Sergio Pyles

Oxford Brookes University Global MBA

Oxford Brookes University Global MBA graduate and Regional Mining Segment Manager at Hilti Asia Pacific, Sergio Pyles recently won the ‘Best Capstone Project Award’.  Sergio shares his experience on the executive MBA programme.

“My Global MBA journey, crowned with the Best MBA Capstone Project prize, was made possible by the unwavering support of my family and encouragement from my company and colleagues. Achieving these personal and professional milestones couldn't be done without all the support I got and I feel really grateful for that”

Why did you choose to study the Oxford Brookes Global MBA programme?

Oxford Brookes Business School had outstanding references and credibility when I was researching the right MBA programme for me.

How have you found the experience studying on the programme and the balancing of your time spent between work and study?

It was definitely very challenging, especially during peak working periods. It could not be done without the support of my family and a very strong alignment in my company.

Describe your experience working alongside fellow professionals. What have you learnt from them?

The modules were nicely designed to keep you engaged over the course and the lecturers and tutors were always there to help and set the pace of the studies.

Please tell us about your experience accessing the support network and learning resources at Oxford Brookes University?

There was easy access and very updated materials available to us. There was also a range of interesting case studies and all relevant to the times we live in.

To what extent has the Global MBA programme helped you be a change-maker in your professional role?

The programme helped me to strengthen my knowledge foundation and gave me some important tools that were missing in my career. Conceptual and critical thinking combined with a strong strategic vision is the main outcome of my journey.