The AMBA & BGA Entrepreneurship Month is an exclusive webinar series aimed at providing aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable insights, strategies, and practical tips to navigate the challenges of starting and running a successful business. Over four webinars in August 2023, we are thrilled to be joined by leading entrepreneurs as they share their extensive experience and expertise in the field, offering participants a comprehensive overview of the entrepreneurial journey.
AMBA & BGA student and graduate members have the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive overview of the key aspects involved in starting and growing a successful business in today’s turbulent climate. By covering topics such as; the truths and lies of entrepreneurship, staying focussed on your goals, transforming your mission into a powerful business and how to embrace a winning entrepreneurial mindset.
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Ella Rauen-Prestes is Brazilian and Portuguese, living in the UK. She has an BSc Computer Science, MSc in Marketing, and MBA and worked for 20 years in major telecom companies in Italy, US and UK. Ella requalified in Nutrition Science by Stanford University and founded Fitbakes in 2018.
Best-selling author and Associate Professor
London Business School
John Mullins is a best-selling author, international speaker, and Associate Professor of Management Practice at London Business School. For more than 20 years, John has delivered inspirational workshops and executive education programmes to members of the world’s leading communities of entrepreneurs – the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), and Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) – as well as to the angel investor and venture capital communities globally.
His latest book, Break the Rules! The Six Counter–Conventional Mindsets of Entrepreneurs That Can Help Anyone Change the World, follows the success of his widely acclaimed books: The New Business Road Test, Getting to Plan B, written with esteemed venture capitalist Randy Komisar, and The Customer-Funded Business.
Myrte Scheffer emerged from being a small-town country girl in the Netherlands to an international (business) coach for social impact and a motivational speaker. Overcoming many personal tribulations – from losing her multi-disabled sister and a burn-out – she completely turned her life and business around and built it on her terms. A high-level GameChanger as acclaimed by The GC Index®, she has shown great energy to create impact in various entrepreneurs’ businesses, teams, organisations and professional environments to do the same.
From big global names such as Pepsi-Cola, Mercedes-Benz to professional football clubs in the Netherland as well as social enterprises working to make the world a better place: Myrte helps them to create a successful social business to facilitate that mission. Listed in the Herald and NYC Journal as a Top 10 Entrepreneur to look out for in 2023, Myrte knows she is on track, and she wants this for all (aspiring) impact entrepreneurs.
Peter Boolkah is an award winning business coach with over 20 years experience helping CEO’s and organisations to scale and grow their businesses. Peter works with individuals and organisations all over the world and is an expert at building higher revenue and profit for his clients.
Is being a startup executive really that different from being a manager or director? Yes, but probably not in the ways you think, says the author of ‘Lead Upwards’, Sarah Brown
Legal structure, documentation and intellectual property. Solicitor and ‘entrepreneur in residence’, Michael Buckworth, looks at three areas that all startup founders need to get right
‘We hope to make a positive impact in reducing the effects of climate change.’ The CEO and Cofounder of plastic road company, MacRebur, outlines his work, vision and style of leadership
Making goals ‘numeric’, the changing role of a CEO and the importance of having a consistent leadership approach – the Co-Founder of a performance marketing company talks to Business Impact
Founder of The Webinar Vet, Anthony Chadwick, explains how a growing pet population during the pandemic represents both an opportunity and a challenge for a business focused on vets’ continuing education
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