Black Swans Mating: Reacting Effectively to Strategic Surprises
An introductory presentation to IE University, our teaching methodology and our programs with time for questions
Right now, the world is experiencing at least two "BlackSwans" (and they may be mating).Business school offers you the skills, frameworks, and tools for conventional sound decisions:Porter's Five Forces, the Four Ps of Marketing and Discounted Cashflow help when things are stable.But how do you model -or at least think through clearly -geopolitical shocks, "BlackSwans", like COVID19, the oil price war or renewed tension over migrants coming to Europe?In this session, Dr. Milo Jones will not offer you a crystal ball to see the future.He will, however, give you a toolkit to make sense of the present more clearly, and perhaps to catch a glimpse of the future.As a result, you'll make better decisions in the months to come.You may even discover ways to profit from disorder...
Strategy | Intelligence Analysis | Geopolitics | Investing
IE professor since 2008. Worked for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter in New York, for Accenture in London and served in the United States Marine Corps. In addition to his PhD from Kent, he holds an MA with Distinction in International Relations, an MBA from London Business School, and a BA from Northwestern University