GLL US Mini MBA Agenda

Tuesday 7th February 2023

6:30 pm | Welcome Dinner at The Sheraton Commander 

Wednesday 8 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | How Finance Works
In a series of interactive lectures and case studies, Professor 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

7:00 pm | Dinner and Drinks at The Forage 

Thursday 9 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Accelerating Your Executive Impact
What is your critical route to success? In the current dynamic and uncertain global and technological shifts, it has become urgent and essential for leaders and executives to reflect on how the changing world impacts their careers and leadership. 

In this module of the GLL Mini MBA, you will have an opportunity to take a proactive stance to strategically map your career, identify your route to success and develop key skills to help you increase your executive impact and personal career satisfaction. 

Post-session, you will be offered a complimentary coaching session and an invitation to regroup for a virtual Cohort Connection session (a month later) designed to review progress and accelerate learning. 
Alex Lazarus, Behaviour Change Scientist and Executive Coach, Lazarus & Maverick

7:00 pm | Dinner and Drinks at The Charles Hotel 

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, Associate Clinical Professor at Kellogg School of Management