Executive Education

Online Education for expert Project Team Members

In-depth knowledge

Critical skills

Business acumen

A world-class education in Project Management


“With personalized mentoring and coaching from experienced industry professionals, you are empowered to move mountains in your Project Management career.”

- Ernest Lehman

executive EDUCATION

An education that focuses on you.

Studying at Ernest Lehman is an unmissable, one-of-a-kind opportunity!

The Faculty is passionate about transferring expertise to business professionals.

Our curriculum empowers you to be globally competitive.

We enable you to bring superior value to any project you manage.

Your continued success is our biggest concern.

The Aim of the Executive Education coursework

Providing you with advanced knowledge and leadership skills to lead the most challenging projects from cradle to grave.

Developing your expertise through top-quality education, to work as a highly effective Project Team Member in a vast range of industries.

Making sure you'll always benefit employers by protecting their bottom line.

The Executive Education stream caters to your specific competency needs.

You enroll at your current level of expertise and develop your talents.

Ernest Lehman is ideal for professional businesspeople who need to study in-depth Project Management course material while continuing with their demanding careers.

The Advantages of an Ernest Lehman Education

Our students are trained to the highest international standards.

Excel at leading any type of project.

Accurately judge scope, timing and costs.

Implement streamlining methodologies.

Exercise disciplined Project Controls.

The Ernest Lehman approach

You have access to lecturers with decades of industry experience.

We measure your competencies and guide you to focus on your strengths.

Everything you learn gives you practical know-how for your career.

Additional Benefits

Students are guided through an Individual Development Planning system to strengthen their competencies and help them make informed career decisions.

This personalized guidance includes:

Development Reports

Talent Match Reports

Coaching and Mentoring Sessions

Interview Practice Sessions

Achieve excellence with EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

This program consists of four certification components that can be enrolled in successively or separately – depending on your unique needs:

Executive Certificate

Executive Diploma

Executive Professional

Executive Expert

The Executive Education stream is designed to offer senior managers, executives, and functional operational managers a tailor-made curriculum with maximum flexibility.

Executive Certificate

Duration: 6 months

The Executive Certificate curriculum covers the core elements of the Project Management life cycle. 

Executive Diploma

Duration: 12 months

The Executive Diploma develops the candidates knowledge in all areas of Project Management.

Executive Professional

Duration: 18 months

The Executive Professional coursework is structured around a thesis or various reports. Students must demonstrate an advanced capability to guide a project through its lifecycle.

Executive Expert

Duration: 18 to 24 months

Executive Expert students must demonstrate highly proficient capabilities in implementing Project Management within the business environment.

A full dissertation is required.

Students benefit from in-depth class discussions and personalized mentoring and coaching (either in person or online). 

A state-of-the-art blended learning experience

Ernest Lehman’s Learning Management System (LMS) gives you complete access to your classes and learning materials.

Classes are presented in the format of webinars, online work sessions, and online Q&A sessions.

Our online and distance e-learning training model enables you to study from anywhere in the world.

Additional in-person learning opportunities allow you to meet lecturers and fellow students offline.


The Executive Education program is completed through interactive coursework and research (assignments or dissertations, depending on your course level).

Students benefit from continuous assessment throughout the course.

After completing the coursework you can apply to write examinations for ISO certification.

There is a compulsory one-week pre-exam course to prepare for these examinations.

International Certification

Ernest Lehman is partnered with international accreditation bodies that provide ISO (International Organization of Standardization), PMP (Project Management Professional), and IPMA (International Project Management Association) certifications.

Our curriculum is accredited by:

International Accreditation Service (IAS)

United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS)

ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

CPD Certification Service

Standards Council of Canada (SCC)

We follow the United States Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) rules and regulations.

Language and literacy requirements

All classes, correspondence, and learning materials are in English.

Computer literacy and access to computer equipment are essential.

Admission requirements

Executive Certificate and Executive Diploma

An Ernest Lehman Masterclasses Advanced Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized institution.

Or any equivalent qualification and 5 years of business work experience or 3 years of Project Management experience.

A current C.V. or Resume must be attached to the application along with a portfolio of published materials (if any).

Letters of recommendation from your firm or industry peers that reference your experience.

Executive Professional and Executive Expert

An Ernest Lehman Executive Education Diploma or any equivalent qualification.

6 years of professional experience in the candidate’s chosen specialization.

A current C.V. or Resume must be attached to the application along with a portfolio of published materials (if any).

Letters of recommendation from your firm or industry peers that reference your experience.

A Statement of Intent for the study.

Application procedure

Supply your application documentation in English or translated into English.

There is a flat $115 application fee.

Each course has unique registration fees that allow you to enroll.

The registration process lasts 10 to 12 days.

There are four enrollment opportunities per year.

Schedule a call if you have any questions about applying.

Application and term timelines

Term 1

Applications close on 18 February 2024.

Classes run from 29 February until 9 May.

Term 2

Applications close on 19 May 2024.

Classes run from 30 May until 8 August.

Term 3

Applications close on 18 August 2024.

Classes run from 29 August until 7 November.

Term 4

Applications close on 17 November 2024.

Classes run from 28 November until 6 February.

Cost outline

Application fee

Executive Certificate

Executive Diploma

Executive Professional

Executive Expert

$ 115

$4 295

$8 535

$12 775

$25 495

Invest in yourself with this opportunity to become a world-class Project Team Member.

Raise your career prospects and earnings with the advanced expertise and competencies you'll learn from an Ernest Lehman education.

An Excellent Career Choice

Project Management is an excellent career pathway for experienced businesspeople who want to excel.

You’ll be able to gain lucrative employment globally at senior Project Management levels.

Use this opportunity to advance to the highest executive roles in any organization.

Join the Ernest Lehman family today!

Career Pathways

An Ernest Lehman education enables you to increase your value proposition within your company, industry, and profession.

The know-how and expertise you gain will position you as a more effective leader within any organizational context.

Become part of a Project Management revolution at Ernest Lehman.

If you have any inquiries, feel free to schedule a call.

We would love to meet with you.