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Posted by: on May 13, 2022

Oxford Executive Diploma – Great Decisions and Wicked Regrets

Sitting in my ergonomically incorrect office chair, reading my Strategic Mindset coursework, a crushing sense of regret pressed in on me. I did not regret returning to school after a decade and a half away. Nor for choosing to do so with one of the most reputable, globally diverse programmes. Both of those decisions had […]

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Posted by: on May 13, 2022

Describing the indescribable

Describing the indescribable is a daunting task, but herein I will attempt to do so. The Executive Diploma in Organisational Leadership enables you to access and connect with brilliant and creative thought leaders, acquire new learnings, to be creative and to ‘think differently’. The professors and executive diploma peers alike, relish challenging current and popular […]

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Posted by: on May 10, 2022

Oxford, Covid and Strategic Decisions

In March, I wrote about saying “yes” to new challenges as Saïd Business School celebrated International Women’s Month. And here I am now saying “no.” Well, “not right now” to be more precise. Let’s recap: I joined Oxford Saïd in January as part of cohort 1 of the Diploma in Strategy and Innovation. Coming from […]

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Posted by: on May 10, 2022

My diploma experience: A fantastic and magical journey

This blog will interest many executives and senior managers who, after several years of successful career progression, have the ambition to advance their knowledge, leave their comfort zone and are excited to put on their ‘student shoes’ once again.  Equally, if you are interested in artificial intelligence (AI) and eager to understand how it works […]

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Posted by: on April 12, 2022

Suddenly the world feels much smaller

When I first received the invitation to write about my experience in Oxford, as a Director’s Award Scholar, I was very surprised and overwhelmed. There were so many things I could write about and mentioning only a few of them would do injustice to the others. The opportunity to pursue my postgraduate studies at the […]

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Posted by: on March 28, 2022

Reflections on the Diploma in Global Business

First and foremost, the total Oxford experience is incredible. While I was choosing to join this programme, I was at a senior leadership level in a Fortune 200 firm with a global remit. However, the learning I have gained from the Diploma in Global Business has been an eye-opener, to say the least. It has […]

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Posted by: on March 25, 2022

Transformational, energising and inspirational: my experience studying the Diplo...

My journey with Saïd Business School began one autumnal evening in 2014 when I visited the School to attend an Executive Diplomas Open Evening. Listening to the academics animatedly discussing the programme, the alumni sharing their own experiences and what they had gone on to achieve, I knew there was a place for me there. […]

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Posted by: on March 7, 2022

From access to justice to Global Business: experiencing a new mindset in Oxford!

Why would a lawyer, who spent most of his career working either in the public sector or third sector, apply to the Executive Diploma in Global Business at the University of Oxford? For someone who spent half of his career promoting human rights, access to justice and the rule of law in developing countries, with […]

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Posted by: on February 28, 2022

Five insights from a new student of the Diploma in Global Business

In April 2021, my partner and I visited Oxford for the first time, just a month after moving to the UK. At that point, I had been considering going back to school for a few years, inspired by my sister completing her CPA and seeing some of my colleagues pursuing various academic designations. Working in one […]

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Posted by: on February 28, 2022

Reflecting on my rewarding journey in Oxford

I’ve always dreamt of studying at Oxford University, and that dream came true when I began my studies at Saïd Business School. After being accepted on to the Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership, I was initially reluctant to start the course immediately due to work and family commitments, as well as the cost of the […]

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