[ESCA École de Management] How business schools are shaping leaders for the post COVID-19 era in Africa?
With this unprecedented global health crisis, today we are all forced to deal differently with
highly complex situations, by adapting our practices and our thinking. Companies are now
facing new challenges in the African contexts; the uncertain international environment, the
economic crisis, the necessity to accelerate to meet the needs of African consumers…
In this context, ESCA Ecole de Management is organizing an exceptional meeting, on June 9
th 2020 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, around the theme “How Business Schools are shaping leaders for
the Post-COVID-19 era in Africa”
This online meeting will have the participation of a high-quality panel. Indeed, for the first
time, 4 deans of the largest Business Schools in Africa, all AACSB accredited, will be brought
• Enase Okonedo Dean of Lagos Business School Pan-Atlantic University, in Nigeria
• Sherif Kamel, Dean of the School of Business at the American University in Cairo
and President of the board of governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in
• Piet Naudé, Dean of University of Slellenbosch Business School in South Africa
• Thami Ghorfi, Dean of ESCA Ecole de Management, Casablanca – Morocco.
This meeting will highlight the importance, the role, and the impact of Business Schools in
Africa in the post-COVID-19 era. How can leading business schools in different regions of
Africa, innovate, advocate, and work together to assist in designing the future? What will be
the must-have skills our graduates will need for this decade? How will evolve the leadership
needed by companies in different regions in Africa?
This webinar will be moderated by Dr Majid El Ghaib, Research Professor at ESCA Ecole de