PwC-Oxford 3-Day Advanced Management and Leadership Program for Business Leaders

Next programme dates: May 2023 (Exact dates to be announced)

In the post COVID-19 world, we are observing various landscape shifts and fundamental industry changes. The economic impact associated with COVID-19 is also causing a recession of indeterminate length and severity. In this new normal, the need for strong management and leadership skills is jarring.

Jointly designed by PwC and Oxford Said, the PwC-Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Masterclass is tailored to support Singapore SME senior business leaders and its emerging leaders advance their management and leadership skills. The programme brings together the best-in-class expertise from PwC’s industry practice and Oxford Said’s academia knowledge, making for a powerful intersection of theory, industry experience and practical application for Singapore SMEs.

This Masterclass will be tailored for the Singapore context and will be adapted from the existing renowned, prestigious "Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme“. Participants can expect to discover, learn, and discuss challenges and opportunities for sustaining strong performance in a globalised 21st century context. The Masterclass will also help leaders advance in leadership and strategy, leverage data and technology and build a sustainable business.

Benefits and advantages of attending

As it brutally disrupts life and business as we know it, COVID-19 has brought business leaders and their ability to navigate and lead through change and uncertainty into immense scrutiny.

Equip yourself with key management and leadership skills

Gain essential knowledge that would help you advance in leadership and strategy, building a business that’s sustainable and resilient. Discover and learn what the challenges and opportunities for sustaining strong performance in a globalised 21st century context are. Exchange pointers with best-in-class expertise, both from PwC’s industry practice and Oxford Said’s academia knowledge.

Tap Into a Valuable Professional Network

Form connections that can potentially change the course of your business. Meet like-minded individuals with similar goals and objectives who can help you succeed. Graduate with a certificate jointly issued by PwC and Oxford Said, showcasing endorsement by best-in-class industry and academia expertise.

Make use of SkillsFuture Singapore subsidy schemes

Receive tuition reimbursement from SkillsFuture Singapore subsidy schemes. For non-SME companies and individuals (Singaporeans / PRs below 40 years old), 50% of your course fee could be subsidised. For SMEs and individuals (Singaporeans / PRs above 40 years old), the subsidy increases to almost 65%.

Programme dates: Coming Soon!

  Programme modules/coverage:

Day 1

  • Leading for Growth: how firms grow under the right leadership?
  • Leading through Governance and Capacity Building
  • Why Firms Grow and Thrive: Challenges for Senior Execs
Day 2
  • Leading Digital Transformation and Beyond
  • 4IR Technologies, Ethics and Governance
Day 3
  • Managing across Borders and Interfaces
  • “Sustainable Transformation in Business Models” ESG considerations Leaders must go through

Best-in-class industry and academia expertise

The PwC-Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Masterclass brings together the best-in-class expertise from PwC’s industry practice and Oxford Said’s academia knowledge. This makes for a powerful intersection of theory, industry experience and practical application for business leaders. 

Our faculty members are committed to providing participants with personalised feedback and support, helping them advance in leadership and strategy to build a resilient business.

Oliver Wilkinson

Partner, PwC Singapore

Oliver is a PwC Strategy Partner based in Singapore. He brings years of experience and success as an advisor to top businesses and financial investors. Alongside his core client work, Oli has extensive experience designing and delivering Strategy courses, many in partnerships with some of the best institutions of higher learning in the world. Oliver holds a Masters in Mathematics (First Class Honours) from Oxford University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Prof Marc Ventresca

Strategy, Innovation and Impact, Said Business School, University of Oxford

Assoc Prof Marc Ventresca joined the Management Faculty at Oxford in 2004, and serves as a Governing Body Fellow of Wolfson College. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Technology and Management for Development and has long affiliation with Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. He is the Academic Director, Oxford FinTech Lab and Faculty Lead for the IBM Diploma in Strategy and Innovation, and was Core Faculty on the Goldman Sachs 10K Women Entrepreneurs in Hangzhou and Chengdu, China.

Marc’s research and teaching focus on innovation, institutions and infrastructure, with particular empirical projects at the intersection of organisational strategy and economic sociology in nascent markets. He is currently investigating the processes of institutional politics, innovation and governance in knowledge-intensive industries, which includes work on inclusive markets in Bangladesh, ecosystem services markets in the Amazon in Peru, the global growth of financial markets in support of high-technology industries, and emerging digital platforms for crowdfunding. He has also worked on the diffusion of innovations and organisational change in higher education. He holds advanced degrees from Stanford University and has served on faculties at leading research universities.

Course fees

Applicant profile Singapore Citizens aged between 21 to 39 years old / Permanent Residents aged 21 and above Singapore citizens aged 40 and above
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
(SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents)
Non-Singaporeans /Non- Permanent Residents
Subsidy Category & Amount Up to 50% of course fees Up to 70% of course fees Up to 70% of course fees Full course fee, no SkillsFuture funding
Full course fee $5,850.00 $5,850.00
SkillsFuture funding $2,925.00
$4,095.00 $4,095.00 -
Nett Course fee $2,925.00
GST 8% (on Full course fee) $468.00 $468.00 $468.00 $468.00
Payable course fee (Including 8% GST) $3,393.00 $2,223.00 $2,223.00

SMEs are defined in accordance with Enterprise Singapore's definition of having been registered and operating in Singapore, having a minimum 30% local shareholding and having group annual sales turnover of not more than S$100 million or group employment size of not more than 200 employees. 

Group tracing includes all corporate shareholder(s) holding more than 50% of total shareholding of the company and any subsequent corporate parents and all subsidiaries of the company.

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