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Thursday, October 25, 2018

1+1 Lecture Paris: Frameworks for Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage

About the lecture

In an economic environment that has entered the 'hyper-competition' stage, CEIBS President (European) Professor Dipak Jain will present a framework for how companies can compete effectively in today's market in the face of:

  • Intense competition coming from multiple sources;
  • Boundaries of competition becoming more blurred;
  • Technological breakthroughs appearing at rapid speed;
  • Demographic shifts creating profound impact; and
  • Social media changing market landscapes.

Using case studies from major global players and examining various industries such as automotive, pharmaceuticals, aviation, and global logistics, Prof. Jain will explore how companies can create value for their customers and, crucially, how they can capture that value to ensure their sustainable competitive advantage.

About Dr. Dipak Jain

Dr. Dipak C. Jain is President (European) and a Professor of Marketing and Global Advisor at CEIBS. As the former Dean of both INSEAD and Kellogg School of Management, he is a globally-recognized marketing and innovation expert whose insights have inspired a generation of business leaders to pursue success with significance.

Dr. Jain's influential career spans nearly four decades as an educator, a senior business school administrator, and a consultant to numerous corporations and governments. An award-winning scholar in his own right, Dr. Jain's areas of research expertise include the marketing of high-tech products, market segmentation and competitive market structure analysis, cross-cultural issues in global product diffusion, new product innovation, and forecasting models.

Among the many distinctions he has received for his teaching and service, Dr. Jain has received the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Prime Minister of India, an award that recognizes exceptional leadership contributions of overseas Indians.

Who should attend?

Friends of CEIBS, alumni, and professionals who are interested in enrolling in our MBA, Global EMBA, or EMBA programs.

Date & Time: October 25, 2018 at 19.30-21.15
Venue: Hotel Warwick, 5, rue de Berri - 75008 Paris
Language: English

Agenda:
18.00-18.30        Registration & Networking
18.30-18.45        Welcome & Alumni Sharing
18.45-20.15        Exclusive 1+1 Lecture by Dr. Dipak C. Jain
20.15-21.30        Networking

Registration: Please click here to register or email Ms. Hannah Saxby at h.saxby@ceibs.ch