A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management


Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

12th Annual Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program - for all majors

Spring Break 2023: March 26 - April 1, 2023  |  Oxford, England

Apply by March 20, 2023


The Program

The 2023 Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will focus on the Internet of Value and how technology is reshaping the workplace. The program will explore cutting-edge new technologies such as Blockchain, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies. Learning outcomes will further target how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can enhance organizational productivity. The skills learned in the program will develop entrepreneurial awareness, intellectual creativity, and leadership capabilities which can be applied in all industries. 

According to a 2022 IBM study, over the next three years, 120 million people in the world’s 12 largest economies may need to be re-skilled because of automation. Hence the 2023 Oxford Young Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will focus on the Internet of Value and Industrial Revolution (IR) 4.0 and how this technological revolution is reshaping the workplace. You will earn a certificate of completion from Mansfield College, University of Oxford – unique to executive programs.

The Learning Experience: Students will experience the majesty and inspiration of Oxford and receive customized lectures from experts in the must-know topics of our time. Themes will include: Corporate Sustainability and Purposeful Organizations, Blockchain, Crypto, AI, Impact Investing and Raising Venture Capital. The program will also explore: Complex Problem Solving and Business Strategy, the Post Pandemic Economy, China Decoupling, Slowbalization and Geo Political Flashpoints.

The History:  In 2010, the UCR School of Business launched the ‘UCR at Oxford’ program during spring break. This is UCR’s 12th Program so far: Hundreds of UCR students have spent their spring breaks in residency at Oxford, participating in customized lectures for our UCR cohort and visiting important cultural and corporate sites, including Blenheim Palace (birthplace of Winston Churchill), BMW's Mini Cooper manufacturing plant, the automotive and aerospace manufacturer Prodrive, as well as various signature landmarks.

Where: Held at Mansfield College (one of the 39 Colleges in the University of Oxford).

Fast Fact 1: Oxford is the oldest English-speaking University in the World dating from the 12th Century. 30 British Prime Minsters have been educated at Oxford including the four most recent ones. Hence Oxford has been educating leaders for centuries.    

Fast Fact 2: 1,000 Minis are produced each day. The Oxford factory using more than 1,000 robots. Oxford is the home of BMW’s electric Mini. Smart people, smart technology making environmentally sustainable products.

The Outcome: The skills learned in the program will develop entrepreneurial awareness, intellectual creativity, strategic leadership capabilities which can be applied in all industries. You will also earn a valuable certificate of completion from Mansfield College, University of Oxford, which will greatly enhance your employability and look great on your resume. Below are what past students have said about our program: 

“I think this was an excellent experience and a wonderfully run program”.

“A life-changing experience. I would do it again”.

“The Oxford program was fantastic and exceeded my expectations”.

“I highly recommend it”.

“Excellent program. Good calibre of speakers. Right balance of academics and appropriate site visits”.

“The learning modules were well designed and complemented by the quality and diversity of lecturers at Oxford which in my view was pivotal in facilitating excellent learning outcomes."

Do not miss this amazing opportunity to future-proof your career!

UCR School of Business - Global Programs - Oxford

Oxford Program Central Aims
  • Explore how the technological revolution known as IR 4.0 is reshaping the workplace

  • Examine which technologies are at the forefront of this revolution and how they are changing the organizational and socioeconomic landscape

  • Ascertain the role technology will play in our day-to-day work life

  • Discover how technology will enhance and assist budding entrepreneurs

  • Study the economic and political world order in the 21st Century

For More Information on the Program and to Join:

Please contact Dr. Sean Jasso

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