The Cyber Security Executive MBA

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An industry first, the Cyber Security Executive Masters of Business Administration (CEMBA) is a blended, part-time postgraduate programme, bringing together the academic expertise of Lancaster University and Templar Executives‘ cadre of world-class Cyber Security experts. It is the first of its kind to be accredited by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Research by Gartner reports that over 50% of C-level Executives will have Cyber Security risk management integrated into their employment contracts by 2026. The CEMBA is designed to equip middle and senior leaders with the expertise to effectively steer through the complexities of Cyber in the modern digital era.

NCSC Certified



The only MBA programme in the world certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Expert Collaboration

From international academic experts at Lancaster University and leading Cyber consultants Templar Executives.

Blended, Part-Time Approach

Seamlessly integrate Cyber considerations with your existing responsibilities.

Now in its second year, the course adopts a practical approach to learning the foundational concepts associated with leadership and management, applied in the context of Cyber Security risk.

The university also offers a range of scholarships and select bursaries to help cover the cost of tuition fees and living expenses for qualifying applicants.

The next cohort will begin in January 2025, and is part-time over two years. Each module consists of two weeks of individual online preparation, three days of face-to-face engagement at the Lancaster University campus, and four weeks of online tutorials and assessment preparation.

If this sounds like the programme for you, email us at to arrange a call with one of our team or to ask any questions you may have. 

3rd Annual Cyber Leadership Symposium 2024

Templar Executives and Lancaster University invite you to attend our third annual international Symposium on Cyber Security Leadership to be held at Lancaster University on 18th and 19th September 2024.

Hosted by Templar Executives and Lancaster University, this two-day Symposium is a unique opportunity to share thought leadership perspectives and network with like-minded professionals. Whether you’re seeking progress in your career or are a seasoned Cyber leader, this event is tailored for you.

2023 Cyber Leadership Symposium Highlights

The Cyber Leadership Symposium 2023 focused on what it takes to be a global leader in a complex world. It brought together industry-leading figures to share experiences and expertise with those aspiring to be in Cyber leadership positions.


Last year’s event was a resounding success, shining a spotlight on the critical role of Cyber leadership and bringing together prominent industry figures from UK national security agencies including the National Cyber Security Centre, UK Ministry of Defence, National Crime Agency, National Cyber Force and industry leaders from the nuclear, financial, health, maritime, manufacturing and other CNI and commercial sectors. 

Mark your calendars for the 18th and 19th September 2024 and invite your network to join us for an interactive day of learning and networking. Book your tickets now and take advantage of our limited early bird offer.

Cyber Leadership Blog Series

Explore our new Cyber Leadership Blog Series below for expert perspectives and insights into the evolving landscape of Cyber Security and leadership in the digital age.

Navigating Complexity: Lessons From D-Day for Cyber Leadership

By Andrew Fitzmaurice, CEO, Templar Executives
11th June 2024

The Evolution of Cyber Leadership and Governance

By Louisa-Jayne O’Neill, Director, Templar Executives
1st May 2024