Case study - Saïd Business School
APM Academic Accreditation case study
As an integrated part of Oxford University, Saïd Business School blends the new with the old. It is a vibrant and innovative college offering cutting-edge programmes to meet today’s global business challenges. It is also able to draw on the 800-year heritage and resources of a world-class university with a tradition of leadership development.
Founded in 1996, Saïd Business School is now regarded as one of the highest-ranking of its kind in the world, with a reputation for entrepreneurship and innovative business education. Through programmes and ideas with global impact, the aim is to educate people for successful business careers.
It is international and outward-looking, with participants coming from more than 50 countries. Saïd Business School also carries out ground-breaking research to benefit and transform individuals, organisations, business practice and society. The philosophy is ‘to be a world-class business school community, embedded in a world-class university, tackling world-scale problems’.
Executive development programmes include an MBA, Executive MBA, a number of specialist MScs, a portfolio of custom solutions and open programmes, and accredited diplomas for executives. Within the School is the internationally-acclaimed Major Projects Leadership Academy, the only one of its kind and specifically established to meet the need for major project leadership within the UK Government’s Civil Service.
The SWWE branch was very pleased to be able to invite Lindsay Scott, of Arras People, to talk about what she had learned from her experience of recruitment in the project market place and how effective communication can help hirers and practitioners engage to meet a mutual need.