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Friday 26 April 2019

Lunch & Learn: When # 2 Becomes # 1 - China vs. USA

Date: Friday, April 26th 2019
Time: 12:15 - 14:00
Place: Webster University Geneva, LLC 1

12:15 : Registration

12:30 : Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Michal Paserman, MBA and MA in Management and Leadership Programs Director

12:40 : When # 2 Becomes # 1 - China vs. USA
The USA has been the first economy in the world since it bypassed the United Kingdom in 1872. Step by step, the USA became the worldwide reference in many domains: military equipment, technological innovation, university education, movie industry, sodas … The People’s Republic of China experienced an impressive comeback over the last forty years. It is now the largest exporting economy. It is the first market in the world for cars, smartphones, internet, steel, the largest energy consumer, the longest HSR network, has the highest number of unicorns, taking over … the great America. And, it is on the verge of exhibiting the highest GDP in the world. The election of President Trump has opened a period of hostility of the USA towards China. Are we moving towards a change of leadership? What are the plausible scenarios?

Speaker: Dr. Dominique Jolly is Professor of Business Strategy at Webster University Geneva where he chairs the Walker School of Business & Technology. He previously worked for SKEMA Business School (Sophia-Antipolis, France), HEC Montréal (Montréal, Canada), Grenoble Ecole de Management (Grenoble, France), and the Center on China Innovation at CEIBS (Shanghai, China). He works as a consultant for several large companies. He also advises international organizations and foreign governments in the areas of innovation and technology. His assignments have taken him to more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa.

While this is a free event, we kindly ask that you register >> HERE
Friday, April 26
Webster University Geneva, LLC 1
Route de Collex 9 1293 Bellevue, Switzerland