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Extend Your Executive MBA Experience

The Personal Development Days are a special offer to our current EMBA participants and EMBA alumni. Twice a year, in January and July, we ask you to join us for exciting one-day seminars on current topics and evergreens, that will open your eyes for new opportunities and perspectives in regards to your personal development as a professional. In order to give you greater flexibility and reduce pressure during the EMBA program, our PDDs are a non-mandatory offer, and you can decide whether you want to attend during your program or after graduation. All workshops are in a one-day format.

The Workshops on offer July 14-17, 2019

Keynote on Personal Development by Carolina Yeo

On the evening before the start of the workshops, Carolina Yeo will give you insights on the impact of personality on careers and the importance of personal development.

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Mastering your Executive Presence

By building and strengthening the connection you have with your audience, you can start to address their needs and therefore have a more positive impact and influence upon them. Learn how to use your individuality to enhance your message.

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What Makes & Breaks Your Career

Are you aware of your ‘ideal’ career path? What are the parameters that influence your career the most? Find out about career patterns, nine areas that can make or break your career, and methods to access the hidden job market.

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Leverage Your Female Leadership Style

Today “leading like a woman" means: different perspectives, empowerment, networking, emotional intelligence! Share and reflect on leadership situations and challenges with colleagues and experts to become aware of the advantages of your own leadership style.

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Digital Leadership

In the digital age leadership is needed more than ever, but the requirements for managers are changing as well. Develop and discuss the central competencies required by managers in an agile working environment and take the Digital Leadership Test.

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Mastering Authenticity in Agile Contexts

Authenticity is a key ingredient in being an agile leader. The more authentic you are and the more you are aware of your resources and talents, the more you can make best use of them to lead people more effectively.

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Storytelling – Leadership Skill & Core Competency

This Master Class teaches the substance, structure, mechanics and essentials of stories. Storytelling is more than just a rhetoric technique. Leaders and their teams in corporations and organizations benefit from this communications principle.

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Leading People Virtually

Understand the similarities and differences between leading people and teams face-to-face and virtually, identify and practice the core competencies you need to lead virtually, apply action-centred leadership principles to a virtual environment.

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Being a Leader in a Sandwich Position

Share and discuss some typical challenges facing middle management today and explore individual and team strategies to face these challenges. Find your role in understanding, communicating, implementing strategic priorities and changes in a VUCA world.

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The Workshops on offer January 20-24, 2019

Brushing up Your Social Media Profile

There are 27,377 Executive Search Consultants on LinkedIn and 1,048,095 Recruiters. How many have reached out to you? How many phone calls from headhunters have you received in the last two years? Let’s work on that!

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Business Alliances & Ecosystems Management

Over 80% companies consider business alliances as driving engines of their future growth. However, only every third company has a strategic alliance management in place. No wonder that over 70% of alliances fail to deliver expected value.

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Recruiting as a Top Priority of a Successful Leader

This workshop will demonstrate why cultural fit is vital for building a successful organization and enable you to better understand the recruiting process, your role and responsibilities within it.

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Get up, Start up – How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

The objective of this workshop is to equip you with an understanding of how to successfully build and run a start-up. You will get to know the local innovation ecosystem Startup Mannheim and some of its successful founding members. 

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Developing Your Executive Presence in Videos

Videos are an engaging way to inform your customers, employees and other stakeholders. In this workshop you will strengthen your authentic executive presence in front of the camera and learn how to prepare yourself effectively before video sessions.

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Ensuring Lasting Success in Challenging Leadership Environment

You, as a leader, are expected to organize, make decisions, and guide people in order to lead your business down the road to success. This responsibility often turns into a heavy burden. For this reason, resilience has become a new hallmark for today’s leaders.

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Ensuring Lasting Success in Challenging Leadership Environment

Disputes arise in all areas of professional and private life and have a tendency to turn into conflicts. We know that the later conflicts are being addressed, the higher the effort is to solve them. Learn to identify differences and resolve disputes. 

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Improved reading: Saving Valuable Time

By learning a new technique, you will dramatically increase your reading speed. You will improve your level of text-understanding by developing a systematic and time saving reading strategy.

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I SPEAK powerfully

Develop a powerful presence. Particularly as a woman in a man’s world. Convince others, without betraying your principles. Use body language, a convincing voice, a strong presence, emphasis, posture, mental strength.

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MANNHEIM BUSINESS SCHOOL (MBS)

Located in the heart of the German and European economy, Mannheim Business School (MBS), the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim, is considered to be one of the leading institutions of its kind in Germany and is continuously ranked as Germany’s #1.

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