Discussion sessions

Our Commercial Awareness Masterclass Series in partnership with Watson's Daily and our discussion sessions will provide you with a practical understanding of commercial awareness. 

In Hilary Term (2021), the Watson's Daily sessions will take place every Thursday, between 6:30-7:30pm. Each week, the link is sent out to members who have subscribed to our mailing list

OXCAS x Watson's Daily

Commercial Awareness Masterclasses

Thursdays, 6:30 -- 7:30pm

Watson's Daily founder Peter Watson presents a roundup of the commercial news of the week, which is followed by an interactive Q&A session.  

OXCAS Discussion Session

February 28, 2021 (Week 7, Sunday)

Discussion Topics:


1. GameStop: What happened and what does it all mean?

2. The future of the high street: ASOS and Boohoo

3. Sustainability in technology

Previous Discussions


MT20 Week 7

November 22, 2020


  1. The pharmaceutical industry: the race to invent a coronavirus vaccine

  2. The ban on petrol and diesel car sales

  3. Tesla joining SP500: increasing profitability of tech companies


MT20 Week 5

November 8, 2020


  1. The impact of lockdown(s) on businesses

  2. The future of the gig economy: Uber/Lyft win in California

  3. The future of Japan: the effect of Japan's changing demographics on its economy and society

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MT20 Week 4

November 1, 2020


  1. US Justice Department lawsuit against Google over accusation of illegal monopoly

  2. LVMH's acquisition of Tiffany & Co.

  3. Rise of sustainable business: ESG investing, green bonds and greenwashing