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Willard W. Brown International Business Leadership Seminar Series

A platform for renowned international business thought leaders to share a wealth of technical knowledge, business acumen, market, and/or scholarly expertise with the AUC community and the local business community at large.

Webinar Series

The Willard W. Brown International Business Leadership Webinar Series is a post-COVID 19 version of the Willard W. Brown International Business Leadership Seminar Series which serves as a platform for renowned international business thought leaders to share a wealth of knowledge, business acumen, market and/or scholarly expertise with the global academic and business community.

Grace Najjar

Th Future of Project Management

Webinar Speaker:

Grace Najjar

Managing Director, Middle East North Africa, Project Management Institute.

Moderated By:

Sherwat Elwan

Associate Professor of Operations Management, Director of MBA Programs, AUC School of Business.

Dated: April 6, 2021

Subir Lall

Rethinking Macroeconomics in the Digital Age

Webinar Speaker:

Subir Lall
Deputy Director, Middle East, and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund

Moderated by:

Samer Atallah
Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, AUC School of Business

Dated: January 26, 2021

Jonathan Liebenau

Financial Technologies Pose Problems for Incumbents But Also for Regulators and Policy Makers

Webinar Speaker:

Jonathan Liebenau
Associate Professor (Reader) of Technology Management, London School of Economics 
 

Moderated by:

Dina Abdel Fattah
Assistant Professor of Economics, AUC School of Business

Dated: December 22, 2020

Tim Cullen

Why Good People Often Make Bad Business Decisions?

Webinar Speaker:

Tim Cullen

Former Chief Spokesman, World Bank

Founder, Oxford Negotiations Programme

Associate Fellow, Said Business School, Oxford University

Moderated by:

Hamed Shamma 

Associate Professor of Marketing

BP Endowed Chair, AUC School of Business

Dated: November 24, 2020

Ossama Hassanein

Innovations with Human Impact: How AI is Transforming Our Lives

In partnership with AUC Venture Lab

Webinar Speaker

Ossama Hassanein

Chairman, Rising Tide Recipient of the Drucker Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Moderated by:

Ayman Ismail

Associate Professor and Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship Director, AUC Venture Lab AUC School of Business

Dated: October 20, 2020

Loudres Casanova and Anne Miroux

How Chinese Multinationals Are Conquering the World

Webinar Speakers

Loudres Casanova
Gail and Rob Canizares Director, Emerging Markets Institute, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

Anne Miroux
Faculty Fellow, Emerging Markets Institute, Johnson School of Management, Cornell University

 

Moderated by:

Hakim Meshreki
Assistant Professor of Marketing, AUC School of Business

Dated: September 22, 2020

Soumitra Dutta

Technology and Innovation Competitiveness for a post-COVID World

How will the acceleration of digitalization and innovation look like in the post-COVID world? 

Webinar Speaker
Soumitra Dutta
Professor and Former Founding Dean SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University
Chair, Board of Directors, Global Business School Network (GBSN)
 
President, Portulans Institute
 

Moderated by:

Sherif Kamel
Professor of Management and
Dean, AUC School of Business
President, AmCham Egypt

Dated: June 30, 2020

Johan Roos Webinar

Getting Ready for Change

What should leaders think of to cultivate readiness for an unexpected change in organizations? 

Webinar Speaker
Johan Roos
Chief Academic Officer and Professor, HULT International Business School

Moderated by:
Ahmed Abdel Meguid
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration, AUC School of Business

Dated: June 15, 2020

Seminar Series

Lecture by: Dipak C. Jain
Date: October 2, 2018
Location: Room 1054 Abdul Latid Jameel Hall AUC New Cairo

​An MBA Debate titled “The Enduring Value  of Management Education” by Dipak C. Jain, President (European), Professor of Marketing, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)

Former Dean, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 
Former Dean, INSEAD, and SAB Member.

The Debate was Moderated by Sherwat Elwan, Associate Professor of Operations Management and Director of MBA Programs, AUC School of Business.​


Lecture by: Gavin Serkin
Date: September 19, 2018
Location: Dean's Conference Room

a Public Lecture by Gavin Serkin, Partner, Managing Editor, Frontier Funds Media & Intelligence, Exotix Capital, Author: “Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow”

"Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow: Insights on Frontier and Emerging Markets Investments"

Moderated by Nashwa Saleh, Assistant Visiting Professor of Finance, Managing Partner and Founder, BAST Consulting.


Lecture by: Stewart Langdon
Date: September 19, 2018
Location: Dean's Conference Room

A Public Lecture by Stewart Langdon, Partner, LeapFrog Investments, the United Kingdom named “$1 Billion Impact Investing: Cases from Africa and Asia”.

Moderated by

Ayman Ismail, Abdul Latif Jameel Chair of Entrepreneurship, AUC Venture Lab, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Director

Hosted by AUC Venture Lab and Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.


Lecture by: Carlos Winograd
Date: September 17, 2018
Location: Dean's Conference Room

Roundtable discussion in partnership with Embassy of the Argentine Republic featuring Carlos Winograd, Research Fellow and Professor, Paris School of Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Associate Professor, University of Paris-Evry, France. Research Fellow, EPEE, University of Paris-Evry, France.


Lecture by: Carlos Winograd
Date: September 16, 2018
Location: Room 1054, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, AUC New Cairo

Public lecture by  Carlos Winograd, Research Fellow and Professor, Paris School of Economics and Former Secretary of State for Competition, Deregulation and Consumer Affairs, Government of Argentina (1999-2002).

This lecture was moderated by Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D).