Oxford Leading Strategic Projects Programme

Group working together
Redefine success with a strategic approach

Start date:


  • 6 weeks

Time commitment:

  • Short programme


  • Online


  • £2,200

About the programme

Unique in its contemporary approach, the programme teaches essential strategic skills to facilitate successful project delivery. You’ll develop an understanding of the benefits associated with strategic project leadership and gain the tools for redefining and achieving success within today's volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguous (VUCA) environments.

Delivered in partnership with online learning provider, GetSmarter, you will be part of a community learning together through a dedicated Online Campus. 

Meet the faculty

The programme is led by Harvey Maylor and Alexander Budzier, Oxford Saïd faculty with extensive expertise in major project planning and delivery. They are joined by industry experts who will share personal insights to complement your learning. 

Programme curriculum

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Strategic projects: understanding the complexities and risks

Module 2

Reinterpreting success and performance in strategic projects

Module 3

Structural complexities: responding to the challenges of scale and pace

Module 4

Sociopolitical complexities: responding to the challenges of power, people and politics

Module 5

Emergent complexities: responding to the challenges of uncertainty and change

Module 6

Success by design