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. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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Why management school is the key to advancing your management career

  By Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou There are a number of reasons why managers and executives enrol in management development programs at a Masters level. Maybe you are looking for a higher salary, better networking opportunities, a promotion or even a change in career. Or perhaps you are just looking to challenge yourself with new knowledge,...
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One year on | Female scholars reflect on their EMBA experiences

After completing a year on the world-class Oxford Executive MBA at Saïd Business School, two female scholarship winners reflect on their first year together at Oxford and look forward to the final few months ahead. The programme is designed to help business leaders to realise their potential whilst continuing to thrive in their careers. Dr...
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Oxford study shows exactly what it takes for a woman to become CEO

Don’t wait to be asked, don’t count on others, play the long game, actively ‘own’ your career and develop a unique leadership style: these are the principal recommendations to aspiring women leaders that come out of a study of female CEOs by academics from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. ‘Despite an abundance of organisational...
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Oxford Executive MBA Women’s Scholarship winners’ Q&A: module in India

Recently returned from Oxford’s Global Rules of the Game module in India, Pamela and Elena reflect on their experiences and new-found lens on emerging markets: Pamela: Exploring emerging markets in situ was an eye-opening experience; where better to interrogate and debate global rules of the game than in India. What was your take on this? Elena: Seeing and living the real...
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CEMS: The Global Alliance in Management Education

Founded in 1988, CEMS is a global alliance of 30 of the world’s top business schools and over 75 multinational companies and NGOs dedicated to preparing future generations of responsible global business leaders contributing to a more open, sustainable and inclusive world. The CEMS academic and corporate members work collectively to develop knowledge and provide...
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Henley Business School

Henley is a leading business school based in the UK, with campuses, offices and partnerships around the world. Across the Business School we have staff and students representing more than 100 nationalities plus 72,000 alumni members in 150 countries. With campuses, offices and partnerships in 20 countries, we are a truly international institution. Our courses...
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University of Oxford: A passionate proponent of women’s entrepreneurship as a force for change

University of Oxford: A passionate proponent of women’s entrepreneurship as a force for change The Oxford Executive MBA class is extremely diverse, both in terms of nationalities represented and the gender balance in the class. Around a third of the class each year is composed of female students (37% for January 2016). Oxford has a...
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Scholarships for Women | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

The Oxford Executive MBA class is extremely diverse, both in terms of nationalities represented and the gender balance. The class who began their studies in January 2016 was made up of 37% women, which is higher than many of the other leading business schools in the prestigious Global EMBA Rankings published by the FT for...
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