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Becoming a General Manager - the Seven Seismic Shifts

a special IMD Business Forum by Dr. Michael D. Watkins


  Becoming a General Manager the Seven Seismic Shifts Paris

We invite you to join IMD at Total on November 6th in Paris to meet and work with Dr. Michael Watkins, professor and author of the best-selling book "The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels".

In the corporate world, becoming a General Manager can be both an honor and a curse. Suddenly you are a generalist, with smart specialists expecting you to lead. From one day to the next you move from being a tactician to being a strategist. Yesterday you were a warrior, and this morning you woke up as a diplomat. Are you ready for this? Based on extensive research, Dr. Watkins has identified the seven seismic shifts that managers must make to become effective, mature General Managers. In this workshop he will speak about each of the seven shifts, as well as the career transition process that a manager needs to navigate. Dr. Watkins' work is a core part of IMD's newly revised Program for Executive Development, as well as the annual Orchestrating Winning Performance.

When: Tuesday 6 November, 18:45-22:00

Where: Paris, France 

Topic: Becoming a General Manager the Seven Seismic Shifts by Prof. Michael Watkins

General Information

What is an IMD Business Forum? IMD's Business Forums are organized by IMD throughout the world. They gather IMD's Alumni, executives and managers from companies who are members of the IMD Corporate Learning Network as well as top decision makers. Focusing on leadership, management and business issues influencing regional & global development and growth, the Forums are interactive, informative events that will also provide you with great networking opportunities. They create compelling dialogue and provide a platform for cross-industry, high-level debate and discussion. You will discover the exceptional standards we set in executive education.


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