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"Let's Talk Business 3.0" Session #2: "Lessons from the Financial Markets"

Finance & Investments

Webinar on "Technology and Innovation Challenges" by SRC

The NUCB Business School Student Representative Council conducted the first session of their webinar series entitled "Let's Talk Business" on Monday, July 12 which was attended by 18 participants from all over the world. The guest speakers Mr. Peter Faulkner, who is head of global information technology at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, and Mr. Davide Cristiani, Luiss and NUCB BS DDP student and information engineer by profession. Both shared their experiences and insights about the IT industry and why many are failing in the process of digital transformation. What are the challenges which bring startups and innovators to the point of failure?

The two speakers highlighted the concept that technology alone is not enough to create and produce innovation; rather, the business model is the backbone of the whole process. This is the reason many firms are struggling to survive digital transformation.

Information on upcoming student-led webinar, "Lessons from the Financial Markets"

Powered by Flash, the Student Representative Council (SRC) is conducting a webinar on “Lessons from the Financial Markets” on Monday, the 19th of July. The guest speakers are Dr. Tal Mofkadi, a visiting faculty member from Tel Aviv University who teaches Business Analysis for our school’s MSc in Management program, and Mr. Ivor Burgos, a Fall 2019 exchange student of our school and works for global financial institution in Netherlands. The two will share insights and experiences related to finance and investments, including how to make financial decisions that have impact at micro and macro levels.

You can register for the upcoming session through the link below. For Registration

Schedule: Monday, July 19th, 2021 - 8 PM JST
Platform: Zoom
Step 1: Please fill out submit this registration form.
Step 2: Global Frontier Network Team will send you by email the link of this event 1 hour prior to the start.

About the Inclusive Environment series

The Global Frontier Network (GFN), one of the subnetworks under the Student Representative Council (SRC), is made up of current students who would like to leverage the strength of our School's diversity in order to engage all members of the NUCB community and business professionals with a new webinar series.

Building an Inclusive Environment is essential to any organization that truly wants to be connected to the society, acknowledging, accepting, supporting, respecting and valuing each and every single individual, their unique experiences and perspectives, regardless of differences. This applies at all scales: studies have shown that when Diversity & Inclusion are properly implemented, the performance of the organization is improved across the board with various metrics (productivity, innovation, financial performance, etc.).

About the Global Frontier Network

GFN is a student-led initiative that strives to be the platform that brings together the School's diverse community and forges new connections. With borders and boundaries coming down, it is essential to be mindful of the various differences and nuances tied to everyone's background and experiences.

• To build a strong community that reflects the School's founding vision of embracing the "Frontier Spirit" by leveraging diversity and applying knowledge to inspire others
• To ensure an accessible, inclusive, and stimulating network for all students, regardless of their gender, nationality, ethnic, cultural, social, religious and political backgrounds.

• To energize student mobility between all programs
• To encourage knowledge exchange within and outside the community
• To embrace international exposure, cultural awareness and global business practices