Polaris sets up Digital Academy at Oxford University

12th March 2015
Polaris sets up Digital Academy at Oxford University

Oxford (UK) and Chennai,  March 12, 2015: Leading Indian talent fuelled  financial services and solutions provider  Polaris Consulting & Services,  has joined hands with  Oxford University's  Saïd Business School,  to launch a new executive education programme called the Oxford Polaris Digital Academy.
The collaboration will educate executives across industries on how to thrive in today’s complex world of digital transformation. Saïd Business School, will help assess, discuss and debate key challenges facing leaders and the impact this will have on international business.The programme will provide participating executives with the insights and skills they require to better manage the ambiguities related to digital transformation and excel in this fast-moving environment.
Saïd Business School faculty and Polaris experts will facilitate a series of 2 day sessions where executives will learn through a variety of methods including simulations, workshops, roundtables and peer-to-peer learning by sharing personal insights and experiences of operating in high- stakes, high-pressure solution-driven environments.
Says Andrew White, Associate Dean for Executive Education at Saïd Business School: “This programme is highly innovative and visionary in its design. It will ultimately challenge, inspire and stimulate thinking of the highest order creating fresh ideas. The programme engages faculty from a range of disciplines within Oxford University. Executives who have been on similar programmes in the past have gained greater self-awareness of their leadership, creating the energy and emotional commitment to drive change and have brought new perspectives on the internal and external context in which they operate. We are delighted to be working with Polaris on this programme.”
Adds Jitin Goyal, CEO and Executive Director, Polaris Consulting & Services: "Polaris is widely recognised as a digital transformation leader, particularly in the financial services industry. The Oxford Polaris Digital Academy is truly special because it will bring together the unique combination of the company's expertise and the university's thought leadership. Executives who participate in the Academy will benefit enormously from this amalgamation, and we are very excited about its potential".