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GetSmarter is an online education company based in Cape Town and London. We collaborate with tier-one universities to offer premium, career-focused online education to working professionals around the world. To achieve this purpose, we offer a best-in-class online education experience: from the top-tier universities we collaborate with and the engaging and interactive online programmes we create, to the personalised, people-mediated support our participants receive and the workplace-ready, verifiable competencies they walk away with. To date, GetSmarter has educated over 48,000 working professionals on a portfolio of over 60 online programmes, and our high-touch approach has been fundamental in maintaining an average pass rate of 90% – an unrivalled figure for online programmes.


Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford blends the best of new and old. We are a vibrant and innovative business school, but yet deeply embedded in an 800-yearold world-class university. We deliver cutting-edge programmes and ground-breaking research that transform individuals, organisations, business practice, and society. We seek to be a world-class business school community, embedded in a world-class university, tackling world-scale problems.

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is a dynamic public agency with the overall responsibility of attracting investment into the Kingdom of Bahrain and supporting initiatives that enhance the investment climate. The EDB works with the government and both current and prospective investors to ensure that Bahrain’s investment climate is attractive, to communicate the key strengths, and to identify where opportunities exist for further economic growth through investment.