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EMBA Disruptive Sessions - Business as usual is over. What's next?

EMBA Disruptive Sessions - Business as usual is over. What's next?

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EMBA Disruptive Sessions

Update your knowledge with current and up to date topics in Management

For the first edition of our EMBA Disruptive Sessions, the topic of Business as usual is over. What’s next? will be addressed by Prof. Dr. Carla Koen, Professor of Technology Strategy and Entrepreneurship, University of Tilburg will be your keynote.

About the Session

Climate change, biodiversity collapse, material shortage and a host of other global challenges have significant implications for business. It is increasingly recognized that "business as usual" is over and that this applies to all sectors of our economies, albeit with different speed and timing. The direction of change can be ambiguous as it involves a mix of often conflicting influences, ranging from policy, market, social, activist and legal to financial pressures.

The keynote will briefly discuss how the main global challenges will affect business in the next decade. It addresses the question of how we should tackle our global problems if we want to tackle the root causes. Based on research and work with companies in various sectors, I will then provide insights into solution approaches and strategies currently in use, including implications for financing, contracting, collaboration and business models.

This discussion is framed within the broader context of the European Green Deal, the EU Taxonomy, the Circular Economy (which is part of the Green Deal) and financial authorities and investor demands to understand and manage the climate- and broader environmental risk and exposures of financial and non-financial organizations (including their supply chains).

About the Keynote

Prof. Dr. Carla I. Koen

Carla is professor, entrepreneur, advisor, coach, and management trainer for companies in a wide range of sector. She works with government, large corporates as well as start-up companies.

She has directed and/or taught in executive development programs in different countries for clients such as ING, Stork, Philips, SD WORX, Hagemeyer, Maxeda, Alliander, Connexxion, Marel, Sandd.

Carla is author of a book on Comparative Management, and of several national and international publications in journals such as Organization Studies, Current Topics in Management, Management Executive, Research in International Business and Finance.

Carla Koen

Practical info

The EMBA Disruptive Sessions are open to anybody interested in updating their skills about current and relevant topics in Management

Date: December 16, 2021

Location: Antwerp Management School, Boogkeers 5, 2000.

Registration is mandatory

Timing:

Welcome & light dinner with sandwiches and get to meet our first year EMBA students: 18:00 - 19:00

Keynote & Q&A: 19:00 - 20:30

Networking Reception: 20:30 - 22:00

Topic: New Horizons

Price (incl. btw, talks & networking reception):

AMS Alumni: 50 EUR

Bring a friend: AMS Alumni can register with a partner for 100 EUR total, bringing a friend at our exclusive alumni price!

Non - Alumni: 75 EUR

Group Tickets: (5 or more): 50 EUR per ticket (for companies interested in purchasing 5 tickets or more - please contact Emmanuelle Duval).