Xiaomei Gu and her team members: Javier Mendivil, Louis Lozouet, Marcus Werlang, Silke Musa and Stefano Piantoni researched and presented findings on the topic:
From leadership and self reflection in an Italian monastery to final preparations for the Navigating the Future conference – watch the MBAs in action and hear from the Program Dean, Ralf Boscheck:
Thank you to our MBAs for creating and sharing this video with us!
As my friends brilliantly highlighted it in their posts here and here, our San Francisco trip was full of interesting discussions and workshops around technology and the future possibilities it brings.
We, the American contingent, have concluded our discovery expedition. You have already read a lot about the Mexican leg of the trip which stood out for its contrasts, social entrepreneurship and gigantic manufacturing and supply chain operations. Now is the turn of America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. No better place in America than San Francisco to witness the “free and the brave” mindset. Continue reading “San Francisco asks “why not?””
Wow, our week in Singapore went by so fast!
Intense program full of company visits and insightful sessions.
Singapore is indeed very unique. For me it felt sometimes as a “business Las Vegas”. A lively city with majestic constructions, light and sound everywhere and constant invitations for consumption. For sure not like our quiet Lausanne 🙂
It was impressive to visit some offices such as Samsung’s and Expedia’s and see their very international and modern installations. Some sessions like the Urban Redevelopment Authority City Gallery showed us a lot about Singapore’s history and challenges. Continue reading “Singapore: not a melting pot!”
As we said it earlier, Monterrey has been a lot of fun.
Wonderful speakers and visits, a social project to help the poorest, and, yes, we went to see Lucha Libre! Continue reading “Photo blog – Mexico Navigating the future and other (fun!) activities”
I believe I mentioned before that IMD’s program is front-loaded, especially on the academic side. One of my favourite things about that is that we’re always looking at exciting things ahead. It’s almost like a reward system somehow. You go through the painful finance basics so that you can do exciting M&A simulations. You go through a lot of self assessment and then you start being exposed to senior executives and the IMD Alumni. You finish all exams so that you can devote your time to a company engagement project of your choice. And so on…
On that of looking forward to exciting parts, I don’t think anything can beat the expectations for the Discovery Expeditions! That’s the moment when we get split into 3 groups of 30 and fly to 1 of 3 exciting journeys around the world: Japan/China; Singapore/UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi) or Mexico/US (California).