Peter Tufano, Peter Moores Dean of the Saïd Business School about The Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation
"The Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation offers students the insight and understanding needed to lead organisations in a complex global business environment. It is the third in a series of rigorous, academic qualifications designed to enable executives to combine masters-level study with demanding working lives. The focus on strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship in an international business context will provide the knowledge and skills you need to reach the highest level of your career, whether you are managing in a commercial or public sector context. Oxford has been educating leaders for 800 years. This diploma and the students who take it are part of a distinguished tradition of excellence."
The Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation is designed to enhance your ability to take effective strategic decisions in today’s dynamic business environment, and to innovate for competitive advantage.
The Diploma combines the highest standards of academic rigour with a practical approach to developing strategic thinking and execution, entrepreneurship and innovation. This is an intellectually rich programme, designed to extend knowledge and broaden and deepen your skill base, with a clear focus on practical application.
The programme is based on four modules of teaching in the areas of strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, international business and strategy execution, followed by an individual business project. Each module is taught over four days in February, April, May and August.
Oxford Masters Level Diplomas
The Oxford Diploma in Strategy and Innovation is the newest in a series of open-enrolment qualifications designed to offer senior executives a strategic overview of management. The first of these programmes, the Diploma in Financial Strategy, was launched in 2006 and attracts senior finance professionals from across the world. Future masters-level diplomas will cover other aspects of the MBA curriculum, including marketing and operations management.