Online and distance learning at Oxford University offers a new way of combining innovative learning and teaching techniques with interaction with your tutor and fellow students from around the world. By enrolling on one of our online courses you will enjoy the convenience of studying from anywhere and at any time over the Internet:
Executive Education Programmes run by the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment
Oxford Climate Emergency Programme (Online)
This online programme is for senior leaders who recognise the need for change within their business and are looking for guidance on how to best activate it. Held over 6 weeks, the programme uniquely combines the academic expertise and research of the University of Oxford’s Smith School and Saïd Business School.
Sustainable Finance Foundation Course
The course has been designed and developed by the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme as an introduction to sustainable finance for current and future leaders working in a range of sectors.
These include staff at environmental NGOs who would like to help the global financial system create better environmental outcomes; civil servants and regulators working to develop policies to foster the development of sustainable finance; executives working in financial institutions who need an introduction to sustainability, the environment and climate change as they relate to finance and investment; philanthropic funders looking to navigate sustainable finance topics so as to support the most impactful activities; and trustees or company directors who want to understand how sustainable finance relates to their fiduciary duties.
Climate-related Financial Risk Course
The course has been designed and developed by the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme to support individuals working in a range of areas, including: risk officers in financial institutions; analysts and portfolio managers; corporate risk managers and strategists; financial regulators supervising or considering how to supervise firms in relation to climate-related risk; government officials integrating climate-related risk into government decision-making and policy; and those in NGOs working on climate-related financial risks.
Our bespoke courses are designed and delivered for future thinking organisations. Interventions are individually tailored to each client, and are underpinned by Oxford faculty and research. Learning can be convened across the Smith School’s ecosystem of expertise, which includes sustainable finance, circular economies, net-zero, water, food, sustainable law, and more.