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Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme

Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme

Outline

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.

Key concepts:

  • 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

  • Purpose-led organisations

  • 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. 

Key concepts:

  • 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

Personal coaching

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.

Contact us

Andrew Faulkner

T: +44 (0) 1865 422 565

E: andrew.faulkner@sbs.ox.ac.uk