Durham University Business School offers short, intensive study tours that provide your students with the opportunity to learn about and immerse themselves in the UK business environment.
The study tours can include lectures and seminars led by Durham teachers and visits to local companies. The minimum number of delegates per tour is 10.
Topics that can be covered in a tour include:
Managing in the Competitive Environment
Explores the environmental pressures at work on organisations, how they can respond to these influences, and the management issues involved in aligning these forces. Specifically, the theme takes an integrated perspective of the operating environment of the organisation.
Managing in the Global Environment
Enables students to develop a critical understanding of the impact of changes in the global business environment for management in the national and international context.
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Explores the integration of key business processes from original suppliers to end users, providing products, services and information that add value for customers and other stakeholders.
Examines some of the major issues of strategic marketing including competing for the future, the quest for competitiveness, industry foresight and strategic intent.
Aims to develop your knowledge and understanding, from a number of perspectives, of the key issues in the conceptualisation and practice of leadership in order to develop a critical appreciation of the assumptions, implications and limitations of leadership studies.
Organising for Strategic Advantage
Seeks to deepen your understanding of the strategic management of organisations. The theoretical principles of strategic analysis will also be reviewed and applied.
Other available topics include:
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Management of Innovation
- Managing Finance
- Managing People
- Personal Development
- Accommodation is usually in single en-suite rooms in one of the university's colleges - although non-college accommodation can be arranged.
- Welcome and farewell dinners are usually held in exclusive locations e.g. in one of the university's special dining rooms.
- Where other meals are included in the programme, they will usually be taken in Durham Business School's dining room.
- Transportation for visits is by private coach.
- Cultural activities can be incorporated upon request.
- Interpretation services can be arranged at an additional cost.
- Depending on the programme arrangements, if required, assessments can be arranged.
- A member of Durham University Business School will be assigned for the duration of the programme.
For further information please contact:
International Projects Co-ordinator
Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 45299