Oxford Strategic Management Executive Programme
- 6 months (Including orientation and 2 week-long breaks)
- Part time
About the programme
To succeed in today's increasingly dynamic world, business executives need a holistic and strategic set of capabilities that will empower them to drive their careers, and organisation, forward in the face of complexity.
Gain the knowledge and tools to enhance your management capabilities and become a more effective leader on the Oxford Strategic Management Executive Programme.
This learning journey leverages content from three leading online Oxford programmes to provide you with core leadership, strategy, and finance skills to drive a competitive advantage for your company. As you progress through the programme, you’ll learn how to better manage teams, make more informed financial decisions, and achieve organisation-wide strategic objectives.
- The ability to successfully navigate change and uncertainty using an integrated approach to management.
- The leadership knowledge to think critically about the current business landscape and drive effective decision-making.
- The skills to bring greater value to your teams and organisation as you lead them forward to achieve strategic goals.
- Exclusive insights gained from the research and experience of leading faculty from the University of Oxford and over 60 guest experts.
Curriculum - Section 1 - Executive Leadership
Welcome to your Online Campus
Effective leadership – Leading for high performance
The job of the leader - Envisioning and engaging
The job of the leader - Choosing and connecting
Leading with power and influence
Leading teams for effective performance
Strategies and models for leading change
Mastering complexity and plurality
Reflect on your purpose as a leader
Throughout this programme it has felt like a window has been opened into a world of concepts that were previously just hidden out of view.
Curriculum - Section 2 - Executive Finance
Programme break - Orientation to executive finance
Valuation: Time value of money, net present value (NPV), and internal rate of return (IRR)
Financial decision-making: Measuring risk, return, and the cost of capital
Corporate finance - raising capital effectively
Exit strategies: Initial public offerings (IPOs) and mergers and acquisitions (M&As)
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors
We’re in a period of disruption and change, and this programme is built on the assumption that leaders have to learn how to work with that.
Curriculum - Section 3 - Executive Strategy
Programme break - Orientation to executive strategy
Unlocking strategy - The Oxford view
Working with futures - Addressing changing environments
Making strategy purposeful - Managing plurality
Engaging players - Developing strategy statements that count
Building partnership - Collaborating and competing
Broadening strategy processes - Designing new strategy processes
Strategy into practice - Assembling your playbook
About the certificate
Upon successful completion of the programme, you’ll receive an executive certificate to validate your skills as a strategic leader.
Assessment is continuous and based on practical assignments completed online. You’ll need to meet the requirements outlined in the programme handbook. The handbook is shared as soon as you begin the programme.
Contact our team for a more in-depth conversation about our online programmes.