A fantastic welcome to our EMBA 9 participants!


Friday 11th October, 2019

12:00 – Registration and light lunch

12:30 – 13:30 – Welcome Address and General Introduction by USI EMBA Director Prof. Gianluca Colombo

14:00 – 18:00 – “Teaming up for the USI EMBA Experience”, Andreas Bernhardt, Executive Development Advisor and Lead Coach, ESMT Berlin

18:15 – 19:15 – Gianluca Tagliabue, Ermenegildo Zegna Group CFO: A dialogue about finance in luxury

20:00 – Social Dinner, Shaker, Lugano


Saturday 12th October, 2019

9:00 – 13:00 – Introduction to “Quantitative Methods” prof. Kostis Christodoulou, Phd LBS, USI Visiting Professor in Quantitative Methods

13:00 – 14:00 – Light Lunch with sandwiches

14:00 – 15:00 – Prof. Kostis Christodoulou, Intro to Data Science: Making sense of and presenting one’s data in a beautiful and truthful fashion

Prof. Kostis Christodoulou has been teaching courses on Quantitative Methods, Decision Analysis, Business Statistics, Risk Management and Financial Modelling to MBA students and business executives at London Business School, City University Business School (where he received the MBA teaching award) and at ALBA Graduate Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from London Business School, a M.Sc. in Mathematics & Operations Research from the London School of Economics and a ΒΑ in Mathematics & Computer Science from Swarthmore College.