Think the unthinkable, discover the unpredictable, and deal with the unmanageable…
Who would have predicted that Lafarge-Holcim’s activities in Syria in 2014 would lead to the resignation of its CEO, the result of the worst scandal in the company's history?
Who would have imagined that regional tensions between China and Japan might cause a $250 million loss for Nissan in only one week in 2012?
Who would have thought that the 9/11 terrorist attacks would become the largest insurance event in recent history, bringing countless losses in terms of jobs and taxes, as well as reparation and cleaning costs totaling more than $95 billion?
Examples such as these are increasingly more numerous. Unpredictability, global financial shocks, disruption, geopolitics in flux, and black swans are all terms which should become part of the vocabulary of any modern business leader. In light of current international developments, geopolitical risks are the most predominant perils that companies must be prepared to deal with.
Navigate through a FREE and self-paced digital learning environment to better understand how geopolitical trends and events affect your company’s operations and investments. Get access to an introductory overview of five complementary professional development modules, enabling you to build specific competencies and improve both your individual and business performance.
Seize the opportunity to enhance and deepen your geopolitical leadership skills by attending one or more of the 5 interactive residential modules, introduced to you through the online platform:
IMPORTANT: Subscription to the GLOI course grants you automatic access to the online platform but does not require you to attend the five paid residential modules above. The digital platform provides you with an overview of the on-site professional development opportunities delivered by GCSP geopolitical experts.
To attend one residential module: Please register directly with the module you are interested in. You can access those pages by clicking on the module titles provided above.
To attend two or more residential modules: Please contact GLOI coordinator at email@example.com detailing which modules you want to attend.
Before plunging into the modules, we invite you to discover what “geopolitical leadership” means for your business, by participating in the “Geopolitical Leadership for Organisational Impact Forum”. The forum will take place on 31 August 2017 at the GCSP at the Maison de la Paix in Geneva. GCSP experts will explain how you can operate more effectively by strengthening your strategic foresight, crisis management, value-based decision making, and geopolitical analysis skills.
Participating in this blended learning journey will enable you to:
This course is designed for business leaders and managers from the private sector who are faced with grasping the rapid changing dynamics of their industry and business, such as chief economists, chief strategic officers, chief investment officers, chief risks officers, chief security officers, strategists, chief financial officers and chief executive officers. It is also relevant to journalists and to corporate learning professionals.
Online + Geneva, Switzerland
Access to the GLOI online learning environment is free. You will receive your login information after registration. CHF 1’000 per module. CHF 1’500 for the Strategic Foresight module. Sign up for all five modules to get one for free and pay CHF 4’500 instead of CHF 5’500.To sign-up for all 5 modules, please contact our staff at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org - GCSP Alumni qualify for a 20% discount.
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