the programme between 12 and 15 months.

Further information regarding the modules covered as part of the programme can be found by clicking the PDF to the right of the screen.

To apply for the next intake of the programme then please click here.

If you would like more information on the ADSBM programme, please contact the National Programmes Team by e-mail on or by telephone on 01242 220684.