GLL US Mini MBA Agenda

Tuesday 7th February 2023

6:30 pm | Welcome Dinner 

Wednesday 8 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | How Finance Works
In a series of interactive lectures and case studies, Profesor Mihir Desai will develop the most central intuition from finance including value creation, capital allocation and valuation. Mihir A. Desai, Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

6:30 pm | Dinner and Drinks 

Thursday 9 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Leadership as Coach - Advance Your Leadership Impact from Transactional to Transformational
Learn and practice coaching tools and coaching communication techniques proven to shift one’s leadership style from transactional to transformational. The session will be highly practical and experiential to help you to begin coaching with confidence to improve their solution-thinking skills, to build trust-based relationships and to strengthen individual and team levels of efficiency and creativity.
Alex Lazarus, Behaviour Change Scientist and Executive Coach, Lazarus & Maverick

6:30 pm | Dinner and Drinks 

Friday 10 February 2023

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Taking Up Your Authority as a Trusted Advisor
During this session with Professor Jolly, we will explore the key principles and practical skills necessary to ensure that you are effective at influencing within your organization. Among the themes we will cover:
• Your influencing challenges
• Building trust and collaboration
• What do ‘trusted advisors’ do?
• Operating in a political context – debrief the Political Skills Inventory
• The four political skills and how to develop them
• Action commitments – what are you going to do differently based on the learning from the day?
Richard Jolly, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School