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Posted by: on March 8, 2021

Why You Should Invest in Women-Led Businesses!

Female leadership is evaluated from different perspectives in many ways and corporate policies are developed accordingly. Leadership is the act of guiding people or a group of people who view the person as the sole light and follow them diligently in various situations, such as in a business. Leadership in the political struggle for women’s […]

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Posted by: on January 14, 2019

Pre-Course Preparation

I must admit that I feel a little bit like a kid in a sweets shop. With the run up to the first Module and our arrival in Oxford on Sunday for the welcome dinner, I am overwhelmed by a feeling of excitement and anticipation. Welcome dinner, matriculation ceremony, gowns only add to the fanfare […]

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Posted by: on December 20, 2018

Non-Market Forces

The third module on the Oxford Executive MBA covers non-market forces, defined as those forces impacting an organization outside of market forces such as competitors, suppliers, and substitutes. The first point we learnt is that although every organization interacts with a plethora of non-market forces, these can be organized in a number of categories. The […]

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Posted by: on October 9, 2018

Friends are anxious to know

Friends are anxious to know, how was Oxford?? Now that our first week of the Executive MBA program is over, I can attempt a reply. In short, it was fantastic. One of the major factors that drew me to the Oxford program was the fact that it is integrated with the University itself. Another was […]

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Posted by: on December 5, 2017

Through the wardrobe: A trip into Oxford’s Startup Narnia

Oxford served as a fantastical influence for the writing of a number of literary giants, not least of which was C S Lewis. Walking around Oxford and taking in some of its wonderful sights (on and off the beaten track) it is not hard to see where C S Lewis found the inspiration for a […]

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Posted by: on September 26, 2017

IMPOSTER!

Nothing really compares to the anticipation we experience when journeying to a new place or the complexity of emotion we feel upon arrival at new destinations. Whether it’s long-haul to far flung lands, your imagination having time to build exotic fantasies, or a simple walk to local exhibitions filled with artistic treasures yet to be […]

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Posted by: on September 18, 2017

My EMBA journey

My Executive MBA journey started nearly a year ago. Over the last year my life has been consumed by this journey from researching business schools to preparing my application and adjusting to the realisation that tomorrow, I will be heading off to Oxford for my first module. It hardly seems real. When I think back […]

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Posted by: on September 4, 2017

Whatever is the purpose you chose to pursue – Keep pushing, always believe...

September 2013 – My transformational journey began.. I realised I wanted to build on my engineering background and international field exposure to become a global Energy Leader. After a thorough research I realised the Oxford Executive MBA (EMBA) programme would have been the best choice to help me achieve my career and personal vision and […]

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Posted by: on May 18, 2017

Oxford Saïd’s Samurai Spirit

5 months into the EMBA got me thinking about one of my heroes. Feudal Japan’s most famous Samurai warrior, Myamoto Mushashi. Miyamoto Musashi (宮本 武蔵, c. 1584 – 1645) was an expert Japanese swordsman and rōnin. He, became renowned through stories of his unique double-bladed swordsmanship and undefeated record in his 60 life-or-death duels. His […]

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Posted by: on January 31, 2017

The 67 marvels and I…

I don’t mind confessing that I was a little [read: very] nervous before attending module 1 of the EMBA. I even constructed a scenario in my mind where there had been an error in the administration process and I would arrive on day 1 to find out that they were expecting someone else! For reference, […]

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