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Taking the Pulse of Executive Development in GCC


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A Conversation with VanDyck Silveira, CEO of the FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance

Did you know that according to global research commissioned by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance, senior professionals across the GCC place a strong emphasis on corporate learning as an area of focus?

Or that digital adoption, financial management and market growth have been identified as the most urgent key challenges for GCC businesses

Or that the majority of GCC-based senior executives say that investing in learning drives change and innovation in their organisation?

Attend this event to hear from the sponsors of the research and gain unique insights into the thinking of C-Suite executives working across the region, and how business strategy – including areas such as margin growth and customer satisfaction – can be influenced by new models of management education.

Dr VanDyck Silveira
CEO, Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance

Dr VanDyck Silveira is CEO of FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance and former CEO of IE Business School – Executive Education and Corporate Learning. With experience in the many areas of executive education in both academic and management roles, he has been a driving force in the formation and growth of the company, and was closely involved in its launch in 2015 as a joint venture between the Financial Times and IE Business School to design and deliver customised executive education to large corporations across the world. He is tirelessly driving the company’s ambitious plan to become the dominant force in the corporate learning sector.

Dr Silveira was President & CEO of Grupo Ibmec, a leading provider of post-secondary education in Brazil, and is a former professor of economics at Ibmec Business School. He holds a PhD in Economics from Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles.

Confirm your attendance by 12 noon on Monday, 6th November. This is a pre-pay event, your place will not be confirmed until payment is received. Cancellations accepted before 12 noon on Monday, 6th November. ''No show fees'' applicable after that date.
The BBG Dubai and Northern Emirates is the region's foremost business-to-business membership networking group which enables like-minded professionals to further their business interests in the UAE and the wider region.
Member Registrations: 140AED
Non Member Fee: 250AED
Includes buffet breakfast
Dress: Business
Free valet parking available