Masters Course

Add immediate value to your employer, your work and your life.

Developed for forward-looking organisations, and professionals who want to become wise leaders of change, the new Masters (MA) in People and Organisation Development delivers a fresh approach to change management. The three-year, part-time course blends immersive residentials with online learning delivered by world-leading faculty, in partnership with the University of Chichester. “The creation of this Masters has been a long-held ambition of Mayvin, it represents an evolution in Organisation Development learning, delivered within a vibrant community and accessed in a way that’s relevant to both employers and professionals, now and well into the future”. Professor Dr James Traeger, Programme Director

Guest contributors including NTL Institute. Experience NTL’s world-famous Human Interaction Laboratory T-Group.


Our next cohort will begin in March 2024.

Come along to our virtual open day Wednesday 22nd November 16.00 – 18.30 to find out more.  At the open day you will:

  • Hear more detail about the programme
  • Be able to ask any questions you may have
  • Meet faculty and potential participants
  • Get a taster of what the programme is like

RSVP here

Click here to listen to a podcast by our current participants.

Click here to listen to a podcast by the faculty about the programme.

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“I think differently now I’ve found a community, found a home.” 

“I’ve loved meeting like-minded people where you can come as you are.”

“The programme has made a tremendous difference to how I work and how I feel about my work. It has given me the knowledge, strength and confidence to grow.”

“This is not like how you’ve been taught before, in fact it’s not being taught, rather being held while you learn – it’s a big distinction.”

Find out more

    Masters (MA) in People and Organisation Development

    Get in touch to have a chat with no commitment

    Our next free virtual open day is:

    At the open day you will:

    • Hear more detail about the programme
    • Meet faculty and potential participants
    • Get a taste of what the programme is like

    Listen to our Masters Q&A Podcast with Director of Qualifications James Traeger and Programme Lead Carolyn Norgate answer your FAQ.

    We're based in the South East of the UK and work globally


    The Transformative Masters for Changing Times

    Programme Director
    BA (Hons), PG Dip Psych, PhD

    James is known for his wisdom, intuition and the depth of his knowledge. His sensitive and pragmatic approach, offering sound advice and thought provoking questions, enables people to master complex situations and find important truths that are out of sight.

    Programme Lead Year 1
    BA, MSc, PG Cert Coaching, Chartered FCIPD

    Carolyn is passionate about developing the adaptive capacity of people and systems to learn and thrive. She is known for her leadership, relationship-based approach and strategic and creative thinking. Carolyn brings both a mindset and set of methodologies from complexity science to her work.

    Year 1 Faculty
    BSc (Hons), MSc

    Tony brings a strategic perspective, creating space for clients to understand their contexts and to reflect on their ways of working. Clients value his calm, reflective and occassionally challenging presence.

    Year 1 Faculty

    Seema’s strengths lie in her ability to quickly form and develop relationships and becoming a trusted advisor. She is a skilled facilitator who loves helping clients unpick their knotty challenges and find renewed excitement in achieving business objectives.

    Programme Lead Year 2
    MA (Oxon), MBA

    People trust Martin, they feel better about themselves and the world after spending time with him. The thing that enables this is the strong relationships he develops, with integrity, care and trust – relationships that last well beyond the confines of any piece of work.

    Year 2 Faculty
    BA, PGdip, MBA, NTL

    Shelly has passion and courage to support organisations to enhance their Inclusion practice. She works at the individual, group and organisational level to understand the complex dynamics of diversity work.

    Year 2 Faculty
    MSc, BA, HSDP

    Steve supports and challenges clients to find their edge and stretch when what they are after is more than simply ‘better sameness’.

    Year 2 Faculty
    BA (Hons), MSc

    Sarah’s clients value her for her keen insight, her strategic foresight, her wit and her ability to make useful connections, in relationships and thinking. She is inspired by working with individuals and teams to promote culture change and drive innovation.