Sciences Po and ESA Business School Beirut signed a partnership agreement this Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Sciences Po headquarters in Paris, in the presence of ESA Business School Director General Maxence Duault and Sciences Po Executive Education Director Philippe Guerinet.
This partnership covers the development of a certification program at the end of which participants will receive the “Board of Directors Certification – Performance Enhancement through Corporate Governance” certificate. This program is intended for business administrators in Lebanon and the Near and Middle East region.
The training is designed to professionalize corporate directors so that they fully fulfill their responsibilities and contribute to improving the effectiveness and quality of the board and preparing a new generation of certified and/or independent directors.
Implementation of this training was entrusted to Executive Education of Sciences Po and ESA’s Institute for Finance and Governance (IFG).
The training will be delivered in a “hybrid” format (modules 1 to 5 remotely, module 6 and face-to-face certification in Sciences Po) and will extend over a period of approximately six months divided into a total of six modules. 9 days.
The certification course for the first class will start in June 2023.
In his speech, Maxence Duault welcomed the implementation of this certificate, which is a real need and responds to the desire of a major management school in ESA Beirut, to be on the side of companies and professionals in Lebanon in a crisis. He wanted to thank Sciences Po and its director Matthias Wicherat for this partnership that ensures, if necessary, the excellence of the training provided by ESA and the quality of the long-standing relationship that unites the two institutions with exchange programs for bachelor students.
Philippe Gurinet, Director of Sciences Po Executive Education, sees the potential in this partnership to address the need to professionalize governance internationally, a topic on which Sciences Po Executive Education has built real expertise over the past 10 years. and to take advantage of ESA’s knowledge of local markets to address administrators in Lebanon and the Near and Middle East.
Hadi Al-Assad, coordinator of the IFG, stressed for his part that establishing good governance involves the use of independent directors on the board of directors, who must be trained and certified. This partnership will undoubtedly allow for the creation of a pool of administrators capable of performing their roles well in Lebanon and the region.
About ESA Business School
Born on April 5, 1996 through a Franco-Lebanese intergovernmental agreement, Beirut Business School (ESA) is a business school dedicated to training executives and leaders in Lebanon and the Middle East.
Managed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Paris Île-de-France region, ESA offers 11 degree programs from bachelor to doctorate and welcomes 550 students per year trained by nearly 200 professors and international experts.
Building on its success over the past 25 years, ESA is today a brand in its own right that enjoys a reputation that matches the excellence of its partnerships with the largest European schools.
ESA has a network of more than 4,500 graduates around the world who demonstrate genuine attachment to their schools.
In addition to its primary mission as a Grande Ecole and strong in its values, ESA is fully committed to Lebanon’s future by leading an innovation ecosystem with a real social impact, particularly through its Institute for Finance and Governance (IFG). Its SmartESA Incubator and its Executive Education Division
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On the strength of the general observation, and more evident every day, that current transformations do not make it possible to be satisfied with what has been achieved and learned, Sciences Po Executive Education has given itself the mission to support executives, managers and the public. and non-governmental organizations in their dynamics of transformation and development.
Its pedagogy combines humanities and social sciences, multidisciplinarity and professional anchoring specialization. A unique mix that irrigates 200 diploma, certification, short or tailor-made training programs placed within 11 themes.
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Sciences Po and ESA Business School Beirut signed a partnership agreement this Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the Sciences Po headquarters in Paris, in the presence of ESA Business School Director General Maxence Dualt and Sciences Po Executive Education Director Philippe Guerinet. This partnership covers the development of a certified program…