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About the course
JOIN AND IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS PERFORMANCE
Join a group of international managers from all over Europe, South Africa, Japan and other countries to engage with their current management issues. Share, reflect and take action to understand and improve your business performance.
Managing Around the World: Roundtables for Experienced Managers is a one-week intensive workshop to look deeply and critically into the way you frame and tackle current managerial challenges, drawing on the insights of experienced peers from all over the world, and using advanced consulting methods to devise effective solutions. Participants and faculty collaborate in a structured process of analysis, representation, and friendly consulting.
The 2018 Roundtable will offer a special track for OD and learning professionals on emerging insights in facilitation and development practice. The programme is in 3 parts:
- The purpose and nature of managerial work
- How leadership is accomplished in local companies
- And application to your own circumstances.
The contribution of each participant is key to this event to be held at Copenhagen Business School with participants from leading international organisations and business schools. You will also visit businesses in Copenhagen with the opportunity to become a host and have the participants to visit your company. You also learn how managers from other sectors and cultures approach the conundrums that are inherent to managerial responsibility. As well as solutions to your own managerial challenges, you will learn techniques and receive materials that are immediately useable back in your workplace.
The one week module features:
- World-class faculty including Jonathan Gosling, Henry Mintzberg (in person!), and others
- Thought-provoking debate and focused enquiry into your own organisation
- Unique networking opportunities for each participant
- Advanced skills in observation, analysis, interpretation and consultation
- Personal feedback and feedforward
- Training in practical take-home techniques including ‘Coaching Ourselves’.
Who should attend
To get the most from the Roundtable process, you need to have a managerial role in organisational life so you can test and develop experience with colleagues from different parts of the world. The programme is not open to full-time students.
Trust the experts
Presentation In my research and teaching I leverage my many years of experience at business schools in the United States, Europe, and the Pacific Rim, along with my background in the humanities and cultural history, towards the development of interdisciplinary perspectives on leadership, managem...
Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University in Montreal. His work has focused on the work of the manager, and how managers are trained and developed. The author or co-author of 15 books, Mintzberg is, perhaps, best known f...
Jonathan Gosling is Emeritus Professor of Leadership Studies at the University of Exeter, having been Chair and Director of the Centre for Leadership Studies there for 12 years. Prior to that he directed the Strategic Leaders Unit at Lancaster Universtiy Management School. He is a visiting Profes...
Kentaro is currently President of Kentaro Office, a consulting office. Prior to this he was Corporate Executive Advisor at Fujitsu Marketing Limited in Tokyo and before that he was Corporate Senior Vice President. In March 2016, Kentaro set up his office ‘Kentaro Office’ at Shinagawa, Tokyo whi...
Mias de Klerk
Business behaviour consultant, specialist facilitator, and professor in organisational behaviour. I have a solid record of excellence in academic scholarship, combined with a broad range of extensive leadership, senior management and consulting work experience. This provides me with a contextua...