Convert Business Opportunities into Manageable Projects

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Convert business

Opportunities into

Manageable Projects

Barcelona, April 16-18, 2013


The faculty of the Transform Business Opportunities Into Manageable Projects program is made up of professionals who are involved not only in teaching but in research and the business world. This program's team comprises:
    Jaume Ribera
    Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management
    Doctor of Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Doctor of Philosophy (Industrial and Systems Engineering), University of Florida
    Master of Sciences (Operations Research), University of Florida
    Professor of Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (currently on leave of absence)

    Jaume Ribera has done in-depth research on the processes of innovation-intensive industries such as health and information technology. He served as the president of the European Operations Management Association and sits on the editorial board of several international journals in his field.
    Carlos Rodríguez-Lluesma
    Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations
    Doctor of Philosophy in Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
    Doctor in Philosophy, University of Navarra
    Master in Business Administration, IESE, University of Navarra
    Master of Philosophy, University of Glasgow

    His main areas of interest include organizational microsociology; interactions between agency and social structure; knowledge creation and sharing; and professional service firms. In addition to IESE, he has held teaching positions and research assistantships at Stanford University and the University of Navarra. He has done consulting work in several sectors, including financial services, biotechnology, consumer goods and management. He serves as an adviser to a political consulting firm in Silicon Valley.
    Joaquim Vilà
    Professor of Strategic Management
    Ph.D. in Strategic Management, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    Master's in Organization and Strategy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    Industrial Engineer, Universitat Politècnica de Barcelona
    Business Administration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
    Certified Design Thinking, IDEO and Experience Point
    IAP-Harvard Business School on Design Thinking

    He is an expert on implementing transformation and breakout strategies, implementing systems for senior management innovation and innovation transformation processes in companies. He has a long track record as an innovation consultant for companies and governments. He is co-founder and director of several innovation service companies and Total Business Innovation. He has published widely on the topic of how to implement effective innovation that produces results in the company.


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