THE CHICAGO BOOTH EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN EL GOUNA, EGYPT
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, in partnership with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development, has developed a one-of-a-kind executive education program in El Gouna that will enhance how the public and private sectors do business in Egypt.
This new experiential program will help leaders use The Chicago Approach to overcome market disruption, innovate in their industries, and collaborate with partners across the public and private sectors. The program is custom-designed for the region addressing business challenges in the market today—all taught by world-renowned Chicago Booth faculty.
- Improve management, decision-making, and leadership in times of digital, economic, and social disruption
- Discover how to use data to enhance strategic decision-making in an increasingly complex and evolving digital environment
- Develop tactical innovation tools that will help leverage outside perspectives for insights and new ideas
- Acquire the analytical frameworks to increase ROI and improve your decision-making process based on customer insights
- Learn how to anticipate disruptive market changes and act with strategic agility
- Discover what financial lessons can be drawn from recent crises to better prepare for future economic risks and operational challenges
- Learn best practices in behavioral science and negotiation techniques and develop frameworks for making sound decisions
- Identify, replicate, and nurture high-performance behaviors and work groups throughout the organization
WHY SPONSOR, OR ATTEND, THE PROGRAM
- EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
Experiential learning, or simply known as learning by doing, is woven throughout the program. In the serene setting of El Gouna, executives will have the opportunity to experience the outdoors, collaborate together on teams, and engage in activities that bring concepts to life outside of the classroom.
- EXCLUSIVE SPEAKERS
The program features renowned international leaders speaking on topics such as innovation, leading and managing change in an organization, and public/private partnerships. The practitioner-led topics augment the academic classroom learning experience.
- INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP PROJECTS
Participants will learn from each other, from practitioners, and from faculty. To reinforce the learning, participants will work on individual projects during the program that can be shared with their sponsors or direct managers when they go back to work. The Chicago Booth program team will meet with sponsors and participants to address learning objectives before, during, and after the program. The program also features group work and activities across the modules to increase collaboration and decision-making in a team environment.
- NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
Participants will experience not only high-impact learning but also social activities over the course of the program. They will have the opportunity to expand their professional network, join group dinners and receptions, and connect with each other even after the program ends.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Private and public sector executives (if you are a public sector executive, scholarship information is available here)
- 12 years' plus work experience
- English language proficiency
- Senior business executives (responsible for leading and/or managing a large team)
- Individuals identified as a high-performers within their organization
- P&L owners, responsible for the strategic direction of their department and/or business unit, managing line of business or multiple lines of business, country manager, regional head (MENA)
- Employees nominated by superiors