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IMPM alumnus Dr. Ramchan Woo speaks about G Flex 2

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LG's Dr. Ramchan Woo, the company's mobile architect responsible for the new G Flex, argues that all design tends to start with straight lines and rectangles, because they're easy to make, before proceeding to the more natural and organic feel of flowing curved lines. Making curves is hard, whether you're talking about cars, architecture, or home appliances, but doing it is worth it for LG because of the better aesthetics and ergonomics. "Why curved again?," asks Woo. "Our biggest and simplest answer is it's more beautiful."

IMPM partner school FGV/EBAPE recognized as best admin school in Brazil

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The Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV/EBAPE) has been ranked as the best School of Administration for the second year running, and is placed among the top three Institutions of Higher Education in Brazil

IMPM recognized as a new business education model

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The IMPM is what management education needs today. Graduates need to be able to synthesize, criticize, and think analytically, while working within a global environment. All these skills require holistic thinking, rather than specialization in a functional domain are what the IMPM delivers. 

IMPM Alumni Steve Kent becomes Deputy Premier

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In Newfoundland Steve Kent also takes on the mantle of deputy premier, and he is once again responsible for the Office of Public Engagement

Reflections on Module One of the IMPM

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 Damiano Baj, a participant on the International Master of Practicing Management programme (IMPM), writes about his experiences in Module One, the Reflective Mindset.  In the article he indicates that "it was an intense emotion to live this experience, sharing thoughts and supporting each other."

The IMPM - a program where participants have Impact on their own development and their organization

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Dora Koop, Managing Director of the IMPM illustrates how participants in the IMPM can have a positive impact on their own development and that of their organisation.  The Program focuses on using work - not making work as participants apply their learning.   This is in contrast to most executive programs.

Strategic Thinking Can be Taught

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As you move up the corporate ladder you don't have more time for strategic thinking (Mintzberg) unless you organize you time to do so.  The author suggests some ways to take more time for strategic thinking.  

Henry Mintzberg’s Un-MBA Management Program

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Lili Hall came across the International Masters Program in Practicing Management (IMPM) by chance. She had considered MBA programs before, but the standard options seemed too formulaic. - See more at: http://poetsandquantsforexecs.com/2014/02/26/henry-mintzbergs-un-mba-pro...