12 - 15 July, 2021

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Learn from the greatest minds in business and get ideas and inspiration to meet your most pressing leadership challenges.
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12 World Class Speakers!


Indra Nooyi

Business Transformation

Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence

Martin Lindstrom


Juan Enríquez


Francis Ford Coppola


Parag Khanna

Global Economy

Francesca Gino


Weijian Shan

China & Global Business

Arianna Huffington


Amy Webb

Digital Transformation

Ian Williamson


Felipe Gómez

Personal Leadership


Management Week 2021

WOBI is pleased to present Management Week. For 4 days, this digital event offers the opportunity to learn from an unparalleled group of first-class business leaders. Our content program will provide you with valuable insights and knowledge to explore solutions to the unprecedented challenges we face today.

Join us as we address the most relevant trends and ideas in management.

12 World class speakers


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Certificate signed by WOBI


Seminar Summary with highlights

Content available on demand for 30 days


Management Week 2021

Leading Through Times of Change
  • Actionable takeaways on how to foster large-scale cultural change
  • On challenging the status-quo and creating room for new ideas even when it seems to threaten a business’ foundations
  • Performance With Purpose:  What it means to “do well by doing good” 
  • Building a diverse, inclusive workplace where every voice is heard and person is welcome
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Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi is a business leader, globally renowned for leading PepsiCo through a decade of monumental growth and change. Nooyi oversaw a portfolio of global brands and diversified an array of products enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.  Nooyi has been sought-out for her unparalleled business insights and empowering messages on leadership, inclusivity, diversity and change including The World Economic Forum and the Aspen Institute. Ranked by TIME magazine as one of “100 Most Influential People in the World,” Nooyi has recently been named to the 2021 class of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. 

Finding Inspiration & Creativity from “Behind the Scenes”
  • The skills and characteristics needed to consistently and effectively push creative boundaries
  • How to deal with doubt and uncertainty when faced with obstacles and failures along the way
  • Producing award-winning performances:  How to identify and get the best out of your talent
  • The evolution of storytelling:  How to develop powerful stories that capture people’s imaginations
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Highly regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, Francis Ford Coppola’s most notable films include The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Peggy Sue Got Married. Coppola’s success as a filmmaker and director has won him various nominations and awards including BAFTA and the Academy Awards. His work however expands outside Hollywood, having ventures in the wine and hospitality industry. Coppola is the creator of lifestyle brand Francis Ford Coppola Presents, which includes films, videos, resorts, cafes and a winery located throughout California, including Guatemala and Belize.

Redefining Success in a Fast-Moving World
  • Beyond money and power:  Introducing a third metric in measuring success
  • Reducing stress and boosting productivity in today’s fast-paced, connected world
  • Hybrid Culture: Managing organisations in the age of “Work from Home” 
  • The keys to integrating corporate, consumer and employee wellbeing
  • How ‘leaning back’ makes for wiser leaders
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Founder of one of the world’s most successful news sites, Arianna Huffington has shaped national conversation around economics, politics, the media and public policy. As an entrepreneur,  Arianna has provided an informed perspective on the current state of the business landscape and the impact of financial policies on the future of the economy. Named by Time Magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people, Arianna is the author of several books including Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder and The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time.

Building an Emotionally Intelligent Workplace
  • How emotional intelligence boosts organisational performance and key metrics of human capital
  • Building EI in your organisation through recruitment and onboarding
  • The EI lens for high potentials
  • Developing greater EI in leaders via coaching 
  • Going to scale with EI training
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The world’s indisputable authority on emotional intelligence, Daniel Goleman’s contributions to the field of psychology have had a transformational impact on the world of business and beyond. He has been named by the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times as one of their most influential business thinkers. Among his numerous bestselling books including Emotional Intelligence and Focus, Goleman is the recipient of many journalistic awards for his writing, including two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize, and a Career Achievement award for journalism from the American Psychological Association numerous bestselling books including Emotional Intelligence and Focus. 

The Global Economy in a Post-Pandemic World
  • How geopolitical and market competition will play out in the post-pandemic scenario
  • Analyzing the major drivers of the next world order, including global capital flows, supply chains, and accelerating growth sectors
  • Implications of the shofting balance of power between the Americas, Europe and Asia.
  • Asia’s rising weight in the global system and opportunities for both east and west
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Widely cited global intellectual and author, Parag Khanna has advised various government leaders and corporate executives on global trends, systemic risks and technological disruptions. Khanna is the founder of FurtureMap, an advisory firm that integrates rigorous data analysis, sophisticated scenarios, and cutting-edge mapping to generate foresight for confident decision-making. His best-selling books include Technocracy and The Future Is Asian. Khanna’s latest book, Move: The Forces Uprooting Us and Shaping Humanity’s Destiny is set to release later this year.

Emerging Tech Trends: Preparing You and Your Business for the Next Disruption
  • What’s next in the world of constant disruption? Discover a forecasting methodology and how any organisation can identify risk and opportunity before disruption hits
  • Top tech trends you need to know from within and adjacent to your industry and how they fit into a more holistic vision of the future
  • How leaders can harness a futurist’s strategic tools for the benefit of their organisations
  • What AI really is, why it matters, and how it’s already a part of our everyday lives
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As one the world’s most sought-after futurists, Amy Webb advises CEOs of the world’s most-admired companies, three-star admirals and generals, and the senior leadership of central banks and intergovernmental organisations. Founder of the Future Today Institute, a leading foresight and strategy firm that helps leaders and their organisations prepare for complex futures, Amy pioneered a data-driven, technology-led foresight methodology that is now used within hundreds of organisations. A professor of strategic foresight at New York University’s Stern School of Business, Forbes has called Amy “one of the five women changing the world.”

Revealing the True Desires of Consumers
  • Reasons why the next great advancement will be the Small Data revolution, when we are currently living in a world obsessed with Big Data
  • Decipher the code of human desires: Utilising the human observation to reveal the needs and impulses of consumers
  • Causality versus Correlation: The importance of understanding the difference between both concepts when attempting to understand why consumers behave the way they do.
  • Why we need to get closer: A humanistic approach to Marketing
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Martin Lindstrom is one of the world’s premier brand building experts, advising Fortune 100 companies on how to build future-proof brands. He has carved out a niche as a global expert and pioneer in the fields of consumer psychology, brand marketing, and neuro-scientific research. He is a bestselling author of numerous publications including Small Data – The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends and Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy.  His most recent book is The Ministry of Common Sense.

  • Why conformity comes with a heavy price for us and our organisations
  • How encouraging rebel talent can improve feelings of commitment, satisfaction, engagement, and authenticity in employees
  • Strategies for instilling constructive non-conformity
  • Identifying the values needed to keep your company smart and innovative
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Award-winning researcher and professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, Francesca Gino’s profound research focuses on why people make the decisions they do at work, and how leaders and employees have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. Gino advises firms and not-for-profit organisations in the area of negotiation, decision-making, and organisational behavior. Her book Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules at Work and In Life was featured on Forbes’ list of top 10 creative leadership books and INC.’s 10 most inspiring books. 

From Surviving to Thriving: The Strategic Role of Talent Management
  • The dramatic shift of the competitive  landscape of the last ten years – and the strategy challenges they present

  • How to best prepare organizations for a future environment that will be very different than their past environment

  • Why developing a robust and strategically aligned talent pipeline will be key to this transition

  • Making talent management decisions that enhance your organization’s ability to transition from surviving to thriving in face of disruption

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Globally recognised researcher in business development and a passionate educator, Ian Williamson’s research examines how human and social capital influence both operational and financial outcomes, talent management and the role of human resource practices in driving innovation and the impact of social issues on firm outcomes. Williamson has worked with executives in over 20 countries across six continents and his research has been published in leading academic journals. Williamson was recently appointed dean at the University of California, Irvine.

The Future of Wealth Generation and Competitive Advantage
  • How literate are you and your organisation in the new language of wealth generation?
  • Why the language of genomics is key to future competitive advantage
  • How to ensure your organisation is positioned to leverage the innovation potential of exponential advances in technology
  • What the century of biotech will mean to the global economy
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Juan Enriquez is one of those unique individuals who lives in the future and works on the cutting edge of discovery. He was the Founding Director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project, is an active investor in early-stage private companies in the life sciences sector, and is one of the world’s leading authorities on the uses and benefits of genomic research.

The Evolution of the Chinese Market and its Impact on Global Business
  • The implications of China’s shift from the factory of the world to the market of the world
  • Keys to understanding and accessing the Chinese market
  • The impact of geopolitical changes on global supply chains between East and West
  • China’s shifting relationship with the US, Europe and Latin America
  • Investment opportunities in China and the broader Asia region
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Economist and CEO of leading Asia-focused equity firm, PAG, Weijian Shan has led a number of landmark transactions that have returned billions of dollars in profit to his firms’ investors. Recognized for leading the stabilization of two of Asia’s largest banks during the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, Shan was the former managing director and chief representative for JP Morgan across Asia. His professional experience in the US and Asia, including his global perspectives on trends has led Shan to write two books, Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America and Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved Korea’s Most Iconic Bank. 

Expert in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Virtuosity
  • What it means to be a “virtuoso” and why it’s an important quality for organizations in today’s world
  • Identifying the keys to be a virtuoso in everything we set out to do. 
  • The mindsets and behaviors that leaders and organizations should adopt to thrive in the #NewNormal
  • The importance of perfecting our methods, being more aware of the attitudes we assume and doing everything we do with love and passion.
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With more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and senior management experience, Felipe Gómez has developed a powerful set of proven tools that helps leaders, teams and organizations to reach extraordinary performance. Leveraging his passion for music and with a grand piano on stage, Gómez will inspire his audience and provide tools to consistently aim for operational excellence, create meaningful connections and  build effective cultures of innovation. Gómez is the author of the best-selling book, Attitude-E: The Method for Being Entrepreneurial and Fulfilling your Dreams.