Professor Howard Yu
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Howard Yu is the LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation as well as the director of IMD’s signature program, Advanced Management Program (AMP).

He is the author of the award-winning book LEAP: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied.

In 2015, Professor Yu was selected by Poets&Quants as one of “The World’s Top 40 Business Professors Under 40,” and in 2018 he appeared on the Thinkers50 Radar list of thirty management thinkers “most likely to shape the future of how organizations are managed and led.”

He is also a two-times (2013-2015) prize-winning case writer awarded by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)—Europe’s largest network association in the field of management development, with more than eight hundred member organizations. In 2017, Yu was awarded for his work in the “outstanding case writer on the hot topic Big Data—Risks and Opportunities” category at the Case Centre Awards, which are called the business school Oscars by the Financial Times.

He delivers customized training programs at IMD for major global companies in Asia and Europe including China’s TravelSky, China Resources, COFCO, and Tencent; Japan’s Nitto and Recruit Holdings; Singapore’s Temasek, ASML, Daimler, Bosch, Electrolux, LEGO, Sanofi, and Novartis.

Professor Yu is a Hong Kong native with a doctoral degree in management from Harvard Business School. Prior to his doctorate, he worked in the Hong Kong banking industry.

HOWARD YU'S PROGRAMS
Advanced Management Program
Shift your perspective and discover the next big business idea for your company. Learn to create short-term value whilst preparing for the future. In just 3 weeks.
Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives
Reconnect with yourself and refocus your leadership aspirations, address the issues that matter most to you and engage in-depth exchanges with other C-level executives
All IMD programs
Howard Yu's Publications
2019
漫谈万达集团业务版图
Article
2019
Huawei: fears in the West are misplaced and could backfire in the long run
Article
2019
华为:西方的担忧是多余的,从长远来看可能适得其反
Article
2018
LEAP: How to thrive in a world where everything can be copied
Book
2019
No one is going to win in trade war, academic says | Capital Connection
Video
2019
BBC World News: Talking Business
Video