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Posted by: on October 16, 2019

Have I found what I was looking for at Oxford?

Living in the digital world is a great opportunity. We can click to like and click to share. But the great chance is we can express our thoughts and directly influence how we are perceived. Our program manager proposed to me to write a blog. I did not hesitate. I admire writing. I learn writing. […]

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Posted by: on September 17, 2019

Strategy and Innovation – Module 2

I’m late in sharing this blog on my Module 2 experience, but nevertheless here it is..   First things foremost…the biggest highlight when we went back for Module 2 was wearing the Sub fusc (one of those Oxford quirks) on Day 1, when we gave our Module 1 exam. We gathered at the college all […]

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Posted by: on August 14, 2019

Strategy and Innovation – What do I wish I had known before I started the course?

I thought a lot about attending this course before I applied and mostly I thought about all the barriers and concerns, of how little free time I already had, and how selfish would it be to spend less time with my young son; how would I juggle my work commitments and still be able to […]

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Posted by: on May 8, 2019

The next chapter

It is the end of January, and I am at the Learntec trade fair, one of the largest trade fairs for learning technology in Europe. I am excited and a little nervous. This is the first time since I joined my new company CBTL, a boutique vendor in the digital learning space as head of […]

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Posted by: on April 16, 2019

The start of my Oxonian journey

One of the scariest and nerve-wracking events for a 40-year old lady, apart from being aware that I hit 40 and also that I’m disclosing it here, and being a mother to a teen, a wannabe teen (hubby) and a puppy entering his teens, is getting back to studies!! Of course, you know that when […]

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Posted by: on March 1, 2019

At Oxford with Superheroes

Aristotle said that courage is the virtue that enables all other virtues, and as an entrepreneur, it is important to show a lot of courage but to balance it with temperance. At the age of 24, I incorporated my first business, EGV Recruitment, which was active in medical recruitment. We expanded it internationally after one […]

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Posted by: on February 22, 2019

The Oxford Experience – DipSI Module 1

“Oxford is like a drug; people get addicted and find reasons to keep coming back.” The professor says. The Oxford experience cannot be fully described in words alone. You have to go there to fully grasp it. The school’s values including Respect, Excellence and Collaboration truly resonates, not just within the university but through the […]

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Posted by: on February 18, 2019

A life game-changer at Saïd Business School

Life between myth & reality It’s really funny how the majority of us fall into the “I know it all” trap. This is a totally delusional belief framed by our mastery of our routine job, the people we usually deal with, the prevailing culture and traditions of our society and most importantly our egos. The […]

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Posted by: on December 10, 2018

Managing transitions

The end of the year invites us to pause and reflect. To take stock of the joys and challenges of the past year and to prepare for the year ahead. As the results of our final exam were just released, I have been thinking about my time in Oxford, another chapter coming to an end […]

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Posted by: on November 6, 2018

What has happened post-Oxford? Introducing DIVISION

I graduated from the Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation in September 2016.  A great deal has happened in the proceeding 2 years and I have had time to reflect on what led to me enrolling on the programme 4 years ago. When I applied for the programme I was the CEO of Gilo Industries […]

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