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The Oxford 10-Day MBA

An Intensive 10-Day Online Training Course

The Oxford 10-Day MBA

Leveraging Best Practice in Business Management

Scheduled Dates

06 - 17 Jan 2025 Online $7,900
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Why Choose this Training Course?

In today’s highly competitive environment, it is crucial to have a thorough understanding of the multi-dimensional issues faced in managing a business or department effectively. This “10-Day MBA” will focus on issues and dilemmas faced in today’s changing world.

This PetroKnowledge Oxford 10-Day MBA online training course is designed to stretch delegates, in order to equip them with the knowledge and confidence to lead and manage in a fast moving and complex business environment. This Management & Leadership online training course is a unique distillation of the skills that you need to be successful in business.

The Structure

This PetroKnowledge training course is split into two modules:

MODULE I - Mastering People Management & Team Leadership

MODULE II - Strategic Thinking, Analysis & Business Planning

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week training course.

What are the Goals?

The principal objectives of this The Oxford 10-Day MBA online training course can be set out in the following way:

  • To enable delegates to understand how human resource management is critical to success in increasingly competitive markets
  • To learn the most effective approaches to gaining and sustaining personal effectiveness against a rapidly changing business environment
  • To learn how to build effective teams and develop high levels of individual and team performance
  • To present the power of strategic thinking and business planning in creating an environment and culture of profitable growth and positive change
  • To understand the linkage and significance of aligning the strategic and operational levels of managing a business
  • To enable delegates to cope with the changing determinants of sustainable high-level organizational and individual performance 

Who is this Training Course for?

Many types of delegate can expect to benefit from this PetroKnowledge Management & Leadership online training course. Delegates with the following backgrounds would be appropriate:

  • Commercial Managers
  • Government Officials
  • Managers in Financial Institutions
  • Directors of Medium-sized Enterprises
  • Scientific and Technical Managers
  • Operational and Human Resource Managers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.

Organisational Impact

In sending delegates to this The Oxford 10-Day MBA online training course, the sponsoring organizations can expect to gain the following benefits:

  • Greater staff awareness of the requirement for creative and innovative thinking in today’s organizations
  • Improved teamwork amongst delegates from different specializations within the organization
  • Opportunity for further internal dissemination of practical methods, tools and techniques that can help improve outputs from all resources used in a business (people, capital, technology and products)
  • Improved leadership and management at key levels of staff in an organization
  • Improved motivation of key staff to create superior performance in engaging competitors, customers and partners in an increasingly international environment
  • Improved understanding by staff of the impact of their specialist activity on the overall performance and potential of the organization 

Personal Impact

In attending this The Oxford 10-Day MBA online training course, delegates can expect to gain the following benefits:

  • Greater confidence in discussing major development issues within their organization
  • A very much broader appreciation of the ways in which human, financial, commercial and technical issues interact in developing organizations
  • A sharper appreciation of the contribution that individual specializations make to creating and enhancing an organization’s competitive capability
  • A fuller understanding of the difference and interdependence between strategic and operational dimensions of management
  • Learning by case-studies of other organizations and through interaction with experienced managers from different organizations
  • Ability to make a direct contribution to creating tomorrow’s organization out of today’s organization 

Daily Agenda

MODULE I: Mastering People Management & Team Leadership

Day One: Understanding Your Role

  • Leader or Manager?
  • Self-perception
  • Beyond the Job Description: Finding out what your organization requires of you
  • Balancing Conflicting Stakeholder Demands
  • Understanding the Nature of Change
  • A Model for Implementing Change

Day Two: Personal Effectiveness, Time Management and Delegation

  • Understanding Yourself and Your Organizational Environment
  • Outcome Orientation
  • Setting Personal and Team Objectives
  • Managing Performance
  • Finding and Using Time Effectively
  • A Model for Effective Delegation

Day Three: Communication, Influence & Conflict Management

  • Channels of Communication
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Emotions and Rapport
  • Persuasion and Negotiation: The Keys to Personal Influence
  • Managing Conflict Assertively

Day Four: Team Building, People Management and Motivation

  • How high-performing teams work?
  • Identifying Team Roles
  • Teams in Practice: Team-building Exercise
  • Motivation and Reward
  • Building and Sharing a Vision
  • Different Approaches to Leadership

Day Five: Enhancing Team Performance through Coaching and Development

  • How people learn?
  • Coaching for Personal and Team Growth
  • Feedback Skills
  • Development Planning
  • Next Steps

MODULE II: Strategic Thinking & Business Planning

Day Six: Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • The Essence of Strategy – core concept and definition of terms
  • The Difference between Good Strategy and Bad Strategy
  • How to Think Strategically – some techniques
  • Leadership and Management, Comparing Strategy and Operations
  • Strategic and Operational Goals – the significance and difference
  • Using the Strategic Management System

Day Seven: Developing Strategy – The Power of Business Analysis

  • Understanding the Importance and Value of a “business model”
  • Vision, Values, Mission and Goals – strategy as perspective
  • Case Examples and Guidelines: Vision and Mission Statements
  • Analyzing your Business Environment
  • How to Evaluate Your Organization’s Competencies and Capabilities
  • Resource-based Approaches to Strategy

Day Eight: Strategy Development, Choice and Translation

  • Levels of Strategy: Corporate, Business and Functional
  • Competitive Strategy – strategy as position
  • Emergent Strategies – strategy as patterns
  • Uncertainty and Scenarios – strategy as plans
  • Strategic Choice – how to select the best strategy
  • Translating Strategy with Strategy Maps and Balanced Scorecards

Day Nine: Embedding Strategy in the Organization

  • Communicating Strategy and Managing Stakeholders
  • How to Manage Strategic Risk
  • Alignment of Operations with Strategy
  • Strategic Performance Measurement
  • Managing Implementation – effective execution of strategy
  • Integrating Strategic and Operational Management Processes

Day Ten: Bringing It All Together

  • Good Strategy - case examples
  • Building a Strategy / Business Planning Team
  • Analyzing Business Models and Strategies in an Industry
  • Understanding and Overcoming Psychological Bias
  • Overview of the whole course
  • Action Planning and Next Steps

Certificate

  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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