The IESE MBA students will be coming to SBS from the 14 – 25 January 2013 for an intensive 10 days-long program titled ‘Doing Business In Africa’. This is the first time that IESE Business School will bring their students to Africa for a learning program. The group comprises 35 students drawn from different nationalities. The aim of the session is to give the students insights into what doing business in Africa involves, as well as the challenges facing businesses in Kenya. The IESE MBA program participants are students from diverse international backgrounds with a few years’ working experience. For most of their students this will be their first time to visit Sub-Saharan Africa.
Part of the students’ experience will include working with a number of local businesses to solve various business challenges. The students will be accompanied by the IESE MBA Academic Director Prof. Alejandro Lago, and will also be taught by Prof. Ninno Vaccaro (IESE Business School), Dr. Fred Ogola (SBS), Dr. Robert Mudida (SBS), Prof. David Sperling (SBS) as well as Dr. George Njenga (SBS – Dean).
IESE Business School is ranked among the top 10 business schools globally and first (2012) in Executive Education.
The students shall also get the opportunity to visit and study the flower farms in Naivasha. The students will also get an opportunity to meet with local entrepreneurs, in light of their agenda in Africa.