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Posted by: on May 5, 2016

Future Now

The last couple of months passed by incredibly fast and I have returned from Oxford, from our second module. It was wonderful to meet my classmates again, we are getting to know each other more now. For the last few days the DipSIs learned an overflowing amount of information about innovations, forecasting, weak signals, S-curves […]

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Posted by: on April 8, 2016

Exam Preparation

Here we are – exactly two weeks from sitting for formal exams at The Examination Schools of the University of Oxford. It seems like time has whisked by since I was last there in mid-February. Taking a two-week hiatus from my studies following return from residency at Oxford, may not have not have been the […]

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Posted by: on March 29, 2016

Rearranging reality

Starting to draft this post I’m sipping my morning coffee in the Oxford Union bar. Our cohort’s first DipSI 2016 module is now behind us and I couldn’t stay away from Oxford. The four days of module one were packed with studies and activities and it was all brilliant. On the first day I felt […]

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Posted by: on March 17, 2016

The Making of Leaders at Saïd

The University of Oxford. Saïd Business School. All eager to learn, a cohort of 51 have taken their seats in the lecture theater six. The topics of this week are: leadership, motivation, power, leading culture, building high performance teams, leading change, and institutional complexity. The amount of reading is overwhelming, but no sweat, we are […]

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Posted by: on March 16, 2016

The Oxford Experience

In October of 2014, my CEO emailed me out of the blue to ask whether I would be interested in doing a Postgraduate Diploma programme at Oxford. Naturally, I was honoured to be asked, and was intrigued by the possibilities of the program. I was told to brush up my resume (fortunately, I hadn’t needed […]

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Posted by: on March 14, 2016

The beginning of a riveting journey…

It’s been a week now since I left Oxford and got back to my busy work schedule. It’s still hard to believe that our first module on the Oxford Diploma in Global Business has ended. Strategy in practice I had to write a few words as I was and I still am very much impressed by […]

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Posted by: on March 2, 2016

Post-thesis syndrome

Do forgive me for the length of this article, I hope you empathise and appreciate that I am still hung-over from writing a 10,000 word dissertation. It has been a few weeks since the words ‘submission and deadline’ have thankfully ceased to haunt me. I am pleased to say that the feelings of being shackled […]

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Posted by: on February 26, 2016

Oxonian Poetic Justice  

  As I sail down the tracks aboard the Great Western Railway destined for London’s Paddington Station and platform 9 3/4, a Swiss colleague regales me with the latest entry from his soon to be published collection of poems; the culmination of a lifetime of experiences and introspection. Lost in the vivid imagery of his […]

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Posted by: on February 22, 2016

Why the unique social foundations make the Oxford Diploma in Global Business an ...

My working life as a public policy expert who straddles public and private consultancy as well as digital publishing involves a lot of writing so I’m generally reluctant to take on any more. Having just returned home to London from my first module of the Oxford Diploma in Global Business, however, I feel compelled to […]

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Posted by: on January 25, 2016

Countdown to DipSI 16

Only two weeks to go before the Diploma in Strategy and Innovation 2016 programme start! We recently received invitation to our course portal: our online home for the year come. The information included brief introductions of the programme academics, Module 1 schedule and the pre-reading list for now. In the future there will be a […]

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