What should you expect? 

London Business School’s top-ranked executive education and management training programmes empower individuals and organizations to perform at their very best. The EO/London Business School Growth Forum will feature extended sessions, deep dive learning and pre- and post-session homework.

*Schedule coming soon! Below is the 2020 schedule for your reference.

Sunday, 1 March 2020
3:00 p.m. Check into LBS or Danubius Regents Park Hotel
06:00 p.m. –  7:00 p.m. SGL Meeting with John Mullins and Kristin McLane
7:00 p.m. SGL Dinner (Invite Only) | Participants Dinner on Own
Monday, 2 March 2020
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Arrival & Registration at LBS
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Welcome and survey results Kristin McLane and John Mullins

Tee up seven-minute pitch process
John Mullins


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Study group work to select 7 – minute pitch candidates
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch with your study group
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Introduction to case – method learning; The angel investor
John Mullins
Caselet: Apex Ski Boots (To be distributed on-site)
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Study group work
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fireside chat with a past participant Serena Zipf, John Mullins
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Drinks, introductions, dinner and networking

John Mullins

7:30 p.m. Study Group Work


Tuesday, 3 March 2020
Morning Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Study Group Leaders’ meeting (SGLs only)
08:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Simple strategy Rebecca Homkes
Case: Ducati (A)
Reading: Rumelt, The Perils of Bad Strategy, McKinsey Quarterly; Porter,
The Five Competitive Forces that Shape Strategy (for those not familiar
with Porter’s 5 forces framework)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Group photo, networking lunch, email/phone time
1:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Reflection: Any “Aha’s?”
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The new team Rupert Merson
Case: Investic (A) Reading: Eisenhardt, How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight (HBR); Johnson, Don’t Begin Writing Your…(IESE)
5:15 p.m – 6:00 p.m. Pitch candidates due
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and networking
7:30 p.m. Study Group Work


Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Morning Breakfast
8:00 a.m – 8:30 a.m. Study Group Leaders’ meeting (SGLs only)
8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Inspiring change Raina Brands
Reading: Heath and Heath, Switch, Chapters 1, 5, and 7
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking lunch and email/phone time
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Reflection: Any “Aha’s?”
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Assessing entrepreneurial opportunities
John Mullins
Case: PetroLink (A)
Reading: Mullins, The New Business Road Test, Chapter 1
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tee up growth planning

John Mullins

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Growth planning with your study groups
9:00 p.m. Dinner in study groups (user-pay) at London restaurants to work further on action plans
Thursday, 5 March 2020
Morning Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Debrief lessons learned

7-minute opportunity pitches

John Mullins and presenters

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Program Wrap-Up
12:00 p.m. Closing Lunch
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
SGL debrief meeting with SGLs, John Mullins, and the EO – LBS team

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