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Business Schools

In this section of WeAreTheCity you will find information about which business schools are on offer and which one to pick. business schools

Find out how to apply for an MBA programme, how much an MBA costs and how long it will take to complete.

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10
Jul

Deciding to do an Executive MBA: “When you know, you know”

By Reema Mehra, current Oxford EMBA student A native of Seoul, South Korea, yet equally at home in the U.S., Reema is particularly well suited to see things from a global viewpoint given her international background. A resident of Dubai, UAE, Reema began her career in the U.S., where she considers to be her “second...
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25
Jun

Oxford Executive MBA scholarship winners reflect on legacy

The Oxford Executive MBA has come to an end for our 2017-2019 scholarship winners, Dr Pamela Walker-Geddes and Elena Mariotti. Here they reflect on Legacy: Pamela: ‘A legacy for my children.’  Returning to Oxford in 2017 for the EMBA was a brave step for me, both intellectually and emotionally. I had a baby and a toddler at...
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15
Jun

Your bridge to board level performance | Oxford Executive Diplomas

Launched in 2006, the Oxford Executive Diplomas are four part-time postgraduate Oxford University qualifications designed for experienced professionals. These individual programmes provide a deep-dive into; Financial Strategy, Global Business, Organisational Leadership and Strategy and Innovation. Taught in Oxford in four, four-day modules over a year, the diploma format maximises organisational and personal impact, while minimising disruption to work...
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10
Apr

MSc Scholarships for Women | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

The MSc in Major Programme Management from Saïd Business School is a unique part-time master’s qualification for experienced project and programme managers. Designed to address the interdisciplinary approach at the heart of major programme management and help you to develop the skills and mind-set to truly lead in your field. Diversity is one of the...
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28
Mar

Catapult to career success | How the Oxford MSc in Major Programme Management Scholarships for Women can help take your career to the next level

Ann McCall, an alumna of the Oxford MSc in Major Programme Management 2015-17 class at Saïd Business School reflects on how major programme managers can help equip themselves to progress their careers and how the School’s scholarships for women can support this. Ann has a wealth of knowledge in the field of radioactive waste management, with...
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18
Jan

A chat with Catherine Whitaker, CEO & Head of Learning, EtonX

Catherine Whitaker is CEO of EtonX, an online provider of soft skills. EtonX, a subsidiary of Eton College, is addressing the emerging worldwide issue of teenagers having great grades but lacking in soft skills, such as critical thinking and interpersonal skills, that aren’t formally taught in many international schools. In this article, Catherine tells us...
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16
Jan

Is an IMPM for you? Sharon Cohen, Vice President, Fairmont Brand Management, AccorHotels, tells us how the program helped her

Sharon Cohen is Vice President of Fairmont Brand Management for AccorHotels in Paris, France and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). As the leader of the Fairmont brand, Sharon is responsible for Fairmont’s global brand strategy, product development and positioning and brand standards. She works closely with other teams in AccorHotels’...
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15
Jan

The MBA as a bridge to the real business world

Universities have modified their MBA programmes to include activities that confront participants with real-world business challenges.  The MBA is designed to propel professionals into the top echelons of the business world. But how do MBA programmes give students a taste of the real business action? While enrolled in an MBA programme, students want to be...
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