Randy Del Valle has worked with Shell International Petroleum Co since 1998, leading marketing launches and initiatives in Shell Philippines and North Pacific.
Peter Laforest joined Colgate-Palmolive in Sydney as a senior brand manager in 2009. In 2014, he now leads Palmolive Body Cleansing’s worldwide marketing as Associate Director, Personal Care, Global Marketing—a brand that attracts almost A$1.5 billion turnover annually for the business.
Through the course, I built a stronger sense of responsibility and a much clearer strategy, for both our family and our business. Also from this cohort, I found many great teachers and friends who cherish the same ideals and follow the same path. What I learned from them was also priceless.
Christian Drobnyk, SVP Programming Strategy & Acquisitions at Lifetime Television oversees the strategic planning, program acquisitions and scheduling for Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network and Lifetime Real Women.
Gaurav Lal, Executive Director, Innovation & Alliances, Merck & Co.is a Kellogg Executive Education scholar who, having also earned his MBA at Kellogg, has demonstrated a deep commitment to life-long learning.
KundapurVaman Kamath popularly known as K. V. Kamath, is the chief of the New Development Bank of BRICS countries. He has also served as the Chairman of Infosys and as the Non-Executive Chairman of ICICI Bank, India's largest private bank.
Two years after attending Babson’s Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp, we sat down with Jonatan Lustgarten, co-founder of HNM Medical, a medical device company based out of Miami, Florida.
What were some of the challenges you were facing in your work at Cummins that led you to the Pricing: Strategy and Tactics course at Chicago Booth Executive Education?
Moyra Mackie, Leadership Coach and Consultant Campfire Conversations,Mackie Consulting shares her Leadership Experience in Masters in Executive Coaching in Ashridge.
In conversation with David Shelley – CEO at Little , Brown book group about his experience as a publishing house with executive education in Columbia, Advanced Management Program.
Caroline Aelvoet, General Council, Beneleux Sodexo, Belgium, shares her experience with Executive Education in Solvay Business School’s Accelerated Management Program.
IMD’s PED (Program for Executive Development) attended in 2014, completed by TBL (Transition to Business Leadership) in 2017, has helped Kasper Roseeuw Poulsen tremendously.
John Henderson is the president and CEO of AEL-Span, LLC, has more than 35 years of business-management experience and still strives passionately to learn and grow with time.
After growing up in Asia and attending school in Europe and the United States, Xavier de Nazelle was keenly aware of how culture influences the way that people negotiate.
Interview with Abdullah al Mutrif, Corporate Development & Governance Manager
Al Tamimi Holding Company, Saudi Arabia, holder of the global certificate in global management.
Adrian Davies, Network Area Director, Barclays shares his experience with Executive Education and his reasons while considering the program.
Michelle Mcpherson, CFO & Deputy CEO of NIB Health Funds shares her learning from the Advanced Management Executive Education Program she attended in Columbia Business School.
Dora Horjus , Executive Director of COT Institute , shares her experience on how the Strategy Execution Programme can change the way you think and help put strategies into action.
Ever wonder what it’s like to participate in an HBS Executive program, living on campus for a week, living group study sessions with other executives from around the world?
Corine Buffoni , Business Unit Manager, Matexi ,Explains that The Finance for Non-Finance Professionals enables you to take the modules of your choice.
Chiara Gasparatto, Director Policy and Partnerships, Estro, shares her experience in International Association Management at Solvay Brussels Executive center.
Padma Satish,VP, State Street Global Advisors, recently started a new job managing IT for the alternative investment business of State Street Global Advisors.
Renato Saboya, Vice President of Finance, CCC Latin Center BU, The Coca-Cola Company attended the Executive Negotiation Workshop: Bargaining for Advantage® at Wharton’s University.
To continue growing in this dynamic industry, Helanummi takes advantage of all the learning opportunities Nokia extends to its employees. The high points of her development came at the Leadership Development Program.
Transformation,Ten years after earning her MBA, Jeanne-ette Boshoff looked for learning and stimulation that would drive career growth. At the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School (HBS), she found much more. Personally and Professionally
Since 2000 Nikhil has been a director of his family firm, Hirdaramani International Group in Sri Lanka, which designs, manufactures and exports clothing to internationally renowned clients around the world. He has an MBA from Imperial College London and a BA in International Relations from Tufts University in Boston, USA. Nikhil attended the Financing the Entrepreneurial Business programme in 2012.
If Ravi Bhansali was describing his own negotiation style before taking the Negotiating and Influencing Skills for Senior Managers programme at London Business School (LBS), it would have been “effective, yet bullish”. But after putting his new toolkit to work, it’s becoming more “win-win”.
In conversation with Satrijo Tanudjojo , the CEO of Nexans China, recipient of the INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance and former participant of the International Directors Programme.
Annika Jyllilä-Vertigans, Managing Director, AJAN Consulting Board Member, Serres wears two hats. She is an entrepreneur at AJAN Consulting, and a board member of Serres, a family group of businesses in the plastics industry. In the niche market of high quality suction systems for healthcare professionals, Serres is the second largest supplier in the world and the market leader in Europe.
Dr.Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien is a Nigerian social entrepreneur and corporate sustainability and responsibility (CSR) expert and ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’ empowerment advocate. She is the Founder and President of the Growing Businesses Foundation, Nigeria’s largest ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’ platform which has been managing CSR Projects for multinational corporations. Her status as a social entrepreneur has been recognized by the Bertelsmann AG to whom she is affiliated as a Reinhard Mohn Fellow. A successful participant of Wharton, Advanced
Intrum Justitia’s CEO Tommi Sova says that the Aalto Financial Executive program exceeded his expectations. ”I already knew lecturers from the Aalto Financial Executive program from elsewhere. Consequently I started the program with very high hopes: after all the lecturers are among the very best in Finland. Even so, the program was a positive surprise for me,” Sova thanks.
Senior VP & Chief Engagement Officer at Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a leading provider of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in U.S. schools
David attended Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager at Wharton university. The key features are Emphasizing the importance of financial data on the decision-making process, Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager allows non-financial business executives to become better users of financial information so they can be more strategic contributors to their organization.
Alka Upadhyay of Tata Sustainability Group wanted to take her skills and her career to the next level. She was a functional manager who hoped to become a business manager, and she knew that she needed to broaden her leadership skills across a range of organizational disciplines. With this challenge in mind, she applied to attend the Senior Executive Leadership Program—India at Harvard Business School (HBS). She shares some thoughts about her experience.
James Fitzgerald has held a crucial role in driving ServiceNow to its claim to success: no other cloud company has reached the billion-dollar revenue mark as fast as ServiceNow.
Preparing an employee for a crucial future role in a company, is one of the keys to strong organisation building and a great example of far-reaching vision.
The TaskRabbit CEO is used to being the first — and blazing a path for those who will follow.
Before he accepted the job as CEO of Ben & Jerry’s, the iconic maker of high-end ice cream, Jostein Solheim asked the company’s parent Unilever if he could “re-radicalize” the already left-leaning company. Unilever said he could — and he did. Ben & Jerry’s supports the Black Lives Matter movement, holds internal workshops on structural racism, and joined the COP21 climate conference.
Thomas Wiegelmann, Managing Director of BLUE Asset Management in Munich, recognizes that there is much to learn from the expertise and experiences of the world's leading business owners and the wide knowledge of HBS's renowned faculty. That's why he enrolled in theOwner/President Management program at Harvard Business School, an investment that he now considers one of the best he has ever made. He discusses aspects of the first unit of the program that surprised him, impressed him, and changed the way he thinks.
As European Lead for Digital Health at Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology firm, Marcelo Duhalde is on the front line of digital solutions to help improve health care. He joined the company eight years ago, following a period of six years with Novartis, where he was first introduced to IMD in 2007. He has been coming back ever since.
Gain the confidence and skills to take on new risks and see new opportunities in your professional life. Join the world's most rigorous, most challenging and most rewarding Executive MBA program to learn more about business, the world around you, and about yourself.
The value of the program is to take you out of your normal operational environment and it brings you together with like-minded and similarly positioned people from other aspects in the industry.
“With potential business deals and partnerships cropping up constantly, you need to arm yourself with proven strategies to maximize your ROI. That's exactly what drove Lisa Joseph-Metelus to attend the HBS Executive Education Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports (BEMS) program. As an Executive at Creative Artists Agency and Manager for the Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, she was eager to learn all she could from others in the entertainment and sports industries. Having recently completed the program, she shared her thoughts about the experience.”
Claudio D'Ettole is the School of Management Learning Systems Manager at Pirelli. He recently participated in IMD’s Organizational Learning in Action program, which helps senior learning leaders expand their impact on business performance and organizational results.
When I joined Unilever Turkey, I was the only foreigner on the board. Wharton's Advanced Management Program focused on how to manage a transnational organization in a fast-moving environment. I did things I probably wouldn't have done before, like taking the high ground and staying there as long as possible. From the program, I have a personal toolkit that I refer to quite often.”
Jamie Kern Lima and Paulo Lima can pinpoint the minute in September 2010 that their lives changed forever. Well, the 10 minutes, to be precise, in the studios of the TV shopping channel QVC, which had granted the couple a single chance to showcase their three-year-old company, IT Cosmetic.
“If we don’t have clean water,” says Terry A’Hearn, “we’ll all die within a week. That’s how dependent we are on the environment.” The importance of our planet’s resources is A’Hearn’s main driver in his role as CEO of the Scotland Environment Agency: “I like doing things that make a difference,” he says,
Rohit Nandan, secretary of ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship, is tasked to push one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s most critical missions – Skill India. Nandan, an IAS officer from Uttar Pradesh studied further at London School of Economics. The training changed him as a professional.
A decade ago, shortly after becoming CEO of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi ’80 introduced Performance with Purpose, declaring the company’s intention to improve its impact on consumers’ health, on the environment, and on the communities where it operates—while remaining financially strong.
When my twin brother and I were about 13 years old, we both tried playing the cornet. After six months of practice and many painful renditions of “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” on this trumpet-like instrument, our music teacher finally pulled us aside.
Columbia Business School Values the Return on Learning and Investment that Corporations and Leaders Make. Here is a First Person Account from Business Leader from Africa on how the course changed his business destiny.
Li Xin was taking in the scenery along the bank of the Yalu River in Dandong, Liaoning Province when she noticed the two brawny men standing beside her.
Charged with leading innovation for products and packaging at Procter & Gamble, Bonnie Gleaves is focused on disruption. She recognizes that innovation drives growth and is committed to leading change in her industry.
Valerie de Launay shares her experience of the Advanced Management Programme and how it helped her develop her self-awareness and deepen her vision for her career
Half of managers want to attend a face-to-face leadership development program in the near future, according to a survey conducted by CCL earlier this year.
When I came to AMP, I looked forward to taking a break from daily life at the office, gaining time to reflect and build new relationships.
A cornerstone of the growth and development of the Group across India and abroad is Alexander George Muthoot, Director, The Muthoot Group. He heads the marketing, operations and international expansion of the Group.
Wanting to strengthen her capabilities in leadership and team building, Nina Hoas thoroughly researched executive education programs around the world. In the Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at Harvard Business School (HBS), she found unexpected benefits for herself, her clients, her company—and society.