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Getting Things Done

  Nov 19, 2013

The Advanced Management class AMP 2013 will be visiting IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain for their final 1 week international module. The trip that commenced on Monday dubbed “Getting things done” targets the development of the participants’ professional and personal capabilities vital to them meeting their professional goals.

Through the integrated expertise of these two schools, participants will gain a comprehensive view of business, with the distinct needs of business leaders in Africa kept sharply in focus.

The program which is designed for CEOs, senior managers, entrepreneurs and board members enables participants to reflect on their experience as leaders. This helps them improve in their strategic thinking, creation and nurturing of capable and dynamic management teams, and learn new ways of driving organizational change.

The trip is therefore meant to broaden the participant’s vision of business, and introduce them to challenges and opportunities of today’s global business environment while emphasizing the human and ethical roots of management.

This annual module will also give the students an opportunity to develop global business management skills and perspectives such as Global business strategy, Global Marketing, Cross-cultural management, Mergers and Acquisition. The program which holistically provides both personal and professional experiences ensures high interaction and includes individual assignments, case studies, workshops, presentations and small-group learning activities.

Throughout the week the student will get to have a feel of learning in a world-class setting and be taught by some of the best Lecturers and Professors on various topics in IESE such as:

The trip will not only be an educational tour but will offer the students an opportunity to visit some of Barcelona’s tourist attraction sites such Poble Espanyol de Montjuic one of the important landmarks of tourism in Barcelona and delight in its architecture with the best Spanish craftsmanship and later on enjoy the Flamenco show as they sample Barcelona’s gastronomy, The group will then have a tour to ‘Futbol Club Barcelona’ which will be an offsite learning session to Barcelona’s professional football club, in Catalonia, Spain and finally closing of the tour with a networking cocktail event with IESE Business School alumni the theme for the cocktail this year will be “Entrepreneurship in Africa”.

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