Leadership by Dr PKay Richardson
On 17th July, 2013, Manchester Business School China Centre organized aninformation session and workshop taster at The Portman Ritz-Carlton in Shanghai for around 50 working professionals. Mr Nigel Banister, Chief Global Officer of Manchester Business School, Sherry Fu, MBS China Director and Dr. PKay Richardson presented the event.
Firstly, Mr. Nigel Banister gave the audience an introduction on Manchester Business School. Compared with U.S. business schools, European business schools are more diversified, international and focus more on interaction between students and teachers. As part of the glorious University of Manchester which embedded 25 Nobel Prize winners, Manchester Business School is one of the first business schools in U.K. to provide MBA education and now is the largest campus based business school in U.K. Triple accreditations by AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB are concrete proof of MBS’ excellence in academics, teaching and cultivation of leaders al around the world.
After Mr. Nigel Banister’s introduction, Dr. PKay Richardson gave the audience a wonderful lecture on leadership.Dr. PKay pointed out that nowadays Good Management was no longer enough, and an increasing dose of Leadership skills became vital for steering organisations through such change. Increasingly, it has become apparent that highly successful firms are those led by CEOs who combine managerial and leadership skills. Leadership skills have become very important and those who aim to run companies in this century have no business in that job if they are poor leaders. Passion, Vision, Self-confidence, tolerance for ambiguity and paradox, intuition and empathy are key forces that drive leadership. The lecture by Dr. PKay inspires the working professionals to think about their, how to perform better in such a turbulent business environment through development of leadership.
Finally Manchester Business School China Centre Director Ms. Sherry Fu gave a detailed introduction on Manchester Business School Global MBA programme. MBS MBA Program ranked No. 5 globally in ROI by Forbes 2011 and DBA Program ranked No. 1 globally by Financial Times 2011. There are 4,000 executive students from over 100 countries plus renowned international academics. MBS has 7 Executive Centres for students to attend workshops - SHANGHAI, Manchester, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil and Miami.100% English language, international students and faculty and dedicated global careers service to help enhance students’career have made MBS Global MBA the best choice for business education. With Sherry’s introduction, the working professionals have become increasingly interested in joining MBS Global MBA
This event is the first and kick-off of MBS Global MBA 2014 intake recruiting event, there will be more events organized by MBS China Centre, including info-session, weekend brunch, seminars, workshop taster and etc.