Lecturers

Everything rises and falls on leadership

John Maxwell

Tad Nadolny

Risk Management

While there are many contributors to the failure of a project, there is not a single ‘silver bullet’ solution. The element that comes closest is the comprehensive project plan. However no amount of planning can prepare today’s business leaders for an unexpected incident or the chance of a ‘Black Swan’ event. Many projects fail because teams see the plan as a static document instead of a dynamic framework for achieving a set of project objectives. To see unexpected events or risks before they happen, project leaders need a lot of pre-emptive analysis and structured mitigation action.

Given the nature of risks and uncertainties of fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, projects teams must know and understand fundamental principles of risk management, and the practical application of risk management techniques, tools and processes to minimise the effect of risks or probability of these occurring.

This module will allow students to understand and practice different scenarios of risk management, and learn how successful project teams develop strong business cases, project charters and complex risk management plans, by exposing a project’s strengths and weaknesses and applying fact-based decision-making and targeted, better-evaluated risk taking approach.
The session is led by Tad Nadolny, an acknowledged entrepreneur and highly accomplished business leader with over 20 years of global experience in managing large teams, complex technology projects and building shared service operations for leading international technology companies.

Tad has developed his global business acumen and action-oriented leadership style while working across Europe, North and Latin America and Asia for world-renowned brands in the high-tech industry, including AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Nokia, Pearson Technology and recently Canon Europe. Tad offers a very unique blend of expertise in programme management, business transformation, change management, and ICT operations credited with strong business performance and undivided customer focus. He has the knowledge, business experience, gravitas and senior leadership to lead, coach and develop multicultural teams across complex global operations.

Tad holds an MBA degree with distinction from the University of Surrey and currently resides in the UK.

News

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.

Contact

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

Location

 

Gdańsk, Poland

 

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