Thank you very much for your registration for the EMBA HSG Homecoming 2020 “Be Human – Stay Human”.

Date: Friday, February 28th, 2020 
Place: Weiterbildungszentrum Holzweid (WBZ-HSG), St.Gallen


From 8:00 Arrival of Guests / Welcome Coffee 
08.30 – 09.00

Welcome Speeches: 
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller (New Rector of the University of St.Gallen since February 2020)
Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger (Academic Director EMBA HSG) 

Prof. Dr. Rolf Dubs, Prof. Dr. Jürg Manella, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jenewein und Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger

Franziska Eberhard(President of the  EMBA HSG Alumni Board)

Prof. Dr.  Winfried Ruigrok (Dean of the Executive School of Management, Technology & Law an der University of  St.Gallen)

09.00 – 09.20 Presentation by Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger (Academic Director EMBA HSG) and Markus Schmidt (Founder and President of QSID)
09.20 – 10.30 Presentation: “The Privilege of Leadership:  The Skills and Courage to Care”
by Bob Chapman (Vorstand & CEO; Barry-Wehmiller)
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.00 Presentation by Jean-Claude Biver (Chairman of Hublot, Former President; LVMH Watch Division)
12.00 – 13.00 Presentation by Prof. Dr. Miriam Meckel (Direktorin am Institut für Medien- und Kommunikationsmanagement, Universität St. Gallen)
13.00 – 14.00/14.30 Networking Lunch 
14.00 – 14.30 General Assembly of the EMBA HSG Alumni Association (optional) 
14.30 – 15.30

Workshops (1 out of 8 workshops) 
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jenewein (Full Professor of Business Administration & Director of the Institute for Customer Insight, University of St.Gallen); Topic: “What heroes do differently”
Claudio Feser (Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company) Topic: “How great leaders inspire people and organizations, and how can I learn to inspire” 
Christo Foerster (Founder of Your Best Me & Motivational Speaker, Microadventurer and Author); Topic: “DEIN BESTES ICH – Was du könntest, wenn du dürftest”
René Borbonus (Trainer & Speaker, Communico GmbH); Topic: “Respekt”
Dr. Valentin Ade (Founder, The Negotiation Studio); Topic: “Negotiating Humanely with Challenging Counterparts”
Cédric Waldburger (Founder of Tomahawk.VC, Founder and Investor of 15+ Internet Companies); Topic: “Minimalism for Founders and Investors”
Cornelia Ritz-Bossicard (President of swissVR, Managing Partner of 2bridge AG);  Topic: “Der Verwaltungsrat als Orchester – die Verwaltungsratspräsidentin als Dirigentin”
Eva Nietlispach (Mediator of conflicts in business and politics. Moderator of business conferences, Partner at KONSENS 46);  Topic: “Gekonnt kommunizieren und argumentieren”

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 – 18.00

Networking in a different way (joint group activities 1-3)

1) Ice cube vs. Artwork (attention takes place outside)
2) In the style of Jackson Pollock 
3) Stone by stone

18.00 Flying Dinner with Live Music


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