Everything rises and falls on leadership

John Maxwell

Bob Dignen

Business Communication

Bob Dignen is an international coach, trainer and leading author in the field of international team and leadership development to major global corporates including Zurich Group, Media Saturn, Henkel, Credit Suisse and Roche Diagnostics.

Bob specialises in international team and leadership development, and delivers to clients globally. He provides international leadership coaching to those in senior and more junior succession / talent pools, and to leaders of international projects. His work also includes support for facilitation of project (kick-off) meetings and the running of international team-building sessions. His specialist areas can be summarized as:

  • coaching cross-border performance in senior international leaders
  • developing high performance in international teams
  • facilitating international project team performance
  • intercultural competence
  • consulting on organisational development and development of internal learningmaterials and development programmes

Bob is an advanced coach / practitioner for Team Management Profile, a licensed coach / practitioner for The International Profiler, and a licensed coach / practitioner for Fierce Conversations. He is currently gaining his ILM Level 7 Executive Coaching and Mentoring.

Bob is a prolific author in the field of international communication. Publications include:

  • Leading International Projects, Kogan Page
  • Communication for International Business, Harper Collins
  • Communicating Across Cultures, Cambridge University Press
  • Effective International Business Communication, Harper Collins
  • English for The Native Speaker (e-learning resource for Zurich Financial Services)
  • 50 Ways to improve your intercultural skills, Summertown
  • 50 Ways to improve your international presentation skills, Summertown

Bob’s main personal interests are global travel, photography and philosophy.


XIII MBA Pitching Session

On May 27, 2022, another important event took place – the annual MBA Pitching Session. This time the 13th MBA edition students presented their Capstone Projects.

MBA Alumni at the international ENTIME conference

MBA Alumni from the 11th edition of the International MBA in Strategy Program and Project Management studies presented their Capstone Project at the international 9th ENTIME* conference, which took place at the Faculty of Management and Economics on April 21-22, 2022.

Sustainable development – face of the future

The idea of sustainable development assumes such a growth that, while meeting the needs of modern societies, will not at the same time limit the development possibilities of the future generations.


MBA Programme Coordinator for Admission


Ewa Łusiak-Sobolewska
phone: +48 509 698 611
e-mail: els@zie.pg.edu.pl




MBA Programme Office

Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdańsk University of Technology
Traugutta Street 79, room 404
80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
phone: +48 58 348 63 55
phone: +48 517 849 332
e-mail: mba@zie.pg.edu.pl

MBA Director

PhD Beata Krawczyk-Bryłka
phone: +48 58 348 61 75
e-mail: mbadirector@pg.edu.pl



Gdańsk, Poland


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