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Leadership in Higher Education (Part 1)

A Senior Executive Programme 

8-12 December 2015          


Prestigious international event to address new trends and challenges in Higher Education

This top level executive programme will bring together the leaders of higher education institutions from around the world to review best practice in academic management, leadership and strategy, development and innovation, internationalisation of higher education and other topics by reference to UK and international examples.   


Who should attend?
Programme Description
Duration and Time
Fees and Logistics
How can you apply?
Programme Timetable


Programme Code: LHE009-2015

Heads of universities and colleges as leaders of Higher Education are facing new challenges imposed by developments in the world economy and increased competition in the education market. How should institutions develop a sound strategy to achieve their goals? What does it take to become a top ranking institution with international standing? The Leadership Higher Education programme will provide insights and directives to these questions. 


Who should attend?

The programme is intended for university leaders including presidents and vice-presidents, rectors and vice-rectors, vice-chancellors as well as other senior executive team of the universities. If you are a forward-thinking university decision-maker with an international outlook, then you should attend this programme.


Programme Description

The programme has been designed to cover both practical and theoretical aspects of leadership in higher education by attending stimulating debates, workshops and seminars as well as paying visits to higher education institutions together with cultural visits. Some of the programme features are as follows.

  • University Governance (new requirements)
  • Research Fund
  • University Effective Management 
  • Global Technology Transfer and Innovation Management 
  • Quality Enhancement 
  • Developing Strategic Plan
  • Internationalisation and Partnerships
  • Shaping the Future University 


Duration and Time

Given the busy schedule of senior managers of universities and colleges, the programme will be of an intensive nature and last four days from 8-11 December with an optional day in London on 12th December.


Upon completion of the programme, all delegates will attend the award ceremony and receive a certificate of attendance from Oxford City Academy for Education and Development (OAED).

Fees and Logistics

This is a full-board programme and OAED will take care of all aspects of your visit from the point of entry to the UK to the end. These include airport transfer, accommodation, daily meals, reception dinner, academic and cultural visits and certification. The programme registration fee is £2820.

How can you apply?

To apply for the programmeyou can complete the application form online by clicking here. The completed application will then be submitted automatically to our professional training department. We will contact you to acknowledge the receipt of your application and advise you how to settle the programme registration fee. 

For further information about the event, you can email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact us us on +44 1865 682421. 

Programme Timetable

Time Tuesday
8 Dec
9 Dec
10 Dec
11 Dec
12 Dec 
13 Dec
9:30- 11.00


Welcome from OAED Chairman


Oxonia Network President 

Good Governance in Higher Education

Dr. Heirani Moghaddam



Managing Research Fund (National and University levels)

Bahram Bekhradnia


The Changing World of Flexible and Blended Learning 


Prof. Mark Fenton O'Creevy

The Open University 


Tour of London (Optional)





Keynote Address
University Effective Management

Prof. Sahol Abubakar

UiTM, Malaysia

 11:00 Refreshment Refreshment Refreshment Refreshment


Shaping the Future University

David Palfreyman

Oxford University

Developing a Strategy for Gobal Engagement 

Enzo Raimo

Delegate Presentation and Discussion Forum

Concluding Remarks


Certificate Ceremony

13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch 

Managing University Funding

Dr. Cliff Hancock


Building a 'Quality Culture' 

Prof. Colin Raban

Academic Quality Management

Global Technology Transfer & Innovation Management

Dr. Nathan Pike

Isis Innovation, Oxford University 


 Free time 


15.30 Visit to Oxford University & Bodleian Library Visit to Blackwell's
19:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Reception  Dinner  Dinner


*Please note that the programme content and structure is subject to adjustment. Any changes will be posted on the website and communicated to the participants in advance. 

* For Cancellation Policy please click Here.




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