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Wayde Edwards


Degree:

Masters in Major Programme Management

Location:

UK

Industry:

Life Sciences

Year:

2017 - 19

Wayde helps companies in the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector manage risk while achieving improved operational efficiency and insight through data analytics. He enjoys getting outdoors and can often be found running laps around the parks in South London or opening the batting for his wandering social cricket team.

 

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Posted by: on June 4, 2018

On the beaver, the tortoise and candlelight dinners: A college primer

Playing croquet on the lawn of an 800 year old college before a concert in the chapel and settling down for a lovely black-tie dinner. That is perhaps the romantic notion we have of college life as a part-time students at the business school. The Oxford glamour without the massive under-graduate pressure. The reality is […]

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Posted by: on March 15, 2018

Major programme risk management explained by kitchen table poker

Major Programmes are large scale initiatives that have the potential to impact millions of people, can take a decade or more to complete and cost upwards of a £1bn. Kitchen poker takes a couple of days to organise, is done in an evening and has a budget that equates to roughly pizza and beer for […]

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Posted by: on November 30, 2017

Polishing pearls: six tips for your first assignment

It was the final pop-up message. I decided to read it although I already knew what it was going to say [to the tune of the 1996 smash hit, “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls] “Now… tell me if you’re sure, if you’re really really sure?”. It was now beyond doubt; my brain was totally frazzled. […]

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Posted by: on October 30, 2017

What the [Sub] Fusc are you wearing?

I looked around. There was nothing heavy within reaching distance. I decided to take the plunge. For probably the fifth time in as many days I asked my wife the most pressing question for the upcoming trip to Oxford, “So, you definitely think this grey suit is dark enough for Sub Fusc?”. The advanced risk […]

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Posted by: on October 6, 2017

I got in! Now to see where the rabbit hole goes

I’m sitting at my laptop surrounded by a pile of papers… on my left, the first draft of my formative assignment. The equivalent to a pre-season friendly that will no doubt show us how much work we have to do to start producing outputs worthy of a Master of Science degree from the number one university in the world*. […]

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