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People Management Skills Summer Course in Oxford Ages 16-18

Oxford Summer School 2020

Part of the BROADENING HORIZONS Programme


This series of workshops will provide you with the skills necessary to successfully manage teams in a wide range of scenarios. Through an array of practical activities in the form of role-plays and simulations, students will see the theories of People Management in practice.

2 or 4 weeks | Available July - August 2020

  • Residential in historic buildings in Oxford
  • An inspiring People Management course taught by experts.
  • Combine this course with other options - tailor your programme
  • A truly international environment - over 150 nationalities in 2019

Course Summary

People Management is a large part of every Manager’s role. This series of workshops will show students how to develop and use People Management skills successfully on a global scale. The workshops will introduce students to key People Management models and theories. This will include practical activities in the form of role-plays and simulations, which allow students to put their theory into practice. Students will act out scenarios under the supervision of expert People Management coaches, who will provide students with extensive feedback and multiple opportunities for them to reflect on their performance, and to then formulate action plans and key takeaways for future application and practice.

The course will explore two-way communication situations in a multicultural environment, and it will also incorporate a focus on developing your ability to inspire, motivate and lead people to get the best performance out of them, and to build successful, positive relationships in an increasingly diverse world. This course is for you if you see yourself as a future Manager, or if you’re intrigued by the idea of understanding people, optimising their performance, and utilising key takeaways for future application and practice.

What will you get out of studying People Management Skills?

Our People Management workshops will allow you to acquire the increasingly indispensable capacity to coach individuals and teams. You will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively on decision-making and problem-solving in a variety of scenarios. The skills you gain over the two weeks will serve you well, not only in your future career, but also in everyday life in your interactions with others. You will understand that having good People Management skills leads to enhanced performance and an overall sense of fulfilment and positivity.

The Broadening Horizons Programme

This subject is part of the Broadening Horizons course at Oxford Royale Summer Schools’s Oxford summer school.

The Broadening Horizons course, for students aged 16 to 18, is suitable both for those who are trying to decide what to pursue in further education, and for those who simply want to learn about a variety of interesting subjects - 30+ study options are available!

Students choose two morning classes and one afternoon workshop to provide a diverse and stimulating curriculum that is tailored to their needs, allowing them to pursue areas of interest or try out something new. Students studying Broadening Horizons in Oxford get the chance to live and learn in a college of the University of Oxford or in our 17th-century manor house, Yarnton Manor.

Learn more about and apply for the Broadening Horizons Programme in Oxford

Expectations and Pre-requisites

No specific experience or skills are expected of students wishing to participate in this course, although a strong command of the English language is vital. We ask students to bring a laptop with them. If any additional course-specific equipment or software is needed, you will be notified in advance.

Choose your options and apply for Broadening Horizons

The Broadening Horizons programme - our flagship Oxford summer course - allows you to combine different subject options to enable a flexible, tailored programme that best suits your academic needs

To view other options, select your choice of options and apply, please visit the main Broadening Horizons Programme page

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