A doctoral qualification recognises the highest level of academic achievement; it provides numerous career opportunities in today’s world. Supervising doctoral candidates is a challenging and complex activity. A successful supervisor supports an individual as they develop into an independent researcher. This online programme draws on the experiences of leading experts in the area of supervision. Epigeum uses the online environment in an engaging, stimulating and thought provoking manner. These courses have much to offer both new and experienced supervisors. Any institution adopting this programme can be confident that it will have a positive and long-lasting impact on the experience of doctoral candidates.