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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...

Lessons on Other Cultures

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Sharon Cohen, senior executive from Fairmont Hotels says that rarely a week goes by where she does not draw from her experiences on IMPM. Learning from other cultures and regularly employing the practice of reflection has allowed myself and my organisation to solve cross-departmental issues in a more diplomatic manner.

IMPM Participants Visit Rio de Janeiro Project

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The economist Paulo Faveret, from BNDES, says that he has changed because of the IMPM. "O foco é o indivíduo e a empresa em si, não o business", explica ele que admite já ter mudado por causa das aulas. "Hoje dou mais ênfase à reflexão. Procuro ouvir cada vez mais o outro para entender o contexto geral a fim de chegar a alguma solução", conta.

IMPM Innovations and Teaching Approach

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Still going strong after 18 years, the IMPM continues to evolve with new approaches in management education.