Tawfik Jelassi chair of the 2012 EFMD Conference on Management Education in the MENA region

July 03, 2012

dean tawfik jelassi was invited to chair the 2012 european foundation for management development (efmd) conference on management education in the middle-east and north africa (mena) region.

4-6 november 2012, beirut, lebanon.
with the theme “business schools in the mena region - empowering the next generation of leaders”, the conference will be chaired by dr. tawfik jelassi, dean and professor of e-business and information technology at enpc mba paris. the conference will address topics such as the role of business schools in society, business education for employment, family business, entrepreneurship in the region and the role of women, managing country risk perception, research and executive education among others.  deans, assistant deans, director of programmes, those in charge of international relations or with an interest in the middle east and north africa region are invited to join the conference.  among the leading academics and business representatives from the mena region, north america, europe and asia that have already confirmed as speakers are fadi ghandour, the ceo of aramex and raghda jaber, former advisor to the finance minister in lebanon who will provide thought-provoking input.
the efmd has a membership network of about 800 business schools and 16,000 management development professionals from academia, business, public organizations in over 80 countries around the world.  
this event is hosted by the american university of beirut, olayan school of business, and sponsored by gmac (graduate management admission council). the program is available on www.efmd.org/mena