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Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme

Who takes part?

As someone considering the Strategic Leadership Programme, you will:

  • be an experienced senior leader at the top of your career with a minimum of 5-10 years leadership experience, looking to focus, and expand, on personal learning and development.
  • bring significant experience and will be responsible for directly leading others and making important decisions, typically in a number of different roles and have already held senior leadership positions.
  • have highly individual personal leadership challenges you wish to share and address on the programme.
  • find yourself facing new leadership challenges or welcoming an opportunity to re-examine your leadership assumptions.

You should join this programme if you are looking for a unique experience with the opportunity to reflect, to connect with yourself, to be challenged and discomfited, to question and be questioned. 

On this programme you will be part of a group with a wide range of cultural and organisational backgrounds.
 

Join industry peers from around the world

Previous participants have held the following positions:
Board Director, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Chief Information Officer, Consultant, Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Governor, Director, Executive Head Teacher, Executive Vice President, Group Managing Director, Head of Retail, Partner, President, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Senator.

Previous participants have represented various global organisations including:
Barclays, Clifford Chance LLP, Commerzbank AG, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia, European Central Bank, European Commission, Experian, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Gold Fields Australia, John Lewis, Lloyds Banking Group, Marks and Spencer, Ministry of Higher Education, Moet Hennessy Asia Pacific, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, NHS England, Qatar Mining, RNIB, Samsung Electronics, Sierra Leone Parliament, The Coca Cola Company, The Open University, Welsh Government, Western Union Business Solutions.

Over the past 30 years, more than 1,000 senior leaders have attended, and continue to recommend the programme to their peers.

Our participants have included an eclectic mix of leaders from around the world – CEOs, leaders of political parties, defence chiefs, senior partners of law firms, industrialists, regulators, central bankers, civil servants, entrepreneurs – to name a few. Nonetheless, despite their different backgrounds, they have been united by a common desire to learn and to develop better hearts and minds as catalysts for inspirational leadership.

A senior team's view


"I found the whole experience so powerful that as soon as I got back to Australia I wanted to send my entire management team on the same programme"

Richard Weston
Executive Vice President
Gold Fields
Australia

CV Review

If you are an experienced leader and wish to check your eligibility for this programme, please submit your CV here for review.

Contact us
Corinne Linekar, Business Development Manager
+44 (0)7711 386640
A participant's view


"I really liked the unified approach, the storytelling exercises and the many ways of engaging with people."

Oliver Herrgesell
Senior Vice President,
Communications,
Turner Broadcasting International,
United Kingdom