Tech for Managers

New online Tech for Managers courses

Adapted from the successful Tech for Managers programme, these new courses are designed to improve your professional development online and develop your understanding of these important technologies, from anywhere in the world.

We are also running a new programme of online business courses taught by industry experts and Oxford University academics. 

Tech for Managers programme in Oxford

Note that the courses listed below are on hold. There are currently no dates available for classroom courses in Oxford until further notice. When face-to-face business courses resume in 2021, dates will be announced via course news.

A programme of short, intensive and practical courses held in-person at the University of Oxford, which have been developed to help you gain a critical appreciation of these important technologies.

The programme consists of the following courses:

  1. Design Thinking: A Collection of Methods and Tools for Inventive Problem Solving (2-day course)
  2. FinTech for Managers (1-day course)
  3. Artificial Intelligence De-mystified: Opportunities and Value in Your Business (1-day course)
  4. Cyber Security for Managers (1-day course)
  5. Blockchain for Managers (1-day course)

These courses can be taken separately or as a complete week.

Details of the discount package for the complete week.

The courses are for managers and entrepreneurs who require a good overview of the subject area and also some practical implementation of the relevant technologies.

  • Gain an understanding of the overall strategic threats and opportunities
  • Organise your business response to exploit opportunities
  • Learn how to identify and select opportunities
  • Expand your knowledge of the technologies that are available
  • Obtain a realistic, hands-on appreciation of what it takes to implement these technologies

Course structure

Each course has been developed to follow the format below:


Is this technology important to my business?
Discovering strategic threats and opportunities.


How should I organise to exploit this opportunity?


Finding specific opportunities within my business.


What kind of things can this technology do for my business? What technologies are available?


The technology at the ‘ground level’. Doing it for real.

Upcoming courses

  • Short courses, Professional development, Virtual classroom
  • Tue 03 Nov 2020 – 13 Nov 2020
  • 12:00 - 13:30
  • Short courses, Professional development, Virtual classroom
  • Mon 30 Nov 2020 – 07 Dec 2020
  • Weekdays at 12:00 - 13:30
  • Short courses, Professional development, Virtual classroom
  • Wed 20 Jan 2021 – 03 Feb 2021
  • Wednesdays 14:00 - 15:30
  • Professional development
  • Mon 25 Jan 2021 – 28 Jan 2021
  • 12:00-13:30
  • Professional development
  • Fri 11 Jun 2021