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Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation is an important theme for higher education institutions. EPFL EMBA allows me to upskill, stay sharp, learn, and get a broader view on business administration, together with an innovation flavor that is particularly important for my teaching, research and administrative activities, and my personal development.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL EMBA focus on Innovation and Technology was the best step to take for career progression and personal development. EPFL's reputation made it an even easier choice.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The eMBA at EPFL offers a unique proposition that perfectly aligns with my career goals. The program's focus on innovation management, will provide me with new insights and tools to apply to exciting projects and business strategies moving forward.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?After 20 years in the same industry, I needed to train myself to remain relevant and have a greater impact on my company, the EPFL EMBA with its focus on Innovation management was the perfect fit.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Business is evolving rapidly and requires innovative problem solving skills. This EMBA program will teach me how to become more agile and a resourceful thinker. The saying goes that the people around you shape who you are. In my pursue to become a well-rounded professional and a manager of diverse and cross-functional teams, I cannot thing of a better place to be than EPFL with its unmistakable prestige in the fields of engineering and technology.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The focus of this particular EMBA made very attractive for me. It provides a perfect balance of business and application of technology.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA Program provides the right environment and setting to further develop my innovation leadership skills and to connect with other talents from around the world.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA provides the right balance between theory and pratice in management of technology to shape the future of business and society.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA stands out for its focus on innovation management and the class is a good mix of cultures, backgrounds and industries. Much more than just a degree, this program will allow me to learn from top professors and brilliant classmates, as well as further expand my network.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?There is no doubt that EPFL is a leading institution on Innovation. If you combine the expertise of the teachers, which ranges from academic masters to industry experts, this EMBA was an easy choice, especially when paired with the diverse pool of students ranging across multiple industries and nationalities, I look forward to developing myself personally and professionally through interacting with such an amazing group.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL's EMBA orientation towards innovation and the technical background of the university made it much more appealing than other similar EMBAs. In addition, it had a more hands-on, down to earth attitude. The placement in the western part of Switzerland, which I don't often travel to, is a welcomed bonus for me.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?In a constantly changing world, it's a journey to link the future to the present and it is an opportunity for me to be part of that. With EPFL Harnessing Innovation EMBA, I will walk through the path in a good hand.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL's EMBA provides the best business education focused on innovation. The professional world is increasingly demanding and its complexity grows as a consequence. Therefore, this is a natural step for personal development and EPFL's best international reputation made my decision obvious.
Both in Europe and North America, he has been engaged in the industries of water and energy supplies, building control systems, energy measurement and battery storage systems. He is pragmatic and creative-minded and has worked in both – global companies and small and medium enterprises. In his current role at Frey AG Stans, he experiences many interesting aspects of his previous activities being combined, extended by the fascination for technical innovation and entrepreneurial culture.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?My three main reasons for choosing EPFL EMBA where the focus on innovation, the diverse range of participants and its practical relevance. My general motivation for an EMBA is to gain new academic insights and enhance my network.
Privately, JC enjoys exploring People-oriented solutions, from revisiting the design of simple things to the construction of buildings for small families, startup offices or student accommodations.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL EMBA is an ideal fit to complement my experience in corporate structuring and setting up of new ventures. The focus on harnessing innovation produces an attractive combination of learning modules dedicated to reinforcing creativity and value-add/value-capture for a wide range of markets and industries.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The program approaches the Innovation from the point of view of business strategy, the new skills and knowledge to be acquired will allow me to develop value propositions and better serve ambitions of the organization I'm working for. Moving myself forward with the EPFL EMBA is making things happen for the next steps of my professional journey.
Industry: Real Estate
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL ecosystem and the emphasis on innovation management of the EMBA program, have been valuable assets in my decision-making process. I believe the fast-paced and demanding world environment will force me to anticipate, and constantly adapt the business strategy of my company.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation has become the key to remain relevant, yesterday's banking giants are struggling to adapt and tackle a fast-paced innovation. As an engineer and a financial services consultant I hope to make a difference and support the industry to move to the next step of the digital ladder. Through the EMBA I hope to acquire the right set of skills to identify and develop new products and business ideas, convince stakeholders and generate new value for the customer and organizations. The focus on innovation, technical acumen and hands-on approach were especially appealing to me.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EMBA program at EPFL, one of the best university in the world, represents for me the best opportunity to further develop myself in an environment which gives particular attention to innovation.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I would like to tap into something different from the things I have been involved with throughout my career. Based on this, EPFL was really inviting, as I could experience this program with professionals that have completely different backgrounds compared to mine, while also having a personal experience outside of Brazil.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL EMBA Program has immediately resonated with my interests and needs. It focuses on technology and innovation, which are the cornerstones of the ongoing transformation of Philip Morris International. Better understanding of the background of company's strategical decisions, which translate into the projects covered with my risk advisory, will allow me to ``speak the language`` of business stakeholders and gather new perspectives on the risks. Moreover, I trust that the EPFL EMBA program will help me improve my entrepreneurship and leadership skills, which are crucial to effectively design and run the enterprise risk management program. I strongly believe that these interactive studies will open my horizons and become the enabler for the career progression and personal development.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The film industry has been going through an extraordinary technological and innovation disruption. Attending an EPFL‚Äôs EMBA was evidence. I expect it to enhance mirrors and bridges intra industries to thrive through this storm.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I choose the EMBA in EPFL to explore new areas like innovation, entrepreneurship or digital marketing. I am convinced that today, in any industry, innovation is the key for success. With my EMBA, I aspire to broaden my vision and expand my horizons by learning new skills and tools to be part of the world of tomorrow.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EMBA at EPFL will consolidate my entrepreneurship and leadership skills, strengthen my approach to economy and law, and teach me new tools to help people give their best to the world, and get proud of our journey.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL MBA gives you the skills that are need in this fast changing world where markets and customer behavior can change rapidly. I choose this EMBA as the hand-ons approach focussing on combining theory with practice suits me perfectly. Further, I want to gain additional knowledge in a wide range of disciplines in order to grow personally and professionally.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I applied for EPFL's EMBA because of its world-class reputation and the major of Harnessing Innovation. It's hepling me for the next step in my career and to expand my network.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA is a logical choice when searching for an EMBA with a strong academic reputation. What differs this program from others is the focus on innovation, technology, and design - at EPFL one can be sure to learn from innovation experts.
He graduated as an Electronic Engineer with a Master degree in Innovation Product and Business Development. Innovation has always been core of his mindset keeping the consumer at the core. His enthusiasm to always approach complex challenges by empowering the team always led the project with successful results.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL EMBA is a natural choice when I discovered that Innovation and technology is blended to the business knowledge of an MBA. I chose the EPFL EMBA to deepen my business skills for a broader understanding of the business world. The opportunity to connect with people from different horizons, moving out of my comfort zone and sharing knowledge/expertise from different horizons will definitively enriched me personally and professionally.
In everything she does, Stéphanie is driven by an unshakeable purpose: create a positive impact for People and the Planet.
From an Industrial Processes engineer background, she has intrinsically combined continuous improvement methods with environment health and safety (EHS), in Aluminum and Food industry, seeking for processes simplification, people development and engagement.
Stéphanie joined PMI 2 years ago, influencing with her team an in-depth transformation in Sustainability Manufacturing to operate in the most resource efficient, safe and responsible way.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?For the challenge, reinventing myself, thinking out of the box and explore new sustainability horizons. There is one sentence from Oscar Wilde in which I deeply recognize myself 'Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars'. I'm prepared for a significant personal investment, and I see with deep excitement all benefits this direction offers. It is for me a logical step of personal development, from leadership and influencing skills; maturing from a subject matter expert to entrepreneurship, strategy thinking, value creation and customer centricity. In an environment in constant transformation, Innovation and Sustainability cannot work separately. I expect bringing the best value of this experience to my company transformation, and enjoy even deeper an already exciting work experience. Innovation EMBA is for me the perfect combination to develop next career steps , with the great opportunity to meet with brilliant people from various horizons and experiences, and learn from them. EPFL is world class reputation and I'm extremely proud to be part of this team effort for the next 18 months.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Facing continuous changes within the industry, I wish to direct myself towards management of innovation in a broad and cross-disciplinary spectrum. Building on my current experience of over 12 years in multicultural scientific and industrial environments, I believe that joining eMBA Program at EPFL will help me to direct my ambition towards new demanding and inspiring tasks. It is my key to success.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL is a recognisable brand that symbolises scientific excellence, entrepreneurship and innovation. At the crossroads between cutting-edge science and real-world implementations, it a perfect match for professionals who seek forward-thinking business education.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Looking for ways to further my career and break out of technical positions, the EPFL EMBA was an obvious choice. The school's reputation was of course a decisive factor but more importantly it was the focus on innovation that sealed the deal.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA program is the prefect opportunity to join executive management knowledge to the technical experience. Due to the passion on new technologies, this EMBA, focused on innovation management, was the natural choice.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation is no longer exclusively linked to technology, but essential to all aspects of the business world - a cornerstone for survival. The name and reputation of EPFL, linked with the holistic and hands-on approach to executive education provides a new relevant challenge. I am convinced it allows me to stand out and stay ahead, drive innovation, value creation and bring real impact.
She is passionate about innovation and making ideas happen, continuously learn from others and seek to inspire people with new ideas and concepts.
In her role, she is also responsible for sourcing innovative digital communication solutions that can render communications more efficient and continuously provide value to the Business.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL is one of the most innovative and recognised science and technology institutions in the world. The EMBA brings together a comprehensive programme focusing on innovation management and key leadership competencies development in an inspirational and multicultural environment. I believe that it consolidates the different aspects to drive innovation and get the necessary skills to face future challenges in a fast-changing world.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL's EMBA program with focus on innovation and technology management is unique. The thoroughly interesting course plan and its modules, can help me make significant progress in my personal development. The program has an international focus, with very talented and culturally diverse participants that I can learn from. This very much reflects my current work environment in an international team, with team members across the globe in the United States, India and Europe.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL MBA program is focused on digitalization & innovation and how those might be changing the business, its model and the landscape. This program will enable me to step up and assess what digitalization / innovation can bring to our organization.
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Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I was looking for an EMBA, attended different information sessions and knew without hesitation after EPFL's that my decision was made. The focus on Innovation management together with EPFL's reputation attract some of the most creative minds, high-caliber professors and reunites all of them in a thrilling environment in EPFL campus.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL’s worldwide excellent reputation and this unique EMBA program focusing on innovation harnessing will bring me to the next level - how exciting!
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EMBA at EPFL led by innovation experts will strengthen and deepen my innovation, technology, and design skills, by learning more on management and leadership competencies. Building on my experience, it will allow me to gain in forward-thinking and end to end innovation management. And enjoy even more working in innovative environments
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I chose the EPFL EMBA to enhance my competences and obtain new tools which are going to be key in my new job position. Moreover, I need to take a step back and I am looking forward to seeing what my EMBA colleagues from other industries are currently doing and perhaps build some synergies with them which could benefit both sides.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation is a journey from thrilling idea to satisfied customer. The EPFL EMBA program provides the perfect complementary resources to develop my innovation management skills to stay at cutting edge in a fast moving field. I am surrounded with hard working talents, which motivates me to evolve rapidly.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I chose EPFL EMBA to learn to think out of the box, innovation process and set of methodologies that will help me in growing my venture. It also provide an immense networking opportunity and maybe find new business opportunities, business concept and ideas.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?When I heard for the first time about the EPFL EMBA, I was sure that joining the program was the right decision to be taken. With its focus on Technology and Innovation, the program is a perfect fit for my career aspiration and personal development.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation is the fundamental element that allows every society to develop and with which every organization is confronted. EPFL is a center of excellence, with a program that falls within my fields of interest. My goal is to broaden my horizons and learn new tools that will allow me to face the modern professional world and new challenges.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Always eager to learn, I started raising interest in Smart Cities. My marketing background not being of much help in the learning process on how to build a Smart City, I was looking to find a MBA in innovation and technology, exactly what EPFL offered.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I am convinced that the EPFL EMBA with focus on innovation management and technology is the perfect fit to achieve my goal of expanding my professional horizons, gaining the competitive edge, creating impact in this rapidly changing business environment and progressing to a higher career level.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Having the ambition to support the innovation potential of SME's, the EPFL EMBA's focus on innovation management is the logical step towards developing an agent of change profile. The small size of the cohort and diverse profiles assembled by the team as well as the emphasis on in-person learning are some of the key aspects making the program attractive.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Having already studied Business and Management, I was looking for more than a traditional MBA program and found the EPFL's focus on Innovation and Digital Transformation very interesting to develop new skills in a constantly evolving field.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?An EMBA focused on innovation management provides the perfect complement to my current background, and allows me to fully bridge the gap between the technological and the business aspects of the field I am active in. EPFL's offering completely satisfies these requirements and provides an exciting platform for personal growth.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA is the perfect combination of innovation, entrepreneurship and business strategy to maximize my business acumen. The theoretical concepts and the hands-on approach from the program will allow me to boost my professional development. The interaction with my classmates from diverse background and businesses will enable me to increase my leadership skills.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The future belongs to those who prepare for it today . EMBA's focus on innovation management combined with EPFL's world-class reputation made my decision a no-brainer. It is the natural next step to take for career progression and personal development to prepare for the future .
Industry: Manufacturing/Defense Industry
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Choosing EPFL is a strategic choice since the university is primarily known as an engineering school, which will allow me to be in contact with the industry while studying the fundamentals of innovation in an EMBA. The best of both worlds.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL's EMBA orientation towards innovation, the technical background of the university and its reputation made it much more appealing than other similar EMBAs. This EMBA is a great extension to my finance, technology and industrials background with hands-on, down to earth attitude.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EMBA program at EPFL got my attention because of its unique focus to entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management, and how to create value and develop new business opportunities out of those. Combining Management with technological Innovation at a first-class institution in a practical oriented manner made my choice easy.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA provides a key complementary education to my background in engineering. Harnessing innovation from ideation to commercialization allows professionals of any industry to effectively create new ideas and to choose the most worthwhile to be brought forward. With its scientific, fact-based, efficient approach, the EPFL EMBA provides the perfect toolbox to effectively harness innovation at any stage of development.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?In current fast-moving environment, technology, innovation and change management will be key for professional and personal success and growth. Harnessing innovation and embracing change are therefore crucial skills to develop and invest in. EPFL's undeniable reputation in these fields ensures a top-tier program, as well as an assembly of creative, insightful, diverse, and open minds. All these factors combined, made it an easy decision to join the program.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I am familiar with the challenges of a dynamic competitive environment and having utilised different management styles and approaches to innovation and continuous improvement myself, I was not always satisfied with the outcome and felt I could do more. I decided to embark on my journey through the EPFL EMBA in Innovation program. My goal is to enhance my own unique toolkit, making the most of the state-of-the-art EPFL teachings and my real-life experiences.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?What brings my attention to the EMBA is the and the hands-on attitude with an innovative perspective. Along my career I have led multiple projects, where behind of each task, there is creativity and collaboration from multiple environments. I believe the program will give me a wider insight to manage innovation in the most effective way, to succeed in my future career ventures!
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EPFL EMBA's focus on technology and identifying and harnessing innovation seems a perfect match with the innovation and technology driven industry I am working in and my personal and professional interests. It is the right moment in my career to start this program, excel in my current position and improve my contributions to the company‚ & future objectives and strategy.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The EMBA program at the EPFL offers courses and experts that support the development of missing skills such as business development, finances including accounting or innovation management. The hands-on structure with several projects supporting practical learning on real world problems in a team with people from different backgrounds is, in my opinion, the perfect way to achieve the best learning effect. The overall strategy of the program, which aims to develop all necessary skills to take an innovation from an idea to a viable business model including sales, is very much in line with my current interests and needs.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL EMBA is my choice for many reasons from the program’s curriculum to university’s top ranking worldwide and exposure to multicultural study environment. What I value the most is the fact that this EMBA is designed for engineers who want to enhance their technical skills with a business degree to be able to oversee the big picture, harness innovation and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. This is exactly what I am looking for to achieve my career and development goals.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation is one of the key factors of a sustainable and healthy business. The EMBA at EPFL offers a unique opportunity to expand the knowledge of innovation management in a creative and professional environment. To get a chance to improve my knowledge in a vast selection of different modules made the choice very easy for me.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Especially in the areas of communicating, formalizing and promoting ideas within interdisciplinary teams and subsequently initiating and leading their efficient realization I wish to adapt further competencies. I am convinced that the unique curriculum of your EMBA allows me to acquire exactly those essential skills.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?The focus on innovation and technology management was key, as the organization I lead is science and technology driven. This is my opportunity to prepare for the next steps in my professional life.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I choose the EPFL EMBA because it's focused on innovation, strategy and new technologies. That's what I'm passionate about and this program is the best way for me to keep learning on these topics while meeting proficient and nice people!
Although he grew up and studied in Swiss (and even a Swiss citizen), he is descended from Sri Lanka. This mix of culture create a spicy fondu that brings curiosity from others.
He is a project manager in the medical device (MD) field. Working for Medtronic for almost a decade. He has previously worked for Thermo-Fisher Scientific and several others society. He worked in several technical fields (Electronic industry, IT support, Mecanic and Electric/Automation) before putting his feet in MD.
He builds a broad technical knowledge (IT, Mechanic, Automation, industrial vision system, AI vision system, Pneumatic) based on his work experience and studies. He is curious and willing to learn new technology.
How people describe him: Hyper social like to interact with others. Selfless, like to help others. His speciality is to watch out for a problem and add a pinch of creativity to fix it and make it better.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?I am often considered as an unorthodox and sometimes even eccentric due to creativity, my idea and the way I see the world. My ideas are often in starting block even if it is the best solution. Often it is frustrating for not being able to sell my idea. I was looking to find a personal transformation to be able to fulfill this gap. I have started by doing a personal test to better understand me and others. This helped me a lot, but still main key was missing. My inner self was telling me that EMBA was a solution to build missing competency. I get to know about this EMBA during a conference on AI technology. I left this conference with curiosity. I dug all information available on the internet and finally decided to enrol myself to unleash the potential. I strongly believe that this EMBA will provide gap to be a better entrepreneur of my idea. This EMBA is the step to take for career progression and personal development. ``An idea without a plan is just a dream...``. Idea is the innovation I see and the plan is this EMBA...
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?Innovation and technology management in EPFL is an eye-opener for me, to approach not only the methodology and systematical learning but also diversified alumni across different industries.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?As an engineer working in Software Developement for the Healthcare industry, I'm very attached to technology and innovation. The EPFL EMBA focuses very specifically on Innovation Management. As an EPFL Alumni, I'm aware of the excellent quality of its education, as well as the incredibly stimulating environment that its campus provides.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL is highly ranked world school. Its EMBA focuses on innovations. The MBA in general would be a solid asset in my career, as well as an opportunity for new networking.
Why I chose EPFL EMBA?EPFL's EMBA, is straight on point with the objectives of my organization and my vision of the future. Moreover, holding an EMBA from a Federal Institute of Technology makes particular sense for an academic profile as mine.
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