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Business and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship has never been more vital. Explore what it really takes to do business in today’s world, and taste the creative chaos of capitalism.
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Times are changing. Business is moving fast. Thanks to the digital age, more and more people are setting up their own companies. Yet, start-ups need a great deal of investment – both financially and strategically to succeed. Learn what you need to know to skyrocket your business on our extensive Business and Entrepreneurship course. From competition and globalisation and macroeconomics to the marketing mix, you’ll be well prepped in a range of commercial areas.

Teaching methodology

Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.

The experience

It’s all about balance. Study with us at Cambridge and we’ll help you embrace everything the city has to offer – from socialising with new friends with shared interests to field trips and excursions for practical lessons you just can’t learn from a textbook. We understand students. We make sure you’re stimulated with a social calendar that packs it all in, from traditional guided tours of the University museums to a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam.

And of course, you’ll experience the true Cambridge way of life from weekly formal dinners to competitive debating and croquet. Remember to save some energy for dancing the night away at a disco!

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.


Enjoy the fun of the classic Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as we take you back in history to discover English life in the 14th Century. Explore the famous Cathedral and even have a go at dressing in clothes of the time.


Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.


It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.


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"The teaching is done so well here. I really like that my tutor broke down complicated issues into smaller subjects that we then discussed in-depth."

Stay in Cambridge

Home to Cambridge University since 1209, this city is famous for its cyclists, its museums, and of course, the 107 Nobel Laureates. But have you heard of the Mathematical Bridge (c.1749)- the first bridge built using mathematical principles? Or did you know that the first official game of football with rules similar to those we use now was played in 1848 in the middle of the city? Cambridge has so much to offer, from a vibrant history to cobbled streets and cozy cafes. It’s the perfect place to study, and spend a summer exploring.

You will be staying in single or twin room college accommodation, occupied by students during term time, located within a mile of the centre. Your accommodation will be ideally located to explore all the best areas of the city, from its oldest colleges to its lovely cafes. Ensuite rooms may be available at some locations.

You will get a chance to eat in a variety of restaurants in Cambridge, tasting food from all over the world. On top of that, you’ll be treated to a delicious formal dinner in your college - a three-course meal where everyone gets a chance to dress up!


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Ani Haykuni

MBA, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford - Ani is an engineer, inventor and serial Entrepreneur. She is also the Founder and Director of the Ani Haykuni Cancer Treatment Support Foundation, which supports cancer patients from poor and low-income families in Armenia. Ani is currently working on her clean energy company based in Oxford, where she is building new technology to build a clean energy generation.

Anna Jones

Anna is a highly experienced leader with 30-year track record of senior leadership, strategy, innovation, P&L, and advisory roles in the public sector, non-profits, start-ups, and global corporates. She's a passionate believer in business as a force for positive social action: driving financial inclusion across Africa at MasterCard, supporting entrepreneurs around the world at Virgin, transforming tax collection at McKinsey, and developing the next generation of talent at start-ups White October and Akibia. Anna currently runs the business side of the European for Europe Proforest, a global organisation that supports responsible agricultural and forestry production and sourcing.

Antonio Potenza

MBA, University of Oxford - Antonio is Founder and CEO of Proodos Impact Capital London; Co-Founder and Managing Partner at CrowdFund17 in London, Chairman of AstonBlackstone International LLC, Switzerland. This involves business creation, business formation, business development, strategy development, leadership and training of employees, mentorship, impact investing and private equity investments. His most recent project involves research work with the University of Oxford advising governments in social projects that build on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This includes the creation of a CrowdFunding platform.

Georgina Whiteman

PhD Youth Entrepreneurship, Cardiff University - Geena is a freelance Youth Entrepreneurship Project Manager and Content Writer alongside her studies. Her research focuses on how young people pursue entrepreneurship in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina, exploring their use of personal networks in accessing entrepreneurial start-up opportunities. She's also in the process of launching a social enterprise in partnership with friends in Nepal, empowering Nepalese youth entrepreneurs through an e-commerce and work exchange model.

Geoffrey Sell

PhD, Birkbeck College (University of London) - Geoffrey has over 30 years' experience of teaching business studies to various levels including degree. He has a particular interest in entrepreneurship and is a founder of the Stansted Business Forum. He currently works as a Standards Verifier for one of the leading examination boards. In this capacity he visits centres all over the world, including in China, Germany, Malaysia, Mynamar and Sri Lanka. Earlier this year he worked with Arden University where he taught research skills. Geoffrey is also very involved in his local community, having been a local councillor for many years and previously served as Chairman.

Henrietta Nagy

MBA, The Open University - Henrietta is currently Module Leader and Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. Since 2011, Henrietta has managed her professional development consultancy, providing coaching and training for Oxfordshire based organisations. She's worked with company directors, academics, scholars, managers and entrepreneurs.

Dr Syed Jafri

PHD Impact of Management Control System and Leadership Style, Southampton Solent University - Syed is a Lecturer and research supervisor at the Department of International Business Economics at Greenwich University. His research is situated in the field of Impact of Management Control System Technology & Innovation, with a special focus on international technology transfer, academic entrepreneurship and collaborative R&D in high technology industries. With a level 5 diploma in Education and Training, Syed teaches several courses on entrepreneurship and the business economics of high-technology industries.

Dates & Prices

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

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9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

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16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

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23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

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30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

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