University of Oxford - Oxford Organisational Resilience Program

6 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
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About this program

University of Oxford - Oxford Organisational Resilience Program

Discover how organisational resilience can generate a competitive advantage and long-term sustainability for your business.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from University of Oxford

The turbulent nature of the modern business environment requires a strategic perspective on sustainable solutions to ensure an organisation’s survival. By developing resilience, leaders can enable their enterprises to effectively anticipate, prepare, and respond to uncertainty – allowing them to not only bounce back but bounce forward and succeed.

Build your company's defences against disruption at an individual, business, and systemic level with the Oxford Organisational Resilience Program. Over the course of six weeks, you'll focus on Program Director Eleanor Murray's exclusive 6S framework, and explore how to build resilience within the concepts of self, strategy, structures, social elements, supply chains, and systems. Using this framework, you’ll develop the skills to integrate a holistic approach to resilience throughout your organisation's business strategy and operations, identify ways to build resilient relationships with stakeholders, and lead effectively through disruptions.

Gain the support structures and networks to strengthen your ability to thrive as a leader through long-term volatility, and walk away with a strategic plan for building resilience to ensure the sustainability and longevity of your organisation.

This Oxford Organisational Resilience Program is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service, and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The Program has an estimated 60 hours of learning.

Admission requirements

Is this course for you?

This Program is designed for leaders across industries, in private business, public organisations, non-profits, and governments, with the need to enhance their organisation’s ability to effectively adapt and respond to uncertainty. Those in senior leadership or C-suite roles who need to remain competitive and want to ensure their organisation’s longevity will benefit from this Program. Additionally, these professionals will discover how to leverage disruption for new opportunities and ultimately strengthen their organisation’s ability to thrive in the face of new challenges. Human resource managers, resilience professionals, and organisational design leaders who are responsible for improving the operational resilience of their companies will also gain valuable tools and techniques to aid them in these objectives.

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Program content

Program curriculum

Improve your organisation’s preparedness as you work through the weekly modules of this online Program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

Module 1

Self: Advancing resilient leadership

Module 2

Strategy: Developing your strategic resilience

Module 3

Structures: Building operational resilience

Module 4

Social: Reinforcing social resilience

Module 5

Supply chains: Strengthening supply chain resilience

Module 6

Systems: Maximising systems-wide resilience

Program delivery


  • 6 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 7–10 hours per week Self-paced learning online


Total Tuition Fee:£2200


About the certificate

Learn how to build long-term organisational resilience and earn an official certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Assessment is continuous and based on a series of practical assignments completed online. In order to be issued with a certificate, you’ll need to meet the requirements outlined in the Program handbook. The handbook will be made available to you as soon as you begin the Program.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:

  • The ability to build organisational capacities, capabilities, and cultures that enable your business to positively respond to, and thrive in, changing conditions.
  • The skills to strengthen your resilience as a leader, empowering you to effectively lead through uncertainty.
  • The knowledge to recalibrate your organisation's approach and implement resilience into your business strategy.
  • A practical plan for enhancing your organisation’s resilience, using exclusive Oxford Saïd frameworks as well as insights from global thought leaders and industry experts.

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Natalie S, Manager, Portfolio Risk and Assurance, Department of Planning and Environment

The Oxford Organisational Resilience Program provided me the opportunity to both test and develop my thinking in approaching risk and disruption in my organisation. Focusing on developing skills to anticipate disruption and respond in a way that allows my team and organisation to bounce forward. The course content and material was relevant to to...

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Contact info


Park End St
OX1 1HP Oxford
United Kingdom

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