Online programmes

An introduction from the Dean

Peter Tufano

Prepare for an ever-changing and uncertain future

Our online programmes are designed for an international audience. You’ll engage and interact with a global cohort of like-minded professionals and innovators. 

Delivered in partnership with leading online education provider, GetSmarter (a brand of 2U, Inc), each programme is an immersive and collaborative experience set over a series of modules. Oxford faculty and industry experts will guide you through discussions, group work and diverse learning activities. 

Our current programmes are listed below. If you are considering development options for your organisation, find out more about how our online programmes can help drive growth and success.


Algorithmic Trading

Algorithmic Trading

Understand systematic trading to reach your financial potential.

Created in partnership with the Oxford-MAN Institute of Quantitative Finance, this is the first programme of its kind to explore relevant algorithmic trading skills and strategies. You’ll walk away with tools to empower you in creating and evaluating algorithmic trading models.

Delivered over six modules.

Alternative Investment Management

City landscape

Explore how to integrate private market assets into your investment strategy.

Learn how to evaluate, acquire, and add value to private assets, as well as implement a private market investment strategy. Gain access and insight into the world of private markets, and learn the necessary skills to capitalise on new opportunities.

Delivered over six modules. 

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Explore the mechanisms and concepts behind AI.

This exciting, collaborative programme delves into the world inside the 'black box' with contribution from leading experts across the University of Oxford. 

Explore the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence application in your organisation and build a business case for its implementation.

Delivered over six modules.

Blockchain Strategy

Blockchain network

Shape your understanding of blockchain, its challenges and capabilities, to inform your organisation's strategy.

Oxford faculty and leading experts will guide you through formal case studies, value propositions, and innovation strategies to provide you with a deeper knowledge of blockchain technology. 

Delivered over six modules.

Digital Marketing: Disruptive Strategy

Digital Marketing

Embrace and influence the future of marketing.

Equip yourself to lead your organisation through the changes necessary to deliver your consumer-focussed digital strategy; and gain sustainable skills and frameworks to help you respond effectively and assuredly to disruptive technologies.

Delivered over eight modules.

Entrepreneurship: Venture Finance

Investor and founder

Navigate the funding process and understand the concepts of venture finance.

Learn from industry thought leaders as you explore ways to finance a venture or business, and gain a holistic understanding of venture finance and investment types.

Delivered over eight modules.

Executive Leadership

team in discussion

Consider the role of leadership in driving change.

Gain a deeper understanding of your role and purpose as a leader to add value to your organisation. Investigate how to maximise your influence using practical tools and frameworks and explore ways to enhance your personal leadership qualities. 

Delivered over eight modules. 


Data Chart

Identify opportunities for disruption in the financial services sector.

Examine current and emerging technologies around money and payments, markets and consumer experience. Explore key ideas, principles and frameworks around Regtech, Proptech, social and financial inclusion.

Delivered over eight modules.

Leading Strategic Projects

Team working

Redefine success with a strategic approach.

Develop an understanding of the benefits associated with strategic project leadership, and gain the tools for redefining and achieving success for your organisation.

Delivered over six modules. 


Women's Leadership Development

woman leading team

Increase your impact as a woman in leadership.

Examine your role as a leader as you gain skills to facilitate self-acceptance and self-development by acknowledging your own agency. Explore the challenges female leaders face within the workplace and enrich the unique personal strengths that will enable you to lead with impact.

Delivered over six modules. 

Research and insight

Access high-impact research from across the University of Oxford.

All our programmes are founded on the critical thinking coming out of Oxford Saïd and the wider University of Oxford. These include: