Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme
Week 1 - Your global challenges and insights
We begin by focusing on the global events that are shaping the 21st Century and the strategies required for strong performance in our changing world. Immersing yourself within a diverse peer group, you will gain a global perspective of these challenges through peer insights, personal development sessions, and cutting edge lectures delivered by world renowned experts from across the University of Oxford and industry.
Global events that are shaping the 21st century
Challenges leaders and managers face
Applications of strategy in a changing world
Sustaining competitive advantage and superior performance
Diversification and sustainable growth
Mergers and acquisitions
Growth strategies in emerging markets
Week 2 - Your organisational challenges and choices
Viewing the world from inside an organisation requires an in-depth understanding of Corporate and Business Strategy, Corporate Finance and Investment, Strategic Marketing and Branding, Talent Management, and Managing Business Processes. Moving from a basic to high level understanding of each of these areas, you will consider your choices for creating and sharing value responsibly and achieving sustainable growth.
Managing finances for sustainable growth, and creating and sharing value
Financing large scale investments
Balancing economic and social gains
Public private partnerships
Strategic talent management
Innovations in operations for superior performance
Understanding customers and creating consumer centric organisations
Building brand and market leadership, and marketing ethics and social responsibility
Week 3 - Your leadership journey
Your chance to examine and re-examine your leadership style and agenda. Your personal tutor helps you to reflect on your leadership challenges and how to enrich your development process. Based on scholarly research and the rich experience of leaders from various fields you will examine the comprehensive nature of leadership today.
Key concepts include:
- Strategic negotiations skills
- Coaching and inspiring emerging leaders
- Transformational leadership for change
- Oxford Debate on contemporary leadership challenges
- Leading transformation of a nation state
- Leadership in turbulent environments
- Your leadership edge, values and agenda
- Personal tutoring and action planning
Throughout your programme you work with a personal tutor in one-to-one sessions which will create a space for you to reflect critically on your learnings, and consider how you might begin to apply them in your own context.
Key concepts include:
- Informed and assisted reflections
- Strategic leadership thinking
- Leadership development
- Focused personal and professional development
- Writing action plans for personal, team and organisational development
- Making a difference in society.
- Translating your learning into action
Please contact us if you would like more detailed information about the programme.