Educating 21st century corporate leaders: Chinese and western perspectives

Date: 28 January 2022 
Time: 6:00am to 10:30am EST (Boston) | 12:00pm to 4:30pm CET (Brussels) | 7:00pm to 11:30pm CST (Beijing)

This webinar is jointly organised by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the China Data Analysis and Research Hub (CDA)

Main questions/topics covered in this webinar will include:

  • How do Chinese MBA programmes provide management capacity for the 21st century vis-à-vis their European and US counterparts?

  • Is there a corporate (innovation) management approach with Chinese characteristics?

  • How can Business Schools tackle the challenges of climate change, digital transformation and urbanisation?

The webinar will be chaired by:

  • Bodo B Schlegelmilch, Chair, Association of MBAs and Business Graduates Association (AMBA & BGA), Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) | bodo.schlegelmilch@wu.ac.at

  • Alexander G Welzl, President of CDA | welzl@cda-hub.eu

Please contact the event chairs for further information about this event.

Educating 21st century corporate leaders: Chinese and western perspectives

Sessions include

Corporate leaders and the Covid pandemic: what future leaders can learn from healthcare and life-sciences

Lars Y Terenius, European Chair of the CDA Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), Professor at the Karolinska Institutet, Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Resilient, inclusive and sustainable supply chains for the net zero economy – implications for management education and leadership development

Pamela Mar (Hong Kong), Executive Vice President of Fung Academy, Fung Group, Hong Kong, PRC

Managerial education in times of disruption and global challenges – framework conditions for Business Schools in China

Hong Yongmiao, Dean and Professor at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences School of Economics and Management

The Global MBA Program at Tsinghua University SEM – challenges and opportunities for educating managers for China’s MNEs

Gao Xudong, Professor at the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management

Innovation Management with Chinese Characteristics – Knowledge Flows between Chinese Enterprises and Academia

Wu Xiaobo, Dean and Professor at the Zhejiang University Faculty of Social Sciences

Silk-Road entrepreneurship and leadership competence development – the role of amba and BGA in the capacity building of Chinese Business Schools

Wang Zhongming, Professor at the Zhejiang University and President of the Silk-Road Entrepreneurship Education Network

Regional innovation ecosystems as hotbeds of global entrepreneurship – governance and incentive schemes for green industries

Gunther Friedl, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Dean of the TUM School of Management

Co-development and innovation performance – insights from Europe and China

Amitava Chattopadhyay, Professor of Marketing and the GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation, INSEAD

Globalisation, multilateralism and economic integration – The Shanghai Declaration of 2021 and the future of cooperation in managerial education

Josep Franch Bullich, Professor and Dean of ESADE Business School, Barcelona

Corporate innovation and innovation management in the US and China – lessons learned from the MIT-Tsinghua Global MBA

Scott Stern, Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management

The changing corporate education landscape in the US and the potential of international partnerships

Srilata Zahir (US), Dean and Professor at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, US

Business School agendas for educating 21st century corporate leaders – what are the key takeaways?

Bodo B Schlegelmilch, Chair: Association of MBAs (AMBA) and Business Graduates Association (BGA), Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

* Please note the programme is still subject to change.

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