ZIBS Masterclass “Next generation leaders: changing models in changing times” in Shanghai – Thursday 9th January 2020

What is leadership?

As we enter the new decade of 2020, we are seeing more technological advances such as mobile, automation, and artificial intelligence. Together with new ways of working, and learning, and with the booming Chinese and international economy, we are entering an era of unprecedented change.

In order to navigate, thrive, and survive, in all of these changes, leadership is becoming increasingly important.

This issue has huge implications for policy makers, educators, entrepreneurs, professionals and anyone with aspirations to lead in 2020 and beyond.

You are invited the Leadership Masterclass by the Vice-Dean of the new Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) Joshua Kobb on Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday 9th January, 2020, 6.30pm – 9pm
  • Location: ZIBS Shanghai Office, Cross Tower, 17th Floor, 318 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu district, Shanghai 黄浦区华设大厦17楼

About the Masterclass

The ZIBS talk will address the evolution of leadership practice, looking at how styles have changed over time, and how this is linked to generational traits. As innovation continues to change how we do business, we should also think about what will make our future leaders successful.

What is the best way to lead in 2020? How can we develop our leadership skills and build a high performing team of leaders?

What are the differences between the different generations? and cultures? From the Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millenial, Zoomers, and people born after 90’s.
How might leadership in 1990 and 2020, and 2040 be different? and what can we learn from it?

We welcome you to join for the event to discuss about leadership, network with leading international professionals and learn about the ZIBS IMBA Program.

About the Speaker

Joshua Kobb is Vice Dean at the Zhejiang International Business School, based in Haining, Zhejiang Province, PRC, where he is focused on developing the global strategy and implementing strategic initiatives for the business school.

Prior to joining ZIBS, Joshua served as Chief Operating Officer for the Core Leadership Institute in Boston, USA, focused on delivering transformational leadership development programs. Throughout his career he has developed and implemented management, talent, and development programs at INSEAD, HEC Paris, Harvard Business Publishing, and Baruch College at the City University of New York.

Joshua holds an MA in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute at Middlebury College and a BA in Psychology from Rutgers University.

About Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS)


Zhejiang University International Business School was launched in 2018 and is China’s newest business school. Zhejiang University is a top 3 ranked Chinese University.

ZIBS is located Zhejiang University’s impressive, brand new, Haining campus. ZIBS is set to be a leading player in China and globally. ZIBS’ vision is to be a leading global ecosystem with business education as its core pillar. The university’s mission is to train business talents who are ready for the new global economic era, with a particular focus on new technologies, new economy and new finance.

Headquartered in Yangtze River Delta, one of the world’s most dynamic regions, Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) has a presence in global business hubs including Silicon Valley in the USA and London, UK.

About the iMBA Program at ZIBS

ZIBS cultivates senior managers and future leaders with global vision, social responsibility, and innovative entrepreneurship. The program ensures that students master solid foundational theories, effective leadership, interdisciplinary vision, and cross-cultural business skills which prepare them to face the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment.

Learn more about the iMBA program here.

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