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Miss Kate Watson

Job: Business Development Manager

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Department of Research, Business and Innovation

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7793




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Role summary 

Kate is a Business Development Manager for the Department of Corporate Development in the Faculty of Business and Law.

Since joining DMU, Kate has managed Employer Engagement initiatives and developed her expertise in the area of professional and vocational programmes for corporate clients.

Kate now specialises in executive leadership and management development.

Areas of expertise

De Montfort University's Leicester Business School is one of the largest providers of work-focused leadership and management education in the UK, having offered executive education to the public, private and third sectors for over 25 years.

Kate specialises in delivering flexible, bespoke education programmes which can be tailored to meet an organisation's specific training needs, offering master class workshops, through to accredited graduate and postgraduate leadership and management qualifications.

Kate helps to support the HR and talent management strategies of clients through the bespoke development of programmes to meet the specific needs of each organisation. Developing pathways that allow clients to select an entry and exit level most appropriate to individual managers, and tailoring options to enable clients to choose programme style and content, as well as the delivery format and location.

Kate's expertise can help to provide an education package that best-fits a client's individual needs, and delivers greatest return on investment.