Oxford has produced hundreds of business leaders and innovative entrepreneurs and you could be a part of this exciting environment. The world-leading Said Business School provides a home for researchers who are influencing business trends and policy on an international scale, playing a part in the way we all consume today.
In the heart of a city where the future is built in buildings steeped in the past, you’ll have the chance to learn from a history of business theory to create and develop your own ideas that may shape society for years to come. You receive guidance from experts in the practical design and running of businesses, but who can also step back and analyse trends and concepts. Start your career here.
Ani Haykuni is an Engineer and Inventor. She’s the Founder of Ani Haykuni Cancer Treatment Support Foundation and VORDAN Clean Energy start-up based in the UK. She has worked with several international organizations in management, community development, international relations, resources efficiency and clean production space, and has experience in business development and consultancy. She is extremely motivated to bring change into lives of people with her work. She has two engineering inventions, and is the co-author of the invention (clean energy technology) to be developed at VORDAN. She holds an MBA from the University of Oxford Said Business School, an MPS degree in Natural Resources Management and Policy from State University of New York and Syracuse University, a MSc in engineering from Armenian State Agrarian University, and a BSc in engineering from Armenian Agricultural Academy. Ani is recipient of several international awards.
Dr. Daniel A. Kaute’s lifelong passion is innovation, especially high tech commercialization strategy and implementation. Daniel currently works with a consultancy, Orange Hills, which pulls together key learnings from leading authorities in entrepreneurship, and teaches them in a hands on, interactive fashion. Mostly through Oxford University Innovation he is also involved in a number of projects in the storage and renewable energy area (disruptive lithium ion battery technology and wind energy), and he is Chairman of Silicon Fuel, a solid state hydrogen start up that could enable the hydrogen economy. He is also Managing Director Europe for MedX Health Corp, a unique and innovative skin cancer screening technology.
Henrietta Nagy has an academic background in education and business management. With nine years of higher education studies internationally (including an MBA), she has worked with company directors, academics, scholars, managers and entrepreneurs. Since 2011, she has managed her professional development consultancy, providing coaching and training for Oxfordshire based organisations. Henrietta is a qualified teacher and has delivered individual tutoring and classroom teaching in the field of Business/ Entrepreneurship. Henrietta ‘s main specialism is in the field of business management which is based on her academic studies and extensive professional experience.
Imran Butt is a Management and Marketing practitioner and academic. He has worked in a number of universities in the UK over the last 13 years. He is also studying for his Master’s at Oxford and is based within St Catherine’s College. He has researched higher education management, digital marketing and digital media in the past. He has presented a number of papers on these topics and has also reviewed papers for the Academy of Marketing. He is also a member of the Academy of Marketing and has served as the Deputy Chair of the Academy of Marketing’s e-marketing special interest group. He is also a director of a consultancy and has worked in the telecommunications, new media and events management. He has also been involved in policy making and developed reports that have been presented to lobbyists at government level.
Karishma Harjani holds a BA in Design and MA in Design Management from University of the Arts London. She has worked in media (adverts, magazines, TV and films) for over 9 years with clients ranging from Nike, Cancer Research, Vogue magazine, The Observer, BBC, ITV, Cow Boy Films and Lola Films. She has volunteered in various countries but worked extensively with an Indian-based NGO where she helped realign their business model using the Design Thinking methodology. She has also worked with several start-ups in London including NEMI, a social enterprise empowering refugees living in the UK by providing them with employment opportunities. She has previously guest lectured on the Oxbridge Academic Programs on Art Direction and Social Entrepreneurship.
Why not mix it up a little?
Are you torn between two subjects, or undecided on which city to study in? The good news is that you can often combine two subjects, or even split your studies between different UK locations.
"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my course-- they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."
"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."
"My tutor, Daniel Kaute, was not only witty and engaging, but also took the time to make sure we are applying our own skills to the work we are doing."
"I like my course, business and entrepreneurship, because I can learn many things there and the teacher can be more focused in teaching me since there are only six students."
"We were taught about business: what is it? how can we set up our own businesses? How can we successfully one day become leading entrepreneurs? Our classes were very engaging and informative. We did lots of case studies which helped us understand better."
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