Design Thinking in Vienna

Last week young business hopefuls and future entrepreneurs at AIESEC Austria’s Youth 2 Business Forum feasted on food for thought. Alongside keynote speakers Alexa Wesner, US Ambassador to Austria; Rudolf Lichtmannegger, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber; and UNIDO’s Fatou Haidara, IE Professor Andrew McCarthy inspired many young minds in the realms of Design Thinking and User…

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IE – Alba joint event on entrepreneurship

This Monday, May 11th, we were happy to welcome +100 participants to our event on Growing Effective Entrepreneurial Teams, at Alba Business School premises, in Athens. The afternoon started with our current PhD student’s intro, Periklis Thivaios: after 18 years of living abroad (South Africa, USA, Spain among others), he came back to his home…

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EXPERIENCING BOTH SIDES OF THE COIN

  Looking back at my time in IE when I was studying Master in Corporate Communication, I believe that I received more than I expected. It was not just about analyzing or developing campaigns or communication strategies; it was not just working on various business cases and spending hours with your group mates brainstorming the…

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The James Bond of Masterclasses

We’re still humming the 007 song after Professor Jose Esteves’ Masterclass and we’re not the only ones. We held the class in Zurich at the always lovely Widder hotel and the room was packed, eighty engaged faces turned to the Professor, learning about gamification and its many applications. The human brain is an incredible thing…

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