Tigran Jrbashyan (partner, head of Management Advisory Services, Ameria Group of Companies) is sharing thoughts on the current socio-economic situation and the challenges & opportunities for the development of Armenia.
Ralph Yirikian (CEO, Ucom) is reflecting on the core principles of leadership.
First meeting with the 2023-2024 students
When are you preparing to start your future achievements?
Business trip to Tbilisi & study visits were organized for Leadership School community participants.
Zurab Lalazashvili (Managing Partner, BDO Georgia) is analyzing effective business & leadership during unstable times.
Meeting with Clare Masson (Acting Mission Director for USAID Caucasus) and acquaintance with USAID regional center's long-term development projects
Supporting the youth: - Colin Donohue (Startup Ecosystem & Company Builder) - Tinatin Rukhadze (co-founder, Analysis and Consulting Team) - Andrew Thornhill (fintech entrepreneur)
Natalia Voutova (Head of the Council of Europe [CoE] Office to Georgia) is showing the importance of strong institutions for socio-economic development.
Riina Kaljurand (Ambassador of Estonia to Georgia and Armenia) is sharing her thoughts on challenges & opportunities for the development of small countries, and Estonian experience from digital public services to education and startups.
Acquaintance with Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency's [GITA] Tech Park Georgia community & projects
Co-working space, network for startups, and social entrepreneurship at Impact Hub Tbilisi
Study tour of Fabrika Tbilisi multi functional cultural & creative center
Development Perspectives for Future Leaders
Khatia Dekanoidze (Member of Parliament; former Chief of the National Police of Ukraine; former Minister of Education and Science of Georgia) is calling the youth (and esp. future women leaders) to challenge existing situations and not be afraid to fail on the road to changing the world.
Nick Beresford (UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia) is showing how choosing a path different from common expectations can be more effective for your career and society.
Steve Johnson (hospitality sphere entrepreneur) is encouraging to go after your passion in business, but think long-term.
Richard Lussen (International Education Consultant) is advising to be prepared for new opportunities.
Meeting with participants of startup and expat communities in Tbilisi
Anne Sorensen (Ambassador of Denmark to Georgia and Armenia) is sharing her thoughts on the socio-economic development experience of Denmark, and opportunities for collaboration with Danish organisations.
Catarina Hansen (Regional Director for the Caucasus, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development [EBRD]) is analyzing effective career development and teamwork nuances.
Beso Kacharava (Founder, POSTRED) is sharing his experience of business development in creative industries.
Graduation event was held for the Leadership Development course 2022-2023.
Andrea Wiktorin (Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Armenia) is congratulating the students and looking forward to a better future.
Carolin Geginat (country manager, World Bank Armenia) is encouraging the youth to continue learning and creating.
We welcome the participation of gifted youth: pupils from Alexander Spendiaryan Music School
Certificate presentation ceremony. Supporting us:
Andrea Wiktorin (Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Armenia) Luciano Casagrande (general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel) Carolin Geginat (country manager, World Bank Armenia) Mehdi Raissi (International Monetary Fund [IMF] resident representative in Armenia) Nilakshi Saha Sinha (Ambassador of India to Armenia) Nico Schermers (Ambassador of Netherlands to Armenia) Paolo Spantigati (country director, Armenia Resident Mission of Asian Development Bank [ADB]) Denis Laus (general manager, Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan)
Friends of the Leadership School are delivering congratulatory speeches.
How are you preparing to start your future achievements?
Graduation exams were held for the Leadership development course 2022-2023.
Business reception workshop for the Leadership School students with Dr. Bahareh Teimouri
Anto Paroian (Body Language & Lie Detection Analyst; CEO, Truthology [Cyprus]) is reflecting on the understanding of verbal & non-verbal [body language] communication in business & leadership contexts.
Charles Zakhem (co-founder, Creative Consultants International) is emphasizing the importance of strategic planning.
Mehdi Raissi (International Monetary Fund [IMF] resident representative in Armenia) is showing how economic leadership can contribute to the socio-economic development.
Dr. Caroline Faraj (Vice-President; Editor-in-Chief, CNN Arabic) is sharing her insights into the modern media landscape, and her views on effective communications with the media.
Kyriacos Kokkinos (former Minister of Research, Innovation & Digital Policy of Cyprus; former National Chief Scientist for Research & Innovation of Cyprus) is emphasizing the importance of innovation and leadership with a vision during unstable times.
Kyriacos Kokkinos (former Minister of Research, Innovation & Digital Policy of Cyprus; former National Chief Scientist for Research & Innovation of Cyprus) is sharing his thoughts and experience with startup representatives at Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency [GITA].
Kyriacos Kokkinos (former Minister of Research, Innovation & Digital Policy of Cyprus; former National Chief Scientist for Research & Innovation of Cyprus) is analyzing the current & upcoming trends impacting career and business.
Leadership School students are encouraging the youth at Noyemberyan state college
Yuqi Wei (Director of Operations, ClinChoice) is emphasizing the importance of self-discipline for a leader.
Workshop on startup business model development with Dagen Valentine (country director, American Councils for International Education)
Workshop on entrepreneurial thinking with Dagen Valentine (country director, American Councils for International Education)
Petros Ghazaryan (journalist, TV host) is sharing his thoughts on effective communications with the media.
Julie Mallon (founder, Nurture 2 Sleep [UAE]) is analyzing how to start business in an unfamiliar country.
Kieran Mallon (managing director, Baker Street Hospitality Group) is showing business development differences in the Gulf countries.
Julie Mallon (health practitioner with 30+ years of experience; sleep expert; founder, Nurture 2 Sleep [UAE]) is reflecting on the role of sleep for higher productivity and efficiency in the workplace.
Irina Seylanyan (CEO, HSBC Bank Armenia) is encouraging to build the corporate culture for innovation and positive impact.
David Yeremyan (founder, Yeremyan Projects) is sharing his vision and experience of business development.
Rafi Baghdjian (Advisor; Former Shell Executive) is sharing his experience & analyses of negotiations and deal-making in different cultures.
Matt Bartelsian (Co-Founder and CEO, Puzl) is suggesting to reimagine the Armenian identity for development.
Vardan Aramyan (former Minister of Finance of Armenia) is analyzing effective negotiations process.
Nazareth Seferian (corporate responsibility expert) is reflecting on the importance of corporate citizenship for the sustainable development.
Hrachuhi Utmazyan (public speaking coach) is showing effective communication methods.
Workshop on Business dinner etiquette with Bengt-Arne Hulleman (Executive Director, Protocolbureau)
Guest of honor: Nico Schermers (Ambassador of the Netherlands)
Diran Bagdadian (founder, Gourmet Dourme) is sharing his experience of establishing & developing a business in Armenia.
James Maughan (Director, Falcon and Associates, Dubai) is analyzing the leadership behind the rapid growth of modern Dubai, and sharing current opportunities for education/career/business.
Giga Bedineishvili (Dean, School Of Business at Free University of Tbilisi) is analyzing advantages of mission-oriented organizations.
Mahmoud Saad (hotel managing director, Project Inter-Invest) is encouraging not to be afraid to take responsibility during difficult times.
Rem Darbinyan (founder, SmartClick) is reflecting on the business skills necessary for startup success
David Bequette (innovation, entrepreneurship and program management expert) is sharing his views on the mindset necessary for starting from zero and achieving success.
Hiroki Tachiiri (entrepreneur, adviser, investor) is sharing experience & advice on starting a business.
Nico Schermers (Ambassador of the Netherlands) is analyzing nuances of leadership in the public sector.
Exams were held for the first stage of the Leadership development course.