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Oxford, England | 2017

Global Enterprise Management

Organizations, Environments, and Political Economy

Hosted by the University of Oxford

As one of the historical epicenters of knowledge, Oxford serves as the perfect venue to connect with world-class thinkers and practitioners who deliver a global perspective of worldwide commerce and a command of the complex issues, practices, and expectations for managing the enterprise in the 21st century.

Learn about global business and new strategies for commerce at the internationally-renowned University of Oxford, the oldest English-speaking university in the world.

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Program Costs

$3,680 Single Room Accommodation*
$3,180 Student Shared Room (participant responsible for finding roommate)*

TBD Guest Fee: Shared Room with Student

The program fees include:

  • Lodging for six nights
  • Breakfasts and a lunch or dinner each day
  • Academic sessions
  • Speakers
  • Cultural tours and activities
  • Transportation during the program week
  • Certificate of completion
  • Final dinner

Airfare, taxi, and other travel expenses are additional. Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
If you plan to take this course for academic credit, standard tuition fees will also apply in addition to the program fee. If you take this course for no credit, it WILL NOT fulfill your global requirement. Global Programs office will notify the Programs Office to register you for course credit.

*Program prices are subject to change.

Tuition Reimbursement

Students who receive company tuition reimbursement are obligated to meet their tuition payment due date regardless of the Global trip completion date or grades availability. The $50.00 late company reimbursement fee and a daily finance charge of .027% will accrue upon any unpaid overdue balance.

Graduation Information

Students taking Global Business Intensive Courses offered in April will be enrolled in the Spring trimester and will graduate in August at the earliest.

Safety Issues and Course Cancellation

Planning of this course is contingent upon a safe and secure environment in the country and region of designation. Any change in safety conditions that may impact the successful facilitation of the course will result in modification and/or cancellation of this course and may result in only partial reimbursement of program costs to participants. Pepperdine University assumes no liability for cancellation of a program due to circumstances beyond its control.

Guest Policy

Guests are allowed but not advisable as accommodations are very limited. Please read the complete Global Programs Guest Policy for more information. If you have any questions about guest fees, please e-mail GSBMGlobalPrograms@pepperdine.edu.


Participants will stay in accommodations on-campus arranged by the University of Oxford.

Lead Faculty

Michael Rainey

Michael Rainey

Practitioner Faculty of Business Law
LLM, Pepperdine University
JD, Loyola Law School
BA, Loyola University

Clemens Kownatski

Clemens Kownatzki

Practitioner Faculty in Finance
PhD, Claremont Graduate University
MBA, Pepperdine Graziadio School

Mandatory Pre-Departure Class Session:


Important Dates  
Program Dates:

April 23-29, 2017

Application period opens:

November 5, 2016 at 9 AM

Application close date:

January 27, 2017

Sample Program Itinerary (Items are subject to change.)


Arrival in Oxford (early afternoon.) Accommodations check-in, orientation, reception, and evening dinner

Monday - Friday

Classroom Learning (generally 9 AM - 3:30 PM)

Sample Topics: Everything you want to know about EU; Understanding the Single European Market; European Strategic Innovation; Creating Value from European Acquisitions; India in the Global Recession; China and the Global Economy; International Value Chain Management; Business as a Force for Good; Retailing and the Customer Experience; New Product development and definition-managing uncertainty; Reinventing innovation for a global world; University Technology Transfer

Visit to a local factory

Closing Dinner in an Oxford College or similar University building

Cultural activities: Walking tour of Oxford; visit to nearby Blenheim Palace

Breakfasts and lunches provided daily.


Accommodations check-out and departure from England