Leadership Forum June 2013

Location, duration, fee: Lismullin Conference Centre; 10am to 5pm; €100 / £85
Target audience: men & women (aged late 20s to late 30s) keen to develop leadership skills
Information: Kieran Owens (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Paul Harman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Ways to reduce the risk of unethical practices in a company’s finances

Friday, 21 June 2013, 10am to 5pm

Timetable available to download:

June 21 Timetable
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Dr Valerio Potì is Head of Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship and Director of the MSc in Finance at Dublin City University, where he teaches financial engineering and risk management. After graduating from Bocconi University, he worked as a trader on the Milan equity option market. He was later head of a large financial engineering desk, structuring financial products for retail customers and institutional investors. After gaining a PhD in finance at Trinity College Dublin, he began teaching courses in derivatives and financial engineering. His research expertise includes models of financial volatility, pricing and valuation, and equity trading strategies. His consulting activities include advising banks on risk and capital management, and on value creation policies that link incentives to performance.

Case studies

IBRC. Anglo Irish Bank
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Valerio Poti, The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
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Leadership — the challenges in dealing with difficult people

Saturday, 21 September 2013, 10am to 5pm

Moderator: Professor Alberto Ribera lectures on managing people in organizations at the IESE business school in Barcelona. He has held educational and managerial positions in international organizations such as the World Health Organization; the Euro Arab Management School (a joint venture between the EU and the Arab League), where he was Director General; the Asian Development Bank Institute; and the European Commission. He was involved in the setting up of a business school in Shanghai. The author / co-author of six books, his primary degrees were in economics and medicine.

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Social entrepreneurship - applying leadership skills to build business ventures with social impact

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Moderator: Dr Tommaso Ramus is a researcher at IESE Business School in Barcelona. The Financial Times’ annual global ranking put IESE in the Number 1 position worldwide for executive education (May 2012) and in the Number 7 position worldwide for fulltime MBA programmes (January 2013). Dr Ramus gained his PhD on marketing and strategy at the University of Bergamo, has a Masters in management and business administration from the University of Trent, and has a particular interest in social entrepreneurship.

Case study: Homeless World Cup: social entrepreneurship, cause marketing, and a partnership with Nike

This case (Stanford University, E376, published June 2010) follows Mel Young, founder and president of Homeless World Cup, a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate homelessness around the world. Homeless World Cup organizes annual football tournaments in host cities and, through its grassroots partner organizations, recruits and trains homeless people to play in the events. The case highlights the early days of founding and building the organization, including Young’s inspiration for the idea, and also covers the importance of branding and marketing, and the organization’s relationship with Nike.

Social Entrepreneurship
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Case Study: Homeless World Cup: social entrepreneurship, cause marketing, and a partnership with Nike
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Mission Statement

Our mission statement is to help people develop their leadership skills, with a particular focus in the areas of professional integrity and ethics in business.

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