Comprehensive course analysis
Who should attend
- Management in investment promotion agencies across all geographies.
- Professionals responsible for investment attraction within economic development agencies.
- Government officials responsible for investment in ministries and other government agencies.
- Investment attraction managers of special economic zones and similar organisations.
About the course
This programme is designed for established senior executive leaders in Foreign Direct Investment, represents a new partnership with the FDI Center, a globally recognised provider of Foreign Direct Investment education and consulting services.
The programme has been designed to provide participants with an opportunity to engage directly with their peers alongside an outstanding programme faculty which includes internationally recognised FDI practitioners, global leaders in industry, corporate strategy development and academia.
What will you learn?
The programme is practical and covers the full range of knowledge and skills that investment promotion leaders need to successfully engage with investors while managing their teams and stakeholders. This programme will enable you to:
- Understand the global environment in which investment promotion agencies operate and the factors that have the greatest influence on their ability to attract investment.
- Gain insight into the decision-making processes of corporate investors and the key determinants of their international expansion strategies and location choices.
- Acquire practical knowledge for developing and implementing successful investment promotion strategies.
- Strengthen the leadership skills needed to create and manage high performance investment promotion agencies and teams.
What does the programme cover?
The programme is divided into three broad sections:
- Global context
- Customer understanding
- Investment promotion management
Within this structure, the programme will address the key factors affecting the ability of governments and investment promotion agencies to be successful. The programme will also include a visit to a leading innovation park as well as practical exercises in which you will apply the course content to real life scenarios.
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