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A 21st century leader has the knowledge and skills to empower talents and be profitable in a sustainable way. In our programme we show you “how the obstacle becomes the way” – challenges work as innovation boosters if you have the favourable mindset through self-leadership and you master the necessary concepts and new tools of our era.

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Module 1. Global Megatrends

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Module 2. Sustainable and Circular Business Strategies

03

Module 3. Technology & Data Innovation

04

Module 4. Green Finance

05

Module 5. Leadership & Organisation

06

Module 6. Marketing & Transformation

Module 1. Global Megatrends

22-24 September 2022EBS Helsinki Campus​, Finland​

Who: Meelis Kitsing, Christina Rosnersky

This module focuses on the risks, uncertainties and complexities in the global business environment. It develops skills for strategic decision-making by the use of an interactive scenario planning workshop. The module helps participants to learn how to summarize and communicate complex issues in easy and understandable ways. It improves communication skills through constant feedback and coaching.
The interactive workshop on global megatrends is carried out in cooperation with scenario planning expert Meelis Kitsing and communications expert Christina Rosnersky.

Goals:

  • To deepen understanding of the risks and uncertainties that emerge in the international business environment in general and are associated with sustainability in particular.
  • To develop skills to communicate complex issues in an easily understandable way and through teamwork generate scenarios for dealing with the business risks and uncertainties in the future.

Module 2. Sustainable and Circular Business Strategies

23-26 November 2022Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Who: David Peck

This pivotal module explores the nature of the “Triple Bottom Line” (TBL)—the simultaneous delivery of economic, social, and environmental performance for a thought-provocative perspective. It teaches leaders to apply models, tools, best practices, and frameworks to incorporate social and environmental dimensions into their strategic decision-making processes and also in the daily operations. It includes case studies, community-based projects, and serious games to illustrate issues, challenges and opportunities related to sustainable development.

By applying and integrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired in the course to real world sustainability and energy management problems through a community engagement experience, students develop the following set of understanding:

  • Why proactive sustainability is a key driver for innovation and differentiated value proposition
  • What stages are present in linking sustainability to innovation
  • What conditions are important for stimulating innovation in relation to sustainability
  • How to analyse efficiently and efficaciously the quality and innovativeness of sustainable development at the company level, the value chain level and at the level of regional and/or cluster development

Module 3. Technology & Data Innovation

26-28 January 2023Kozminski University​, Poland​

Who: Aleksandra Przegalinska

In this module we offer an accessible and interactive module to data management, data innovation and the basics of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The module answers the question of how to reap real business value from AI and ML in a sustainable manner and provides an easy-to-use toolkit that allows to use AI to solve their business problems. The course focuses in particular on beneficial uses of AI that allow for resource optimization.

Final Module Outcomes:

  • Understanding and mapping different machine learning method and their applications in business
  • Understanding how AI and ML can contribute to sustainability through resource optimization and prediction
  • Understanding how to reap real business value from AI and ML
  • Easy-to-use toolkit that allows big, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs operating within various budgetary constraints to use AI to solve their business problems.

 

Module 4. Green Finance

23-25 March 2023EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia

Who: Franjo Mlinarič

Eventually we all need to speak “Green Finance”. Thus, we provide a best practice based roadmap for creating the opportunities and hedging inherent risks of an ESG program implementation. We inspire innovative value enhancing ideas for all the stakeholders and develop sustainable business cases grounded in gap analysis and value creation modelling.

Module 5. Leadership & Organisation

25-27 May 2023St. Gallen​, Switzerland​

Who: Siiri Mall Musten, Timm Urschinger

In this module you learn how to become sustainably high-performing leader with deep sense of purpose, self-awareness and systemic thinking capabilities. Participants practice designing and empowering self-managed teams, enabling innovation and entrepreneurship across their organizations. In addition, future-fit leaders enable constant change and innovation through talent experience design, agile work methods, eco-system collaboration and co-innovation. Ultimately, participants design a transformation roadmap for their company`s transition towards a sustainable business model.

Goals:

  • Development of next level self-leadership and systemic thinking
  • Gain an overview and practice futureFIT leadership, organizational design and agile business practices which enable collaboration & innovation.
  • Use strategic tools & best practices for leading organizational transformation.

Module 6. Marketing & Transformation

21-23 September 2023​EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia​

Who: Dr. David Peck, PhD, CEng, MBA
Delft University of Technology Associate Professor &
Professor at Politecnico di Milano, MIP Graduate School of Business, Milan, Italy, lead executive ‘Circular MBA’.

Goal:
Learn how to lead and communicate the transformation towards a sustainable business model and organisation internally and among external stakeholders.

This workshop explores the marketing mix variables; product, place/distribution, promotion, price and people, in the context of the circular – sustainable – climate resilient business context. It will inform leaders on strategies they can apply in practice to not only survive the shifting landscape, but to ensure their organisations can thrive. The workshop will explore the challenges around product and price resulting from supply chain constraints and energy shifts. It will then shift to circular opportunities, with a focus on remanufacturing, where the marketing mix variables will radically change.

Key topics:

  • Best practices, barriers & enablers for leading change internally towards a more innovative, agile and collaborative organisation.
  • Designing an internal transformation roadmap for mindset, behaviours, structure and processes change.
  • Future customers and stakeholders – understanding emerging needs and trends.
  • Digital marketing and communication strategies on how to increase customer and stakeholder engagement.
  • Brand awareness and increasing company`s brand reputation on sustainability.
  • Aligning sustainability reporting and marketing positioning.
  • Storytelling by pioneering leaders who have successfully led a transformation towards sustainability.

Final Outcomes:

  • Organisational transformation roadmap for leading internal change.
  • Marketing strategies for sustainability on how to how to increase customer and stakeholder engagement and enhance brand reputation.

Introduction

About the programme

  • A truly systemic and future-fit approach to leadership development
  • Focus on the sustainable success & societal / eco-system impact
  • Internationally recognised, innovative trainers & practitioners
  • Hybrid & blended learning approach: in-person meetings, virtual learning, Q&As with pioneering CEOs, company visits, practical experiments, expert & peer coaching, personal introspection
  • Outstanding programme experience in 5 countries

Purpose & beyond the profit impact

Megatrends, ecosystem, stakeholders

Future-fit, humancentered leadership, sustainable business model

Self-leadership & sustainable performance

Become a sustainably high-performing leader with deep sense of purpose, self-awareness and systemic thinking capabilities.

Develop a purpose-driven sustainable business model with beyond the profit results. Enable the new busines model by entrepreneurial and cross-functional self-managed teams, green technology and financing.

Have positive impact on the society and environement through stakeholder collaboration and co-innovation.

Keynote speakers

Siiri-Mall Musten

Siiri is the Head of Program and Learning Experience Design at EBS Executive Education.

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Meelis Kitsing

Professor Meelis Kitsing is the author of the “Political Economy of Digital Ecosystems: Scenario Planning for Alternative Futures” (Routledge 2021).

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Aleksandra Przegalinska

An Associate Professor in the field of management sciences, Alexandra obtained her PhD in the philosophy of artificial intelligence at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw.

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Franjo Mlinarič

Dr. Franjo Mlinarič is an Associate Professor and Head of FT ranked Master program at Kozminski University

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David Peck

David Peck is an Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology and the head of Module 6: Marketing & Transformation.

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Siiri-Mall Musten

EBS Executive Education, Estonia and Elewus GmbH, Switzerland

Head of Programme and Learning Experience Design

Siiri is the Head of Program and Learning Experience Design at EBS Executive Education.

Currently based in Switzerland. Siiri is a CEO and Founder of FutureFIT Leadership consultancy Elewus GmbH .and Leadership Development Coach at Leadership Management International. In her corporate career, she has worked at a BIG4 global consulting firm and held management positions in Global HR and Leadership Development at a global pharmaceutical company. Siiri is following her cause to accelerate human transformation and sustainable growth in business by designing future-fit leadership and organizational development experiences. She holds a MSc in International Management from the University of Southern Denmark and Edinburgh University. Siiri is a certified Neuroleadership and Generative Change Coach. She is truly a global citizen who has lived and worked in eight different countries.

Meelis Kitsing

Estonian Business School
Rector

Professor Meelis Kitsing is the author of the “Political Economy of Digital Ecosystems: Scenario Planning for Alternative Futures” (Routledge 2021). Currently, Meelis serves as the Rector of Estonian Business School and CEO of Estonian Business School Foundation. Previously, he served as Head of Research at Foresight Center, a think-tank at the Estonian Parliament and an Adviser at the Strategy Unit of the Estonian Cabinet Office. He has also worked as Head of Economic Analysis at the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication. His interests in research focus on scenario planning and digital ecosystems. His research has been published by many recognized academic publishers including Routledge, MIT Press, Springer, IEEE, ACM, and Leuven University Press. Meelis received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (US), his MALD as a Fulbright scholar from the Fletcher School at Tufts University (US) and his MSc as a Peacock scholar from London School of Economics (UK).

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Vice-Rector, Associate Professor

An Associate Professor in the field of management sciences, Alexandra obtained her PhD in the philosophy of artificial intelligence at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw. Currently, she is Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and ESR at Kozminski University. From 2016, she conducted research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. A graduate of The New School for Social Research in New York, where she participated in research on identity in virtual reality, with particular emphasis on Second Life. In 2021 she was appointed as Senior Research Fellow of the American Institute for Economic Research and in 2022 she will begin working with the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard. Aleksanda is interested in the development of artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, social robots and wearable technologies.

Franjo Mlinarič

Associate Professor & Head of FT ranked Master program at Kozminski University

Franjo is a former vice dean of FEB UM (Slovenia) and an experienced consultant with international practice from private and public sector in South-Western Balkans and Poland. Co-founder and Director of BI start-up Bizintell and a private Institute iRDM, and associate editor of Lex Localis.

He is constantly combining scientific rigor with consulting experience, being a leading economic advisor for various key national projects (motorways, telecommunications, airport infrastructure, incineration installations and automotive industry) and author of major economic impact studies.

He is a founder of the Slovenian Association of Financiers and a member of the Examination Board for Judicial Experts at the Ministry of Justice in Slovenia. His present interest in research focuses on sustainable business models and value creation, as well as corporate restructuring issues, and the economic effects of regulation. He is an author and co-author of numerous publications in respected scientific journals, chapters and monographs, including “Key Economic Parameters for an Optimal Pharmacy Network in a Regulated Environment”, “Economic Limits of (de) Regulation in Legal Services Market”, “The Superiority of FCFF over EVA and FCFE in Capital Budgeting”, “Development of Competition Policy and Merger Control in Slovenia”.

His volunteer activity focuses on mentoring Kozminski students on various professional challenges like CFA Research Challenge, AI in ESG Investing etc. Additionally, he is currently engaged in SDG awareness building activities for Polish secondary schools as well as universities by organising the “Young SDG Leaders Leothon”.

David Peck

Dr. David Peck, PhD, CEng, MBA
Delft University of Technology Associate Professor &
Professor at Politecnico di Milano, MIP Graduate School of Business, Milan, Italy, lead executive ‘Circular MBA’.

After an earlier career in Aerospace in the public sector, David worked as a global project manager for a large Aerospace company based in Europe. Following his Warwick Executive MBA, David moved into Higher Education, researching and teaching in Engineering School, Design School and Business School, but always focused on sustainability. He is a Netherlands citizen but was formerly British. Having worked across Europe and Globally, David is comfortable working across cultures. His main base is Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, which is ranked in the top 3 worldwide for Schools of Architecture and the Built Environment, helping to create a ‘Circular Built Environment’ and ‘Circular Delft’ whilst also working together with UCL Bartlett in London. David is also a visiting Professor at Politecnico di Milano, MIP Graduate School of Business, Milan, Italy. In MIP he has helped to create and develop the ‘Circular MBA’ programme for executive delegates. The loci are around the intersection between Operations and Marketing, via a focus on the Circular Business Model.

The research and education is focused on three interconnected themes; Supply & Demand of materials and components for a circular transition, The circular strategies of Waste Reduction and Remanufacturing and Circular City development. David supervises a team of PhD students & researchers and widely publishes in various journals and other publications. In education David has a focus on online learning, with five Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) delivered. He is a founding member of the Circular Built Environment Hub. David works cross disciplinary on circular challenges, in particular on digital, ICT, mobility, smart buildings and renewables fields. David works with ad hoc committees in the EU – Brussels and is an H2020 & Horizon Europe reviewer. He is the TU Delft lead scientist for numerous EU Frameworks – Horizon projects and leads TU Delft in the EU EIT Raw Materials and EIT Manufacturing programmes.

Programme

12 months development journey

# Course duration: 12 months within 6 modules
# Language: English
# Effort: 6 modules each 3 days

Outstanding programme experience in 5 countries including company visits.

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22-24 September 2022

Module 1. Global Megatrends

EBS Helsinki Campus​, Finland​

23-26 November 2022

Module 2. Sustainable and Circular Business Strategies

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

26-28 January 2023

Module 3. Technology & Data Innovation

Kozminski University​, Poland​

23-25 March 2023

Module 4. Green Finance

EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia

25-27 May 2023

Module 5. Leadership & Organisation

St. Gallen​, Switzerland​

21-23 September 2023​

Module 6. Marketing & Transformation

EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia​

Module 1. Global Megatrends

22-24 September 2022EBS Helsinki Campus​, Finland​

Who: Meelis Kitsing, Christina Rosnersky

This module focuses on the risks, uncertainties and complexities in the global business environment. It develops skills for strategic decision-making by the use of an interactive scenario planning workshop. The module helps participants to learn how to summarize and communicate complex issues in easy and understandable ways. It improves communication skills through constant feedback and coaching.
The interactive workshop on global megatrends is carried out in cooperation with scenario planning expert Meelis Kitsing and communications expert Christina Rosnersky.

Goals:

  • To deepen understanding of the risks and uncertainties that emerge in the international business environment in general and are associated with sustainability in particular.
  • To develop skills to communicate complex issues in an easily understandable way and through teamwork generate scenarios for dealing with the business risks and uncertainties in the future.

Module 2. Sustainable and Circular Business Strategies

23-26 November 2022Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Who: David Peck

This pivotal module explores the nature of the “Triple Bottom Line” (TBL)—the simultaneous delivery of economic, social, and environmental performance for a thought-provocative perspective. It teaches leaders to apply models, tools, best practices, and frameworks to incorporate social and environmental dimensions into their strategic decision-making processes and also in the daily operations. It includes case studies, community-based projects, and serious games to illustrate issues, challenges and opportunities related to sustainable development.

By applying and integrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired in the course to real world sustainability and energy management problems through a community engagement experience, students develop the following set of understanding:

  • Why proactive sustainability is a key driver for innovation and differentiated value proposition
  • What stages are present in linking sustainability to innovation
  • What conditions are important for stimulating innovation in relation to sustainability
  • How to analyse efficiently and efficaciously the quality and innovativeness of sustainable development at the company level, the value chain level and at the level of regional and/or cluster development

Module 3. Technology & Data Innovation

26-28 January 2023Kozminski University​, Poland​

Who: Aleksandra Przegalinska

In this module we offer an accessible and interactive module to data management, data innovation and the basics of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The module answers the question of how to reap real business value from AI and ML in a sustainable manner and provides an easy-to-use toolkit that allows to use AI to solve their business problems. The course focuses in particular on beneficial uses of AI that allow for resource optimization.

Final Module Outcomes:

  • Understanding and mapping different machine learning method and their applications in business
  • Understanding how AI and ML can contribute to sustainability through resource optimization and prediction
  • Understanding how to reap real business value from AI and ML
  • Easy-to-use toolkit that allows big, small and medium-sized entrepreneurs operating within various budgetary constraints to use AI to solve their business problems.

 

Module 4. Green Finance

23-25 March 2023EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia

Who: Franjo Mlinarič

Eventually we all need to speak “Green Finance”. Thus, we provide a best practice based roadmap for creating the opportunities and hedging inherent risks of an ESG program implementation. We inspire innovative value enhancing ideas for all the stakeholders and develop sustainable business cases grounded in gap analysis and value creation modelling.

Module 5. Leadership & Organisation

25-27 May 2023St. Gallen​, Switzerland​

Who: Siiri Mall Musten, Timm Urschinger

In this module you learn how to become sustainably high-performing leader with deep sense of purpose, self-awareness and systemic thinking capabilities. Participants practice designing and empowering self-managed teams, enabling innovation and entrepreneurship across their organizations. In addition, future-fit leaders enable constant change and innovation through talent experience design, agile work methods, eco-system collaboration and co-innovation. Ultimately, participants design a transformation roadmap for their company`s transition towards a sustainable business model.

Goals:

  • Development of next level self-leadership and systemic thinking
  • Gain an overview and practice futureFIT leadership, organizational design and agile business practices which enable collaboration & innovation.
  • Use strategic tools & best practices for leading organizational transformation.

Module 6. Marketing & Transformation

21-23 September 2023​EBS Tallinn Campus​, Estonia​

Who: Dr. David Peck, PhD, CEng, MBA
Delft University of Technology Associate Professor &
Professor at Politecnico di Milano, MIP Graduate School of Business, Milan, Italy, lead executive ‘Circular MBA’.

Goal:
Learn how to lead and communicate the transformation towards a sustainable business model and organisation internally and among external stakeholders.

This workshop explores the marketing mix variables; product, place/distribution, promotion, price and people, in the context of the circular – sustainable – climate resilient business context. It will inform leaders on strategies they can apply in practice to not only survive the shifting landscape, but to ensure their organisations can thrive. The workshop will explore the challenges around product and price resulting from supply chain constraints and energy shifts. It will then shift to circular opportunities, with a focus on remanufacturing, where the marketing mix variables will radically change.

Key topics:

  • Best practices, barriers & enablers for leading change internally towards a more innovative, agile and collaborative organisation.
  • Designing an internal transformation roadmap for mindset, behaviours, structure and processes change.
  • Future customers and stakeholders – understanding emerging needs and trends.
  • Digital marketing and communication strategies on how to increase customer and stakeholder engagement.
  • Brand awareness and increasing company`s brand reputation on sustainability.
  • Aligning sustainability reporting and marketing positioning.
  • Storytelling by pioneering leaders who have successfully led a transformation towards sustainability.

Final Outcomes:

  • Organisational transformation roadmap for leading internal change.
  • Marketing strategies for sustainability on how to how to increase customer and stakeholder engagement and enhance brand reputation.

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The programme’s participation fee includes study materials, coffee breaks and lunches during training days, post-programme collective dinners and the collective activities in the programme. This price does not include accommodation or transport. VAT is not added to companies who are VAT residents outside Estonia.

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€35,000 + VAT (20%)

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