Earlier this year, with the support of the Marketors’ Trust, the Marketors launched a new opportunity for one of its Liverymen to attend the prestigious Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme. The three-week residential course, offered by Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, is designed to expose experienced senior leaders to the latest thinking in general management and leadership practice, and help them to transform their own leadership approach to successfully deliver responsible, sustainable growth for their organisations.
Back in March, applications were invited from Liverymen that met the Saïd Business School’s criteria for programme admission and were interested in exploring this opportunity. The outstanding candidate had to demonstrate a progressive career, and have experience within senior level roles over at least a ten year period. A fundamental requirement was for the applicant to have the life-time potential to benefit from the expected career development that the programme would provide.
The applications were whittled down to a shortlist of four, and after being interviewed by representatives from the Marketors, successful businessman, Karl Weaver, was selected as the most deserving candidate. Read more