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“The Future International Manager” Course

An innovative CEMS Block Seminar entitled “The Future International Manager” was conducted by the Business Ethics Center from August 31-September 6, 2008, in Balatonszemes at Lake Balaton in Hungary.

Lake Balaton

The seminar presented a fresh look at the desired professional profile of future international managers in different aspects of business. It also provided the students with a new vision of the roles and duties of management in the context of globalization.

The program of the seminar was as follows:

“Business as a Profession” (Laszlo Zsolnai, Corvinus University of Budapest)

“Achieving Environmental Sustainability” (Antonio Tencati, Bocconi University Milan)

“Developing Social Responsibility” (Laszlo Zsolnai, Corvinus University of Budapest)

“Managing Gender and Diversity in Organizations” (Mary Ann Danowitz, Vienna University of Economics)

“Reinventing Organizations with ICT” (Andras Nemeslaki, Corvinus University of Budapest)

“Holistic Problem Solving” (Knut J. Ims, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen)

“Cooperating with Social and Political Actors” (Zsolt Boda, Corvinus University of Budapest; and Eleanor O’Higgins, University College Dublin and London School of Economics)

“Engaging in Progressive Entrepreneurship” (Antonio Tencati, Bocconi University Milan; and Laszlo Zsolnai, Corvinus University of Budapest)

Among other things, participants completed their own tentative versions of a managerial oath for the CEMS Master’s Program in International Management.