Business Management & Marketing

Typical business training course structure

  • Two seminars each morning led by specialist tutors.
  • One seminar each day  by  guest speakers
  • Two field visits to companies each week
  • Three hosted cultural visits each week
  • One hosted lunch in the University of Oxford
  • Certificate on completion

Sample course content:

  1. Managing Change
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Financial Management
  4. New Developments in Marketing Communications
  5. Operational Management
  6. Intercultural Communications for international executives
  7. Best practice in Human Resource development
  8. Financial reporting
  9. Running effective meetings
  10. Organising and making presentations
  11. Negotiation skills

Trips and visits:

  • Field Trips to businesses and organisations in the Oxford-area and within the University
  • “Match-making” visits to develop contacts with relevant companies in Oxford and the rest of the UK

Cultural programme and excursions

Visit to the Colleges and Libraries of the University of Oxford;

Lunch in a College of the University;

Musical concerts at the Sheldonian Theatre and the Holywell Music Room

Guided tour of the Ashmolean museum, Bodleian library and the Pitt-Rivers Collection;

Day trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds, Warwick Castle and other stately homes and gardens.

Accommodation and meals

Delegates usually stay in a good hotel in the centre of the city. They typically have lunch together and some of these are hosted by teachers and staff.


A bi-lingual simultaneous translator can be provided.

Course duration

This depends on the client’s needs and requirements. Training courses in international business and marketing can be run anytime of the year by arrangement with OICT.