Global Business, Management & Finance - Oxford

Oxford Royale Academy's Global Business, Management & Finance Summer School for Adults on the campus of the University of Oxford, taught by elite ORA academic faculty.

Why Study Global Business, Management & Finance?

Build the skills and expand the perspectives needed to emerge as a new generation of business leader driving innovation in a period of disruptive and profound global change. Through interactions with thought leaders and practitioners, you will reassess emerging trends in finance, operations, and marketing to build the sustainable global business of tomorrow.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Engage with expert business futurists, venture capitalists, and executives driving innovation at the national and global level.
  • Enhance your management competencies and become a more agile leader and thinker.
  • Debate the global implications of innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and social responsibility as you analyze emerging markets and industry leaders.
  • Dissect the common traits, attitudes, and vision of current business managers that are leading effective and efficient change within organisations that are adapting to new economic realities.
  • Assess existing and emerging business structures and strategy models to identify the new tools and leadership theories required to lead and manage the businesses of the future.
  • Through case studies of leading organisations like Tesla, Amazon, and Airbus, you will evaluate traditional finance, marketing and operational models to innovate new models that will drive the next generation of public and private companies.
  • Reside in the prestigious colleges of the University of Oxford and build a global network of peers to strengthen your career trajectory.

What’s included?

  • Residential in the prestigious colleges of the University of Oxford.
  • Inspiring courses taught by experts.
  • A truly international environment – form a global network.
  • Accommodation, meals, tuition and cultural programme.
  • Graduation, report cards and certificate.
  • 10 exciting lectures and 10 lively discussion-based seminars.
  • Maximum 10 students per class.
  • 15+ hours tuition / week.
  • Talks with world-class guest speakers.
  • Inspirational cultural programmes, including excursions to historic UK locations.
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What you will learn

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Analyze emerging trends and themes in finance, marketing, operations and business strategy.
  • Identify how the culture, climate, and structure of organisations empowers leadership and is influenced by leadership.
  • Evaluate critical business technical skills and general competencies required to be innovative, effective, efficient and successful.
  • Conduct customer segmentation and market research to inform value proposition design and business modelling.
  • Explore and debate management models like Agile, Scrum and Six Sigma among others.
  • Debate the intersection of venture capital and idea innovation within the context of emerging, multi-national corporations.

Great For Students Thinking About

  • The increasing role of technology in the success of business ventures.
  • Using business as a platform to both “do well” and “do good”.
  • Strengthening their leadership and executive management skills.
  • Emerging markets and trends in the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Driving innovation in existing businesses or launching new ventures.
  • Pursuing careers in finance, marketing, operations and organization leadership.

Earn your certificate

After your amazing summer of discovery, we know that you’ll want to share your success with your family, friends and teachers back at home. We also know that you’ll want to understand from your ORA tutor what you did particularly well on your course, but also where there might be room for future learning and development.

After successfully completing your course, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, awarded at a memorable ceremony hosted for you and your parents on the final Friday of your summer school. We’ll also provide a detailed report card, highlighting all that you have achieved during your time with us, as well as some next steps for future success.

Learn from the world’s best minds

Have you ever wondered what it takes to make a new discovery at the cutting edge of science? Would you like to learn what it’s like to study in an Oxford tutorial, a Cambridge supervision, or in a top British boarding school? Or explore whether university study in your favourite subject is really for you?

Whatever your motivation, our exceptional, inspiring, world-leading teachers can help you achieve more this summer. Our amazing array of talented tutors includes Oxbridge academics, Ivy League lecturers, groundbreaking medical researchers, glittering industry leaders in film and fashion, acclaimed authors, and more!

We assemble our diverse faculty from all over the world, exclusively for you, so you only learn from the very best. Every tutor will guide you on your path to future greatness.

Join exciting trips and activities

At Oxford Royale Academy, we strive to offer a summer of fun and enjoyment alongside your academic immersion.

We can help you uncover Oxford’s secrets, from the best coffee shops to the dreamiest riverside parks, from Oxford’s very own castle to must-visit shops, galleries and museums. Alongside your new friends from around the world, you will enjoy a busy extra-curricular timetable, including a sophisticated graduation ceremony and dinner, guest talks from Oxford researchers and academics, excursions offering a glimpse of Britain’s past, and much more.

Useful Information

Arrival and Departure

Welcome to the Summer School Arrivals and Departures Hub. Here you can find all the information you need prior to departure including information about flights, transfer options and other important information regarding your arrival and departure.

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COVID-19 Response

As members of the British Safety Council, student safety is our top priority. Our coronavirus measures go beyond the latest UK government and Public Health England guidance, and as a minimum, guarantee a number of key features.

What to Bring

You will receive a Welcome Pack after you enrol. Your Welcome Pack will provide a full list of what to pack and which personal items and travel documents you will bring with you when you join the programme

Guest Speakers

We believe that the chance to talk frankly and openly with leading figures from the worlds of culture, media, sport and academia allows our students to develop both their confidence and their analytical skills. Each of our speakers presents on a topic that they are world experts on before fielding questions from our student audience.

Study in confidence